Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 11, 2013

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People occasionally ask me how I can sit through four concerts from the same artist four nights in a row, or more generally, how there is any artist, anywhere, in any genre, who it’s possible to love so much that I would want to see more than a handful of times, . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 11, 2013

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 10, 2013

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I’ve got about an hour to tell you my thoughts on last night’s Gezellegheid shows before I get to go off and meet up with fellow erstwhile blogger Mel to go stand in line for a while. (These write-ups were much easier to manage when I turned Birdmas into a staycation; maybe . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 10, 2013

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 9, 2013

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Hey, internet. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I’ve become a bit more of an occasional blogger than anything else, but there’s one very special time of year where I still have thoughts and feelings about music that I need to impart to you, and that’s during what I’ve previously dubbed Birdmas, . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 9, 2013

Forecastle, Day 1

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Hey there, internet. Long time no see!

Here’s some brief recapping of my time at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, KY, which is rapidly becoming one of my favorite festivals around. The park isn’t oversold, for one, so there is plenty of room to spread out and enjoy yourself, and you also can still . . . → Read More: Forecastle, Day 1

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 21, 2012

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Andrew Bird, Hideout Block Party, September 24, 2011

Well, the final night of this year’s round of Gezellegheid concerts is upon us. This show happened to fall upon the day of that alleged end of the world business, which was acknowledged by Bird in his typical sly way at the end . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 21, 2012

Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 20, 2012

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Andrew Bird – Museum of Contemporary Art, December 2011

For the second day of what I have tentatively dubbed Birdmas — stop judging me, I’m tired — we had a setlist that was mostly similar to the first night’s, with only a few deviations, including an acoustic, folk-tinged rendition of “MX . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird, Fourth Presbyterian Church; December 20, 2012