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The Stray Birds

Rank #1 US Lancaster, PA Folk / Americana

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Bio: Hailing from southeastern Pennsylvania, The Stray Birds have crafted an original sound that draws upon the richness of American folk music traditions. Talented multi-instrumentalists who perform with captivating musicality, the signature power of their sound lies in outstanding songwriting that s... See Full Bio

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  • Fri

    May 9


    Berkeley, CA, US | 4:00pm
    Fri May 09 4:00pm

    Details

    The Stray Birds The Stray Birds Formed in friendship and honed on the road, The Stray Birds' sound is spun with a stirring subtlety and grace. With wood, strings, and three voices raised in harmony, their performances bow to the richness of American folk music traditionsand speak to an uncompromising reverence for songs. The trio's full-length debut, "The Stray Birds", was named one of the Top 10 Americana/Folk Releases of 2012 by NPR. The band was widely regarded as one of the outstanding highlights at this year's International Folk Alliance event in Toronto. The Stray Birds were raised within a few miles of farmland from each other in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Maya de Vitry and Oliver Craven first shared a song in January 2010 when a snowy Pennsylvania winter welcomed collaboration between the two creative flames. Grounded in the unshakeable groove of bassist Charles Muench, the trio landed their signature sound. Co-produced by The Stray Birds and Stuart Martin, THE STRAY BIRDS was recorded at Stonebridge Studios in the hills of Virginia, where the midnight crickets and frogs have the last word. The arrangements breathe with the subtlety and nuance that introduced their sound on the BORDERLAND EP (2010), but with a new and rich exuberance. Ringing in on clawhammer banjo, bass, and fiddle with an homage to Ralph Stanley, twin fiddles, and a Telecaster all tucked into the heart of the albumThe Stray Birds have both refined and widened their sound on this wholly original debut full-length album.

  • Thu

    May 15


    Cottage Grove, OR, US | 8:30pm

    Cottage Grove, OR, US
    Thu May 15 8:30pm
  • Fri

    May 16


    Seattle, WA, US | 8:00pm

    Seattle, WA, US
    Fri May 16 8:00pm
  • Sun

    May 18


    Olympia, WA, US | 3:00pm
    Music Up Close Tumwater H...
    Olympia, WA, US
    Sun May 18 3:00pm
  • Fri

    Jun 27


    Altamont, NY, US | 3:00pm

    Altamont, NY, US
    Fri Jun 27 3:00pm

    Details

    Old Songs is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and world music and dance, known for its relaxed atmosphere, interactive sessions and workshops,hands-on experience and participatory nature. In addition to three concerts there are 120 daytime workshops given by performers. Also featured are a juried craft show, food and instrument vendors, and a well-run children's activity area.

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  • Song Plays 6,117 +6

  • Video Plays 774

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