album review: bowerbirds
  • MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009

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Bowerbirds are partly grand orchestra arrangement and time travel sensitive tones of Beirut, partly minimalist dark tension in strings and words of Bon Iver, and pieces of the storytelling and elaborations of The Decemberists. On their sophomore album, Upper Air, the Bowerbirds show their own voice wrapped within these woodland rich songs that carry traces of their influences, blended with a pop sensibility that makes it an album grandiose yet simply perfect for their crafted songwriting. ..Keep Reading.. - Laura Yan

Bowerbirds on Tour


7/6 - Black Cat - WashingtonDC, Washington DC
7/7 - Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
7/8 - Bowery Ballroom - New York, New York
7/10 - Club Hell - Providence, Rhode Island
7/11 - Iron Horse Music Hall - Northampton, Massachusetts
7/12 - The Bears Place - Cambridge, Massachusetts
7/13 - La Sala Rossa - Montreal, Quebec
7/14 - Sneaky Dee's - Toronto, Ontario
7/15 - Beachland Tavern - Cleveland, Ohio
7/16 - The Pike Room at The Crofoot - Pontiac, Michigan
7/17 - Vollrath Tavern - Indianapolis, Indiana
7/19 - Pitchfork Music Festival - Chicago, Illinois
7/20 - The Mill - Iowa City, Iowa
7/21 - 7th St. Entry - Minneapolis, Minnesota
7/22 - Slowdown - Oh-maha, Nebraska
7/26 - Hi Dive - Denver, Colorado
7/27 - Kirby Court - Salt Lake City, Utah
7/29 - The Biltmore Cabaret - Vancouver, British Columbia
7/30 - Triple Door - Seattle, Washington
7/31 - Department of Saftey - Anacortes, Washington
8/1 - Mississippi Studios - Portland, Oregon
8/3 - Cafe Du Nord - San Francisco, California
8/4 - The Echo - Los Angeles, California
8/5 - Casbah - San Diego, California
8/6 - Rhythm Room - Phoenix, Arizona
8/10 - Club Congress - Tucson, Arizona
8/12 - Haily's - Denton, Texas
8/13 - The Mohawk - Austin, Texas
8/14 - Walter's on Washington - Houston, Texas
8/15 - One eyed Jacks - New Orleans, Louisiana
8/16 - The Bottle tree - Birmingham, Alabama
8/17 - The Earl - Atlanta, Georgia
8/22 - The Arts Center - Carrboro, North Carolina

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