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Birds of Chicago
Voodoo Rooms
Edinburgh United Kingdom
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Oct 30, 2019 8:00 PM



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Birds of Chicago
"Birds of Chicago seduce us with their joyous, intimate, spare, rousing, soaring vocals and their hauntingly evocative lyrics".  No Depression.

"trademark harmonies... secular gospel... joyful rock'n'roll..." Blabber n Smoke

Birds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana world since their inception in late 2012. With their new album, Love in Wartime, they are set to both confirm that roots world buzz, and break on through to a wider audience across the world.

Critics have scrambled to find the right terminology to describe the deep lyricism, gut-punch singing and fevered musicality. "Secular gospel" was one phrase that caught some traction.

That fervour is evident in their latest album, Love and Wartime as well: "Roll Away the heavy stone/roll away the heavy hours/roll on in the summer moon/who's alive, who's alive, who's alive?"

The invitation is joyous, but urgent  call it secular gospel or call it what they used to call poetry intoned over roots music mash-ups: rock n roll. The Birds consider themselves a rock and roll band first and foremost.

Built around the chemistry and fire between Allison Russell and JT Nero, the band has included a core band of empathetic assassins since it took to the road full time in 2013. Russell and Nero played with different bands in the mid-noughties (Po Girl and JT and the Clouds) before finding their way to each other.

Allison is also a core member of the folk supergroup Our Native Daughters, with Rhianon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah and Leyla McCalla.

The Birds attract a mix of indy rockers, NPRists, jam-kids and folkies to their gigs, which alternate between moments of hushed attention and wild, rock and soul abandon.
Says JT Nero, chief songwriter for the band: "A good show can send you back out into the night feeling - for at least a little while  that everything isn't broken... Right now, we wanna dose out as much of that feeling as we can".

SUPPORT: Heir of the Cursed
A raw talent that is utterly transfixing, transporting you between different time periods and places in an instant. Intricate guitar work and soulful, dreamy vocals traversing somewhere across the realms of jazz, blues and folk.

DOORS: 7.30pm

Location

Voodoo Rooms (View)
19a West Register St
Edinburgh EH2 2AA
United Kingdom


Categories

Music > Americana
Music > Folk

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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