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Andrew Bird

One-Man Band; Singer-Songwriter; Plays the Violin, Guitar and Glockenspiel

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Andrew Bird began to play the violin at age 4, learning to play Bach and Mozart by ear as if they were folk tunes. Though raised on classical repertoire, he still has little use for the written note and spins melody and words out of his cumulative experience, mixing elements of many genres without confining itself to any one in particular. While his early work with his band Bowl of Fire was influenced by pre-war jazz and showcased his violin skills, his sound began to evolve in an indie-folk direction after he went solo. But indie-folk -- or any single genre -- is just a backbone for a swirl of loops, samples and gorgeously rich instrumentation underpinning lyrics of mysterious import.

In 2002, Bird flew his Chicago coop for rural Illinois to live the rural life (yes, he had chickens) and set up his studio in a converted barn. This new environment inspired his 2003 solo album, Weather Systems, which has a surreal quality and poetic, thought-provoking lyrics. His sound progressed further with his 2005 album, The Mysterious Production of Eggs, which used multitrack recorders and loop pedals to layer samples, and featured more guitar, whistling and glockenspiel. Bird released his fifth solo album, Noble Beast, in early 2009 to acclaim; he's now working on a film score and an art installation.

In 2011, a feature-length concert documentary film on Bird's year-long tour screened its World Premiere at Lincoln Center with the prestigious New York Film Festival. The film's festival-only run continued into 2013. Andrew Bird: Fever Year, depicts Bird and his band during final months of a tour during which he reportedly suffered from constant fever. When asked on her website if the film will be released on DVD for fans unable to attend film festivals, director Xan Aranda stated that the film was commissioned by and belongs to Bird, thus the release is up to him to decide. The film has screened in festivals worldwide and earned several awards, including Best Documentary Feature at the Omaha Film Festival and Best Pop Culture Documentary at New Zealand's Documentary Edge Film Festival. Andrew Bird: Fever Year also featured Martin Dosh, Michael Lewis, Jeremy Ylvisaker, and St. Vincent (Annie Clark).

In September 2012, Bird announced Hands Of Glory, a companion EP to Break it Yourself. The album was released on October 30.

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Andrew Bird

One-Man Band; Singer-Songwriter; Plays the Violin, Guitar and Glockenspiel

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Andrew Bird Biography

Andrew Bird began to play the violin at age 4, learning to play Bach and Mozart by ear as if they were folk tunes. Though raised on classical repertoire, he still has little use for the written note and spins melody and words out of his cumulative experience, mixing elements of many genres without confining itself to any one in particular. While his early work with his band Bowl of Fire was influenced by pre-war jazz and showcased his violin skills, his sound began to evolve in an indie-folk direction after he went solo. But indie-folk -- or any single genre -- is just a backbone for a swirl of loops, samples and gorgeously rich instrumentation underpinning lyrics of mysterious import.

In 2002, Bird flew his Chicago coop for rural Illinois to live the rural life (yes, he had chickens) and set up his studio in a converted barn. This new environment inspired his 2003 solo album, Weather Systems, which has a surreal quality and poetic, thought-provoking lyrics. His sound progressed further with his 2005 album, The Mysterious Production of Eggs, which used multitrack recorders and loop pedals to layer samples, and featured more guitar, whistling and glockenspiel. Bird released his fifth solo album, Noble Beast, in early 2009 to acclaim; he's now working on a film score and an art installation.

In 2011, a feature-length concert documentary film on Bird's year-long tour screened its World Premiere at Lincoln Center with the prestigious New York Film Festival. The film's festival-only run continued into 2013. Andrew Bird: Fever Year, depicts Bird and his band during final months of a tour during which he reportedly suffered from constant fever. When asked on her website if the film will be released on DVD for fans unable to attend film festivals, director Xan Aranda stated that the film was commissioned by and belongs to Bird, thus the release is up to him to decide. The film has screened in festivals worldwide and earned several awards, including Best Documentary Feature at the Omaha Film Festival and Best Pop Culture Documentary at New Zealand's Documentary Edge Film Festival. Andrew Bird: Fever Year also featured Martin Dosh, Michael Lewis, Jeremy Ylvisaker, and St. Vincent (Annie Clark).

In September 2012, Bird announced Hands Of Glory, a companion EP to Break it Yourself. The album was released on October 30.

Andrew Bird Videos

  • Sundance Film Festival 2013 - Interview with Andrew Bird - YouTube
  • Interview with Andrew Bird - YouTube
  • Andrew Bird - Full Performance (Live on KEXP) - YouTube

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  • How to book Andrew Bird?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Andrew Bird for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Andrew Bird, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Andrew Bird or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Andrew Bird?

    Booking fees for Andrew Bird, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Andrew Bird, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Andrew Bird?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Andrew Bird for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Andrew Bird for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Andrew Bird or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Andrew Bird or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Andrew Bird is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Andrew Bird for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Andrew Bird generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are They Might Be Giants, Lyle Lovett, Arcade Fire, Imogen Heap and Kansas. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Andrew Bird for an upcoming event.

Andrew Bird Speaker Videos

  • Sundance Film Festival 2013 - Interview with Andrew Bird - YouTube
    Interview with Andrew Bird - YouTube
  • Andrew Bird - Full Performance (Live on KEXP) - YouTube
    Andrew Bird: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert - YouTube
  • Andrew Bird - "A Nervous Tic Motion..." - Live at Bonnaroo - YouTube
    Andrew Bird - Full Performance (Live on KEXP) - YouTube

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