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Watch Andrew Bird Debut “Begging Questions” At Newport Folk Festival

At the Newport Folk Festival earlier this month, Andrew Bird had a welcome surprise for his audience: a brand new song that he’d written “in the last two weeks.” The song, a romantic, conversational folk romp called “Begging Questions,” plays like the best of Bird’s work: light-footed, clever, and keenly emotional. Watch Bird, along with… More »

By: Elliah Heifetz / August 7, 2013 - 4:57 pm

Watch Andrew Bird & Tift Merritt On Letterman

Last night, Andrew Bird stopped by the eerily silent, hurricane-stricken studio at the Late Show With David Letterman, bringing Tift Merritt, his peer in singer-songwriterdom, with him. Bird played fiddle, Merritt played guitar, stand-up bass player Alan Hampton played stand-up bass, and all three of them crowded around a single mic bluegrass-style. They covered Towne… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 31, 2012 - 1:15 pm