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Time: April 11, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm
Location: City Opera House
Street: 106 E. Front St.
City/Town: Traverse City
Website or Map: http://cityoperahouse.org
Event Type: music
Organized By: Porterhouse Productions
Latest Activity: Mar 29
Porterhouse Productions hosts award-winning singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and indie rock artist Andrew Bird at the City Opera House.
Combining folk, rock, pop, classical and blues influences, Andrew Bird is a genre-defying performer who’s earned international renown for his virtuosic musicianship and hypnotizing live performances at such festivals as Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, SXSW, Newport Folk Festival and Austin City Limits.
While an accomplished vocalist and violinist, Bird first picked up the violin at age four and graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in violin performance, the singer also plays electric and acoustic guitar, mandolin, glockenspiel and loop pedals, among other instruments. His skills as a "one-man orchestra" led one reviewer to declare: "Andrew Bird sounds better alone than most bands do together." The LA Times, calling Bird "a breath of fresh air," has said of his live performances: "The thrill of an Andrew Bird show is watching him build gorgeous songs by himself from scratch…building impossibly intricate melodies, then winding them back down to simplicity again."
$34 Tickets, available at the City Opera House box office, by phone at 231.941.8082 and online at www.cityoperahouse.org.