Bowerbirds Tour with New Five Person Line-Up

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Bowerbirds start their East Coast tour this weekend, but this won’t be any ordinary tour. Bowerbirds have expanded their line-up to a full five members for this tour. Joining Phil and Beth, Bowerbirds’ core, will be Dan “Yan” Westerlund, Mark Paulsen, and Rachel Rollins. You can expect added percussion including both a full kit and the old-style bass drum with rim clicks reminiscent of Bowerbirds’ first record Hymns For A Dark Horse. On other songs there will be a string section with both Mark and Rachel playing violin. And the ever-clever and always handy Phil Moore actually built himself a marimba which will also be featured on some songs. This will all be in addition to the traditional mixture of accordion, guitar, bass synths, and organ. This is sure to be an interesting new take on the Bowerbirds sound we all know and love. Check them out at the dates below:

10/09 Raleigh, NC- Kings Baracade w/ Kid Future

10/11 Washington DC- Black Cat Backstage w/ Sharon Van Etten

10/12 New York, NY- Bowery Ballroom w/ Death Vessel, Des Ark

10/13 Ithaca, NY- Castaways w/ Sharon Van Etten

10/14 Northampton, MA- Iron Horse Music Hall w/Sharon Van Etten

10/15 Cambridge, MA- TT the Bears w/ Death Vessel, Des Ark

10/18 Clinton, NY- Hamiton College- McEwan Opus

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Another by Greylag
Time Between by Bear in Heaven
Start Again by Bishop Allen
Goshen '97 by Strand of Oaks
Shut In by Strand of Oaks
Dograces by Dub Thompson
Ring the Bell by White Hinterland
The Instinct by Mark McGuire

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Poison Ivy by Bleached

Start Again by Bishop Allen

Shut In by Strand of Oaks

No Devotion by White Hinterland

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Bishop Allen
Lights Out
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Bear In Heaven
Time Is Over One Day Old
CD / LP
Bleached
For The Feel
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Greylag
Greylag
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todays shows

Bleached
Santa Ana, CA - Burger-a-go-go @ The Observatory

Califone
Phoenix, AZ - Living Room Show  w/ Boxhead Ensemble

Destroyer
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

Julianna Barwick
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

Phosphorescent
Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza

The Donkeys
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

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