You would expect a band living and writing music off the grid in an Airstream trailer in the woods outside of Raleigh, NC, to play some lo-fi acoustic folk. But that’s just a tiny part of what Bowerbirds are all about. The duo of Phil Moore (guitar) and Beth Tacular (accordion) won over critics with their beautiful 2007 debut, Hymns for a Dark Horse and have just released their follow-up, Upper Air. Sparse, subtle arrangements incorporating violin, percussion, and more set the stage for beguiling harmonies and unabashedly pastoral lyrics. Currently touring the US, you can find most of their upcoming shows on our accordion events calendar.
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- Some great accordion-fueled bands coming to the Skirball Center in LA this month, including De Temps Antan, La... http://t.co/3n4aMSbH 2012-08-14
- Squeezing with Jagger http://t.co/J8yrkhRL 2012-05-21
- Help our friend Jacob Haller raise money to record his next album! Check out his Kickstarter project here. Thanks! http://t.co/t9Xe6wP 2011-08-30
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