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Friday, May 31, 2024  ·  8:00 PM CDT

Andrew Bird

An Evening of Performance and Conversation

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000

The Old Town School of Folk Music and Chicago Humanities present Andrew Bird for a very special night of music and conversation.

Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter. Since beginning his recording career in 1997, Bird has released 17 albums and performed extensively across the globe, headlining concerts at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and festivals worldwide. Bird has been a featured TED Talks presenter, a New Yorker Festival guest, and an op-ed contributor for the New York Times. He performed as the Whistling Caruso in Disney's The Muppets and scored the FX Series Baskets. Shortly after receiving his 2020 Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album, with My Finest Work Yet, Bird made his professional acting debut in the cast of Fargo's fourth season. Bird released his latest album, Inside Problems, on Loma Vista Recordings in June of 2022.

This event is a co-presentation with Chicago Humanities and Old Town School of Folk Music.

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At the artist's request, $1 per ticket has been added to the ticket fee to benefit the Hope This Helps fund. The mission of the Hope This Helps fund is simple…To identify areas of need and provide financial support to deserving organizations doing the good work. Established in 2022, areas of current interest include gun violence prevention, environmental justice, and the preservation of wild spaces and parklands.