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Birds of Chicago

Birds of Chicago

Jul 14th 2018 @ The Green River Festival

Greenfield, MA
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About Birds of Chicago
Genres:
Gospel, Rock N Roll Poetry, Americana, Christian/gospel, Roots, Christian-gospel, Folk
Band Members:
JT Nero: songs vocals, guitar, percussion, Allison Russell: songs, vocals, clarinet, banjo, ukulele, guitar, whistling, Chris Merrill: electric and acoustic bass, morale, Suzanna Boelter: Tour Manager, Baby Whisperer, Nick Chambers: drums, percussion, vocals, ukulele, often joined by, Drew Lindsay: vocals, keys, accordion, Dan Abu- Absi: vocals, electric guitar, mandolin, percussion, Joel Schwartz: electric guitars, Sometimes joined by, Michelle McGrath: vocals, guitar, Awna Teixeira: vocals, accordion, banjo, ukulele, guitar, harmonica, Chris Neal: vocals, sax, organ, Steve Dawson: dobro, pedal steel, national steel, weissenborn, acoustic guitar, Mandy Fer: electric guitar, vocals, Mikey Lightning: drums, Will Waghorn: drums, tour management,
Hometown:
Chicago/Montreal

Birds of Chicago, "This year's biggest roots surprise" - L.A. Times, is a collective built around husband and wife duo JT Nero (Chicago, IL) and Allison Russell (Montreal...
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Saturday, July 14th, 2018
1:31 PM
The Green River Festival
1 College Dr, Greenfield, MA 01301
We love this festival - very happy to be returning with "Love in Wartime". So many inspiring artists- hot air balloons- I mean - don't sleep on these tix...We play Friday and Saturday- exact set times tba.
The Green River Festival is Western Massachusetts' signature summer event. For one weekend every July, Greenfield Community College hosts an outrageous celebration of world class music, great local food, beer & wine, a handmade craft fair, and lots of family games and activities. We top it all off with four hot air balloon launches and a spectacular Saturday night balloon glow.

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IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC
The Green River Festival has hosted dozens of legendary performers from many genres of music from folk to indie rock, reggae to Cajun & Zydeco, Alt. Country to blues and everything in between. This musical smorgasbord unfolds with over 30 bands on three stages featuring easy access plus great sound and sight lines. You’re guaranteed to discover your next favorite band.

BRING THE KIDS
The festival provides a most welcoming environment for families. Children under 10 are FREE! We have children’s music performers, a huge Art Garden, all-ages, art activities tent, low cost games, circus acts, a Mardi Gras parade and lots of surprises. We also have acres of lush lawn for a good game of Frisbee.

COME HUNGRY
The Pioneer Valley is home to hundreds of great restaurants, and we’ve invited the best to come and cook for you. Whatever you crave, you’ll find it at the festival from burgers and pizza to ethnic and vegetarian specialties. Top it all off with a variety of dessert and beverage options.

COME THIRSTY (BEER & WINE!)
The Green River Festival is happy to welcome The Berkshire Brewing Company’s beer and wine tent. Now you can enjoy a premium micro-brew or glass of local wine at the festival.

GREAT SHOPPING
The festival also features the Makers Market - a collection of regional artisans with a spectacular array of handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more. We also have face-painting, henna artists and massage therapists.
Interested in vending? Head over to the F.A.Q. page for more information.

CAMPING
We are proud to offer camping at the Franklin County Fairgrounds -- just 2 miles from the festival. Head over to the CAMPING page for more information.

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
Why not include a once in a lifetime event as part of your festival experience? We have FOUR hot air balloon launches throughout the weekend and rides are available. There’s nothing like floating over the festival and down the valley on a lovely summer evening. Don’t forget the camera.
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About Birds of Chicago
Genres:
Gospel, Rock N Roll Poetry, Americana, Christian/gospel, Roots, Christian-gospel, Folk
Band Members:
JT Nero: songs vocals, guitar, percussion, Allison Russell: songs, vocals, clarinet, banjo, ukulele, guitar, whistling, Chris Merrill: electric and acoustic bass, morale, Suzanna Boelter: Tour Manager, Baby Whisperer, Nick Chambers: drums, percussion, vocals, ukulele, often joined by, Drew Lindsay: vocals, keys, accordion, Dan Abu- Absi: vocals, electric guitar, mandolin, percussion, Joel Schwartz: electric guitars, Sometimes joined by, Michelle McGrath: vocals, guitar, Awna Teixeira: vocals, accordion, banjo, ukulele, guitar, harmonica, Chris Neal: vocals, sax, organ, Steve Dawson: dobro, pedal steel, national steel, weissenborn, acoustic guitar, Mandy Fer: electric guitar, vocals, Mikey Lightning: drums, Will Waghorn: drums, tour management,
Hometown:
Chicago/Montreal

Birds of Chicago, "This year's biggest roots surprise" - L.A. Times, is a collective built around husband and wife duo JT Nero (Chicago, IL) and Allison Russell (Montreal...
Read More
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Fan Live Reviews
September 21st 2018
Everyone should see the Birds of Chicago in concert.
September 7th 2018
They always put on a good show. Was really cute to hear how much tougher it was on them than their daughter to leave her behind. Can’t believe she’s already in kindergarten. Yep, we sorta feel like members of the family.
Absolutely awesome.
Alma
Lafayette, IN@
Duncan Hall
December 5th 2017
We so enjoyed ourselves! Excellent show. Can’t wait to catch them again soon!
Donald
Los Angeles, CA@
Teragram Ballroom
May 13th 2017
Amazing. They are fantastic.
Jennifer
Holland, MI@
Park Theatre
May 9th 2017
Stunning
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