Andrew Bird with Tift Merritt


Andrew Bird is an endlessly creative singer-songwriter, violinist and whistler whose work has ranged stylistically from old-time jazz and folk to the extraordinary Echolocations: River (2017). Raleigh born and bred, Tift Merritt is an NCMA favorite and a frequent collaborator with Andrew Bird. She has recorded seven albums of original songs, earned a Grammy nomination and is currently restoring the old Gables Motel while raising her beautiful daughter, Jean.