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POTION KINGS LIVE RECORDING-LEGION APR 6 & 7

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

hey you crazy cats, there’s more

THE POTION KINGS that being terrifying guitar monster KEVIN BREIT, fiery perveyor of the skins RANDALL CORYELL, master of all things percussive HOWIE SOUTHWOOD

and, your humble servant, are setting up in the venerable ELORA LEGION for two nights of history making recording

yes we are are returning to our roots as an art band and laying down the magic that began in the coal bin way back when

remember the good old days in the coal bin when the potion kings were starting out?

we’re going to recreate that scene for 2 nights at the legion next month. the potion kings will be recording their first CD, and you can be part of the action -

wednesday april 6, and thursday april 7, starting at 7 PM.

the cover charge is $15, but if you’d like to throw in another $10, you will get into the show and receive a prepaid CD when it’s finished for $25. no advance tickets this time – just show up at the door.

if you don’t come out you will miss it

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1 MINUTE RINK THURS MAR 31

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

hey you crazy cats

a one minute version of my film RINK is being screened as part of THE ONE MINUTE FILM FESTIVAL in beautiful downtown toronto

this festival is great beacause if you don’t like the film you are watching, don’t worry there will be a new one along in a minute

no foolin

or why leave your house

watch it here

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SCOTT MERRITT APR 1 RIVERRUN CENTRE GUELPH CANADA

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

hey you crazy cats

feeling foolish

join moi as i tag along with SCOTT MERRITT at THE RIVERRUN CENTRE in beautiful downtown guelph

songsmith extaordinaire and producer of great note

scott and i have toiled in the music mines  for close to thirty years now and i am still in love with his songwriting

junk, dogs, cavemen and biblical names are just a few of the topics covered

we will be joined by vibraphonist MICHAEL DAVIDSON of Toronto-based indie folk-jazz quartet Hobson’s Choice. Michael is also a member of the Elvis Bossa Nova band.

a beautiful show indeed,  no foolin

carry on

jb

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1000 fiddle tunes

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

okay here i am working out my  past issues with fiddle music.  god knows i loves it

performed as part of AUX OUT  a multi media extravaganza at ED VIDEO in beautiful downtown guelph on jan 22 2011

grab your partner

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MANDOMONIUM

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

If you are in the Guelph Ontario Canada area this sat feb 26 join me for an intimate workshop at the legendary FOLKWAY MUSIC, 10:30 am

I will attempt to explain how  I play the mandolin in various musical environs and why it is one of my favorite instruments

here I am rockin out on JIMMY FALLON

hope you can make it

carry on

jeff

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JEFF BIRD presents PICTURE MUSIC

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

hey You crazy cats

I love doing this show

such magical players

such crazy pictures

check it out

feb 12 THE PEARL COMPANY Hamilton Ontario

feb 13 HUGH’S ROOM toronto Ontario

feb 20  ELORA CENTRE FOR THE ARTS Elora Ontario

carry on

jeff

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BACK TO THE SUGARCAMP ONLINE NOW

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Hey you crazy cats

if you missed the radio interview on CIUT last thurs you can stream it here

carry on

jb

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JEFF BIRD GUEST ON BACK TO THE SUGAR CAMP

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Hey you crazy cats

tune in to BACK TO THE SUGAR CAMP on CIUT 89.5 at 6pm, Toronto Ontario Canada and listen to me wax poetically about my curious career in showbiz

I am a guest in celebration of my winning the illustrious CEC MC ECHEARN AWARD for outstanding musical accompanist in 2010

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fun for the whole family

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

hey you crazy cats

busy jan and feb  pour moi

check it out

jan 13 BACK TO THE SUGAR CAMP radio show guest in celebration of my CEC MC ECHEARN award for outstanding musical accompanist

jan 15 EDEN  MILLS ontario canada with andrew mc pherson, sue smith, nick craine, shannon kingsbury

jan 22 AUX OUT an evening of music video madness, ED VIDEO, GUELPH ONTARIO CANADA come and hear me take fiddle music out of town

jan 28 TONY JEFF AND HANK at folkway music guelph ontario canada Tony Quarrington et moi celebrate the music of HANK WILLIAMS with special guests SUE SMITH, MURRAY RITCHIE and HANK DAVIS check out our album here

feb 12 THE PEARL COMPANY Hamilton Ontario Canada join moi, Witek Grabowiecki , Jaro Czerwinec, Randall Coryell and Harri Palm for a multi-media extravaganza

feb 13 HUGHS ROOM Toronto Ontario Canada as above

feb 20 ELORA CENTER  FOR THE ARTS info to follow

check out this from a live performance from THE RIVERRUN CENTER Guelph Ontario Canada

HAPPY NEW YEAR ONE AND ALL

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JEFF BIRD on BEAR FAMILY RECORDS

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Hey you crazy cats

check this out 35 YEARS OF BEAR FAMILY RECORDS

the award winning German reissue label has put together a beautiful 3 CD box set to commemorate their 35 years of fine work

It is a compilation of 68 different artists performing, what else, bear themed songs

I have been honored to have a track of my own on it inspired by the Goldilocks and the Three Bears story entitled SOMEBODY’S SLEEPING IN MY BED

it seems my track is the very last one on cd 3

but not least

carry on

jb

somebody’s sleeping in my bed

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