“We really wanted to do something to raise awareness for PACS. They’re a local organization that helps the working poor of Phoenixville with everything from food, housing, utilities, and health needs. Their mission is to empower the people to achieve self-sufficiency. Our song ‘We Are the Working Poor’ resonates with people for a reason. There are a lot of us (working poor) and we need to help each other out when we can.”
Watch Tin Bird Choir’s video for “We Are the Working Poor” below and get tickets here.
The second week of WXPN’s 12 Days of Local Christmas begins today with Chester County folk four-piece Tin Bird Choir. Their strummy new number “Christmas at the Wawa” tells the story of wearied holiday travelers driving through the night and celebrating Christmas at the break of dawn in the parking lot of the ubiquitous Delaware Valley convenience store. Download the song below.
Savages are a post-punk band hailing from London who released their debut album, Silence Yourself, back in May. Even though they’re fairly new on the music scene, Savages are already gaining a lot of attention and appeared on Jimmy Fallon a few weeks back. Tonight, the group plays at Union Transfer. If you’re looking to keep the weekend going into Sunday night, you’ll definitely want to check out this concert tonight. Click here for ticket info and listen to their song “Shut Up” below.
Local folk-outfit Tin Bird Choir have just released an official video for their track “Sea Change.” The charming tune is straight off of Tin Bird Choir’s forthcoming record, Homesteady, due out July 2nd. Like what you hear? (and see?) Then be sure to catch Tin Bird Choir on July 14th at Upper Merion Township’s Concerts Under The Stars series for Helen Leicht’s Philly Local night. Find more info here, and watch the “Sea Change” video below.
Locals Tin Bird Choir bring their soulful folk sound to Steel City Coffeehouse in Phoenixville tonight. It’s a CD release show for the self-proclaimed “barn rock” outfit, whose new record is titled Homesteady. Check them out performing at 30th Street Station a few weeks ago for XPN’s Lunchtime Buskers series. You can find tickets and information here.
The Chester County-based folk group Tin Bird Choir performed in a stripped down two-piece configuration for this weeks’ installment of the WXPN lunchtime buskers’ series at The Porch at 30th Street Station. The band mixes poppy harmonies with the acoustic troubadour tradition, and is releasing its Kickstarter-funded second record next month. The band’s CD release party will be June 15th at Steel City Coffeehouse in Phoenixville. Watch a video of them performing below, and be on the lookout for next week’s installment of the series featuring The Districts.
Today’s Philly Local Pick of the Day is “I Want My Truck Back” by Tin Bird Choir who were part of the XPN Philly Local Showcase at the Philly Folk Festival earlier this month. The local quartet shared the stage with Jake Snider, Mason Porter, Dave Quicks Trio and the Ben Arnold Band.