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Bowerbirds' Phil Moore and Beth Tacular return with The Clearing, a vibrant evolution for the homespun folk band.
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March 6, 2012 The group came out on the other side of turmoil with a sound and a live show they call more potent.
Bowerbirds' captivating set of handcrafted songs has a distinctively sparse, harmonious sound.
November 16, 2009 Bowerbirds' handcrafted songs creak and swell like wooden floorboards in an old house. With acoustic guitar, accordion and violin, the band's pastoral folk music has a distinctively spare yet harmonious sound. Hear the group, fronted by Phil Moore and Beth Tacular, perform a captivating Tiny Desk Concert in the NPR Music offices.
May 8, 2008 Hear the art-folk group Bowerbirds, Russian-born singer Olga Bell, the pop trio Try Me Bicycle (from our 'Second Stage' series) and more.
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May 5, 2008 The band plays their song "In Our Talons," live at the Bryant Park Project studios.
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February 29, 2008 With sharp songwriting and constant touring, the Bowerbirds trio of North Carolina are turning heads around the country. They play from their debut album, Hymns for a Dark Horse.
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