Birdie Busch In Concert

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hide captionPhiladelphia singer-songwriter Birdie Busch performs at World Cafe Live on Friday.

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Birdie Busch

Philadelphia singer-songwriter Birdie Busch performs at World Cafe Live on Friday.

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Set List

  • "Rabbit’s Foot"
  • "Joey"
  • "Secret Hour"
  • "City of Brotherly Love"
  • "Trap Door"
  • "Heel to Toe"
  • "Hometown Boredom"
  • "Wild Mountain Honey"

Philadelphia singer Birdie Busch is a local favorite. She's even got something of a fan club in the WXPN studios. Her blend of traditional and contemporary folk, delivered in her powerful alto, exudes emotion and uncanny wit. Busch got her start, like many, working a day job as a hostess at a restaurant and making music in her spare time. After moving to Philly from Florida, she finished her debut album, The Ways We Try, in 2005 and received praise from area critics (many of whom worked at WXPN).

Five years later, Busch is ready for a larger spotlight. After performances with Regina Spektor and Amos Lee — and a celebrated fourth album, Everyone Will Take You In — the time seems about right. Listen to Busch and her band take the stage at World Cafe Live.

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