Posted in music | tour dates on March 8, 2011

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Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird will be the artist to kick off this summer's season of free 'Celebrate Brooklyn' shows in Prospect Park on June 10th, though if you want to pay, they have that option too:

Friday, June 10, 2011
(rain or shine)
Prospect Park Bandshell
Enter at 9th Street and Prospect Park West

5:30pm Cocktails & Dinner
7:00pm Presentations in the Gala Tent
8:15pm Opening Night Concert with Andrew Bird (free to the public)
10:00pm After-Party with DJ and Dancing, for Friends of Celebrate Brooklyn & Gala Guests

Join us for the Celebrate Brooklyn! Opening Night Gala as we honor and present the Celebrate Brooklyn! Award to Brooklynite Ray Levin and longtime Celebrate Brooklyn! sponsor JetBlue. All proceeds from the Gala will provide vital funds for free, world-class programming at the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival, which serves 250,000 New Yorkers each year. Support the festival you love and help us ensure performances remain free and accessible to everyone.

Andrew also makes an NYC appearance on March 11th. The Decemberists and Best Coast play Prospect Park four days after Andrew, though their show is not free.

All AB dates below...

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Andrew Bird - 2011 Tour Dates
Mar-11 City Winery (as part of John Wesley Harding's Cabinet of Wonders)
Mar-17 Teatro de la Ciudad Mexico City, MX
Mar-31 Bailey Hall @ Cornell University Ithaca, NY
Jun-10 Prospect Park Bandshell Brooklyn, NY
Jun-24 Wanderlust Vermont Bondville, VT

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Comments (23)

Wow, that has to be the weakest opener for opening night in years.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2011 5:37 PM

love andrew bird, but i'll be having an even better time in manchester, tennessee

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2011 5:39 PM

These galas would be so much better if they could do away with the public.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2011 5:43 PM

Bird looks like a homeless subway performer in that pic.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2011 5:51 PM

The "cocktails and dinner at 5:30" is certainly going to be wine and hummus.

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2011 8:48 PM

Fuck that shit, Roseland Ballroom is on fire!

Posted by Anonymous | March 8, 2011 11:24 PM

Andrew Bird was pecking at my hummus last year at Bonnaroo. I kept trying to shoe him away.

Posted by Anonymous | March 9, 2011 12:48 AM

This guy is so dull it's painful. Boring music for boring people.

Posted by Anonymous | March 9, 2011 12:55 AM

Good riddance. Maybe know they'll turn it into something that's not a complete waste of space.

Posted by ANUNTURI Animale | March 9, 2011 5:14 AM

guys, c'mon, this bro is a professional whistler. give it up.

Posted by Anonymous | March 9, 2011 11:46 AM

andrew bird is the shit, if you dont like him then you don't know what good music is

Posted by someguy | March 23, 2011 1:18 PM

andrew bird is an incredibly talented musician

Posted by Anonymous | April 28, 2011 11:41 AM

Andrew Bird is one of the best songwriters of the past 15 years dbags

Posted by Anonymous | April 28, 2011 2:46 PM

thank you music concert planning gods

Posted by Anonymous | June 6, 2011 3:33 PM

ANDREW BIRD IS AMAZING

Posted by Anonymous | June 6, 2011 8:46 PM

Andrew Bird? I demand the newest hipster indie generic pop. If there aren't four mustachioed, plaid, reverb-pedal dudes on the stage, I'm gonna stay in Williamsburg.

Posted by Anonymous | June 9, 2011 10:49 AM

Really looking forward to Friday Night! I'm gonna rent a few old black and white movies and make crepes. Should be immensely more satisfying than an evening with Andrew Bird.

Posted by Anonymous | June 9, 2011 11:08 AM

You bunch of ungrateful, miserable bastards. Stay in your quarters and complain all you want, I'm gonna enjoy free amazing music and a beautiful park. Who are you people?

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2011 12:52 AM

when is a good time to get there?

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2011 11:46 AM

The new hipsters.....hipsters who hate hipsters. Thank you for staying home. Please squalor in your misery away from me. In the mean time I will be enjoying free music.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2011 4:49 PM

You people are the bane of our culture and the reason the future will fail. Continue buying apple products, being pessimistic scum and ignoring what your government is doing.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2011 5:13 PM

i can't believe the discussion here still involves hummus... aren't you bored?

Posted by Anonymous | June 15, 2011 8:06 AM

these posts are hiLarious. As a random Aussie residing in Oakland I'm laughing out loud at the hummus-eating-Bird-dissing-sometimes music-hating-lovely-hipsters. Really, thanks for that laugh. The world is funny once more...

Posted by b* | July 2, 2011 1:08 AM

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