KXT 91.7 Presents:
Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter who picked up his first violin at the age of four and spent his formative years soaking up classical repertoire completely by ear. Since beginning his recording career in 1997, Bird has released 17 albums and performed extensively across the globe. He has recorded with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, appeared as “Dr. Stringz” on Jack’s Big Music Show, and headlined concerts at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and festivals worldwide. In March 2021, Bird released his latest project, These 13, an album entirely co-written and recorded with his longtime friend and former Squirrel Nut Zippers collaborator, Jimbo Mathus. Captured live to tape, just the two of them playing and singing from opposite sides of a microphone, These 13 marked the first set of new music that Bird and Mathus created together in more than 20 years.
Iron & Wine is the musical project of singer-songwriter Sam Beam. Born and raised in South Carolina, Beam was teaching film when his home recorded debut, The Creek Drank the Cradle, was released on Sub Pop records in 2002. Garnering both critical and popular acclaim, Beam was vaulted into the spotlight of the burgeoning indie-folk and Americana scenes. Now entering its 20th year, Iron & Wine have released seven full length recordings, numerous EPs / singles, and collaborations with Calexico, Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses) and Jesca Hoop all on their way to becoming a four-time GRAMMY nominee. Iron & Wine’s music has captured the emotion and imagination of listeners with their distinctly cinematic songs; in particular they’ve become synonymous with the movies Twilight and Garden State and continue to find a home in your favorite film, TV show or streaming playlist. As the world continues to spin – so do Iron & Wine continue on their path of releasing new music and touring.
$1 per ticket will go to gun violence prevention programs.
Protective face masks are requested, regardless of vaccination status.
With support from Silvana Estrada
Silvana Estrada is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter from Mexico. Her songs often meld North and Latin American traditions that intersect with the African-influenced son jarocho heritage of her native Veracruz. While living and studying in New York City, she began issuing solo tracks to social media that garnered millions of streams. In 2016, she met, studied, and teamed with guitarist Charlie Hunter, who was teaching a residency in Guadalajara. He produced and played on her self-recorded digital debut album, 2017’s Lo Sagrado. Its mercurial sound crisscrossed contemporary jazz, indie pop, ranchera, cumbia, and bolero. Estrada released the universally acclaimed Primeras Canciones EP in 2018. She has performed live in collaboration with Natalia Lafourcade, Mon Laferte, and Snarky Puppy. In 2020, Estrada was the first Latin American artist signed to Glassnote Entertainment. Marchita, her label debut, appeared in January 2022.
Permitted Items for events in Strauss Square
The following is a list of items that are permitted in Strauss Square unless otherwise noted on the event page:
- Structure does not matter
- Chair leg height not to exceed 4”
- Here are some examples
Prohibited Items for events in Strauss Square
1. Outside Food or Beverages
7. Bags or Coolers
8. Laser Pointers
As of the 2020 season, ALL bags outside of the parameters below, will not be allowed inside the venue:
- One bag that is clear plastic or vinyl and does not exceed 12”x6”x12”
- OR One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar) AND a small clutch purse, no larger than 4.5”x 6.5”
- All clear bags and clutch purses will be screened prior to entry into the venue.
Patrons who need medical supplies or devices and members of the working media are not subject to the new bag policy, but will need to go through the bag check line at the entry gate for a thorough screening of the bag and the medical items. The person requiring these supplies or devices must accompany the bag at all times. Media and medical exception bags will be tagged once cleared through security.