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Tony Bird
Price $12 - $15
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz
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Tony Bird

Saturday, May 17 7:30p

From southeast Africa, Tony Bird, a Malawi-born song man, is a complete original. With a mesmerizing intensity, his voice, vision, guitar style and persona are unique in all of folk music. Bird’s African roots have produced a performer with a far-ranging repertoire that includes exotic travelogues from mountains with misty landscapes to desert and bushland filled with lions, birds, bushmen, mangoes, monkeys, sunsets and bicycles. All this savannah-laden tropicana is interspersed with narrative tales… Show more

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Malawi-born Tony Bird was effecting a mixture of modern Western musical styles with traditional African ones ten years before Paul Simon was ever heard on mbaqanga. Though his excellent '70s recordings went ignored, the surge of interest in African pop in the late '80s got him back in the studio for "Sorry Africa" (Philo 1135) in 1990....
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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History & Culture
19 Grove St.
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-3235
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