At Notes, we crave original music that our city creates. That’s why we’re excited to partner with WCBE-NPR to present a benefit concert you won’t forget!
On August 5th, we’re bringing in the national touring band, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, who were recently featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts Series. Their music video “Sugar” has gone viral. We can’t wait for them to take our stage after two rare performances by Columbus’ own Bella Ruse and Joey Hendrickson & The Sleepless Nights.
Doors open at 7pm. Limited seating available.
7p - Doors - (local songwriters hanging out and/or performing!)
8p - Bella Ruse - (rare performance!)
9p - Joey Hendrickson & The Sleepless Nights - (1st show in a year!)
10p - Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds - (national tour!)
About Sister Sparrow:
For nearly two decades, the Catskill Mountains hid rock ‘n’ roll’s best kept secret. Then one day, singer and songwriter Arleigh Kincheloe said goodbye to her hometown hideaway and moved to New York City to start the hard soul collective, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds.
“Our music is loud, fun, and it’s supposed to make you feel good,” she declares. “That’s the goal.”
In the years since, the group – her brother, Jackson Kincheloe (harmonica), Sasha Brown (guitar), Josh Myers (bass), Phil Rodriguez (trumpet), Brian Graham (saxophones) and Dan Boyden (drums) – teamed with producer Randy Jackson for their debut EP, performed more than 700 shows and made their national TV debut on the Today show. They’ve released three full-length studio albums, including their most recent studio pass, the acclaimed The Weather Below.
About Bella Ruse:
Bella Ruse’s combination of airy folk and crunchy pop transforms rooms into secret gardens and paints pictures of invading bombardiers, salty sea love, and super glued hearts. Surrounded by a laboratory of instruments – typewriter, suitcase organ, glockenspiel, and kazoos – singer Kay Gillette’s antique voice and Joseph Barker’s mournful guitar twist and twirl and dip and dive and carry you deep down the rabbit-hole into their magical musical world.
Win Tickets On WCBE-NPR!
We’re honored to partner with WCBE-NPR to present this benefit concert for the Columbus Songwriters Association. Driving around town? Tune into 90.5FM!