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Andrew Bird

Since age four, Chicago-based songwriter/performer Andrew Bird has been playing music ranging from classical to early country blues. He's spent the past 13 years writing pop music infused with unconventional violin, glockenspiel, guitar, and his trademark whistling. Bird has released 11 albums, most recently the widely lauded Noble Beast (2009) which has won praise from Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, and NPR, among others. recently named Bird's Mysterious Production of Eggs, including original artwork by print artist Jay Ryan, one of the "100 Greatest Indie Rock Albums of All Time."


The Mysterious Production

To mark ten amazing years of celebrating sound and story, we're closing out this year's Conference with something a little different - a special conversation about inspiration, collaboration, creativity, and storytelling that will leave your ears ringing... in a good way.