Andrew Bird just finished up two ultra sold out, "secret", pre-album-release-new-music-introduction shows at the Hideout. I attended the first night (the 50 degree Sunday, not the 5 degree Monday).
While we have to wait until January for a proper copy of the new album, Noble Beast, Andrew and his band presented us with an evening of new tunes, plus a few old ones, like "Tables and Chairs" and "Plasticities", ending with the wondrous "Giant of Illinois".
If you missed this one, worry not. Andrew and Dosh and co will be playing in April at the Civic Opera House.