Neil Hilborn is a College National Poetry Slam champion, and a 2011 graduate with honors from Macalester College with a degree in Creative Writing. Neil Hilborn is a bestselling author and, with over 150 million views to his credit, he is the most-watched poet ever. He has performed in 40 states and 8 countries, and in 2016 alone he traveled more than 100,000 miles to perform poetry. Originally from Houston, Texas, he now lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
BAERD is a progressive folk band from Boston, MA. Founded at Berklee College of Music, the group traces together influences from Jazz, Americana, Classical, R&B, and World Music. BAERD’s lyricism and instrumental precision is inspired by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, The Punch Brothers, and Radiohead. Continue reading “This Week on BIRN Alive: Baerd, Saturday, Nov 11 at 4:00pm on birn1”
Based out of Boston, with humble beginnings in Raleigh, NC, Eva & The Oak unites their folky roots with indie/alternative influences. Dark and dreamy, they spark a reminiscent calm within the listener powered by ethereal vocals, haunting guitar progressions, layers of rhythm, and blankets of texture. Natural, branching, beautiful, and grounded, Eva & the Oak tells a tale fit for its name sake.
Born in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Basia Galaj entered the world of music at a very young age. Taking an interest in piano at the age of six, she began taking private lessons and continued her classical piano studies in Missio Musica after moving to Warsaw. Not long after this, she began studying voice. She moved to the US in 2011. By her senior year of high school, she became dually enrolled as a student of the California Baptist University, performing with the University choir and continuing her piano and vocal studies. Continue reading “This Week on BIRN Alive: Basia, Saturday, Oct 28 at 4:00 pm on birn1”
Tune in to BIRN1 this Saturday, October 14, for a live performance and interview with emerging singer-songwriter and producer Denitia.
Danitia’s Ceilings is a portrait of an artist awakened. She creates a highly visual experience for fans of her music, through her use of highly artistic, and mindfully produced videos. They drip with symbolism and mysterious imagery, in a very genuine and organic way, that pulls the listener into her world. Continue reading “This Week on BIRN Alive: Denitia, Saturday, Oct 14 at 4:00 pm on birn1”
Artists Hayley Reardon and Jake Wesley Rogers joined us at BIRN Alive with their original songs.
Amazing Night with Ryan Sheridan and Ronan Nolan.
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Ben Higginbotham is a recording artist, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist from Dallas, Texas. He is currently in his final semester at Berklee College of Music, and lives in Boston, but splits his time between New York and Nashville cowriting and gigging. He has played venues including The Bitter End in NYC, and The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, as well as countless venues in and around Boston.
Check out his awesome Bieber cover! https://youtu.be/xksxUrQ7hSc
VINX is undoubtedly one of the most gifted improvisational vocalists performing today. With songs that range from jazz to funk, bossa nova to blues and back again, each audience takes a world tour with VINX as their private guide. Soaring vocals, intricate layered melodies and grooves, and his primal hand drum holding it all together mark the signature style that makes VINX a stand out. Infused with tastes from around the world, his songwriting is a tour de force combining the best in storytelling with the heart and soul of a true balladeer. Continue reading “This Week on BIRN Alive: VINX, Saturday, Aug 5 at 4:00 pm on birn1”
Alondra Ladd is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer and educator, currently based out of Berklee College of Music. Born to a family of successful touring musicians in Mexico, Ladd began experimenting with the violin in middle school, and performed with The Newark Greater Youth Orchestra while in high school. She began writing and performing her own songs when she was 18 years old.
Currently, she leads her own reggae and latin-influenced 7-piece ensemble Miss Cactus and the Desert.