Monday, June 27 at 9pm Glass House Gallery, 38 S. 1st St. (on the waterfront, between Wythe and Kent Ave.) in lofty, industrial Williamsburg / Brooklyn, NY. Also on the bill: Good Good, Castles (Alice Cohen), and Puttin' on the Ritz. Phone: 718-387-4942. Cover: $5.
Wednesday, June 22 at 8pm WPRB, 103.3 FM in Princeton, New Jersey. Tune in to Jon Solomon's show, Keeping Score at Home, for in-studio performance, or catch it online.
Sunday, June 5 at 8pm Tonic, 107 Norfolk St. (between Delancey and Rivington) in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Also on the bill: Dorit Chrysler and Electroputas. Phone: 212-358-7501. Cover: $8.
Sunday, March 13 at 9pm CBGB Lounge, 313 Bowery St. (at Bleecker) in New York City. (Enter thru CB's Gallery, then go downstairs.) Also on the bill: Jason Kao Hwang + Taylor Ho Bynum + Andrew Drury + Ken Filiano at 7pm, Daniel Carter + Dee Pop + Joe Morris at 8pm. Phone: 212-677-0455. Cover: $10.
Wednesday, March 9 at 8pm If you pledge $65 or more to WFMU, 91.1 FM, during Dave Mandl's World of Echo, you'll get The Post-Sonic Alphabet, a CD that includes a bonus Birdbrain track recorded live at WFMU. (If you miss tonight's show, you can still pledge next Wednesday, March 16, 8-11pm.)
Tuesday, March 1 at 10pm Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery St. (at Bleecker) in New York City. Also on the bill: Open Ear Quartet. Phone: 212-614-0505. Cover: $8.
Wednesday, February 23 at 8pm Eat Records, 124 Meserole Ave. (at Leonard St.) in Greenpoint / Brooklyn, NY. Phone: 917-545-2465. Free. Then... at 9pm Sound Fix, 110 Bedford Ave. (at N. 11th St.) in Williamsburg / Brooklyn, NY. Phone: 718-388-8090. Live in-store performance. Free.
Wednesday, January 19 at 8pm Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery (at Spring St.) in New York City. Also on the bill: J.C. & Amphibius at 8:45, The Moonrats at 9:30, 6 Degrees at 10:30. Phone: 212-982-7767. Cover: $7.
Saturday, December 11 at 10pm Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street in (Williamsburg) Brooklyn, NY. Also on the bill: Jennifer Jackson at 8pm, Ian Moore at 9pm, Charles Waters & Rob Mallard at 11pm. Phone: 718-302-3770. No cover charge!
Thursday, Oct 7 at 7:30pm I Fly CD Release Party at Tonic's ))sub((tonic lounge, 107 Norfolk St. (between Delancey and Rivington St.), in NYC's Lower East Side. Phone 212-358-7501.
Monday, May 24 at 10pm The Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street (near Bleeker) in NYC's Greenwich Village. Also on the bill: Yvette Perez (solo) at 9pm. Phone: 212-989-9319. Cover: $10 + one drink.
Friday, April 23 The 14 Karat Cabaret, 218 W. Saratoga Street in Baltimore, MD. Also on the bill (starting at 9pm): the hyperformance group Larval Trading Company, and five-limb one-man band Gregory Blash. Phone: 410-962-8565. Cover: $6.
Thursday, March 4 at 10pm Birdbrain recordings will be featured on David Garland's Spinning On Air, WNYC 93.9 FM Radio in New York City or listen online.
Friday, February 13 at 10pm Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer Street in Brooklyn, NY. Also on the bill: Alice Cohen at 9pm, Lashes at 11pm, the Purple Organ at midnight. Phone: 718-302-3770. No cover charge!
Wednesday, February 11 at 8pm Live studio performance on Dave Mandl's World of Echo, WFMU 91.1 FM Radio in Jersey City, NJ or listen online.
Thursday, January 29 at 2am (that's Thursday morning if you're an early bird or very late Wednesday if you're a night owl) Live studio performance on the Joey Reynolds Show, WOR 710 AM Radio in New York City.
Saturday, October 18 Benefit gig for Yeti Magazine at Sin-é, 150 Attorney St. in NYC's Lower East Side. Also on the bill (starting at 8pm): Kurt Ralske, Mad Scene, Sam Lipsyte, Peter Stampfel, Dean & Britta, Captain Sons & Daughters, and Dan Melchior's Broke Revue. Cover: $10.
Tuesday, September 2 Michael Evans joins the group to complete the Birdbrain quintuplet. Click here for a brief bio.
Monday, June 16 at 8pm Sin-é, 150 Attorney St. in NYC's Lower East Side. Birdbrain will join Brian Dewan and The Ecstatics to serve up a musical stew to accompany M. Henry Jones' 3-D Slideshow. Phone: 212-388-0077. Cover: $8.
Sunday, May 11 at 8pm CBGB Lounge, 313 Bowery St. (at Bleecker) in New York City. (Enter thru CB's Gallery, then go downstairs.) Also on the bill: Rashid Bakr Quintet at 7pm, Liquid Ensemble at 9pm, Shadowmaps w/Matt Mottel at 10pm. Bring yo' mama!
Saturday, April 5 Yvette sits in with Vince Outlaw for a brief interview on The New Jazz Thing, KSDS, 88.3 FM Radio in San Diego, CA.
Friday, March 21 at 9:30pm Tritone, 1508 South Street in Philadelphia, PA, with Dr. Ketchup at 10:30pm. Phone: 215-545-0475.
Wednesday, December 11 at 9pm Siberia, 356 W. 40th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenue, in New York City. Also on the bill: Heaven at 9:30, moi? at 10pm. Phone: 212-333-4141. No cover charge!
Wednesday, October 16 at 9pm Club Nostradamus (above Ulana's Lounge, 205 Bainbridge Street in Philadelphia, PA.
Sunday, October 6 at 7pm CBGB Lounge, 313 Bowery St. (at Bleecker) in New York City. Also on the bill: Curtis Hasselbring's New Mellow Edwards at 8pm, The William Hooker Quartet at 9pm, plus more freestyle jazz at 10 and 11pm.
Saturday, June 22 The 14 Karat Cabaret, 218 W. Saratoga Street in Baltimore, MD.
Saturday, November 10 at 8:30pm The Red Room, 425 E. 31st Street in Baltimore, MD.
Monday, June 25 at 9pm Knitting Factory's Old Office, 74 Leonard Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Also on the bill: Heaven (Fran Pado & Brother Amphibious), indie-rock songstress Alice Cohen, and Tiffany Anders. Phone: 212-219-3132. Cover: $7.
Saturday, April 28 Peter Zummo joins Birdbrain. Click here for a brief bio.
Friday, April 27 Jeff Reicheneker packs up his trombones and moves to Tahiti.
Thursday, April 26 at 9pm The Den (under Two Boots Video), 44 Avenue A in NYC's Lower East Side. Also on the bill: Haledon, Chris Forsyth & Mike Pride, and Brian Dewan. Phone: 212-254-3300. Cover: $8.
Saturday, February 3 at 9pm The Parkside Lounge in NYC's Lower East Side. Also on the bill: Alice Cohen (of Espadrille), Heaven (luscious gnome clusters), Fight Evil With Evil (metallic rites of wrong). And all this for 4 bucks!
Mark your calendar... Reschedule your vacation... An EVENT is being planned for March 4th... An Evening of Crackpot! at the Ship's Mast in Brooklyn... Love Camp 7, Sway Machinery, NoBySCo, Birdbrain, Ken Firpo's Rent Explosion, The Saurus, and more.
Under the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn, New York, vocalist Yvette Perez gathers together a few friends to perform her lilting, minimalist keyboard compositions: Tim Noe on tenor sax, Don Trubey on alto sax, and Jeff Reicheneker on trombone. Click here to see how they looked in '66.
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