19 October

Tales from the road


Our van broke down last week in the Arizona desert and we had to get towed to Durango to rent to minivans to make our shows this weekend in CO. Since Sunday, we’ve been camped out back in Durango waiting for the van to get fixed and get back to the road. It sounds like […]

4 October

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds NATIONAL FALL TOUR


Oct 5 Sebastopol, CA @ Hopmonk Tavern – w/ Rebirth Brass Band Oct 6 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s – w/ Rebirth Brass Band Oct 7 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent – w/ Rebirth Brass Band Oct 8 Los Angeles, CA @ The Mint – w/ Lubriphonic Oct 12 Phoenix, AZ @ Compound Grill Oct […]

31 August

Photos from the Road


I just uploaded a batch of photos from my travels over the last few months. Check them out on FB here: http://on.fb.me/qu47Ns

24 April

Jazzfest Backbeat Series with the Dirty Birds


Super excited to be playing Jazzfest this year with Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds. Come on out to Breakbeat Jazzfest Series, Friday April 29th at the 12 Bar (608 Fulton Street) at 2am. We’re playing after Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes 12am & Mia Borders at 10pm. Purchase Tickets

31 March

Sister Sparrow & Dirty Birds Spring/Summer Tour Schedule!


We have a ton of performances coming up over the next few months. He’s what we currently have booked, although I’m sure we’ll be filling in a lot of dates in June, July, and August soon, so be sure to check back in here and at sistersparrow.com or our Facebook Page or our Twitter. Sister […]

11 March

“Hollow Bones” – Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds


A little video of the Dirty Birds by BreakThru Radio TV. Enjoy.

18 January

Opening for Dr. John at NOLAFUNK’S 5TH Annual Mardi Gras Ball


Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds will be opening up for Dr. John and the Lower 911 at the 5th Annual NolaFunk Mardi Gras *Ball* along with the Soul Rebels Brass Band, March 5th at Le Poisson Rouge. Its going to be party. Tickets are available via TicketWeb at http://bit.ly/mardigrasbirds Nolafunk.com 5th Annual Mardi Gras Ball […]

17 December

Dirty Birds in O-Town Scene & @ BB Kings


Great full page review of our show last Saturday (Dec 11) at the Oneonta Theater in Oneonta NY. Flip to page 15:  O-Town Scene. (http://www.epageflip.net/title/7425) “The Dirt Bird Brass (Johnny Butler, JJ Byars, Cole Kamen-Green, and Ryan Snow) skip, saunter, slide, and stride its way to a swaggering, assertive vitality. After hearing them, you may […]

16 November

All About Jazz / Something Else! Reviews Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds


…”The disgusting stink of a too-loud electric guitar: now that’s my idea of a good time.” Ah yeah, tell it Mr. Zappa! One of my all-time favorite quotes concerning the instrument, Frank wasn’t proclaiming the guitar the king of instruments so much as noting that it’s the perfect tool for making a truly hideous noise. […]

9 November

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds CD RELEASE @ Sullivan Hall, Thurs. Nov 11


Thursday, Nov 11. Doors at 7:30 / Sets at 8 and 10pm Sullivan Hall 214 Sullivan St. (btw Bleecker and W 3rd) $10 entry or $15 with advanced copy of CD when you order online!! Click Here to Reserve Your Tickets Online

21 September
5 August

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds “Freight Train” @ Avatar Studios


For you Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds Fans: Here’s a video of us recording “Freight Train” at Avatar Studios. Enjoy. Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds – “Freight Train” @Avatar Studios from Modern Vintage Recordings on Vimeo.