A brief moment of nostalgia... Malcolm Ibell, sound engineer and live mixer extraordinaire, sent me through this file that he stumbled across when he was cleaning out his hard drive recently. It's from a live performance that The Bellbirds gave in 2013. The song is 'Love Will Come Round', which I wrote a few months prior … Continue reading Love Will Come Round / The Bellbirds
Thank you Nelson, for inviting us to play at Marchfest. We really did have a fantastic time. Not least because of the wine, the weather, the location, the atmosphere, the landscape, the festival and the food... and an extremely loquacious taxi driver who took us on a tiki tour and told us the value of … Continue reading The Bellbirds / Nelson Marchfest
Our next performance is at Marchfest in Nelson on the 6th of April. The last time the Bellbirds played there, I was about 3 weeks away from delivering twins, so I stayed in Auckland to be on the safe side. (It was the right decision... I was the size of a house and I probably wouldn't … Continue reading The Bellbirds / Nelson Marchfest
Meanwhile, the Bellbirds have been working towards an album which we expect to release a little later on this year. We've been playing festivals and adding to our repertoire and our recordings, perhaps a little slower than we would have liked, mostly due to our busy and conflicting schedules. Don McGlashan has been touring and … Continue reading It’s coming… any minute now… a Bellbirds Album!
The Bellbirds have two festival performances coming up... The first is at the Christchurch Arts Festival on September the 30th. The second is at the Tauranga Arts Festival on October the 26th. Somewhere in amongst the outrageously busy lives we all seem to be leading at the moment - what with children and tours and work and … Continue reading New Bellbirds Shows