The Ragbirds

Tavern

The Ragbirds

Sands & Hearn

Saturday Jan 27 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Beachland Tavern

$13.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

The Ragbirds
The Ragbirds
Led by dynamic, energetic front woman and multi-instrumentalist Erin Zindle, The Ragbirds utilize an arsenal of instruments from around the world. The Ragbirds are a fusion of folk rock and pop hooks over danceable world rhythms stirred with a Celtic fiddler's bow.

Surrounding Zindle's earthy-sweet voice is the whirlwind of guitarist T.J. Zindle and dynamic bassist Dan Jones, spinning over the world-beat grooves of drummer Jon Brown and percussionist Randall Moore. Zindle skillfully switches between violin, mandolin, banjo, accordion, and percussion, all while dancing around the stage, drawing the awe of audiences across the country.

The Ragbirds albums have received local and national praise, hailed "Highly impressive!" by USA Today and touted as "Astounding international eclecticism" by Reveal Arts. The Ragbirds were formed in 2005 with the release of "Yes Nearby." 2007's world-travel themed "Wanderlove" was Homegrown Music Network's #1 selling album in the fall of 2008. The 2009 international release of "Finally Almost Ready" saw the band invade Japan with the single "Book of Matches" reaching #1 on the charts in Osaka. In 2010 The Ragbirds reached yet another milestone in their young careers when they independently marketed and sold their 10,000th album.

The Ragbirds have performed in over 45 states to a tune of 150+ shows a year. Crisscrossing the nation in their converted diesel bus that runs on recycled waste vegetable oil, these festival favorites have performed at Electric Forest, Summer Camp, Merlefest, Ann Arbor Folk Festival, Hookahville, and more, and have shared the stage with Brandi Carlile, Blues Traveler, Xavier Rudd, Rusted Root, 311, Railroad Earth, Toubab Krewe, Hot Buttered Rum, The Duhks, and many others.
Sands & Hearn
Sands & Hearn
Sands & Hearn are a husband and wife duo who have been writing and performing together since 2015. These two grew up 3.5 miles apart from one another on the southwest side of Cleveland Ohio, but never met until decades later at the infamous Barking Spider Tavern on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. Similar life experiences led to each of them following the muse out of difficult times and toward one another. They self-released their first CD “Time is a Line” on May 28, 2017 — one week after they got married on the shores of Lake Erie near their home in Euclid Ohio.

They've shared their songs on stages at The Barking Spider Tavern, opened some shows for Tommy Womack, Ray Bonneville at the Beachland Tavern, and Maria Muldaur in the Beachland Ballroom, played private house concerts and events like Spice Acres plated dinner, and public festivals like Painesville Party in the Park.
Venue Information:
Beachland Tavern
15711 Waterloo
Cleveland, OH, 44110