Program Books/BOBBIE BIRD



BOBBIE BIRD | he/him (percussion) is a multi-instrumentalist/producer and singer/songwriter. His last self-produced and internationally acclaimed record, Long Live the Duke & The King, landed him a hit song (“Shine on You”) in Ireland. Bird has been an active member of BIGLovely for over a decade and has produced Toshi Reagon’s There and Back Again. Alongside Loik Dury, he scored the film Paris by Cedric Klapisch; the soundtrack went on to be the Number One-selling record for two weeks in France. His early songwriting and production can be heard in the band Drugs’ The Prescription for Mis-America, featuring Parliament/Funka­delic’s George Clinton, Garry Shider, Clip Payne. He has spent the past year composing for Microsoft and X-Box and has co-written the theme song for Cedric Klapisch’s latest film, Back to Burgundy. Bird will be touring with his band Lazlo Bane later this year; their song “I’m No Superman” is the theme song for the hit show, Scrubs. Bird is also currently developing groundbreaking behavioral products for his dog training business, Lew Burke’s Dog Training. He is also working on a documentary about his father, Lew Burke, whose work with his dogs was featured on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show, Merv Griffen, and Mike Douglas, to name a few. Look out for songs soon to be released from his brand new band, Bobby Wrong & The Spare Change Orchestra.