Bluebird Music Festival kick-off party in beautiful Boulder, Colordo!
Featuring performances by Jonathan Russell of The Head and the Heart and The Last Real Circus.
---Jonathan Russell Bio---
Initially self-released in 2011, The Head and TheHeart’s self-titled breakout debut produced instant classics including “Rivers and Roads,”“Down In The Valley” and “LostIn My Mind” (#1 at AAA) and is now Certified Gold. Their next two albums, 2013’s Let’s Be Stilland 2016’s Signs of Light, settled into Billboard’s Top 10 albums chart, with Signs of Light securing the #1 position on Rock Album Charts.“Honeybee” became a fan favorite and breakout trackfrom the band’s fourth full-length album, Living Mirage, released on Warner Records/Reprise Records to critical praisein 2019. The track has seen 100 million streams globally with weekly streams over 1million in the U.S.“Honeybee” follows on the heels of album track “Missed Connection” which secured the #1 position on the Alternative Chart and #1 at Mediabase and BDS alternative charts, already having achieved #1 on the AAA chart. This marks the band’s second #1 at Alternative, having previously landed the positionfor “All We Ever Knew” (Signs ofLight), which also held the #1 spot at AAA for nine straight weeks in 2016. The band’s second single from 'Living Mirage', “See You ThroughMy Eyes” was also recently #1 most added at AAA radio. Their most recent tour’s high energy live show included two sold out nights at Red Rocks (the bands 5th and 6th sold out shows in the legendary venue), two sold out nights at the ACL Live at Moody Theatre in Austin, and more.The band has established their status as a touring powerhouse, having landed prime time mainstage slots at Coachella, Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits.They have appeared in Cameron Crowe’s Roadies, with music featured in countless other commercials, films and TV, among them Corona, Silver Linings Playbook and more. In total, the band has performed 15 times on national television including appearances on Ellen, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Austin City Limits with more in the coming months.
---The Last Real Circus Bio---
The Last Real Circus are a Southern Indie rock band based out of Richmond, VA (RVA). The band was Founded by singer songwriter and high energy frontman Jason Farlow (Lead Vocals, Guitar), along with fellow members, Kevin Vorhis (Drums), Brian Berry (Bass), Michael Lamp (Lead Guitar) Ian Atchison (Piano & Keys). The band is currently being produced by Rich Stine (The Head and The Heart, Joshua James, The Bones of JR Jones, and many more).
The band has quickly gained a big following with loyal fans from all over, with their soulful heartbeat singles, “Chaplin’s Life,” and “Nottoway.” With the addition of their new originals “Diana (Oh La La)”, “Hard Times“ “Ghost” and “Stoned (On A Different Kind of Love)” to the set list, The Last Real Circus are coming into their own as an act! Currently, The Last Real Circus are coming off of last year’s tour, along with adding some additional members, and music, to the band during the break.
The band’s stripped back raw sound draws heavily from artists that influenced them including: “The Lumineers”, “King’s of Leon”, “Counting Crows”, “Rainbow Kitten Surprise (RKS),” “Mumford and Sons”, “Tom Petty”, “Alabama Shakes,” “The Head and the Heart”, “Mt. Joy”, and others alike.