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Nationwide Audubon Society to Have fun “The Birdsong Undertaking” at Profit Occasion

NEW YORK (February 28, 2023) — Following final yr’s launch of “For the Birds: The Birdsong Undertaking,” the Nationwide Audubon Society introduced that it’s going to collect to rejoice the group’s ongoing work defending birds and the locations they want at its Profit occasion on March 29, 2023. 

The Audubon Profit will happen in New York Metropolis and also will be streamed dwell for friends to attend nearly. The occasion theme, “It’s Not Only a Tune, it’s a Name to Motion,” will spotlight how artwork can encourage the motion wanted to drive fowl conservation. A brand new social media marketing campaign that builds on the “The Birdsong Undertaking” might be introduced that night.

The Profit will function performances by Andrew Chook, Karen Elson, Uwade, and Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks. All artists partnered with Grammy-winning music supervisor Randall Poster to contribute their time and skills to create “The Birdsong Undertaking” to learn Audubon.

“For the Birds: The Birdsong Undertaking,” is an unprecedented outpouring of creativity that features 174 unique items of music, greater than 70 poems, and 20 unique album covers, all impressed by the enjoyment of birds and the need to guard them. A full record of artists and venture background is out there at www.Audubon.org/birdsong-project. 

Nationwide Audubon Society’s Profit Occasion
Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 7 p.m.
Cipriani 25 Broadway

To be taught extra concerning the occasion, go to www.Audubon.org/Profit.

Concerning the Artists
Andrew Chook has all the time had grand ambitions for what music will be, however his methodology has sharpened over time. On albums like 2012’s “Break It Your self”, which cracked the Billboard high 10, he explores themes of autonomy, and the way our decisions ricochet all through our lives. “My Best Work But”, from 2020, obtained a GRAMMY nomination and located Chook relating political themes by way of this similar lens.

Famend English supermodel Karen Elson’s blossoming music profession has seen the discharge of three full-length albums, “The Ghost Who Walks” and “Double Roses” and in spring of 2022 she launched her third album “Inexperienced” to vital acclaim which was produced by the Grammy award-winning musical duo of Daniel Tashian and Ian Fitchuk.

You’ve heard Uwade earlier than. It’s her honeyed voice that opens Fleet Foxes’ 2020 document Shore – an expertise that’s since earned her international vital acclaim. Although her profession in music is now taking off, for Uwade, 21, singing has all the time been a type of prayer. This stems, partially, from her religious upbringing – steeped within the sounds of hymnal choral music and Nigerian Highlife on her dad’s automotive radio – and her rigorous schooling. To explain her voice as a divine sign you’d examine in basic texts, directly historical and altogether new.

If the very best praise to a musician is to say that his or her band transports the listener, then bandleader Vince Giordano is a journey company extraordinaire unto himself, offering a one-way ticket to an enchanting time and place. His vintage-style Twenties/30s music immediately brings the viewers to a raucous, uninhibited social gathering the place enjoyment reigns supreme. Solely a model would fail to rise up and dance. 

About Audubon
The Nationwide Audubon Society protects birds and the locations they want, immediately and tomorrow. Audubon works all through the Americas utilizing science, advocacy, schooling, and on-the-ground conservation. State packages, nature facilities, chapters, and companions give Audubon an unparalleled wingspan that reaches thousands and thousands of individuals annually to tell, encourage, and unite various communities in conservation motion. A nonprofit conservation group since 1905, Audubon believes in a world by which folks and wildlife thrive. Be taught extra at www.audubon.org and on Fb, Twitter and Instagram @audubonsociety. 

About The Birdsong Undertaking
The Birdsong Undertaking was created and assembled by Randall Poster and incorporates a who’s-who of embellished actors, Pulitzer prize winners, high musicians, and past together with Olivia Wilde, Sean Penn, Robert Pattinson, Greta Gerwig, Mark Ronson, Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, Advert-Rock, Bette Midler, Danielle Haim, Florence Welch and a whole bunch extra. All proceeds go in the direction of The Nationwide Audubon Society.  Be taught extra about The Birdsong Undertaking in these options within the NY Instances function, CBS Sunday Morning interview, The Guardian, NPR Music, Rolling Stone.

Media Contacts: 
Nationwide Audubon Society – Megan Moriarty, megan.moriarty@audubon.org 

Shore Fireplace Media – Rebecca Shapiro, Chris Taillie and Erica Goldish, birdsongpr@shorefire.com

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