Reviews

"Melding folk, country and Americana in to a tasty, affable gumbo, The Odd Birds offer up likable tunes with an imaginative sound...If you’re a fan of wellcrafted vocal harmonies and jangly rhythms, The Odd Birds will delight with their earthy sentiment and seasoned musicianship."

--Brian M. Owens, Metronome

"While so many youngsters buy a buckskin jacket, Gibson Jumbo and wear their fringe like Roger McGuinn ……. they forget they have to have lived their life to the max; before their songs become authentic …… and that’s were The Odd Birds really come alive. 
These songs sound believable; and have the capacity to live with the listener for a long, long time …. if not forever."

--The Rocking Magpie 

"The Odd Birds' wonderful debut release Better Days is a wonderful and breezy Americana release that exudes a warmth and sense of purpose in tune with the fast-moving track listing. The acoustic folk rocker "Better Get Outta Town" opens the EP, impressively introducing the duo of singer-guitarists Ron Grigsby and Jennifer Moraca — both of whom sing and play guitar. The countrified "Jenny-Lynn (Won't You Come Home)," uplifting "Fly" and yearning "Better Days" showcase their endearing sound. A tender cover of Lowell George's "Willin'" and Gram Parsons' "Return Of The Grievous Angel" further elevate the EP. In addition to his excellent production, Bobbo Byrnes adds some stellar guitar and organ work on the disc" 

--Robert Kinsler, Rock N' Roll Truth

"The sound of "The Odd Birds" is characterized by the acoustic instruments and harmony vocals. This "Better Days" brings us back to the 70-ties of more delicious folk rock songs. Songs full of layered guitars and light percussion in the vein of Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris and songwriting reminiscent of classic country and the country / rock sound of Laurel Canyon from the 70s."

--Rootsville.eu

"[Better Days is] a successful blend in the context of the genre Americana, with a very relaxed, peppy and harmonious expression that breathes the good old sound of the West Coast."

--Wolfgang Giese, Musik an Sich

"Good folk rock songs that easily and well performed will be a nice overall concept on this truly delicate album."

--Micheles Kindh, Blaskan

 

Updates

Back in the US

Hi all,

We are back!  We got back to the US on October 1st.  We had an amazing time in Germany.  If you want to check out our touring stories, you can look at our Facebook page, where I…

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Shows

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Previous events

Date Event Location
 —  — Acoustic Brew at Gallagher's Pub HB Gallagher's Pub HB, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Gallagher's Pub HB, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Tonfink Cafe Tonfink - Kulturcafé & Bar, 23552 Lübeck, Germany Tonfink - Kulturcafé & Bar, 23552 Lübeck, Germany
Tillman-Hahns Gasthaus Tillman Hahn's Gasthaus, Kühlungsborn, Germany Tillman Hahn's Gasthaus, Kühlungsborn, Germany
 —  — Kirche in Düshorn Kirche in Düshorn, Walsrode, Germany Kirche in Düshorn, Walsrode, Germany
Heike's Garden Party Bremen, Germany Bremen, Germany
Open Air Verden Verden Germany, Verden, Germany Verden Germany, Verden, Germany
Wohnzimmer Live im Piepenstock Wohnzimmer Live im Piepenstock, Dortmund, Germany Wohnzimmer Live im Piepenstock, Dortmund, Germany
 —  — The Odd Birds on AM Radio (KXFM 104.7 https://www.kxfmradio.org/shows/am-radio/) AM Radio (KXFM 104.7) AM Radio (KXFM 104.7)
 —  — The Beach Hut Deli with Double Trouble and Friends The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA
 —  — Bobbo Byrnes Vinyl Release Party Private Home, Anaheim, CA Private Home, Anaheim, CA
Sessions at Sammy's Original Sammy's Original, Lake Forest, California 92630 Sammy's Original, Lake Forest, California 92630
 —  — Campus JAX Singer-Songwriter Showcase Campus JAX, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Campus JAX, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The Odd Birds and the Fallen Stars at the Beach Hut Deli The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
The O.C. Fair Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
 —  — Back to the Beach Musical Celebration The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA
 —  — Singer-Songwriter Showcase Campus JAX, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Campus JAX, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The Odd Birds on Radio Boise's "From the Basement" Radio Boise Radio Boise
 —  — The Odd Birds at the Tucson Folk Festival Tucson Folk Festival (Presidio Stage), Tucson, AZ Tucson Folk Festival (Presidio Stage), Tucson, AZ
 —  — The Odd Birds CD Release Party! The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA
 —  — Chris Cruz Second Saturday The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA The Beach Hut Deli, Huntington Beach, CA

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