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BAERD is a progressive folk band from Boston, MA. Founded at Berklee College of Music, the group traces together influences from Jazz, Americana, Classical, R&B, and World Music. BAERD's lyricism and instrumental precision is inspired by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, The Punch Brothers, and Radiohead.
Their debut album Progress, released on September 1st, 2016, explores the fragility of the moment and the relationship between people and time. Progress is a comment on the vastness of our own world and an immersive dive for BAERD fans new and old.
On the precipice of innovative folk, BAERD takes a seat among contemporaries Andrew Bird, Punch Brothers, Nickel Creek, The Goat Rodeo Sessions, and Department of Eagles. Through their music, BAERD strives to help people make better sense of themselves and others in this great, big world.