August 18th Robert Mirabal and The Bird Tribe Collaborate at Art Ovation Hotel

First Feather Gallery Presents:

Robert Mirabal and The BirdTribe band, 
A collaboration of Native American and old school Rock & Roll Blues.
We are excited to share that Robert Mirabal will be joining us. Robert is a Pueblo Native American flute player and maker from Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. He began making flutes at the age of 19, and his flutes are world renowned. Robert performs world wide, sharing flute songs, tribal rock and writings/storytelling. He resides on Taos Pueblo and participates in the traditional ways and rituals of his people. Aside from his artistic talents Robert is a father and a farmer.

A true renaissance man, Robert has dedicated his life to expressing himself through his art. He has a unique talent for merging mystical elements of ancient cultures with modern influences in his music. He keeps a foot in both worlds, effortlessly drawing upon both for inspiration. Robert brings the traditional sounds and culture of his people to share with Sarasota for a unique event we will all remember.

The Bird Tribe's unique expansive sound is lyrically poetic with a mixture of Rock, Soul, and an Experimental feel. The band is fueled by each member's diverse musical upbringing.

Matthew Frost- keys and vocals-was taught from the age of three by his father, the original keyboardist for Grand Fund Railroad and a member of the Bob Segar Band. Matthew studied classical composition and jazz piano at the University of Miami, and has a sound engineering degree from Full Sail University. He hs performed with Bob Segar and the Silver Bullet Band and Butch Trucks.

Brian Byrd-Pedal Steel and Lap Steel- Started out playing the drums at two years old. He was heavily influenced by the great Sacred Steel guitar players in his Florida church and stared playing pedal steel as a teenager. Brian is a self taught, Pedal steel Phenom, who radiates Soul, Blues and authenticity.

Garrett Dawson-Drummer and Percussionist- Has been playing since the age of three. Garrett has extensive knowledge and authentic performing experience with folkloric rhythms and modern world music. He has toured most notably with Butch Trucks and the Freight Train, and Dickey Betts and Great Southern. Garrett's drumming is featured on over 40 studio recordings.

The Bird Tribe's soulful music is a beautiful journey through the spectrum of sound. They bring an exciting and uplifting energy, and a true love of sharing their art.


Come Join us August 18th at 8pm and experience the music of Robert Mirabal and The Bird Tribe Band. 

This concert is a celebration of the life, legacy and art of the Late, Great, Navajo artist Rex A. Begaye. His collection will be represented by First Feather Gallery which will open on October 3rd 2019.


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