Grizzly Bear In Concert

 (Christopher Parks)
(Christopher Parks)

Grizzly Bear began in 2004 as a bedroom recording project for Massachusetts native Ed Droste. His early songs were mostly trippy, atmospheric and roughly sketched soundscapes, but by 2006, Grizzly Bear had evolved into a full band and released the slightly more polished album Yellow House. The group's 2009 breakthrough, Veckatimist, and the new Shields are both richly layered productions with gorgeous, soaring harmonies and artful melodies and rhythms.

Set List

  • "Speak In Rounds"
  • "Adelma"
  • In the years since, Grizzly Bear has grown to a full band, giving sold-out shows at some of the most storied venues in the country, including the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C
    In the years since, Grizzly Bear has grown to a full band, giving sold-out shows at some of the most storied venues in the country, including the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C

  • "Sleeping Ute"
  • "Cheerleader"
  • "Lullaby"
  • "Yet Again"
  • "Little Brother"
  • For this performance, the group highlighted cuts from Grizzly Bear's latest album, the richly layered Shields. Bassist and multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor adds clarinet to the mix.
    For this performance, the group highlighted cuts from Grizzly Bear's latest album, the richly layered Shields. Bassist and multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor adds clarinet to the mix.

  • "Shift"
  • "Gun Shy"
  • "Ready, Able"
  • "A Simple Answer"
  • "Foreground"
  • Recreating the sonic scope of Shields required a carefully orchestrated assortment of effects pedals.
    Recreating the sonic scope of Shields required a carefully orchestrated assortment of effects pedals.

  • "While You Wait For The Others"
  • "Two Weeks"
  • "Half Gate"
  • "Sun In Your Eyes"
  • "Knife"
  • Ed Droste's earliest recordings were moody and roughly sketched. But with the full band, the songs have become bigger and more polished.
    Ed Droste's earliest recordings were moody and roughly sketched. But with the full band, the songs have become bigger and more polished.

  • "On A Neck, On A Spit"
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