Turkey The Bird is New Zealand's answer to "Simon & Garfunkel" if "&" was a musician too. Catchy folk songs with stunning rich melodies and effortless smooth lyrics. Songs that tell uplifting stories about love and life.
Hailing from the New Zealand left coast town New Plymouth, this uplifting band will hit you with beautiful three-part harmonies and toe-tapping rhythms.
The bearded trio features Andre Manella from Switzerland on guitar, bass and percussion, Adrian Whelan from Ireland on guitar, bass and spoons, and Sol Bear Coulton, the token kiwi, on Banjo.
“Turkey The Bird” was formed in 2019 and the band name Turkey The Bird came about after they had written the first few songs and thought those sound kinda quirky, like a turkey, a turkey is pretty quirky! But we don't want to mislead people thinking we play Turkish music so hence "Turkey The Bird".“Turkey The Bird” gained a good online following after releasing a series of live videos singing songs in unusual locations. Like under a bridge, in a bus station or in the kitchen.
They launched their first single "Everybody Needs A Little Sunshine" with a sold-out show at the 4th Wall Theatre in New Plymouth and have since released another 4 singles off their self titled debut album which is due to be released on the 21st May 2021. As part of their nationwide album release tour Turkey The Bird will bring their energetic live show to the House With No Nails in Wardville for the very first time on Sunday 30th May. The doors open at 7 pm and to book contact Jen on 0210320176.
"Excellent vibes and beautiful harmonies" (fan)
"new fresh vibes from a stunning new band" (fan)
"My wife's nephew is playing the Banjo" (fan)