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Birdie Cree is an alternative folk trio consisting of Mark Booth on vocals and guitar,
Mary Polinchock on violin and Mark Carrig on standup bass. Birdie Cree plays a
grassroots style of music featuring originals and covers by Gillian Welch, David
Rawlins, Old Crow Medicine Show and the Avett Brothers.
The origins of Birdie Cree go back to the year 2000 when guitarist and vocalist Mark
Booth started a Thursday night jam. The first jam session had four people in
attendance including Mark Carrig on bass. The jam grew until as many as 10 people
were attending on a regular basis. The jam eventually evolved into a 5 piece group
called the Acousticasters. Mary Polinchock joined the Acousticasters in 2005 on violin.
The Acousticasters played in various venues including Music is Art in 2005 and were
included on the cd compilation from the festival with the Mark Booth original "Won't
Fall Down". Birdie Cree was born out of the Acousticasters to focus on a roots style
Birdie Cree has performed at the Rapids Theater in Niagara Falls, Asbury Hall in
Buffalo, the Lewiston Opera House, Tonawanda Folk Festival. In 2012, Birdie Cree was
awarded "Best of Show" in the 25th Annual Bob Dylan Imitators Contest at Neitzche's.
In 2012 Birdie Cree released their first all original CD New Imaginary CD. Samples
frome this CD can be found on Reverb Nation.
More information on Birdie Cree and a schedule of performances can be found on
Facebook and www.Reverbnation.com/Birdie Cree or email
Birdiecree@roadrunner.com or call 716-228-2919 or 716-691-59