November 17 + 18, 2017
Music For Modernist Shapes: Reimagining Spectrodrama
with Martha McDonald
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
$10 - limited seating. Tickets
Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017
3pm-6pm. Laura's set time: 4pm
Peacock Room at the Philadelphia Brewing Company in Fishtown
January 13, 2018
with Mark Fosson
Brickbat Books, Philadelphia PA
January 20, 2017
Randy Now's Man Cave (women welcome! ;p)
June 7, 2018
with C Joynes and Jesse Sheppard
(Partial list....in progress.)
11/4/17 with Glenn Jones. The Sound Hole, Philadelphia, PA. FB Event Page
10/28/17 Moosic Concert Series, Community Arts Phoenixville, PA. With Kim Horstman and Dann Pell. FB Event Page
10/22/17 Record Release Party, Brickbat Books, Philadelphia, PA. Free.
10/21/17 The Pine Barrens with The Ruins of Friendship Orchestra live score. Hopewell Theater, Hopewell, NJ. FB Event Page
9/21/17 The Random Tea Room, with Maeve Thorne and Bea Troxel.
9/11/17 Music for Modernist Shapes Preview, with Martha McDonald. Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, Asheville, NC.
7/22/17 with Is@s@ and House and Land. The Random Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA. FB Event Page
6/8/17 The Pine Barrens with The Ruins of Friendship Orchestra live score. Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe, PA. FB Event Page
March 2017 tour with Glenn Jones:
3/8/17 Atwood's Tavern, Cambridge, MA
3/11/17 La Vitrola, Montreal
3/15/17 with Bea Troxel. Little Amps, Harrisburg, PA
3/16/17 The Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY.
3/17/17 Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson, NY
11/20/16 Mayflower Social, 132 Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY. FB Event Page
October 2016 Baird Sisters tour:
10/4/16 Normal's Books & Records, Baltimore. With Dave Heumann of Arbouretum
10/6/16 Johnny Brenda's, Philadelphia. With Fursaxa and Gretchen Lohse
10/7/16, Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY. With Vetiver.
10/8/16 , The Montague Bookmill, Montague, MA. With Marielle V. Jakobsons and Amber Wolfe
10/22/16 Brickbat Books, with Dylan Golden Aycock, Lake Mary (Chaz Prymek), and Elkhorn
8/19/16 Rigby Mansion, Germantown, PA
4/17/16 Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY. With Glenn Jones, Alan Licht, and Anthony Pasquarosa.
8/1/15 Random Tea Room. With Chuck Johnson and Eric Carbonara.
8/9/14 Kensington Picnic II, Frankford & Susquehanna, Philadephia. 2:30 pm-?. (Laura's set starts at 2:30.) All-day picnic and celebration of local music. With the Strapping Fieldhands, Birds of Maya, Mary Lattimore & Jeff Zeigler, Spacin', Hohlraum, Fursaxa and Randall of Nazareth. At the Liberty Vintage Motorcycles yard on Frankford Ave. between Susquehanna & Dauphin. FREE. Read the XPN The Key article here
8/3/14, With Gretchen Lohse, Philadelphia, PA.
7/26/14, Pine Barrens film screening with the Ruins of Friendship Orchestra. Gravy Studio, Philadelphia, PA. FB Event Page
7/19/14, Pine Barrens film screening and retreat with the Ruins of Friendship Orchestra. Browns Mills, NJ.
Thursday, May 15, Old City Coffee, 221 Church St, Philadelphia, PA. With Ember Schrag. This event is a part of the Night Market, a production of The Food Trust and Old City District. 6 pm. > More info
Sunday, June 8, Folkadelphia Presents: Mark Fosson and Laura Baird at Random Tea Room, 713 N. 4th St., Philadelphia. $10. 8:00 pm. > More info
Saturday, April 26, Wolf Cycles, Philadelphia, PA. With Geb the Great Cackler. 7:00 pm.
9/29/13, PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th St.), Philadelphia, PA. With Mary Lattimore & Jeff Zeigler and Ed Askew. Presented by Folkadelphia. Doors 8 pm. $10 day of show.
9/28/13, Random Tea Room, 713 N. 4th St, Philadelphia, PA. With Geb the Great Cackler and Reade Moore Bookes. 7:30 pm.
9/17/13 Performing with Ruins of Friendship Orchestra, Khyber Pass Pub, Philadelphia. 8:30 pm. With Joey Sweeney & The Long Hair Arkestra.
9/14/13 Burlington County Farmers' Market. 500 Centerton Rd (Intersection of Centerton & Hartford Rds), Moorestown, NJ. Free.
7/27/13, Private Party, Titusville, NJ.
7/5/13, Second City Church, Harrisburg, PA. Presented by Moviate. With Glenn Jones.
7/2/13 @ Circle of Hope, 2009 Frankford Ave. 1st Floor, Philadelphia, PA. With Glenn Jones.
5/31/13, 7 - 10 PM. Data Garden Presents: Heritage Electronics. Part of the 2013 Hidden City Philadelphia Festival. At the Historical Society of Frankford, 1507 Orthodox St, Philadelphia, PA. Laura will be playing theremin in an improvisational trio with Gretchen Lohse and Dino Lionetti. Also performing: King Britt and Charles Cohen. $15 advance/$20 at the door. Tickets available here.
11/31/12. Pines Screening/Music/Readingfrom David Kessler/Allen Crawford/Ruins of Friendship Orchestra. @PhilaMOCA. Free.
10/14/12, The Switched-On Garden @ Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia. Free. Laura Baird, Allen Crawford, Dino Lionetti, and Gretchen Lohse. Electronics, field recordings, flute, synthesizer, theremin, and violin provide the backdrop for an essay inspired by Bartram’s Garden.
Sunday, September 9, 2012. Zebulon Cafe Concert, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. With Glenn Jones, Mariee Sioux, and The Original Bingo Club. 9 PM.
July 21, 2012. Rigby Mansion, Philadelphia. With On the Water and Ember Schrag.
June 30, 2012. Live original score for Steamboat Bill, Jr., with Glenn Jones and Les Baird. Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, Millersburg, PA.
June 20, 2012. Friends Meeting House, Arney's Mount, NJ. With Jesse Sparhawk and Larkin Grimm.
October 7, 2011, 9 PM @ Brickbat Books, Philadelphia. Opening for Michael Hurley. $5.