SETH GLIER’S HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
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“…breathtakingly beautiful, immersed in fragile introspection and an intimacy that penetrates every niche and nuance.”~ Music & Musicians Magazine.
“ Singer with an exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel.” ~ USA TODAY.
“ The next generation is alive and well” ~ Livingston Taylor.
Seth Glier (pronounced “Gleer”) recorded his new album, Birds, in an airy loft in western Massachusetts outfitted with a grand piano and floor-to-ceiling windows. Birds roost just outside those windows, on the roof of the converted mill building where he lives and they became his sympathetic audience while Glier made the album. “I felt a tremendous amount of comfort talking to the birds” he says “I’d check in with them regularly to see how they thought things were going so far.” Birds is steeped in conflict and contradiction; there’s grief and loss, but also strength and resilience; doubt and dismay, but also a sense of optimism as Glier confronts heavy topics and wrestles them into the daylight. The album began taking shape after Glier lost his brother, Jamie, who died in October 2015 and inspired a TED Talk performance that Glier gave in 2016. The songs range from personal to political and are bound together by the awareness that our world is a fragile place. Birds is Glier’s latest album in a burgeoning career that has included a Grammy nomination and touring with artists such as Ani DiFranco and Ryan Adams.
Despite his relatively young age, Massachusetts based singer/songwriter/pianist/guitarist Seth Glier is a seasoned troubadour. Averaging over 250+ live performances annually Seth has gone from opening act to headlining his own shows and playing major folk festivals. He’s shared the stage with artists as diverse as James Taylor, Ani DiFranco, Martin Sexton, Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams and has quickly become known for his passionate live sets. His music has also caught the ears of fans, industry and critics alike with USA Today stating that his “exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel.”
The incredible acclaim on his sophomore record, The Next Right Thing, led to the single “Lauralee” hitting #1 on Clear Channel’s NEW! Discover & Uncover program as well as a Grammy® nomination, a first for both himself and his New York based label, MPress Records.
As a national spokesperson for the Autism Awareness Foundation, an advocate of Musicians On Call, and with a ROCK THE VOTE Road Trip 2012 stop under his belt, Seth has become increasingly comfortable expressing his social beliefs, both on stage and off. In 2012 he took home Best Social Action Song for his track “The Next Right Thing” at the 11th Annual Independent Music Awards, his second IMA win. His third album on MPress Records, Things I Should Let You Know, is steeped in all the most gorgeous aspects of Americana, folk, blues, pop and soul with each of the 13 tracks it encompasses telling its own story, weaving tales of love, pain and epic self-realization from a young man coming into his own, all wrapped in sweeping melodies and striking vocals.
Seth Glier will perform at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Friday, January 4, 2019. Tickets & reservations: 410-795-1041
Note: This show is on Friday rather than the usual Thursday. All Uptown Concerts shows at Baldwin’s Station in 2019 start at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.
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If I Could Change One Thing – Seth Glier featuring Crystal Bowersox
Seth Glier is performing at Baldwin’s Station on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Tickets & reservations: 410-795-1041
Despite his relatively young age, MPress recording artist Seth Glier is a seasoned troubadour. A singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who averages over 250 live performances annually, Seth has gone from opening act to headlining his own shows and playing major festivals. He’s shared the stage with artists as diverse as James Taylor, Ani DiFranco, Edwin McCain, Martin Sexton, Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams, and has quickly become known for his passionate live sets and powerful command of both piano and guitar. His music has also caught the ears of fans, industry and critics alike, with USA Today stating that his “exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel.” Building on the acclaim of his Grammy®-nominated sophomore album The Next Right Thing, Glier’s subsequent record Things I Should Let You Know landed him his first Daytrotter session, was called “a genuine revelation” by Blurt Magazine, and was praised by M Music & Musicians Magazine for its “shimmering, seductive melodies”.
On his fourth album for MPress Records, If I Could Change One Thing (April 2015), Glier embraces a genuine modern-pop direction, marking a bold departure from his previous, more acoustic recordings and the beginning of an exciting relationship with Los Angeles-based producer/songwriter Bill Lefler (Ingrid Michaelson, Joshua Radin, Dashboard Confessional). “Bill’s energy, drive, and experience gave me a safe place to get creative and tap into a deeper part of my inner voice that has yet to be heard on any of my previous albums.” The album includes a gorgeous duet with American Idol’s Crystal Bowersox, as well as musical appearances by Pat Matera (Katy Perry) and Daniel Rhine (Sara Bareilles). Featuring collaborations with renowned songwriter Trent Dabbs (“Girls Chase Boys” / Ingrid Michaelson), hitmaker Steve Seskin (Tim McGraw, Peter Paul and Mary, Peter Frampton), and Alex Wong (Delta Rae, Vienna Teng), If I Could Change One Thing merges genres seamlessly, with universal songs about falling in and out of love and social action that capture a songwriter and performer at the peak of his young abilities.
As an advocate for Musicians On Call and a national spokesperson for ChildFund International who has helped over 200 children find sponsors, Seth has become increasingly comfortable expressing his social beliefs, both onstage and off. He participated in the 2012 ROCK THE VOTE Road Trip, and took home Best Social Action Song for his track “The Next Right Thing” at the 11th Annual Independent Music Awards, his second IMA win. For his 2013 Things I Should Let You Know Release tour, he teamed up with Autism Speaks and raised over $5,000 for the not-for-profit organization. The last two years have also garnered Seth musical placements on television (Lifetime and Bravo), as well as coveted slots on the Cayamo Cruise, at the Penang Jazz Festival in Malaysia, and as a performer for former House Speaker Eric Cantor. For more information on Seth and an updated tour schedule, visit www.sethglier.com
Singer/songwriter Seth Glier visits Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Tickets: 410-795-1041
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Singer/songwriter/pianist Seth Glier will return to Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013. Tickets & reservations: 410-795-1041
My name is Seth Glier. I am a twenty four year old singer-songwriter who makes a living traveling around the country in my Toyota Prius performing 250 shows a year. From Boston to San Fransico, Austin to Ann Arbor my Prius is the trusted invisible band member, who, for the last 4 years, has allowed me to play for you & be the first zero Carbon Footprint Touring musician.
On Sunday, Feb 24th, My Prius was totaled as I got T-boned by an oncoming truck in upstate NY. Upon the collision, my keyboard flew up in the air, my windows blew out, my front axel snapped in half, and I was sent spinning across the highway into the snow bank. Simply put, airbags & a seatbelt saved my life.
Seth Glier will perform at Cellar Stage on April 5th, 2013.