Sidney Bird, the up-and-coming pop sensation, made her mark in Washington, DC, with an energetic performance at Comet Ping Pong on Nov. 2. Touring to promote her latest album, Snowbird, Sidney’s music reflects her blend of western influences and east coast alt-pop vibes, which she playfully coins as “Cactus Pop.”
Listen to Snowbird by Sidney Bird on Spotify:
A native of Arizona where she honed her craft in the Phoenix musical theater scene, Sidney now resides in Brooklyn, where she is crafting her own genre of pop that blends western influences with east coast-inspired alt-pop production. She calls it Cactus Pop: fun, western, and cinematic.
Sidney’s latest single, “Biters,” offers pure cinematic excellence. The song revolves around pretentious young men in upper-class circles who display immaturity and chauvinism. The comedic music video, shot in Palm Springs, depicts the narrative of a housewife and her pool boy. Sidney showcases her exceptional talents with humorous charm and elegance.
Watch the official music video for “Bitters” by Sidney Bird on YouTube:
At the Comet Ping Pong show, Sidney wowed the audience with a carefully curated setlist, including fan favorites like “Ms. Jones,” “Cigarettes Silhouette,” and a brand-new song, “In the Raw,” which was inspired by her journey to sobriety. The night was a delightful mix of soulful melodies and lively beats, with Sidney’s playful performance leaving a lasting impression on the crowd.
Sidney Bird’s ability to infuse her music with relatable narratives and a unique blend of genres sets her apart as a rising star in the pop music scene. With a growing fan base and a distinct musical identity, Sidney Bird is undoubtedly an artist to watch as she continues to leave her mark on the music industry.
Fire with Fire
4th & 2nd
In the Raw
Enjoy some additional photos from Sidney Bird’s Nov. 2 performance at Comet Ping Pong. All images copyrighted and provided courtesy of Ari Strauss.