Bird in a House (Todd Sheaffer)

First played

March 25, 2001

Last played

October 26, 2017

Times played

625

Lyrics/Notes

I want to sing my own song that’s all
cried the bird and flew into a wall
I have to find some way out he cried
in his desperation echoed down the hall
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
I want to join my own kind that’s all
cried the bird and flew into a wall
there must be some way out he cried
and his separation echoed down the hall
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
I’m going to smash my way out that’s all
cried the bird and smashed from wall to wall
there must be some way out he cried
in his desperation echoed down the hall
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
One breath from the wide open plane
Don’t you wonder what is my life all about
One breath across this stale window pane
Don’t you wonder when am I going to get out
just another bird in the house
dying to get out
just another bird in the house
dying to get out

Shows played

2001-03-25 Fountain House
2001-03-29 Sarah Street Grill
2001-05-01 Salty Gebhardt Amphitheater Truckee Regional Park
2001-05-02 Stanhope House
2001-05-05 Wetlands Preserve
2001-05-10 Sarah Street Grill
2001-05-19 All Good Music Festival @ Oakley Farm
2001-06-08 Blue Star
2001-06-13 Stanhope House
2001-06-14 Tribeca Blues
2001-06-16 Mexicali Blues
2001-06-18 Brushy Mountain Jamboree @ Van Hoy Farms
2001-06-21 Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Elks Lodge
2001-06-21 Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Town Park
2001-06-28 Half Moon Saloon
2001-06-29 Fox Theatre
2001-07-05 High Sierra Music Festival
2001-07-05 Salty Gebhardt Amphitheater Truckee Regional Park
2001-07-07 High Sierra Music Festival
2001-07-08 High Sierra Music Festival @ Plumas-Sierra County
2001-07-14 Ho-Down @ Billy, Allen, Tara, & Alex's Backyard
2001-07-19 Greyfox Bluegrass Festival @ Rothvoss Farm
2001-08-01 Recher Theatre
2001-08-02 Wetlands Preserve
2001-08-03 Beardslee Castle
2001-08-16 Pour House
2001-08-18 Brushy Mountain Jamboree @ Van Hoy Farms
2001-08-26 Recipe Family Cookout & Brew @ Sunshine Daydream C
2001-08-30 Stanhope House
2001-09-01 Dave's Farm
2001-09-05 Club Laga
2001-09-15 Beardslee Castle
2001-09-22 State Theatre
2001-09-29 Harvest Fest @ Harvest Fest
2001-09-30 Dunhams Radio Show @ Brandy House
2001-10-01 Cumberland's
2001-10-13 Lion's Den
2001-10-26 House of Blues
2001-11-02 EBF Lawn
2001-11-03 Last Day Saloon
2001-11-04 Sweetwater Saloon
2001-11-07 Bluebird Theater
2001-11-08 Armstrong Hall - Colorado College
2001-11-10 Fox Theatre
2001-11-23 Tribeca Blues
2001-11-24 Mexicali Blues
2001-11-29 Iron Horse Music Hall
2001-12-31 Stanhope House
2002-01-15 Princeton University - Charter Club
2002-02-01 Blue Star
2002-02-16 Boulevard Cafe
2002-02-17 Cicero's
2002-02-22 Starlight
2002-02-23 Tulagi
2002-02-25 Neurolux
2002-02-26 Mt. Tabor Theater
2002-02-28 Unknown Venue
2002-03-01 Last Day Saloon
2002-03-03 Henfling's Firehouse Tavern
2002-03-09 Half Moon Saloon
2002-03-22 Suwannee Springfest @ Spirit of the Suwannee Music
2002-03-23 Suwannee Springfest @ Spirit of the Suwannee Music
2002-03-27 Pour House
2002-03-29 Ziggy's
2002-04-05 Baker Ballroom
2002-04-23 Blue Cats
2002-04-25 MerleFest @ Wilkes Community College
2002-04-26 MerleFest @ Wilkes Community College
2002-05-11 Tribeca Blues
2002-05-16 Iota Cafe
2002-05-22 Murray’s Inn
2002-05-26 Big Wu Family Reunion @ Jamboree Campground
2002-06-04 Scotti's Record Shop
2002-06-05 Baker Ballroom
2002-06-14 University of Wisconsin - Memorial Union Terrace
2002-06-15 Onopa Brewing Company
2002-06-16 Abbey Pub
2002-06-22 Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Town Park
2002-06-26 Whiskey Jacques
2002-07-05 High Sierra Music Festival @ Plumas-Sierra County
2002-07-06 High Sierra Music Festival @ Plumas-Sierra County
2002-07-19 Boulevard Cafe
2002-07-27 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival @ Dodds Farm
2002-08-02 Village Underground
2002-08-13 Emerald Lounge
2002-08-14 Pour House
2002-08-15 Cary Street Cafe
2002-08-16 Iota Cafe
2002-08-23 Knowlton River Festival. @ Knowlton River Festival
2002-08-26 The Patio
2002-08-29 Utopia Cafe
2002-08-30 Haggard's Black Dog Tavern
2002-08-31 Thirsty Ear Music Festival @ Thirsty Ear Music Fes
2002-09-05 Neurolux
2002-09-07 Mt. Tabor Theater
2002-09-12 Center for the Arts
2002-09-13 Broadway Studios
2002-09-14 Quail Hollow Station
2002-09-15 SoHo
2002-09-16 SLO Brewing Company
2002-09-18 14 Below
2002-09-19 Winston's
2002-09-25 University of Wyoming - The Garage
2002-09-26 Starlight
2002-09-27 Fox Theatre
2002-09-28 Bluebird Theater
2002-10-03 Boulevard Cafe
2002-10-09 Starr Hill Music Hall
2002-10-11 Emerald Lounge
2002-10-13 Jake's Roadhouse
2002-10-18 Magnolia Festival @ Spirit of the Suwannee Music P
2002-10-20 Dougaroo
2002-11-08 Cary Street Cafe
2002-11-09 Tribeca Blues
2002-11-12 WVIA FM
2002-11-23 Club Cafe
2002-11-30 Fountain House
2004-02-21 Mexicali Blues
2004-03-04 Funk Box
2004-03-05 Starr Hill Music Hall
2004-03-13 Fountain House
2004-03-18 Chameleon Club
2004-03-20 Harper's Ferry
2004-03-21 Narrows Center for the Arts
2004-03-26 32 Bleu
2004-03-27 Cervante's Masterpiece Ballroom
2004-03-31 Bishop's Pub
2004-04-01 Tractor Tavern
2004-04-03 Mt. Tabor Theater
2004-04-07 Constable Jack's
2004-04-09 Moe's Alley
2004-04-10 Malibu Inn
2004-04-13 Orpheum Theater
2004-04-14 Rhythm Room
2004-04-16 Stella Blue
2004-04-20 The Gypsy
2004-04-21 Sticky Fingerz
2004-04-22 12th & Porter
2004-05-07 Mad River Center For The Arts - Eclipse Theater
2004-05-14 Canal Club
2004-06-03 Iron Horse Music Hall
2004-06-04 Harper's Ferry
2004-06-11 Crash Mansion
2004-06-18 Telluride Bluegrass Festival @ Town Park
2004-06-26 Casbah
2004-06-29 Palms Playhouse
2004-07-01 Rios
2004-07-03 High Sierra Music Festival @ Plumas-Sierra County
2004-07-09 Ranch Bowl
2004-07-10 Martyrs'
2004-07-16 Greyfox Bluegrass Festival @ Rothvoss Farm
2004-07-29 Rex Theater
2004-08-07 Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash @ Sunshine Daydream Cam
2004-08-14 Floyd Fest @ Dance Tent
2004-08-27 Knowlton Riverfest
2004-09-02 Strawberry Music Festival @ Camp Mather
2004-09-09 Newport Music Hall
2004-09-10 Black Swamp Arts Festival @ Black Swamp Arts Festi
2004-09-17 Neighborhood Theatre
2004-09-19 Blue Ridge Harvest Festival @ Cherokee Farms
2004-10-02 Mexicali Blues
2004-10-03 Dave & Kacey's Wedding @ unknown venue
2004-10-16 First Harvest Festival @ Mad River Center For The
2004-10-21 Cumberland's
2004-10-26 Last Concert Cafe
2004-10-27 Gypsy Tea Room
2004-10-28 Threadgill's World Headquarters
2004-10-30 Stella Blue
2004-11-03 KPFA 94.1 FM Studios
2004-11-05 The Independent
2004-11-08 Tahoe Biltmore - Club Breeze
2004-11-13 Cervante's Masterpiece Ballroom
2004-11-20 Martyrs'
2004-11-27 Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
2004-12-04 River Street Jazz Cafe
2004-12-11 Meadows Music Theatre
2004-12-30 Mexicali Blues
2005-01-28 Theatre of the Living Arts
2005-02-12 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
2005-02-18 Mexicali Blues
2005-02-20 Mexicali Blues
2005-03-03 Luther's Blues
2005-03-05 Martyrs'
2005-03-30 Red River Saloon
2005-03-31 8150 Club
2005-04-02 Cervante's Masterpiece Ballroom
2005-04-04 Velvet Room
2005-04-06 Bishop's Pub
2005-04-08 Crystal Ballroom
2005-04-10 Domino Room
2005-04-14 Chico Woman's Club
2005-04-16 The Independent
2005-04-20 Stella Blue
2005-04-22 Old Settler's Festival @ Old Settler's Festival
2005-04-23 Granada Theater
2005-04-26 The Nick
2005-04-27 Smith's Olde Bar
2005-04-29 MerleFest @ Wilkes Community College
2005-05-20 The Silo
2005-05-21 Bowery Ballroom
2005-05-27 Strawberry Music Festival @ Camp Mather
2005-06-16 Mojo's
2005-06-17 Wakarusa Music Festival @ Clinton Lake Park
2005-07-03 High Sierra Music Festival @ Plumas-Sierra County
2005-07-07 Vaudeville Mews
2005-07-09 Blissfest Festival Farm @ Blissfest Festival Farm
2005-07-16 Brookhaven Amphitheater
2005-07-30 Floyd Fest @ Floyd Fest
2005-08-07 Horning's Hideout
2005-08-12 Volunteer Fireman's Memorial Bandshell
2005-08-14 Gathering of the Vibes @ Indian Lookout Country Cl
2005-08-20 Delaware River Music Festival @ Delaware River Mus
2005-09-17 Cool Springs Farm
2005-09-22 Peaches Bar and Grill
2005-09-24 Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival @ Terrapin Hill Far
2005-10-07 Shokori Hills Grassroots Festival @ Shokori Hills
2005-10-08 Emerald Lounge
2005-10-10 Exit/Inn
2005-10-15 Neighborhood Theatre
2005-10-16 Smith's Olde Bar
2005-10-19 Bamboo Room
2005-10-22 Magnolia Festival @ Spirit of the Suwannee Music P
2005-10-29 Sherman Theater
2005-11-10 Century Lounge
2005-11-11 Blue Point Brewing Company
2005-11-12 Paramount Center for the Arts
2005-12-08 Revolution Hall
2005-12-10 Bowery Ballroom
2005-12-11 8x10 Club
2006-01-12 Tractor Tavern
2006-01-13 Crystal Ballroom
2006-01-14 WOW Hall
2006-01-19 Miner's Foundry
2006-01-21 The Fillmore
2006-01-25 University of Wyoming - Student Union
2006-01-28 Sheridan Opera House
2006-01-31 Wheeler Opera House
2006-02-03 Fox Theatre
2006-02-11 Spring Creek Ranch
2006-02-18 Mexicali Blues
2006-03-01 The Basement
2006-03-03 Martyrs'
2006-03-04 Barrymore Theatre
2006-03-09 Mississippi Nights
2006-03-10 Bluebird
2006-03-11 Headliners Music Hall
2006-03-18 Brookhaven National Lab - Berkner Hall
2006-04-06 Orange Peel
2006-04-07 House of Blues
2006-04-09 Cat's Cradle
2006-04-13 Smith's Olde Bar
2006-04-22 Paradise Rock Club
2006-05-28 Jam on the River @ Penn's Landing
2006-06-03 Blue Plum Festival @ Blue Plum Festival
2006-06-05 Exit/Inn
2006-06-07 Park West
2006-06-11 Wakarusa Music Festival @ Clinton Lake Park
2006-06-25 Kate Wolfe Festival @ Black Oak Ranch
2006-07-06 Cervante's Masterpiece Ballroom
2006-07-16 Baker Park Bandshell
2006-07-19 Old Armory
2006-07-21 10,000 Lakes Festival @ Soo Pass Ranch
2006-07-22 High Noon Saloon
2006-07-23 Shank Hall
2006-07-27 Floyd Fest @ Blue Cow Pavilion
2006-08-05 Cuthbert Amphitheater
2006-08-17 Rocks Off Boat Cruise @ The Temptress
2006-09-15 Rhythm & Roots Reunion @ downtown Bristol
2006-09-19 The Music Mill
2006-09-26 Pour House
2006-09-28 Neighborhood Theatre
2006-10-21 Joshua Tree Music Festival @ Joshua Tree Music Fes
2006-10-28 Starland Ballroom
2006-11-25 Beacon Theatre
2006-12-01 Paradise Rock Club
2006-12-29 Southpaw