Originating in Raleigh, North Carolina, Bowerbirds is an American folk band. It got its start in 2006. Band members include Philip Moore (vocals, guitar), Beth Tacular (accordion, vocals), and Mark Paulson (violin, vocals). Hymns for a Dark Horse was the band’s debut album; it was released in 2007. The band’s second album (Upper Air) was released in 2009, with its third album (The Clearing) released in 2012.