Futurebirds are an indie rock band formed in 2008 from Athens, Georgia. Their first album, Hampton's Lullaby, was released on Autumn Tone Records on July 27, 2010. Their self titled EP was re-released in February 2011 and their second EP, Via Flamina, was released in April 2011.
Futurebirds are known for their high energy shows and country rock infused sound. Their music incorporates reverb-soaked four-part harmonies supported by pedal steel guitar, rhythmic percussion, banjo, mandolin, and acoustic and electric guitars with heavy feedback, and has been described as 'psychedelic country'.
The band has often shared the stage with Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, Dead Confederate,The Whigs, Blitzen Trapper and Jonny Corndawg.
During summer 2011 the group toured with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on the Bonnaroo Buzz Tour and performed twice during the Bonnaroo festival.