2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: Reeperbahn Festival

Aisha Burns

Wednesday, March 18
8:00PM - 8:40PM

77 Rainey St


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Aisha Burns is a violinist and singer-songwriter living in Austin, Texas.

Hailing from central Texas, Aisha moved to Austin when she was 18, and in 2006 joined folk rock outfit Alex Dupree and the Trapdoor Band (now Idyl), her first musical endeavor beyond the classical realm. She joined Balmorhea on violin in 2007 and has been touring, recording and performing with both bands ever since. After years of secret singing, she began tracking a project of her own. Inspired by Gillian Welch, Nina Simone, the warmth of a string quartet, the quiet of night, loss, and simplicity, her debut record "Life in the Midwater" was born.

The Midwater is a layer of the ocean just above the deep sea. Known for its absolute darkness, it’s only illuminated in small bouts by the neon glow of light producing fish. In the same way that one wrong collision with an enemy concealed in the dark could be a fatal mistake for one of these crea...

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