On a balmy summer evening at the famous Threadgill's in Austin, TX prog rock band The Aaron Clift Experiment performed their new CD Outer Light, Inner Darkness, in its entirety, including a string quartet.
by Henry Schneider, Published 2015-08-29
The Aaron Clift Experiment held a CD Release concert at Threadgill's in Austin, TX on August 27, 2015 to launch their brand new album Outer Light, Inner Darkness. The first set lasted about 30 minutes featuring songs from their 2012 album Lonely Hills. After a short break they performed the entire new album. What made the performance so special was the inclusion of a string quartet with them on stage.
The show was filmed – we'll post the video links when they're available.
Related artist(s): Aaron Clift
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