SXSW 2014 #MEAL Kristen Cothron & the Darkside

"Tougher than Fiona Apple, edgier than Norah Jones, Cothron combines cabaret and indie rock as well as anyone since Elvis Costello..." -Memphis Playbook

The music of Kristen Cothron is born from a dark Southern psyche charred by half-burned cigarette ash then soaked in sweet tea. Press/Booking:

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