For critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Aaron Burdett writing and creating songs is rooted somewhere deep in his psyche, something that can’t be denied and has to be shared. His lyrics are soul touching, intelligent, witty and poetic all at once while his music style is a seamless blend of Americana, country, blues, bluegrass, and folk-rock that cohesively creates a story.

Aaron Burdett

9:00PM

Aaron is listed as one of the top 10 most important musicians of western North Carolina by WNC Magazine, alongside such greats as Doc Watson, Steep Canyon Rangers, and The Avett Brothers. Also receiving critical acclaim as a songwriter in 2012, “Going Home to Carolina” won Our State Magazine’s “Carolina Songs”; and in May 2013 Aaron’s song “Magpie” won 3rd place bluegrass song in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at Merlefest. Over the years Aaron has been a finalist in numerous other songwriting competitions including The Mountain Stage Songwriting Contest, The NC Songwriter’s Cooperative Songwriting Contest, and the Hank Williams Songwriting Contest.

Aaron has 7 albums, Refuge (2017 on Organic Records), Tinderbox (2015 on Organic records), Fruits of My Labor (2014 on Organic Records), Breathing Underwater (2012), Stand Up Eight (2010), Resolve (2008) , and The Weight of Words (2005).

Genre: Bluegrass Jazz Classical Motown Rock Classic Rock Southern Rock Americana Acoustic Old-Time Folk Rock Indie Country Folk Jam Blues Reggae World Instrumental Funk Swing Country Western Singer Songwriter Gypsy Jazz Celtic Atl Country Gospel Pop Hip-Hop Honky Tonk R&B Soul Story Teller

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