Alicia Jo Rabins fronts this dynamic indie rock band from Portland, Ore., by way of Brooklyn, featuring Rabins on vocals, fiddle and guitar, and her husband Aaron Hartman on bass. Girls in Trouble has performed across the U.S., Canada and Europe, released two albums and received critical praise from Huffington Post, the New Yorker, and LA Weekly. The CDs, released on the groundbreaking JDub Records label, are "Girls in Trouble" (2009) and "Half You, Half Me" (2011). The band is working on its third album in a song cycle about the complicated lives of the women in the Bible, the original "girls in trouble."
Alicia Jo Rabins
A classically trained violinist since the age of three, Alicia is the songwriter and bandleader of Girls in Trouble, an indie-folk song cycle about the complicated lives of women in Torah, which has performed across the US, Canada and Europe, released two albums, and garnered critical praise from Huffington Post, the New Yorker, and LA Weekly. Alicia is the recipient of grants and scholarships from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Six Points Fellowship, and the LABA Fellowship at the 14th St Y, and has served as a cultural ambassador for the US State Department, performing American fiddle music in Central America and Kuwait.
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