Portuguese-Canadian, accordion, banjo, guitar and ukulele playing, song-writer, singer, stomper.
“I’ll go as far as to say… WHERE THE DARKNESS GOES is the album that Nanci Griffith and Dolly Parton have both been trying to produce for several years and Awna Teixeira has taken the first steps on the ladder to emulate their success.” 5/5 No Depression/Maverick Magazine UK 2012/13
“A bag of riches from Po’ Girl front-woman! “Teixeira’s voice is a delightfully gentle instrument; like the elfin sister of Emmylou Harris and Stevie Nicks.” 4/5 Americana UK 2012
“It is safe to say there is no one else quite like Awna, with her quirky take on roots music that combines highlonesome ‘hillbilly’ music with folk and probably more than a nod to her Portuguese roots, the only addition that can really explain this unique rootsy amalgamate of beautiful sounds.” 5/5 American Roots UK 2012