Indigo Girls Schedule
While other artists of the 80s era have melted into the background, the Indigo Girls haven't
dulled with age. They first surfacedin the late part of that decade as purveyorsof folk music during the revival period, but
have proven they beartimeless qualities to give them some longevity. The combinationof their two authenticdispositions and
songwriting approaches deliveran unparalleledbalance.
Recognized for her complex music and mellow sound, Emily Saliers
was inclined to be attractedto the spiritual and intangible. On the other side of the coin, Amy Ray tapped into punk rock,
borrowing influencesfrom Husker Du, the Pretenders and the Jam. Despite their different styles, the Indigo Girls have managed
to stick around forthree decades and to maintain their loyal fan base.
The Indigo Girls are back on the road again,
and you can catch them at venues like the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Collingswood, New Jersey; Mahaffey Theater in Saint
Petersburg, Florida; Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Ferguson Center for the Arts Concert Hall in Newport
News, Virginia; and Cincinnati Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio.Sign up for event updates through StubHub to get the skinny
on the Indigo Girls' full schedule, so you'll always be in the know when they head to a town near you.
With roots dating back to elementary school, Emily Saliers and Amy Ray started making musictogether
in high school in Decatur, Georgia.They coinedthemselves the Indigo Girls in 1985, while studying atEmory University, with
a weekly musical commitment at abar in the Emory Village area. Prior to that, they playedunder the monikersof The B-Band and
later on as Saliers and Ray. Their eponymousand autonomouslyrecorded EP droppedin 1986. A year later, they issued their full-length
effort, Strange Fire. With only 7,000 copies released, the album didn'tmake any waves on the music scene. But things started
to liven up for the Indigo Girls in 1988, boosted by the popularity of other acts of the time like Suzanne Vega, 10,000 Maniacs
and Tracy Chapman. They quickly inked a deal with Epic Records. In 1989, their self-titledalbum was a success, featuring the
hit "Closer to Fine." The album crackedthe Top 30 and claimed a Grammy for Best Folk Recording in 1989. Two years later, the
album attained platinum sales. Re-released in the fall, Strange Fire contained a cover of "Get Together," which was swapped
for one of the album's initial tracks. The follow-up, 1990′s Nomads Indians Saints, earneda Grammy nod and later on
In 1991, an EP, Back on the Bus, Y'All, droppedand claimedgold status and a Grammy nomination as
well. A year later in the spring, the Indigo Girls' Rites of Passage, scored the No. 22 slotand earned platinum status by
the close of theyear. Next came Swamp Ophelia which debuted the charts at No. 9. Another gold album was added to the Indigo
Girls' catalogby the year's end.
In 1995, the double live album 1200 Curfews appearedfollowed by the much-anticipated
Shaming of the Sun in 1997. Two years later, Come on Now Socialarrived. The Indigo Girls cut several more albums throughout
the 2000s, including Become You in 2002, followed by All That We Let In in 2004. The latter albumwas recognized as one of
their strongest efforts in years. A rarities set droppedin 2005, celebrating their 20-year anniversary as the Indigo Girls.
Their most recent albumisBeauty Queen Sister (2011).
Indigo Girls Hit Albums
The Indigo Girls' studio
albums include: Strange Fire (1987 and 1989); Indigo Girls (1989); Nomads Indians Saints (1990); Rites of Passage (1992);
Swamp Ophelia (1994); Shaming of the Sun (1997); Come on Now Social (1999); Become You (2002); All That We Let In (2004);
Despite Our Differences (2006); Poseidon and the Bitter Bug (2009); Holly Happy Days (2010); and Beauty Queen Sister(2011).
Their live albums include: Back on the Bus, Y'all (1991); 1200 Curfews(1995); Perfect World (EP) (live, 2004); Staring Down
the Brilliant Dream (2010); and Beauty Queen Sister (2011).
Indigo Girls Trivia
The Indigo Girls are as
dedicated to environmental and social justice campaigns as they are to their music. They launched Honor the Earth along with
Winona LaDuke. They've also leveraged their celebrity status to the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and the
Human Rights Campaign.
Indigo Girls Concert Experience
The Indigo Girls are guaranteed to light up every
stage with their infectious and clever lyrics. Don't miss out on your chance to see Amy Ray and Emily Saliers belt out their
best hits in front of a crowd of fellow folk-rock fans. The Indigo Girls have been tantalizing audiences of all ages for decades,
and now they're back and stronger than ever!
Why stay home glued to the tube when you could be out with your friends
enjoying yourself at an Indigo Girls concert? Nothing compares to the experience of taking in a live show surrounded by other
passionate fans, singing along with your favorite tunes.Whenever and wherever the Indigo Girls are performing, one thing is
for sure, they are guaranteed to put on a fantastic show. It is an unparalleled concert experience that you will hope never
comes to a close. By the time the night is through you will be anxiously anticipating the next time the Indigo Girls come
back to town. Indulge in the enthralling music of the Indigo Girls, and reserve your tickets in advance through StubHub before
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