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Tedeschi Trucks Band & Amy Ray
Beacon Theatre - NY
Sep 30 2016
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Amy Elizabeth Ray is one of the famous American singer and songwriter of the present times. She is also a member of the well-known contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls. She was born on April 12, 1964.
She had started a solo career in the year of 2001, with the release of heir first album as a solo artist, named Stag, a sort of a southern and punk rock album.
Her career owes a great deal to the band named The Butchies, which had provided support for five of her songs, and Nineteen Forty-Five and the Rock-A-Teens supported on one song apiece. Ray had released her second album named Prom in the year of 2004.
The third album of Amy was released in the month of December in 2006, named as Live from Knoxville. Her fourth and the latest album named Didn't It Feel Kinder, has been released on August 5, 2008. Quite interestingly, her backup band for her Stag tour was The Butchies.
Later, in the tour for her Prom album, she had brought Les Nuby for guitar, Will Lochamy for drums, and Jody Bleyle for bass. Later, Bleyle was replaced with Tara Jane O'Neil due to her own personal reasons.
If we look at the biographical details of Ray, then it comes to our notice that she was born and raised in the town of Decatur in Georgia. She had started her college level studies from Vanderbilt University.
Only after a year at Vanderbilt, Ray had planned to return to the Atlanta area to continue her education at Emory University. Ray had graduated from Emory in 1986 with majors in English and Religion. At present, she is living in the foothills of North Georgia.
It is worth mentioning here, that despite having a wonderful career as a solo artist, and as a band member of Indigo Girls, She is also running an independent record label, named Daemon Records, which she had inaugurated in the year of 1990 and which is based in her home town of Decatur.
There are many important bands on the list of the Daemon Records like Girlyman, Nineteen Forty-Five, Magnapop, Michelle Malone, Gerard McHugh, Three Finger Cowboy, Danielle Howle and the Tantrums, Grady Cousins, The Oblivious, Snow Machine, Rose Polenzani and Utah Phillips.
Ray is not only contented with her musical career and recording company, therefore she is termed out as an activist on political and social issues as well.
She had fought for several of the sensitive issues related with modern day America like gay rights, abortion rights, Native American rights, low-power broadcasting, women's rights, indigenous struggles, gun control, the Zapatista movement, environmental protection and the anti-death penalty movement among others.
She has also traveled to various area like Chiapas, Mexico for her support to the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Ray along with Emily Saliers, had co-founded an association named Honor the Earth with Winona LaDuke.
The associations mission is to create awareness and support for Native environmental issues and to enhance and create financial and political opportunities for the survival of sustainable Native communities.
Honor the Earth serves its purpose by using the platform of music, the arts, the media, and Indigenous wisdom and asking the people to recognize the joint dependency on the Earth and be a voice for those not heard.