Friday, Feb. 27, 2009

Indigo Girls @ The Pabst Theater, April 23

By Shepherd Express Staff
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Grammy-winning songwriting duo the Indigo Girls will headline a Thursday, April 23 concert at the Pabst Theater, the venue announced today. From the press release:

Its been two decades since the Indigo Girls launched their career with their independently released debut album, 1987s Strange Fire. Now, after entertaining millions of fans with their 10 major-label studio albums (nine on Epic Records and one, 2006s Despite Our Differences, on Hollywood Records), Emily Saliers and Amy Ray have come full circle with the independent release of their new 2-CD album, Poseidon And The Bitter Bug, on their new label IG Recordings, distributed through Vanguard Records.

The new album reunites the Grammy-winning duo with veteran producer, arranger and keyboardist Mitchell Froom (Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney, Los Lobos and others), who worked on the Indigo Girls acclaimed 2006 release, Despite Our Differences. Longtime bassist Clare Kenny, drummer Matt Chamberlin and engineer David Boucher make up the rest of the core band but the sound is pure Indigo Girls, with uplifting, effortless harmonies; honest, passionately involved lyrics and infectious melodies.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 7.

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