Mood IndigoGAMBIER, Ohio (January 27, 2011)
Emily Saliers, one half of the folk-rock duo Indigo Girls, will perform and lecture at Kenyon with her father, Don Saliers, on Tuesday, February 1.
"A Conversation with Emily Saliers and Don Saliers" is at 11:10 a.m. in the Peirce Hall Lounge, 201 College-Park St. Their performance, called "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning," is at 7:30 p.m. in the Brandi Recital Hall in Storer Hall. Both events are free.
The Saliers co-wrote the book A Song to Sing, A Life to Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice. Publishers Weekly called it a "warmly personal book about the healing power of music." Emily Salier formed the Indigo Girls with Amy Ray more than twenty years ago. Don Saliers is a professor emeritus at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University and a church musician.
The Indigo Girls won a Grammy award in 1990 for best contemporary folk album for their album Indigo Girls. They have released thirteen studio and four live albums.