(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Singer-songwriter Amy Rigby will perform at The Saint in Asbury Park on Wednesday, March 14 shortly before heading out to the UK for a series of dates. Rigby has made a life out of writing and singing about life. With bands Last Roundup and the Shams in eighties NYC East Village to her solo debut Diary Of A Mod Housewife out of nineties Williamsburg; through a songwriting career in 2000s Nashville and during the past decade with duo partner Wreckless Eric, she’s released records on visionary independent labels Rounder, Matador, Signature Sounds and reborn Stiff Records as well as her and Eric’s own Southern Domestic Recordings.
The Old Guys, her first solo album in a dozen years, measures the weight of heroes, home; family, friends and time. Philip Roth and Bob Dylan, CD/cassette players, touring, the wisdom of age and Walter White, groupies, Robert Altman, egg creams and mentors are paid tribute. Twelve songs written by Amy and recorded by Wreckless Eric in upstate New York, The Old Guys is the sound of a good girl grown up, never giving up.
The New York Times said, “Her whimsical, often autobiographical songs are masterful. Funny and enticing, she is up there with the likes of Paul Simon and Randy Newman.” The Village Voice wrote, "Rigby combines formidable aural craftsmanship with blunt, self-deprecating honesty."
The Saint is located at 601 Main Street in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
originally published: 2018-02-14 00:00:00
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