Amy Speace will make her long-overdue Sundilla debut on Friday, October 4. Showtime at the AUUF is 7:30, and you can get advance tickets for just $15 at Spicer’s Music, Ross House Coffee, and online at sundillamusic.com; admission at the door will be $20. Free coffee, tea, water and food will be available at the show, and the audience is welcome to bring their own favorite food or beverage.
Amy Speace is timeless and classic, and a bit out of her own era. “She has one of the richest and loveliest voices in the genre and her songs are luxuriously smart,” writes journalist Craig Havighurst (host of Nashville’s “Music City Roots). “She’s profoundly personal yet also a bit mythic.”
Since her discovery in 2006 by folk-pop icon Judy Collins, who signed her to her own imprint Wildflower Records, Speace has been heralded as one of the leading voices of the new generation of American folk singers. Her song “The Weight of the World” was named as the #4 Best Folk Song of the last decade.
Her songs have been recorded by Judy Collins, Red Molly, Memphis Hall of Fame bluesman Sid Selvidge, and many others. Amy has been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Marketplace” and has appeared 4 times on “Mountain Stage”, as well as many folk festivals around the world.
For more information, go to www.sundillamusic.com