Amy Helm

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Amy Helm
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Amy Helm in 2015
Background information
Birth name Amy Helm
Born (1970-12-03) December 3, 1970 (age 46)
Woodstock, New York, United States
Genres Folk rock, folk, rock, blues, country, Americana
Occupation(s) Musician, producer, artist
Instruments Mandolin, vocals, bass, drums
Years active 1997–present
Associated acts Levon Helm, Larry Campbell, Ollabelle, Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers
Website www.amyhelm.com

Amy Helm (born December 3, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter and daughter of The Band drummer Levon Helm and singer Libby Titus. She is a past and current member of the Levon Helm Band, the Dirt Farmer Band, the Midnight Ramble Band, Ollabelle,[1][2] as well as her own touring band, Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers.

Her debut solo album, Didn’t It Rain, was released in July 2015.[3]

Helm conducted an in-depth interview about her life and career with The Pods & Sods Network in 2016 [4] That year she and her band performed at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ledgin, Stephanie P. (2010). Discovering Folk Music. p. 37. ISBN 9780275993870. OCLC 276335257. Ola Belle was such a revered, influential figure, that young artists have promoted her music vigorously in recent years. The group Ollabelle, anchored by Amy Helm—daughter of rock music's Levon Helm of the Band who, in the traditional folk. 
  2. ^ Sweet, Brian (2008). Steely Dan: Reelin' in the Years. ISBN 9780711935518. OCLC 30913514. The latter group, a roots-rock band, features Fagen's stepdaughter Amy Helm. The intention is that Ollabelle will open the show and then act as backing band for Fagen and Snow. * * * With the passing of the years, it's no secret that like so [...] 
  3. ^ Dougherty, Steve (21 July 2015). "Amy Helm Talks About Her Debut Solo Album, ‘Didn’t It Rain’". Retrieved 8 March 2017 – via www.wsj.com. 
  4. ^ "EM44 – Amy Helm". 7 November 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2017. 
  5. ^ " 2016 Edmonton Folk Fest an understated, wonderful weekend". Edmonton Sun, By Fish Griwkowsky. August 07, 2016