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Indigo Girls' Emily Saliers Talks About Her Music, Coming To St. Augustine

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers with the Indigo Girls perform during the Live From the Drive-In concert series at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre on Friday, October 23, 2020, in Atlanta.
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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers with the Indigo Girls perform during the Live From the Drive-In concert series at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre on Friday, October 23, 2020, in Atlanta.

The iconic folk duo Indigo Girls play the St. Augustine Amphitheatre next month.

Emily Saliers and her band mate, Amy Ray, met in elementary school in Georgia. Then, they joined the chorus in high school and became fast friends. 

In an interview with Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect Friday, Saliers said they’re both observers of life, but two very different people.

“We write differently, our music is different from each other; I think it gives it a little bit more, like here’s something for everybody in a way - if you dig into this kinda stuff or that kinda stuff. We sort of cover more bases than if we were two women doing the same kind of music,” Saliers said.

The grammy winning duo’s long-running success includes more than 50 performances with symphonies across the country. The Indigo Girls will be at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Sunday, May 30th at 7 p.m.  Tickets are on sale at The AMP's box office and at ticketmaster.com.

The entire interview with Emily Saliers can be heard on Friday’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, which encores at 8 p.m. on WJCT News 89.9.

Michelle Corum can be reached at mcorum@wjct.org, 904-358-6308 or on Twitter at @MCorumonME.

Michelle Corum joined WJCT as "Morning Edition" host in 2012 and has worked in public broadcasting as an announcer and reporter for public radio stations in Lawrence, Kansas, and Interlochen, Michigan. She also manages WJCT's Radio Reading Service for sight-impaired listeners.