Indigo Girls

While 2023 saw Grammy-winning duo Indigo Girls' iconic song "Closer to Fine" used prominently in Greta Gerwig's hit film Barbie, 2024 finds the Indigo Girls and their music in two films as well as playing their biggest tour venues in 25 years on co-billed tours with Amos Lee and Melissa Etheridge. The folk icons were guests this morning on both Morning Joe and The Today Show performing their new single from the film Glitter & Doom, "What We Wanna Be."


In an exciting announcement for fans of heartfelt storytelling and acoustic melodies, the Indigo Girls and Amos Lee are joining forces for a series of major North American amphitheater dates this September. This unique collaboration brings together two of the most respected acts in the singer-songwriter genre for a tour that promises to be an unforgettable experience. Tickets for this highly anticipated series of concerts go on sale this week.

Grammy-winning folk icons Indigo Girls will join Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter/rocker Melissa Etheridge for a run of co-billed shows this August. The tour kicks off at Ravinia at Highland Park, IL and will include select Midwest and Northeast dates (see below), followed by their co-billed West Coast tour with Amos Lee. Pre-sale tickets for Indigo Girls' fans go on sale this Wednesday, January 17 @ 10 a.m. local with tickets on sale to the public on Friday, January 19 at 10 a.m. local; all tickets are available at

Indigo Girls and Amos Lee are teaming up for a string of major North American amphitheater dates in September 2024; tickets go on sale this week. The tour kicks off September 15 at the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO and moves west from there with notable stops at Los Angeles’ Greek Theater, the Santa Barbara Bowl, and Oregon’s Edgefield Amphitheater. The artists will rotate who performs the closing set each night depending on the market.

Each year, the Pace Women’s Justice Center (PWJC) commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October with the culmination of its Raising the Bar Benefit Concert. This year’s concert will take place at the Capitol Theatre on Thursday, November 3, at 8:00 PM. Tickets are on sale Friday, August 18 at The full-length concert will be exclusively performed by the Grammy-winning duo, Indigo Girls.


Released in 1989, Indigo Girls' eponymous major label debut sold over two million copies under the power of singles “Closer to Fine” and “Kid Fears” and turned Indigo Girls into one of the most successful folk duos in history. Over a thirty-five-year career that began in clubs around their native Atlanta, Georgia, the multi-Grammy-winning duo of Emily Saliers and Amy Ray has recorded sixteen studio albums, sold over 15 million records, and built a dedicated, enduring following across the globe.

It's been a busy year for Amy Ray. As half of iconic folk duo Indigo Girls, she received the Americana Music Association's Spirit Award along with a heartfelt introduction by longtime friend Brandi Carlile. Her acclaimed solo album, If It All Goes South, featuring a stunning collection of songs dealing with Ray's conflicted relationship with her beloved South, reached #10 on the Americana radio album chart and remains in the top 15.

Over the past four years, the Opelika Songwriters Festival has attracted die-hard live music fans from around the Southeast to hear original songwriters spanning many genres of music perform their songs. Restaurants, bars, a distillery and an Inn in historic downtown Opelika become music listening rooms for two nights and a third day for dozens of solo, band, and in-the-round performances throughout the weekend of October 14 – 16, 2022.

Indigo Girls will be honored with The Spirit of Americana Award for lifetime achievement as songwriters and recording and touring artists as well as outspoken social activists during a televised ceremony at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, September 14. The awards ceremony serves as the hallmark event of Americanafest produced by the Americana Music Association (the AMA), which takes place this year on Sept. 13-17 in Nashville, TN.

Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music explores one of the most intense and unique relationships between people who rarely meet: music artists and their fans. Folk-rock icons Indigo Girls openly share their journey, which has powerfully influenced the life of their biggest fan. Composer and pianist Vijay Iyer examines issues of immigration and race through his music; his work touches the heart of Garnette, a “man of the streets” from Kingston, Jamaica.

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