Amy Rigby: Girl to City – Tickets – Jammin Java – Vienna, VA – October 18th, 2019

Amy Rigby: Girl to City

Amy Rigby: Girl to City

Friday October 18, 2019

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Standing GA $15 | Seated GA $20 | Premier $25 | Premier Plus $25

This event is all ages

• Full dinner and drink menu available
• The Premier Plus section is a raised area with great views and reserved seats and tables. There is a dedicated server for faster service

Amy Rigby
Amy Rigby
AMY RIGBY is a songwriter, musician and performer. Her most recent album The Old Guys was voted one of the top 100 albums of 2018 in the Pazz & Jop US music critics’ poll, and new single "The President Can't Read" was #1 in Rolling Stone's Real Life Top 10, March 2019. She plays her songs all over the world and writes online at diaryofamyrigby.wordpress.com. She lives with her husband and sometime duet partner Wreckless Eric in New York’s Hudson Valley. When she isn’t touring, she pours beer and sells books at The Spotty Dog in Hudson.


GIRL TO CITY on tour


October 8th, Amy will release her long awaited memoir, GIRL TO CITY. For her fall US tour, Amy will read selections from the book & play songs from her catalog on acoustic & Danelectro 12 string guitars.

FROM THE SINGER-SONGWRITER ACCLAIMED FOR HER HONEST,
INSIGHTFUL LYRICS AND ROCK & ROLL SPIRIT, A POIGNANT AND
UNFLINCHING STORY ABOUT COMING OF AGE THROUGH
MUSIC AND MOTHERHOOD IN 20TH CENTURY NEW YORK.


GIRL TO CITY follows one young woman's progression from Elton John fan in the Pittsburgh suburbs to Manhattan art student; from punk show habitué to fledgling musician to cult singer-songwriter who caused a sensation with 1996 debut solo album Diary Of A Mod Housewife.

Set in a ramshackle twentieth century New York world of homemade clubs and bands, through love affairs, temp jobs and motherhood, GIRL TO CITY describes the screw-ups and charmed moments it took for a girl in the crowd at CBGB to pick up a guitar and sing her truth on stage, creating an identity as an artist back when female musician role models were still rare. For anyone who ever imagined trying to make a life out of what they love.


“I’m beyond excited about GIRL TO CITY, a gorgeously written memoir that resounds with Rigby’s signature vulnerability and rueful wit.” — Claire Dederer, author of New York Times bestselling memoir Poser: My Life In Twenty-Three Yoga Poses


“Amy Rigby writes the way she performs and sings, laced with insight, humor, self awareness, and above all, heart.” — Lenny Kaye, musician, producer, author
Venue Information:
Jammin Java
227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA, 22180
https://jamminjava.com/