If you are hoping to see Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, better known as Indigo Girls
, at the Kimmel Center on April 12, you better act fast. Seats are nearly sold out for the performance.
The legendary folk duo quickly became a breakout act in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They've recorded a prolific 14 studio albums, including this year's "One Lost Day," to be released in June. In addition to their music, the duo has been hailed for their political activism in service of the environment, gay rights and the rights of Native Americans, among other causes.
For this special show Indigo Girls will perform with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. Indigo Girls has performed with several live orchestras recently, but this will be their first performance with a youth orchestra.
President and Musical Director of PYO Louis Scaglione said in a statement announcing the performance: "We are honored to be invited to perform with this legendary performing group. It’s a wonderful complement to our orchestra, especially this year as we celebrate the orchestra’s 75th Anniversary. This is truly, the icing on the proverbial cake."
Sunday, April 12
8 p.m. | $46-70Kimmel Center
300 S. Broad St.