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Free At Noon

Hear a Free At Noon Concert at 12noon ET from WXPN. Broadcast from the stage of World Cafe Live in Philadelphia

Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Amy Helm performs a live midday concert on Friday.

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Dec 4, 2015
Though Amy Helm has spent much of her life playing in bands, from her time in New York folk group Ollabelle to performing along side her father in the Levon Helm Band, this year saw the release of her debut solo outing. The personal, intimate songs on Helm's rootsy 'Didn't It Rain' feature appearances by members of Little Feat, Marco Benevento, John Medeski, as well as the final drum recordings of Levon.

"Didn't It Rain" has been praised by NPR and Rolling Stone, with the former premiering Helm's first single from the LP, "Rescue Me."

Amy Helm and her Handsome Strangers band will open for Anders Osborne in February at the Ardmore Music Hall; get a preview with this week's Free at Noon by signing up here.

Recent Release: Didn't It Rain
Release Date: July 24, 2015
Label: Entertainment One Music/ENT. ONE MUSIC

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