Sid Selvidge and Amy Speace in concert at Otherlands

By Judy Kitts
On Saturday, November 6, at 8pm at Otherlands Coffee Bar (641 S. Cooper Street) Memphis Acoustic Music Association (MAMA) is presenting Sid Selvidge and Amy Speace in concert. Memphis’ Sid Selvidge and Nashville’s Amy Speace, both acclaimed acoustic singer-song­writers, teamed up in 2010 to record the CD, I Should Be Blue, which is receiving rave reviews. Houston Press wrote, “Amy Speace is the perfect torchbearer for the unconscious cool of true Americana.” Jerry Wexler, with his famed eye for musical talent, understood “Sid Selvidge is a national treasure, an irreplaceable resource––a southern patrician who sings the rootest American music like a natural man….”

Tickets for this event are $20 and are on sale at Davis-Kidd Booksellers and Otherlands. For more information call (901) 278-4994 or visit Mamamusic.org.

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