016_lschneider_Amy+Huck03052019.jpgAmy Speace is a singer, songwriter, producer and writer-writer.  Her essays have been published by The New York Times, American Songwriter Magazine, Blurt.com, The Blue Rock Journal and The Nashville Scene.  A critically-acclaimed Folk/Americana recording artist, she started playing music in the NYC folk music scene and was discovered in 2005 by Judy Collins and signed to her record label, Wildflower Records.  In 2006 she was nominated by the International Folk Alliance as an Emerging Artist of the Year.  Her songs have been recorded by Judy Collins, Memphis Blues Hall of Fame Sid Selvidge, Red Molly, Wild Ponies and others.  She has released 5 solo albums, 1 with her side project trio, Applewood Road, contributed songs to many compilations including a tribute to Judy Collins. Amy is currently working on her next album, due to be released in late 2018.  She is also a teacher of songwriting and performance, having taught at Berklee College of Music, Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Song School, Kerrville Folk Festival Song School and others.  She has produced folk artist RJ Cowdrey’s latest record and is planning to do more of this.  She is the founder of the weekly writing workshop “East Nashville Song Salon.”  Amy lives in East Nashville with her writer husband, Jamey, their newborn son, Huckleberry and their neurotic Redbone Coonhound Flo. http://www.amyspeace.com is where her music avatar lives.