About Amy Helm
Amy Helm is an American singer-songwriter and daughter of The Band drummer Levon Helm and singer Libby Titus. She is a past member of the Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Band and Ollabelle, as well as her own touring band.
Her debut solo album, Didn’t It Rain, was released in July 2015, and her second release This Too Shall Light will be released September 2018 on Yep Roc Records.
Helm conducted an in-depth interview about her life and career with The Pods & Sods Network in 2016 That year she and her band performed at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival.
Helm was born in Woodstock, New York, United States, and spent her childhood between Woodstock, Los Angeles, and New York City. She attended Trinity High School where she studied jazz with Dr. Aaron Bell, while singing in bands, playing in New York City clubs and bars.
In 1999, Helm joined her father in his blues band The Barn Burners. They toured the country playing traditional blues music.
In 2001, she was a co-founding member of alt-country ensemble Ollabelle. Ollabelle toured and recorded for 10 years, releasing three critically acclaimed albums, Ollabelle , Riverside Battle Songs , and Neon Blue Bird .
In 2004, she and her father built the Midnight Ramble concerts at his home in Woodstock, NY. The concerts began as a rent party and grew into a Woodstock institution, featuring artists such as Emmylou Harris, Allen Toussaint, Elvis Costello, Phil Lesh, and many others.
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