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'''Emily Saliers''' (born July 22, 1963) is an [[USA|American]] singer-songwriter and member of the Indigo Girls. Saliers plays lead guitar as well as banjo, piano, mandolin, ukelele, and many other instruments.
 
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'''Emily Saliers''' (born July 22, 1963) is an [[USA|American]] singer-songwriter and member of the Indigo Girls. Saliers plays lead guitar as well as banjo, piano, mandolin, ukelele, and many other instruments.
   
 
Saliers was born in New Haven, Connecticut. She began her college education at Tulane University, but transferred to Emory University, graduating in 1985 with a degree in English. While at Emory, she formed the folk rock duo Indigo Girls with classmate Amy Ray.
 
Saliers was born in New Haven, Connecticut. She began her college education at Tulane University, but transferred to Emory University, graduating in 1985 with a degree in English. While at Emory, she formed the folk rock duo Indigo Girls with classmate Amy Ray.
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* Saliers has a passion for wine collecting, and is the co-owner of [http://www.watershedrestaurant.com Watershed Restaurant] in Decatur, Georgia. Emily also co-founded the [http://www.flyingbiscuit.com Flying Biscuit Cafe] in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
* Saliers has a passion for wine collecting, and is the co-owner of [http://www.watershedrestaurant.com Watershed Restaurant] in Decatur, Georgia. Emily also co-founded the [http://www.flyingbiscuit.com Flying Biscuit Cafe] in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
* Saliers has co-written a book with her father, Don Saliers, a theology professor at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, called ''A Song To Sing, A Life To Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice''. Emily and her father often conduct book signings and church appearances around the country in support of the book, [http://www.cathedral.org/cathedral/video/saliers050510.shtml one of which was at] the National Cathedral in Washington, DC in May 2005.
 
* Saliers has co-written a book with her father, Don Saliers, a theology professor at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, called ''A Song To Sing, A Life To Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice''. Emily and her father often conduct book signings and church appearances around the country in support of the book, [http://www.cathedral.org/cathedral/video/saliers050510.shtml one of which was at] the [[Washington National Cathedral|National Cathedral]] in Washington, DC in May 2005.
 
 
 
   
 
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Emily Saliers
Occupationsinger-songwriter, restauranteur
SpouseTristin Chipman

Emily Saliers (born July 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and member of the Indigo Girls. Saliers plays lead guitar as well as banjo, piano, mandolin, ukelele, and many other instruments.

Saliers was born in New Haven, Connecticut. She began her college education at Tulane University, but transferred to Emory University, graduating in 1985 with a degree in English. While at Emory, she formed the folk rock duo Indigo Girls with classmate Amy Ray.

In 2004, Saliers composed her first film score for the independent short film, "One Weekend A Month". Although she has not yet released a solo album, she regularly does solo appearances at benefit shows or as a guest with friends' bands.

Trivia

  • Saliers has a passion for wine collecting, and is the co-owner of Watershed Restaurant in Decatur, Georgia. Emily also co-founded the Flying Biscuit Cafe in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Saliers has co-written a book with her father, Don Saliers, a theology professor at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, called A Song To Sing, A Life To Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice. Emily and her father often conduct book signings and church appearances around the country in support of the book, one of which was at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC in May 2005.
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