Amy Davis grew up in Millerton,
New York. She spent considerable time in the Northeast playing
and recording with the Little City String Band and it's Cajun
incarnation the Swampcats and also the Cajun band
Dirty Rice. In 1992 she moved to North Carolina to study Folklore
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a Folklorist,
Amy has done fieldwork in both western & eastern Kentucky,
Harkers Island, in North Carolina, and worked on the Blue
Ridge Heritage Initiative for the North Carolina Arts Council.
While in Kentucky she recorded a cassette with Kentucky old time
fiddler Herstel Flynn. Amy has worked at the Southern Folklife Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, and currently is the Music teacher at Forest View Elementary School in Durham, NC.