I am thrilled to announce that I’ll be touring this fall, and boy it’s been a long time coming! And it gets better – I will be on stage together with my dear friends and colleagues, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Marc Cohn! Most tickets go on sale this Friday, June 18th at shawncolvin.com. This is[…]
Hi Everyone! I sure have missed playing live shows for y’all in person which obviously isn’t possible right now. So in lieu of that I’m going to do a three concert live stream series called Live From These Four Walls here in Austin at Arlyn Studios. Each show will be unique; Fat City – top[…]
I was put in mind of this question by Allison Moorer: Who benefits more? The forgiver, or the forgiven? I’m telling a personal story about my dear dad and me on the new episode of the Meditative Story podcast. CLICK HERE to listen.
Shawn’s induction in to the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame, alongside Lyle Lovett and Buddy Guy, is now available to stream at https://www.pbs.org/video/acl-6th-annual-hall-of-fame-honors-d8onu4/. This all-star salute features Jackson Browne, Sarah Jarosz, Jimmie Vaughan, Shemekia Copeland, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Willis Alan Ramsey, Edie Brickell, Sean Penn and Robert Earl Keen all sharing the stage for one[…]
“Sure, “Sunny Came Home” is Shawn Colvin’s biggest hit and a song she’d rarely skip in concert. But what if we got to hear her play it with Sarah Jarosz, a younger-generation Texas artist for whom Colvin was a beacon of inspiration?” Read more here
Read the full Austin 360 article HERE.
Colvin wrote “Cry Like An Angel” with John Leventhal, who, as she explains, “wrote the music, the title, and the initial refrain (‘you can shout out in anger, you can laugh like a fool’).” As she did with the majority of Steady On‘s songs, Colvin wrote “Cry Like An Angel” after finding sobriety in 1983. […]
“Shawn Colvin may be best known for “Sunny Came Home”, but you can’t call her a one-hit wonder. In her career she has won three Grammy Awards (one of which was for her debut album Steady On) and released 12 albums. By phone she discussed the 30th anniversary acoustic version of Steady On, her inspiration to write, and[…]
VIDEO PREMIERE: SHAWN COLVIN STUNS WITH LIVE ACOUSTIC “SHOTGUN DOWN THE AVALANCHE” FROM ACOUSTIC ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF ‘STEADY ON’ Read more
“Shawn Colvin‘s new video for “Ricochet in Time” is a time trip for the veteran singer-songwriter. The song, which Billboard premieres the video for exclusively below, is from the upcoming 30th-anniversary acoustic version of her Grammy Award-winning debut album Steady On.” Read more >