Shawn Colvin News

Date Of Birth:
January 10, 1958 (56)
Birth Place:
South Dakota, USA
Judy Collins to Make Segerstrom Center Debut, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Grammy Award-winning artist Judy Collins makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her Holidays and Hits concert on December 6 in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. It will be an evening of beloved holiday songs and music from her five-decade career that has produced such legendary interpretations as 'Both Sides Now,' 'Send in the Clowns' and 'Amazing Grace.' The New York Times states, 'Watching Ms. Collins perform ... is like studying a jewel that reveals new facets as it is slowly turned into the light.' Joining her will be the Passenger String Quartet. (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Five-time Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter is on the road again. She'll make a stop at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, November 19, at 8 p.m. with an intimate, acoustic performance! The tour marks Carpenter's return to singing both timeless hits and deep cuts from her expansive and beloved 13-album catalog, after performing with orchestras in early 2014. Mary Chapin Carpenter is well-known for her blend of pop, folk and country-style music. With hits "Passionate Kisses", "I Feel Lucky", "I'll Take My Chances" and "He Thinks He'll Keep Her", she has won five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards and two Academy of Country Music awards for her vocals. Carpenter will be joined on stage by longtime friends Jon Carroll (piano) and John Doyle (guitars, bouzouki). Special guest is singer/songwriter Tift Merritt, who has built what has been called a 'unique' and critically acclaimed body of work of 'sonic short stories and poignant performances". She has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Emmylou Harris. This event is part of the Doyle Coffin Singer/Songwriter Series. (more...)

Tony-Winning Band Red Clay Ramblers to Release New Album Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

The Red Clay Ramblers, the celebrated, Tony Award-winning American folk music band, will release a new album, Carolina Jamboree, on Monday, September 1 on the Longleaf Pine label. The recording will be available on CD and download from and, also by download on iTunes. (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter to Make Columbus Orchestral Debut, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

With 13 albums and more than 13 million records sold, Mary Chapin Carpenter has developed a remarkably loyal and devoted international fan base. She has won five Grammy Awards, two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, and in 2012, was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Her songs speak to the most personal and universal of life's details. Her debut orchestral album, Songs from the Movie, arranged and conducted by Vince Mendoza, reprises ten of Carpenter's songs in Mendoza's distinctively beautiful and cinematic arrangements including 'Come On Come On,' 'On and On It Goes,' 'I Am a Town,' and 'Goodnight, America.' (more...)

Rachael Sage to Release New Studio Album 'Blue Roses' 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Rachael Sage announces the release of her new studio album, Blue Roses, out November 4, 2014 on MPress Records. (more...)

Billy Childs to Open Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Jazz Season, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

When composer/arranger/pianist Billy Childs was introduced to the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro at the age of 11, he was left with a powerful and lasting impression of Nyro's unique blend of Broadway-inspired melodies, jazz improvisations and socially conscious lyrics. Childs returned to that early experience for his latest project, creating and orchestrating his newest album, Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro. Orange County jazz fans will have the opportunity to hear Childs' loving homage to the late great Nyro at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

La Santa Cecilia and Los Cenzontles Kick Off Stanford Live's Inaugural Summer Series, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Stanford Live will launch its first summer season on July 20 with an afternoon of Mexican American alternative and roots music. The Grammy Award-winning La Santa Cecilia, named "Best Alternative Band of the Year" by L.A. Weekly, and Bay Area favorites Los Cenzontles ("The Mockingbirds") will take the Bing Concert Hall stage starting at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

Emmylou Harris, Heart & More Set for GRAMMY FESTIVAL AT SEA: WOMEN WHO ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

A GRAMMY® Chapter Stage has been added to enhance the experience of the the GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock, a four-day music festival at sea which will set sail Nov. 4 – 8, 2014 (more...)

Coming Up at Boulder Theatre, 6/26-11/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Here is what we have coming up at the Boulder Theater as of Monday, June 23rd. (more...)

Sweet Judy Blues (Judy Collins) Returns to Cain Park on June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Judy Collins returns to Cain Park's Evan Amphitheater on Saturday, June 14 at 8 PM, bringing with her the tricks of the trade for which she is so well-known and loved: sublime vocals, skillful musicianship, boldly vulnerable songwriting, sharing personal life triumphs, and her firm commitment to social activism. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Maine (more...)

Lineup Announced for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Today Monterey Jazz Festival announces the star-studded line up for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival to be held September 19–21 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center. (more...)

Shawn Colvin to Play the Boulder Theater, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

97.3 KBCO will present Shawn Colvin to the Boulder Theater on Thursday, August 7th, 2014. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Patty Larkin to Play the Lincoln, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Acoustic Guitar hails her 'soundscape experiments' while Rolling Stone praises her 'evocative and sonic shading.' She has been described as 'riveting' (Chicago Tribune), 'hypnotic' (Entertainment Weekly), and a 'drop-dead brilliant' performer (Performing Songwriter). Patty Larkin is touring in support of the release of her 14th recording, Still Green, a fresh approach to sound and life from a legendary songwriter who continues to amaze. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jimmy Webb Plays The Iridium
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 07, 2014

One of the icons of the music world, Jimmy Webb, appeared at The Iridium last night, March 6, and will follow up with a performace tonight, March 7. Tonight, there will be a 8:30 & 10:30 show. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at Webb's performance from last night! (more...)

Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Heads to DVD/Blu-ray Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Columbia Records and Legacy Recording, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration - Deluxe Edition (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter Performs with the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter will make her New York Philharmonic debut in Mary Chapin Carpenter with the New York Philharmonic and Special Guests, a retrospective program featuring songs from throughout her career, some newly arranged for orchestra. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Maine (more...)

Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Heading to DVD/Blu-ray 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Columbia Records and Legacy Recording, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan - The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration - Deluxe Edition (more...)

Bob Dylan: 30th Anniversary Concert Coming to THIRTEEN's Great Performances This March
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Great Performances presents a special encore of highlights from 1992's star-studded concert tribute to the American pop music icon at New York City's Madison Square Garden in Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebrationin March on PBS (more...)

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