http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/shawn-colvin-mary-chapin-carpenter-launch-tour-of-uk-ireland-2012-10-15October 15, 2012|2 comments
Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter kick off a series of tour dates in the UK and Ireland with a performance at the Sage Gateshead tonight, followed by shows in Dublin, Derby, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London, and Cambridge. These special shows will feature the acclaimed songwriters (and longtime friends) performing as an intimate duo and will include material spanning their vast catalogs as well as some of their favorite songs.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/shawn-colvin-performs-npr-world-cafe-ivillage-celebrates-release-new-album-martin-guitar-giveaway-2012-07-13July 13, 2012|0 commentsShawn Colvin Performs on NPR's "World Cafe"; iVillage Celebrates Release of Her New Album with Martin Guitar Giveaway
Shawn Colvin is the guest on NPR's World Cafe today. She discusses her memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and performs songs from her new album, All Fall Down with Buddy Miller, who produced the album, and bassist Viktor Krauss. To celebrate the release of All Fall Down, iVillage is giving away a beautiful Martin 000-15M Mahogany Dreadnought Guitar. Colvin continues her summer tour with two concerts at The Birchmere outside DC next week.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radioshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/shawn-colvin-tour-superb-album-find-her-sterling-voice-boston-globe-2012-06-27June 27, 2012|0 comments
Shawn Colvin kicked off her US summer tour at the Somerville Theatre outside of Boston last week. The concert found Colvin in "sterling voice," reports the Boston Globe, with a strong connection between her and her fans on full display. The concert featured songs from Colvin's new album, All Fall Down, which the Globe calls "superb," all delivered "with perfect pitch and quiet charm." The tour continues along the East Coast this week.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Reviewsshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-shawn-colvin-featured-pbs-newshour-performs-diamond-in-the-rough-change-is-on-the-way-2012-06-25June 25, 2012|0 commentsWatch: Shawn Colvin Featured on "PBS NewsHour," Performs "Diamond in the Rough," "Change Is on the Way"
Shawn Colvin is the subject of a feature profile on PBS NewsHour. She spoke with the show's Art Beat correspondent Jeffrey Brown, sharing some stories from her new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and offers solo acoustic performances of two songs off her new album, All Fall Down: the title track and "Change Is on the Way," which she co-wrote with Patty Griffin. Watch the interview and performances here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Televisionshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/shawn-colvin-mary-chapin-carpenter-tour-uk-ireland-together-october-2012-06-25June 25, 2012|19 comments
Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter will embark on a series of tour dates in the UK and Ireland this October. These special shows will feature the acclaimed songwriters (and longtime friends) performing as an intimate duo and will include material spanning their vast catalogs as well as some of their favorite songs. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, June 28.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-shawn-colvin-appears-pbs-tavis-smiley-2012-06-15June 15, 2012|0 comments
Shawn Colvin was the guest on the Tavis Smiley show last night on PBS. She talks with Smiley about her new album, All Fall Down, and her new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, both released last week. The in-depth conversation touches on the highs and lows of Colvin's life and covers a breadth of topics, not least her storied career in music. Watch the episode here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Televisionshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-shawn-colvin-performs-etown-2012-06-13June 13, 2012|0 comments
Shawn Colvin is featured on the latest episode of eTown, her seventh time on the radio show. She performs "Change Is on the Way," from her new album, All Fall Down, and favorites "Polaroids" and "Diamond in the Rough." Watch those three performances here. She and fellow guest Mary Chapin Carpenter also perform the classic tune "That's the Way Love Goes" and close the show with a special take on The Band's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" in tribute to the late Levon Helm.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Radioshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-shawn-colvins-all-fall-down-video-premieres-youtube-colvin-performs-cbs-this-morning-2012-06-11June 11, 2012|3 commentsWatch: Shawn Colvin's "All Fall Down" Video Premieres on YouTube; Colvin Performs on "CBS This Morning"
Shawn Colvin's video for the title track to her new album, All Fall Down, has premiered on YouTube; watch it here. Colvin performs from the album and reads from her new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in LA tonight and performs at the El Rey with Buddy Miller and Viktor Krauss on Tuesday. They performed on CBS This Morning on Saturday. Colvin is featured in the New York Times' Texas Report and in the Austin American-Statesman, which calls All Fall Down "superb."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Reviews Video Televisionshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/shawn-colvin-visits-npr-diane-rehm-show-performs-live-xpn-2012-06-08June 08, 2012|2 comments
Shawn Colvin was the guest on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show, discussing her new album, All Fall Down, and her memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and performing a few songs. "I kept working on the songwriting and then I finally figured it out," Colvin says of her early career. "I figured out my voice, my talent, things I wanted to say and, you know, I figured it out." She gives a free concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, broadcast live on WXPN, today at noon.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Radioshawn colvinhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/shawn-colvin-album-finely-woven-folk-rock-melodies-daily-news-book-powerful-music-globe-2012-06-06June 06, 2012|0 commentsShawn Colvin's New Album Features "Finely Woven Folk-Rock Melodies" (Daily News); Book Shows Source of "Powerful Music" (Globe)
Shawn Colvin marked the release of her new album, All Fall Down, and memoir, Diamond in the Rough, with her first-ever book reading / performance at Barnes & Noble in NYC; she'll do the same in LA on Monday, before Tuesday's concert at the El Rey. Colvin appears on NPR's Diane Rehm Show tomorrow. The New York Daily News says the music on All Fall Down is "delivered with agile vocals and finely woven folk-rock melodies." The Boston Globe says the new book is full of "humor, remorse, and gratitude ... Colvin illuminates the magical blend of craft and happenstance that leads to powerful music."