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  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016

    Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Shawn Colvin, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who will perform at the 15th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony, taking place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. NPR.org will present a live video stream from the ceremony. A live audio simulcast of the Honors & Awards show will also be available via SiriusXM's Outlaw Country. The PBS series Austin City Limits will broadcast a special featuring performance highlights from the event on November 19. Shawn Colvin and Billy Bragg will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards; Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell are up for Duo/Group of the Year, as are Lake Street Dive.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    Congratulations to Shawn Colvin, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement Trailblazer Award at the 2016 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 21. Also among the six Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Billy Bragg, this year's recipient of the Spirit of Americana Free Speech Award, and Woody Guthrie, the posthumous recipient of this year's President's Award. It was announced earlier this year that the Duo/Group of the Year nominees include both Lake Stree Dive and Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell.

    Journal Topics: Artist News
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014

    The full line-up for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park has been announced, and performing are Conor Oberst, Shawn Colvin, and Emmylou Harris, who will have performed at each of the festival's 14 years, plus Tweedy and T Bone Burnett, among others. The free, annual outdoor music festival will take place October 3–5, 2014.

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour
  • Thursday, February 20, 2014

    Emmylou Harris and Shawn Colvin will join fellow Grammy Award-winning and/or -nominated women in music for Grammy Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock, a four-day cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl, departing from Miami and headed to the Bahamas, November 4-8, 2014. Harris and Colvin join Heart, Indigo Girls, Estelle, Skylar Grey, and others for performances, Q&As, and other activities hosted by the performers. There also will be one-of-a-kind opportunities to interact with the artists on board.

    Journal Topics: On Tour Artist News
  • Friday, January 24, 2014

    Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriters Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle announce a special run of tour dates together this March: “Songs and Stories, Together Onstage,” in which they share the stage for a night of song swapping, duets, storytelling, and guitar playing. These two longtime friends and mutual admirers will share music from their extensive catalogues as well as some of their favorite songs by other classic songwriters. The tour kicks off outside Pittsburgh on March 18, followed by stops in Bethlehem, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Troy, Boston, Philadelphia, Durham, Nashville, and Richmond.

    Journal Topics: On Tour Artist News
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013

    Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter’s ongoing duo tour of North America brought them to the Mountain Stage in West Virginia earlier this year. Their performance airs on the latest episode of the Mountain Stage radio show on NPR and is streaming online at npr.org. The episode's other special guests include Marti Jones & Don Dixon and Aoife O’Donovan. Colvin and Carpenter's tour continues through the summer and fall.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Radio
  • Monday, July 15, 2013

    The Royal Conservatory's Koerner Hall in Toronto has announced its 2013–14 concert season, the organization's fifth anniversary season, which will feature performances from several artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Audra McDonald, performing the season's sold-out opening gala concert, Chris Thile, Shawn Colvin, Rokia Traoré, and Fatoumata Diawara. Tickets are on sale now.

    Journal Topics: On Tour Artist News
  • Thursday, February 21, 2013

    Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter launch a North American tour together with a performance in Charlotte, North Carolina, tonight. These longtime friends will share the stage as an intimate duo, performing material spanning their vast catalogs as well as some of their favorite songs. This first leg of the tour includes an additonal stop in North Carolina and shows through the South. Following Colvin's residency at the Dakota in Minneapolis and a tour of Australia, the duo tour picks up again in April, making stops across the Pacific Northwest, into Canada, and down to the US Northeast.

    Journal Topics: On Tour Artist News
  • Monday, January 7, 2013

    Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter have added additional dates to their upcoming tour together, making further stops this April and May across the Pacific Northwest, into Canada, and down to the US Northeast. These longtime friends will share the stage as an intimate duo, performing material spanning their vast catalogs as well as some of their favorite songs. These newly announced dates follow the nine-city first leg of the tour, which begins February 21 in Charlotte, as well as Shawn’s three-night solo residency at the Dakota in Minneapolis and her tour of Australia. 

    Journal Topics: On Tour Artist News
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2012

    Following the success of their recent tour of the UK and Ireland, Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter will once again be setting out on tour together. These longtime friends will share the stage as an intimate duo, performing material spanning their vast catalogs as well as some of their favorite songs. The first handful of shows have been announced, starting February 21, 2013, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Colvin performs at the WFUV Holiday Cheer in New York City tonight, followed by a series of US headlining shows in the coming weeks.

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour
  • Thursday, November 15, 2012

    Shawn Colvin joins BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris in session, recorded during her recent UK tour with Mary Chapin Carpenter, for the latest episode of his program, airing this evening at 7 PM GMT. Colvin performs songs from her latest album, All Fall Down, and talks with Harris about recording the new album in producer Buddy Miller's home studio; writing her memoir, Diamond in the Rough; and much more. Colvin concludes her tour as special guest of the band Heart this weekend before returning to the road with her own US headline shows.

    Journal Topics: On Tour Radio
  • Thursday, November 8, 2012

    Shawn Colvin will make her long-awaited return to Australia with four dates scheduled in March and April 2013. She will perform sets at the famed Byron Bay Bluesfest on March 28 and 29 as well as solo shows at The Basement in Sydney on March 31 and The Corner in Melbourne on April 1. Colvin performs at the newly opened City Winery in Chicago tonight before returning to the road with Heart, followed by solo shows across the US.

    Journal Topics: Artist News

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