“I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there’s not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.” –Shawn Colvin
3 Time Grammy Award Winner
8 Albums Released
2.5 Million Albums Sold
50-60 Shows Performed Yearly
Starting her career at the relatively late age of 33, Shawn Colvin has proven herself as a singer, songwriter and guitarist for over 20 years. She still tours nationally and internationally and has appeared in films, on television and the radio. Movie soundtracks featuring Shawn Colvin include Serendipity, Runaway Bride and The Emperor’s New Groove.
Shawn Colvin’s album, These Four Walls is a storyline of her life covering her childhood in South Dakota, the success of her first #1 song and her personal struggle as she turned 50. Public Radio Exchange’s special follows her writing and recording process in 2006 as Shawn writes her experiences in music.
“Colvin’s breathy voice conveys the emotion, yearning, sadness, and even the occasional joy and hope behind the melodies.” -Amazon.com
As part of her summer 2011 tour, Shawn Colvin visits Steamboat Springs this Friday to perform at Strings Music Festival. For tickets call the box office at (970) 879-5056 x 105.