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Shawn Colvin

Infinity Hartford


Sat, November 17, 2018
Hartford, CT
Show at 8 PM

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Price: $44 - $163

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Folk / Pop / Singer-Songwriter
Shawn Colvin

Grammy-Award winning singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin is coming to our Hartford stage. Although she is most known for her smash hit “Sunny Came Home,” she has received acclaim from fans and critics alike for her catalog of covers. She pulls in to town promoting her latest pressing, “Uncovered,” 12 carefully curated selections from artist such as Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Tom Waits and Graham Nash to name a few.  Be there a she performs material from this record, as well as your favorite Colvin-penned tunes!

VIP MEET & GREET PACKAGE: $163 (only 30 tickets available) 

One premium reserved ticket located in the first 3 rows

VIP early access into the venue

Personal photograph with Shawn Colvin

Private and intimate pre-show acoustic performance by Shawn Colvin

Q&A with Shawn Colvin

Specially designed Shawn Colvin tote bag

Autographed Shawn Colvin set lists

Official meet & greet laminate

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Artist Bio

On her new album Uncovered, acclaimed singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin shines with sublime sensitivity, casting new light on an exquisitely curated collection of songs from some of the most admired writers in popular music history. Uncovered's twelve tunes include songs by Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, Stevie Wonder, Robbie Robertson and Graham Nash to name a few, but in their selection and delivery, they are pure Shawn Colvin. As Shawn says: "Unless a song moves you, it doesn't matter what you do with it."

Born in Vermilion, South Dakota and raised in part in Illinois and Ontario, Shawn Colvin was already a well-traveled and seasoned performer by the time she won her first Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album with her debut Steady On in 1989. In the decades since, Colvin has released a string of superlative albums and established an enduring reputation as one of America’s great live performers. Her lasting appeal is due in part to her willingness to lay herself bare coupled with a dry wit; intrigued parties would do well to investigate Colvin's superb memoir Diamond In The Rough (William Morrow Publishing, 2013).

"I learned to play guitar when I was ten," Shawn explains. "I learned fast and could copy anybody. My favorite artists were songwriters: James Taylor, Carole King, and Paul Simon among them. I was so in awe of the fact that these were actually songs that someone had written. I was terrified like, how could I ever live up to that? I had writer's block before I was a writer."

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