Singer-Songwriter Shawn Colvin with Holly Figueroa O'Reilly
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The last date listed for Shawn Colvin was Tuesday September 20, 2011 / 7:30pm (Doors Open at 6:00).
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There is a parking garage literally RIGHT next to the venue. I don't recall the cost sadly (average for the area I think), but I will say it was very well guarded and if you do us it, remember to take your ticket with you as it is your key for elevator use! Also Parking technically begins on the 3rd level.Dirty Bourbon River Show travel • Aug 19 2014 star this tip starred
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I have never seen Shawn Colvin live before. I was impressed with her string work and the fact that she sounds exactly the same live as on a CD. She told a funny story or two as well which added a personal touch to the performance. Great venue (the food is tasty) paired with a great performance meant a great night out.
In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent. Her songs are slow-release works of craft and catharsis that become treasured, lifetime companions for their listeners. As a storyteller, Colvin is both keen and warm-hearted, leavening even the toughest tales with tenderness, empathy, and a searing sense of humor. In the 19 years since the release of her debut album, Colvin has won three Grammy Awards, released eight albums, maintained a non-stop national and international touring schedule, appeared on countless television and radio programs, had her songs featured in major motion pictures, and created a remarkable canon of work.
Combined sales of her albums total more than 2.5 million copies in the United States alone, and Colvin continues to perform at least 50–60 shows a year. Over the years she has shared the stage and toured with legendary artists such as Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Hornsby, Emmylou Harris, and Lyle Lovett. She has toured internationally throughout her career, returning to places as near as the UK and Europe as far as Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. She was honored to perform with David Broza and Jackson Browne in a very special sunrise concert at the base of the 2000-year-old fortress of Masada in Southern Israel, overlooking the Dead Sea. The concert was broadcast on PBS stations throughout the U.S. in the late fall of 2007 and in early 2008.
Holly Figueroa O’Reilly is an award-winning, twice Grammy- nominated performing songwriter. Her career spans 12 years, during which she toured and performed over 900 concerts internationally, recorded and released 9 solo records, was included on 8 compilations, and was a guest performer on over 20 other artist’s records. She’s performed nearly every genre of music, from blues to jazz to country to R&B, and is currently working as a producer and engineer with young hip hop artists from LA, San Francisco, and Seattle. She is working on her 10th studio release, and teaches voice, music theory, cello, piano, guitar, and several other instruments in her Seattle studio.