Shawn Colvin

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett Join Impressive Bill for Central Texas Fire Benefit

    ​Just got off the phone with Will Johnson a few minutes ago for an upcoming story related to the upcoming, pretty epic-looking Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase. He's a good dude -- you may recall his, Centro-matic and South San Gabriel's efforts a few weeks back to do what they could to help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Mixin' It Up at The Mix? Station's New Morning Man Will Broadcast From Los Angeles.

    ​KDMX-FM (102.9, The Mix) hasn't been on my radar since ... well ... um, ever? Till about 24 minutes ago I didn't even know its format. Oh, I see: "Variety From The 90's 'Til Now," meaning Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Snow Patrol, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Colbie Caillat ... and The Verve and Shawn Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Good Godfather! Al Pacino's Bringing a Greatest-Hits One-Man Show to AT&TPAC in November.

    ​Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Haiti Benefit Concerts Scheduled In Austin And Dallas, And Paste 'Songs For Haiti' Downloads Include Fort Worth Band

    Fort Worth's The Burning Hotels are among the artists available for download once you donate to Paste Magazine's Songs For Haiti.​Perhaps the best thing about the local music scene is how generous North Texas musicians are when it comes to benefit concerts and other ways of donating to worthy char ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007

    Chicks with, uh, Grammies

    Seriously, we could not be more delighted for the Dixie Chicks, who we can say we knew back when. (Joey Tomato's, anyone?) Five Grammies last night, including the Holy Trinity for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year -- which no one predicted, of course -- in addition to two in ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    Nas no-shows; Lil' Flip is going to trial; and RIP, ODB

  • Calendar

    April 8, 2004

    Rag 'Em Up

    Ain't missin' this

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Multiple Artists

    Our writers clean out the CD bin

  • Music

    June 27, 2002
  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Mary Lou Lord / Mark Eitzel

    Live: City Sounds (Rubric) / Music for Courage & Confidence (New West)

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Sara Hickman

    February 15

  • Film

    October 4, 2001

    Say Nothing

    When two lovers meet in Serendipity, it's a rather unfortunate accident

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    A Real Mother

    When Shawn Colvin had a kid, it made giving birth to a new album a little harder

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    The Last Laugh

    Willis Alan Ramsey's cult keeps growing, 28 years after cutting his first--and final?--record

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Texas weakly

    The Monthly's music issue strikes a bum note

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    His and hers

    For Buddy and Julie Miller, love, God, and country music are all that matters

  • Culture

    January 27, 2000

    By the book

    Julie Speed tells her viewers all they need to know about her art -- and her

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Taking the Wheel

    For the second time this decade, Ray Benson pays tribute to Bob Wills

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Ride with Ray

    The best friend Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys ever had

  • Music

    July 15, 1999

    "Let's not rock!"

    The Lilith Fairies is must-hear TV!

  • Music

    February 11, 1999

    Bastard of middle age

    Paul Westerberg digs intoa deep, dark place and makes a brilliant, horrible record

  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Snoopy dogged

    A Charlie Brown Christmas doesn't come without its (good) grief

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    The blues and zip-a-dee-doo-dah

    Ana Egge picks up her guitar and takes it to the River

  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Fair game

    Feminism posing as trend, profit masquerading as activism, and a bunch of really bad songs: Why Lilith Fair isn't so fair at all

  • Music

    April 2, 1998

    God help him

    Vanilla Ice, hip-hop's trivia answer, wants to prove he's still cool--but was he ever?

  • Music

    January 9, 1997

    Spirit of '96

    Last year showed pop still has more than a ghost of a chance

  • Music

    June 27, 1996
  • Music

    June 13, 1996

    Desperately seeking Tori

    Mooncalf? Genius? Tori Amos pushes past the labels

  • Music

    January 5, 1995