Shawn Colvin

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The Big Hurt: Unnecessary press release roundup

No matter how lazy music writers get, we can't spin every press release into a freebie news story, or even a scrap of "Web content" (shudder) for whichever shit aggregator pays our parking tickets.  
By DAVID THORPE  |  December 16, 2011

Shawn Colvin + Anais Mitchell

Elsewhere, Sonny comes home to One Longfellow Square as pop singer/songwriter SHAWN COLVIN hits the venue with ANAIS MITCHELL at 8 pm. Tickets are a whopping $65, reservable via...
By webteam  |  November 05, 2009

Ol' Dirty's dirty side

Sometimes it takes an outsider to understand the inside.
Jaime Lowe's Life and Death of ODB
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 06, 2009

Going on sale: November 21, 2008

Andrew Bird, Patty Griffin, Mötley Crüe, Steve Winwood and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  November 19, 2008

The spirit of giving

While Stone Soup may be one of New England’s most acclaimed and enjoyable venues for the acoustic music set, that doesn’t mean it’s easy for them to make financial ends meet.
Stone soup's time of need
By BOB GULLA  |  January 02, 2008

The ‘x’ factor

The Mystix want you to know they’re not fortune tellers.
The roots pedigree of Boston’s Mystix
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  November 06, 2007


Three for the road

Maybe it’s Larry Klein’s world and the rest of us just live in it.
Herbie Hancock, Renee Rosnes, and Luciana Souza
By JON GARELICK  |  August 21, 2007

Something for everybody

As that great philosopher Brian Wilson once observed, summer means fun.
This summer, New England’s music calendar offers everything from Neil Sedaka to Lez Zeppelin
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 11, 2007

Praise the Lord

This article originally appeared in the March 13, 1993 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Mary Lou’s star rises from the Red Line Platform
By BRETT MILANO  |  March 28, 2007

Going on sale: September 14, 2006

Death Cab for Cutie, Paul Simon, Panic! At the Disco, Kid Koala, Bob Dylan, Los Lonely Boys, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 12, 2006