Shawn Colvin. Deborah Cannon/AMERICAN-STATESMAN.

Shawn Colvin picks up Americana lifetime award in Nashville

9:10 am Sep. 22, 2016

Austin singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday night during the 15th annual Americana Music Association Honors and Awards at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

Colvin, who got an early start in Austin

Ray LaMontagne will headline a free SXSW show at Auditorium Shores on March 17. 2014 photo by Matthew Danser for American-Statesman

Ray LaMontagne cancels Bass concert over UT’s campus carry law

11:12 am Sep. 20, 2016

[Updated with response from Students for Concealed Carry.]

Citing the University of Texas’ new campus-carry law, singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne announced this morning that he is canceling his concert scheduled for Thursday at UT’s Bass Concert Hall.

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