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Join two of Austin's treasured singer-songwriters, Shawn Colvin and Patty Griffin, for a special concert to benefit Marathon Kids, supporting their mission to provide free running/walking, nutrition and schoolyard gardening programs for over 80,000 Austin area children.

Shawn Colvin & Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin and Shawn Colvin

SHAWN COLVIN & PATTY GRIFFIN
In Concert for Marathon Kids

Sunday, December 12th
Doors @ 6:30pm | Show @ 7:30pm
The Paramount Theatre 

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*VIP tickets include premiere seating, a champagne pre-party with Shawn Colvin and Patty Griffin, and a gift bag with a concert poster.

As a storyteller, Shawn 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 created a remarkable cannon of work, won three Grammy Awards, released eight albums, and maintained a non-stop national and international touring schedule.  In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent.   

A natural songbird that can hush an audience with her performances, Patty Griffin’s power is in her passionate storytelling and that voice… that sad and lonely voice.  Griffin’s latest album, Downtown Church, showcases that exceptional voice in the traditions of gospel music, the drive and the anguish, the joy and the power of faith and fate. 

Marathon Kids is a free, six month, running/walking/nutrition and gardening program for K-5th graders who are most vulnerable to type 2 diabetes and sedentary lifestyles. We build joyful community around children and are quickly accepted into public, private and home schools as a free, innovative celebratory fitness program, resonating with the child...and with the child's family. The child develops the love and habit of moving through space and carries forward the power of muscular, nutritional and psychological well being.

Event Parking Information

Secure covered parking is offered to patrons at the One American Center parking garage, conveniently located one block from the Paramount at 600 Congress. Your $8.00 parking pass may be purchased at the garage entrance from the parking attendant (cash only). Garage hours and availability vary by event. For additional parking information, please click here.