Happy Hour and House Concert with Wendy Colonna

  • May 17, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • Hummingbird Concerts

The 2014 Concert Series will continue with an Austin Local Musician, Wendy Colonna

Doors will open at 7pm for some social happy hour time. BYOB

Music will begin at 8pm. This is an OUTDOOR concert.

Please bring a chair and cooler with your beverage of choice. Suggested donation is $10-15 at the door and all money goes directly to the musicians. Tell all your friends and feel free to post on Facebook. You can find more details about the concert series and a sampling of her music at www.hummingbirdconcerts.org

Can't wait to see you all again!!

Austin-based Wendy Colonna's new release, Nectar, invites listeners to taste the sweetness of life in stories of surrender, mortality and redemption. With her swampy-southern-soulful style, Colonna displays grit, grace and a sense of humor as she shares her journey of a return to innocence. With soulful southern storytelling, the songs on Nectar showcase Colonna's singular vocal abilities with a natural simplicity and authenticity.

Recent highlights of Wendy Colonna’s trajectory include: selection as a Wall Street Journal pick for "Best Music Acts" at SXSW 2014; featured co-vocalist in the Grammy/MusicCares All-Star Showcase; and interviews on both NPR's Beale Street Caravan and WFUV's SundayBreakfast (NYC). Listen for Wendy when you order your next frappuccino. Starbucks has licensed multiple tracks from "Nectar" for in-store play. The San Antonio Express-News has noted the “soulful grit” and “tender-tough abilities” of Wendy’s distinctive southern voice, which the Austin Chronicle describes as “smoky” and “alluring.” Nectar has already found its way into the hearts of Austin's tastemakers, with mentions in the top albums of 2013 in the Austin Chronicle,Austin-American Statesman & more. In 2014, Wendy will be touring in support of Nectar across the U.S. and abroad.

Wall Street Journalpick for "Best Music Acts" at SXSW 2014 calling Wendy a "gifted country-influenced singer-songwriter." "Wendy Colonna puts us under her spell...the album is packed with beautiful and exciting songs." - The Alternate Root

"Best Singer Songwriter in Austin TX" - Austin American Statesman

". . .One of our favorite new artists . . . undoubtedly, the songwriting is superb and Wendy’s voice is warm and welcoming. There is not a bad song on 'Nectar.'" -NineBullets

"The songs . . . are all pearls to discover. No flaws. Wendy's voice sounds more seductive than ever: it winds its way through with a pronounced, elegant diversity . . ." - Rootstime Magazine(Full English version HERE)

"soulful tunes of innocent sin . . . ’Nectar‘ is a beautiful composition... it’s a collection of songs that has several lives to live" - Houston Music Review (Full Review Here)

"A soulful performer, Colonna digs deep for her words and sings them with the kind of swamp/soul conviction that draws listeners in and keeps them in." - San Antonio Express News “A sumptuous tour through swamps, smoky pool halls and empty church pews. . . a surprising album that manages to be both reverent and sexy.” - The Appetizer( Full Review & Exclusive Interview HERE)

American Songwriter Magazine premiered Wendy's "Live & Intimate" Version of "Shelter & Be Kind."Watch HERE.

Official Website: www.wendycolonna.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/wendycolonnamusic

New Album, “Nectar” is Now Available! on iTunes & CD Baby.

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  • Laurie

    Wendy Colonna has such a gorgeous, soulful voice and her songs are a mix of folk, blues, and mellow jazz culminating in her own unique style. If you haven't heard her yet, I strongly recommend it.

    1 · May 18

  • Tammy

    Thank you for coming over and being a part of such a great night! It was wonderful to have such a terrific turn-out! Come back June 1st for Jessi Lynn and her full band!

    May 18

  • Steve R.

    Laurie, I figured out that Tammy posted this. Thanks Tammy. Is Wendy performing without her great band?

    May 12

    • Tammy

      Yes. She is performing solo as far as I know.

      May 12

  • Laurie

    Thanks for the thought Steve, but I didn't post it. :)

    April 30

  • Steve R.

    You're really on time posting this Laurie!

    April 29

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