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Carey Colvin and Granger Helvey at The Birchmere, opening for CPR

Notable Quotes

"Definitely quit your day job!" - David Crosby, CSN&Y/CPR

"Buyers of The Distance Wall can say they knew her before she knocked Faith Hill off the charts." - Dirty Linen Magazine

"Colvin has fashioned a series of thoughtful, tuneful songs that invite repeat spins." - The Washington Post

"Carey's voice is as bright and clear as a ringing bell. Her enthusiastic approach to music is quite evident in each song on The Distance Wall...she is destined for bigger things." - Dan Alloway, KTEP-FM 88.5, El Paso, TX

"Clever lyrics, not your average cliches...very cool..." - John Jennings, Recording Artist/Producer (Mary Chapin Carpenter)

"Colvin's music is fun and inspirational. Her album, The Distance Wall, is an amazing adventure. Pop it in your car stereo and enjoy the ride. Her music really is 'Stuff You Like!'" - Weekender, Times Community Newspapers

"Carey Colvin’s The Distance Wall is a jubilant, compelling recording. Soaring vocals embrace key phrases for one moment, then drive with heartfelt passion the next. Ranging from reflective to playful to poignant, Carey is an artful songwriter who draws you into her world with grace, humor, and panache." - Richard Fox, WCUW-FM, Worcester, MA

"One of the finest musicians of Northern Virginia." - Borders Books & Music


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Awards / Accomplishments / General Horn Tooting
- February 2008 - Carey and Granger are presented with a Wammie Award for Distinguished Service
- Received the 1997 Wammie™ Award for Female Vocalist, Folk-Contemporary
- Received the 2000 Wammie™ Award for Debut Recording of the Year (The Distance Wall) (Tie with Janine Wilson - The Blue Album)
- 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Wammie™ Nomination, Female Vocalist, Folk-Contemporary
- 1999 Wammie™ Nomination, Female Vocalist, Rock/Rock-Pop
- 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Wammie™ Nominations, Duo/Group, Folk-Contemporary - Carey Colvin Band
- 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 Wammie™ Nomination, Male Vocalist, Rock/Rock-Pop - Granger Helvey
- 2001 Wammie™ Nomination, Instrumentalist, Rock/Rock-Pop - Granger Helvey
- 2000 Wammie™ Nomination, Folk-Contemporary Recording - The Distance Wall
- 1999 Wammie™ Nomination, Female Vocalist, Rock-Rock/Pop
- Featured song on Car Talk, NPR (National Public Radio)
- Interviewed for inclusion in the book Complete Guide to House Concerts: And Other Satisfying Alternative Venues
- Interviewed for inclusion in the book Girls Rock!: Fifty Years of Women Making Music.
- Named as an Artist to Watch in Washingtonian Magazine
- Featured Artist, Whole Wheat Radio, Talkeetna, Alaska
- Featured Artist, WHFS-FM, Washington, DC
- Featured Artist/Live Interview, WRNR-FM, Annapolis, MD
- Featured Artist/Live Interview, KABZ-FM, The Buzz, Little Rock, AR
- Featured Artist/Live Interview, Acoustic Interlude, WUWF 88.1 FM, Pensacola, FL
- Live radio/television performances, RadioLive, WUWF 88.1 FM, Pensacola, FL
- Finalist in the 2001 Guitar Girls songwriting contest
- Finalist, Rock Category, 14th Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
- Honorable Mention, Modern Rock/Alternative Category, 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
- Certificates of Appreciation, 1995-1996, presented by President Clinton for performing in President's Park
- Various television shows including Evening News, CBS, ABC, Pensacola, FL - Squeaky Wheel Tour, 2006, Reston Festival - Jones Cable, Reston, VA, Herndon Thursday Night Concert Series - HCTV, Herndon, VA, Takoma Park Folk Festival - Channel 10, Fairfax, VA, Television: Spotlight On The Arts - Channel 10, Fairfax, VA, Telethon for Hospice, Cox Communications, Fort Walton Beach, FL, Washingtunes - Channel 33, Arlington, VA, and Medium Rare Cafe - December 1999, Channel 10, Fairfax, VA
- Charter member of Just Plain Folks; member/former member of NARAS, WAMA, SAW, BSA, Indiegrrl, VOCAL