Judy Collins is delighted to announce a series of intimate shows to her previously
announced “Wildflowers” concerts.
It’s been over a decade since Judy Collins has toured Australia, but the wait will be
worth it when she returns for some extremely special shows across Australia in 2023.
As well as two Australian only performances of her hauntingly beautiful Wildflowers
album, with the George Ellis Chamber Orchestra, Judy will now also be performing
a number of intimate concerts of songs from throughout her career, accompanied by
pianist Russell Walden.
In addition to stunning renditions of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” and her Grammy
Award winning “Send In The Clowns”, Judy’s intimate concerts will feature songs by
contemporaries such as Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Jimmy
Webb, as well as songs by Judy herself.
Esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of contemporary folk standards, and her
own poetically poignant original compositions, Judy’s exquisite voice has touched the
hearts of generations of fans – her upcoming concerts are sure to be highlights of 2023.
Judy Collins has inspired audiences across the globe with her sublime vocals, boldly
vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism.
A Greenwich Village contemporary of Joan Baez, Cohen, and Bob Dylan, and the
inspiration for CS&N’s “Judy Blue Eyes”, the Grammy Award winning Collins is
esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk
standards, and her own poetically poignant original compositions.
Having scored Grammys for “Both Sides Now”, and “Send In The Clowns”, Collins was
again nominated for a Grammy in 2017. In the same year, her rendition of “Amazing
Grace” was selected by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or
artistically significant”. In 2019, at 80 years of age, Judy’s catalogue of Gold and
Platinum albums reached its zenith with the release of “Winter Stories” – her first USA
On stage, Judy’s luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the
glow of her iconic body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to
thrive in the music industry for over half a century.
She is as creatively vigorous as ever, writing, touring worldwide, and nurturing fresh
talent. She is a modern-day Renaissance woman who is a filmmaker, record label head,
musical mentor, and an in-demand keynote speaker for mental health and suicide
prevention. She continues to create music of hope and healing that lights up the world
and speaks to the heart.