Sun. March 4th 2018 @ St. James Community Hall (All Ages)
8pm doors at 7pm
Tom Russell is an American singer-songwriter who was born in Los Angeles. He has lived in many places, including Vancouver and New York City, currently living in El Paso, Texas. His music incorporates elements of folk, traditional country & western, border and cowboy music of the American West. Russell's songs have been recorded by artists such as Johnny Cash, Ian Tyson, Nanci Griffith, Dave Alvin and others. In addition to his music, he is also an artist and published author.
Tom Russell's new record of originals, Folk Hotel, was released Sept 8, 2017. It includes 13 new Tom Russell originals and a duet of Bob Dylan's Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues with Joe Ely. Augie Meyers, Eliza Gilkyson, Redd Volkaert, and Joel Guzman also appear on the record. He has also just put out a book of lyrics and stories.
Tom is currently in the midst of a year-long tour of North America, Ireland and the UK, including his former home of Vancouver!
Advance tickets available at roguefolk.bc.ca, as well as at Highlife Records & Tapestry Music Vancouver.
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“Tom Russell is an original, a brilliant songwriter with a restless curiosity and an almost violent imagination.”
—Annie Prouxl, Pulitzer Prize winning author:
The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain”
In March 2005 Tom Russell released Hotwalker on Hightone Records. This “beat montage” on American culture featured the voices o... more info