Folk Hotel

Tom Russell's new record of originals, "Folk Hotel," is to be released Sept. 8, 2017, - the year long world tour commences in Boston, rolls across the USA with fifty dates, then goes to Ireland and the UK in November & December. All dates are up on: The record includes 13 new Tom Russell originals and a cover of Bob Dylan's "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" as a duet with Joe Ely. Augie Meyers and Eliza Gilkyson also appear! There's also a book of lyrics and stories.
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The Rainbow Man has carted off nine new paintings to his Santa Fe gallery which include "Criminology," "Juarez Blues," "Mexican Be Bop," "Guadalupe," "Sacred Heart," "Cows in Agave," "Horse on the Rails" (the last train poster painting) and "Billie Holiday," his web (?) is and the email for info is contact Bob.

The stories on the new album, "Blood and Candle Smoke," are slowly being unveiled in blog discussions by Tom at and we are paying added attention to the Face Book with new photos:

Those final seats on the Great Southwestern September Train with Gretchen Peters, Paul Zarzyski, Wylie Gustafson, Sourdough Slim, Tom Russell and anyone with the heart to lug their guitar along....can be bartered for at Barry Walsh of the Box Tops and formerly with Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings has agreed to bring a keyboard along and run the open mikes! Call now 866-484-3669