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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Rainbow Man Gallery in Santa Fe has opened up the new “Tom Russell Wing” with ten new paintings: Custer’s Last Stand, Mesabi (cover of next record), Ira Hayes, The Carter Family, and others. Visit the gallery at:
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Rainbow Man (on the Square in Santa Fe) also is handling the sale of the Tom Russell Private Folk Art Collection, this collection has been assembled over the last thirty years and includes pieces by the late Howard Finster( who painted many covers for REM and others), Jimmy Lee Sudduth (who was also a blues singer and is collected by Tommy Lee Jones), Southern Folk carvings, Haitian Paintings, African Barber sings, Western Art, and Carnival Art. About 26 pieces. Contact Bob or Zak: Or call: 505-982-8706.
The Carter Family print is available from
Tours: Next stop Omaha!!...... then Lawrence Kansas and a special “Beat and Boxing” show and reading with George Kimball, who has used Tom’s paintings on the cover of his new book: Manly Art.
Then: Kansas City, Dallas (with Ian Atkins), Oklahoma City and a special East Coast appearance at Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble in June! All dates on
The new record will be released in September with a full Fall Tour. Most of the dates are now up on the TR site. Tom is currently writing blogs about each of the new songs. You may read or sign up for the blog at: http://www.russelltom.blogspot.cohttp:/
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