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.
 Spring 2017
Tom Russell - Spring Newsletter

"Play One More: The Songs of Ian and Sylvia - Tom Russell." Here are the links for the pre-order:

True North Labelstore:



Plus you can also pre-order from our own label, Frontera Records at: And the first 100 orders receive a Tom Russell signed cover art postcard!

Tom has been thinking about this record for twenty years and now it's coming! There are 12 songs plus two previously un-issued demos sung by Ian and Sylvia: "The French Girl," and "Grey Morning"
The Tracks Tom has recorded with Cindy Church and Grant Siemens include: "Wild Geese," Rio Grande," "Play One More," "Red Velvet," "These Friends of Mine," "The Renegade," and many surprises! Including two co-writes with Ian and Sylvia and Tom that TR has never recorded.....
Here's a sneak preview of "Rio Grande":
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You're gonna want the new Nova Beat Blue Coyote Tee Shirt and also the "Tonight We Ride" tee shirt, and other great music tee shirts at:
They also have "Mesabi" and "The Rose of Roscrae" shirts....

Tom's book of essay: "Ceremonies of the Horsemen," includes essays on tequila, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ian Tyson, Johnny Cash, Casey Tibbs, and a dozen others...great reviews on Amazon!
Get the book:
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Please leave a review on Amazon! Thanks.

PLEASE check out the art at our central online gallery:
Also check out the great art at The Rainbow Man in Santa Fe:
Also Yard Dog in Austin
TR Art is now being bought by museums so it might be a good investment!


Tom Russell Record and Book Store!
Most of Tom's CDS and books (Art Book, Postcard books, Songbook) and rare records are available at:
Check it out and say hello to label manager John Yuelkenbeck!

Tom's New Record of Originals - maybe titled "Up in the Old Hotel" will be released in September! With 14 Tracks planned - including a bonus track of Bob Dylan's "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" as a duet with Joe Ely. Augie Meyers, Redd Volkaert, Eliza Gilkyson, Joel Guzman, Mark Hallman and others are on the record - being recorded in Austin! Stay Tuned, a world tour follows
See Dates below and double check the links on:

More News:
We are also planning shows in Germany, The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and assorted dates around the Globe. Stay Tuned.
We also do the occasional one-off private shows if the timing and fee are right: contact email:

Special art inquiries: Mike at:

Thanks for all the fine support and for tuning into our Facebook radio show Nova Beat, all the news that's fit to sing. If we can ever hit your town and make it work on tour we'll be there.

Adios! And thanks so much for listening to the songs!
TR and Nadine and Staff at Frontera records and Nova Beat.