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.
 Folk Hotel
"Folk Hotel," the new Tom Russell record, is ready for pre-sale! Tom considers this, by far, his best record to date. 13 new original songs, and Bob Dylan's "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues," recorded as a duet with Joe Ely. Augie Meyers, Eliza Gilkyson, Redd Volkaert, Joel Guzman, Max De Bernardi, Veronica Sbergia, and Mark Hallman are also on the record - recorded at Congress House Studios in Austin.

"Folk Hotel," the book, is also available as part of a pre-sale package deal. The book is in color and contains the lyrics, stories behind the songs, Tom Russell paintings, and short stories about Dave Van Ronk, Ramblin Jack Elliott, Bob Dylan, Ian Tyson, Peter La Farge, and others. The best book we've done to date.

Both are available from:


This week! First Record Release Concert Now! July 13, Zurich Switzerland, Tom Russell with Max De Bernardi live, with a Tom Russell Art show......Bogen F The Viadukt:


Book concert tickets now! World Record Release Tour Dates in USA, UK, Ireland and around the world!

Tour Dates Listed at the end of this newsletter! All Ticket information at:


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TOM RUSSELL TEE SHIRTS! INCLUDING "Tonight We Ride!," "Nova Beat" and others, available from Cypress Cowboy:



September Shows which will sell out soon include Boston-Cambridge: Passims Sept. 6-7,The Turning Point (Near NYC) Sept 8, Columbus. Ohio, Sept 12, and don't forget Santa Fe, NM Sept. are on sale now for all shows and going fast:

Don't forget Dublin, Belfast, London and all UK and Ireland shows are selling fast for November-December!

There will also be special concerts in Holland, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Finland, and Sweden next May/June! All information coming soon on:

Frontera Records has all of Tom's current catalogue and books:

Proper Records Carries Tom's Catalogue for the UK and The World outside North America! Thanks Proper!

Special Thanks to John Yuelkenbeck, the head of Frontera Records in Kansas City. John also is a fine graphic artist, with his own company, and a filmmaker. He designed the incredible "Folk Hotel" cd and book package. Any questions about the Tom Russell catalogue can be addressed

Questions regarding the tour:

Agent for thew UK and Ireland:Bob Paterson

Agent for Holland, Belgium, Germany:Bas at Belmont Bookings,

Brian Liss is working on a Tom Russell art show for New York City in November...and a film promoting "Folk Hotel" should be out soon and we will post....please get on Facebook and spread the news about the new Tom Russell record, and thanks for keeping the faith!

The Tom Russell Office!