American troubadour Tom Russell, regarded as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, returns with October in the Railroad Earth on March 15 via Proper Records. The new studio album comprises ten original Tom Russell songs, including the title track from the Irish film Small Engine Repair and features Bill Kirchen on lead electric guitar, Eliza Gilkyson on backing vocals and the Grammy Award winning Texmaniacs. Russell describes the songs and sound as: “Jack Kerouac meets Johnny Cash...in Bakersfield”.
“The greatest living folk-country songwriter is a man named Tom Russell...”
Singer songwriter, painter, essayist - Tom Russell has recorded 35 highly acclaimed records, and published six books - including a book on his art, a book of his songs, and a book of essays on the West. His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Doug Sahm, Nanci Griffith, k.d. Lang, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Dave Alvin, Iris Dement, Dave Van Ronk, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Tom Paxton, Ian Tyson, Iris Dement, Joe Ely, and a hundred others. His art has been purchased by several major museums in America and he's represented by six world galleries.
Upcoming Tour Dates
|Thursday, 7th March 2019||Zurich||Bogen F||Switzerland|
|Wednesday, 27th March 2019||Cardiff||Norwegian Church Arts Centre||United Kingdom|
|Thursday, 28th March 2019||Bristol||Thekla||United Kingdom|
|Address: The Grove East Mud Dock, Bristol BS1 4RB. Venue phone: 0117 929 3301. Buy Tickets|
|Friday, 29th March 2019||London||The 100 Club||United Kingdom|
|Saturday, 30th March 2019||Farncombe||Farncombe Music Club||United Kingdom|
|Tuesday, 2nd April 2019||Brighton||Komedia||United Kingdom|
|Wednesday, 3rd April 2019||Nottingham||The Glee Club||United Kingdom|
|Thursday, 4th April 2019||Leeds||Brudenell Social Club||United Kingdom|
|Friday, 5th April 2019||Sheffield||The Hubs||United Kingdom|
|Saturday, 6th April 2019||Bury||The Met||United Kingdom|
|Venue phone: 01617 617 107. Buy Tickets|