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The Rogue Folk Club presents Tom Russell
Friday 04 October 2019, 08:00pm - 10:30pm
Mel Lehan Hall at St. James 3214 West 10th Ave
Tom Russell’s music incorporates elements of folk, traditional country & western, border and cowboy music of the American West.
Tom lived right here in Vancouver. “I started my career on East Hastings Street, playing eight hours a night at The Gulf Club. This is where I learned the song trade and how to front a band in danger zones.”
Tom Russell’s latest recording of original compositions, October in the Railroad Earth, was released on CD and vinyl on March 15, 2019, on Frontera Records in North America and Proper Records for the rest of the world. He describes the songs and sound as “Jack Kerouac meets Johnny Cash in Bakersfield.” Bill Kirchen is featured on lead electric guitar, Eliza Gilkyson adds vocals, and the Grammy® Award-winning Texmaniacs appear on 'Isadore Gonzalez', about a Mexican cowboy who died in England during a performance of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.
Tom has appeared at The Rogue on eighteen previous occasions.
$35 ($31 members)
*Kids are free under 12
*Half price under 25
This offer is available at the door only — proof of age required. Cannot be combined with any other discounts
Online ticket purchase
Advance tickets also available at Highlife Records, 1317 Commercial Drive and Tapestry Music, 4440 W 10th Avenue
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