TOM'S BLOG

February 10, 2017

Mid Winter Jams

Hey Mon Peops,

This chilly little LA winter has me growing and becoming awake and AWARE of my surroundings and the Beautiful People in my life. And MUSIC continues through all sorts of chaos in the high office. That’s what I can do, Play Music. On that note, here are some dates from right here in LA starting Saturday at a very hip, kinda swank joint owned by the legendary Herb Alpert, called Vibrato. Then Kansas City for Folk Alliance – where music and community prevail and Then Off to Switzerland – where I will be performing in the alps as Artist In Residence at Zermatt Unplugged Festival, blowing my horn from the Matterhorn!! Followed by Basel,Bern and Zurich (3 of my favorite cities). Work on a new record is in its incubating, creating, finishing songs and home recording mode before I take it to the next level, in the studio. Hoping for a release in the 3rd trimester of 2017, tentatively titled ‘Fortnight.” That’s all for now folks, and as Usual and Much Appreciated THANKS FOR LISTENING, Cheers, T

Check the TF Calendar for details on all shows coming up

** Tom’s “Little Room Of Mine” chosen for the 2017 Folk Alliance CD Sampler, have a listen

*** Fun Photos and Videos from recent shows (including a cool sit in with ALO at LA’s legendary Troubadour on Friday) on INSTAGRAM
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December 22, 2016

Christmas Video and Seasons Greetings

Hi y’all, Season’s Greetings Hope This Finds You Well, I Put some strings on this little Christmas ditty, check it out here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxeaVT89ks8 Been quite a year of music, love and laughter and some disconcerting moves in our society. I pray you all be well and hold close to the center. It may indeed be a bumpy ride. I’m looking forward to hitting Mexico in January: https://tropicofcancerconcertseries.com and The Folk Alliance in February: http://www.folk.org and Switzerland (and surrounding points in Europe) in April: http://www.zermatt-unplugged.ch/home-en-us/ among other shows in LA NY and the rest of the USA, check out the show page here: http://tomfreund.com/tour-2/ Mucho Love and Blessings for the New Year, Cheers, Thomas

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October 18, 2016

Recent TV Stuff – this is LA After all . . .

in other news….

I’ve been living up to the LaLa land reputation with a couple sweet TV gigs. Was psyched to have my tune “Digs” recently featured on American Gothic episode “Christina’s World”Check it out on CBS if you get the chance. Also, recently I sang my song “Lemme Be Who I Wanna Be” on set in Pamela Adlon’s (from CalifornicationLouis Ck) sweet new show “Better Things”.

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August 12, 2016

Sunmer happenings

Hey peops,

Adventures start today – I’m off to Idaho. “No, you da ho.” I even wrote a rap about it. Haha. Playing the fabulous Festival at Sandpoint with my buddy Ben Harper, then a little respite in my happy place Ocean Beach, NY (Fire Island). Then off to the wilds of Colorado for the Rocky Mountain Folks Festival and a show at Shine. Deets below:

August 13 (tomorrow!): Festival at Sandpoint with Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals at Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint, ID 83864 at 6:30 pm. Tickets here.

August 19-21: Was honored to be selected out of 400 applicants to be one of the ten finalists selected to compete in the 2016 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase in Lyons, Colorado on Friday, August 19 at 10:30 am on the Main Stage. I will also be playing the Wildflower Stage on Saturday, August 20 at 3 pm. Learn more and get yer tickets here. Wanna hear the tune I was nominated for? Listen here.

August 26: Shine Restaurant at 2027 13th Street in Boulder, CO 80302 from 7:30-10:30 pm. More information & RSVP here.

Mas. Colorado dates may be coming so stay tuned. Lookin’ forward to seeing ya out there. Or check da Facebook, da Instagram, or da Twitter.

Other happenings…..

I did a pretty awesome interview with Katie Anne Mitchell of the Standing ‘O’ Project. Check it out on their podcast or listen here (it’s rated explicit so you know it’s a fun one). And check out a live performance of “Why Wyoming” from that interview here.

I’ve also given into social media craze and started to do weekly FB Live Videos. Come by my Music FB page and join the madness (if ya can’t make it no worries, you can still watch vids after they’re live).

Paz out y’all.
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May 15, 2016

Spring News and East Coast Happenings

My dear peops~

As the Spring flings by I am caught by the sun’s squinting eye. As I lay out the roadmap of my future I am enthused with how much fun is in store for my walk of life. Hope to see you out at these selected shows, noted belows, now I have to blow my nose. . .

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May 21: Falcon Music & Arts Center at 197 Old Post Rd, Marlboro, NY 12542 at 7pm. Reservations here.

May 22: AJ Mahal House Concerts at 4th Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302 at 3:30 pm. Reservations here.

May 24: Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3 at 185 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002 at 8:30 pm. Tickets here.

May 27: Private house concert in Baltimore, MD at 8 pm. If interested in attending email tom@tomfreund.com.

 

For all you non-east coasters, there’s also some upcoming summer action in the Bay Area and Idaho. Check out the shows below.

June 11: Novato Festival of Art, Wine and Music 2016 at Hopmonk Tavern, 224 Vintage Way, Novato, CA 94945 at 12:45 pm. More info here.

June 18: KPFA Summer Crafts Fair at 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond, CA 94804 at noon. More info here.

August 13: Festival at Sandpoint with Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals at Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint, ID 83864 at 6:30 pm. Tickets here.

 

Also here’s 2 recent video posts for your viewing pleasure. “Tambourine man” recorded live in-home featuring the lovely Emmy Lou and “Leavin’ Town” live at a recent gig at Bar Lubitsch with Michael Jerome. For more Youtube vids, subscribe to my page on Youtube here. Also, don’t forget to follow me on Instagram @tomfreund for regular bite-sized clips.

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