March 13, 2020

“Show On The Road” single and LIFE

Hello fellow humans, here we are at an interesting brink of our civilization in so many ways. A bit of a sink or swim moment if you will.
Well, I choose swim = LOVE. Thanks for staying attuned to my tunes my beautiful friends!
Difficult times for touring musicians as we (or the venues) decide what shows and travel to keep and which ones to cancel.
In the midst of it all however, The Show Must Go On and so here is my latest single “Show On The Road” – some of you have heard it already when you bought my double vinyl “East Of Lincoln” release. But for the more digital fairing folks, please buy a track, stream it, put it on a playlist & share it with your friends, it all helps!

A Post Valentines day – through trials and tribulations – love song! Hope the ones you love can hear you now, as you too, call out to them ❤️ 🎶And I hope to offer some musical solace in these very challenging times my friends. Thanks for listening 🙏 #newmusicfriday 

Mixed and recorded by Steve McCormick, Ben Peeler on lap steel, Gabe Noel on 8 string bass, Wally Ingram on drums & mastered at Bakery Mastering 

*Now for gigs happening in the near future Please Stand By:

April 2nd San Antonio, TX
Richter Goods/Broadway News presents
April 4 – Utopia, TX
Sweet Party Utopia TX
April 5th  – Austin, Tx
Cosmic Cafe
April 19th – Petaluma, CA
Mystic Theatre
w/ Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood
May 2 Redondo Beach, CA
BeachLife Festival w/Counting Crows, Steve Miller Band, Ben Harper, Lukas Nelson . .to name a few

*as always the Music Store at is always open

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September 11, 2019

1st Place Unsigned Only, McCabes & Ojai Fest

Happy Belated Tumbleweed Tuesday!! What a summer! Got to travel Europe and the East Coast for music and family, all for the love of tunes! Speaking of which I was Pretty Stoked to be chosen 1st place for my song “Freezer Burn” by a set of Judges that included Aimee Mann, Taj Mahal, Garth Hudson and Robert Smith (The Cure)! 🙏 Unsigned Only Winner – Listen to it on your favorite channel or buy/download it 😉 Freezer Burn (single) Video coming soon too! #freezerburn #singersongwriter #folk #rock #unsignedartist

Friday September 20th
McCabes Guitar Shop
Santa Monica CA w/ LoveMeInTheDark
McCabes Tickets
FB Event

Saturday September 21st
Topa Mountain Music Fest
Libbey Bowl OJAI w/ Brett Dennen, Mother Hips and More!

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February 15, 2019

Happy Vinyltines Day! New EOL On Vinyl & Vid

Happy Vinyltines Day: “East Of Lincoln” double album has arrived! Check out the 3 bonus tracks on Side 4: 2 songs you haven’t heard and Let My Love Open The Door feat. Ben Harper‼️ You can order it here EOL Vinyl and I’ll be playing the 1st show for it in LA on Feb 26th (see below) and more to follow.

Also here is a video to enjoy for Valentines  

I found an old cell phone – the nice and easy cheap kind that i miss – pre iphones and androidzzz. I loved the out of focus “older” effect of these shots of my favorite subject on earth, my daughter. I wrote this song soon after she was born. Recorded it in ’05 thereabouts at Stanley Recording with John Wood and his daughter Amy in Venice, CA. Please forgive my over indulgence with my girl but what better way to document this time for me…haha  Love, T  Baby D on Apple Music  #tbt

Tuesday February 26th – East Of Lincoln Vinyl release show
Harvelle’s Nightclub Santa Monica
1432 4th St, Santa Monica, California 90401

**Europe in May: Switzerland and UK Dates Coming soon!
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January 10, 2019

Runaround Video Premier ‘n Secret Show

I had fun shooting this video in Joshua Tree, although it was cold! Yes it gets cold in California – in the high desert in January, exactly a year ago, when it was shot. I was asked to play music at a very cool Yoga Retreat/Recovery Program called Recovery 2.0 led by an old friend from NY Tommy Rosen. The song felt very apropos of the healing that was going on around me: people being honest and coming to terms with themselves and how they wanted to lead their lives from here on out. Runaround was written for that feeling of “Time to face the music, time to face the fear.” Take hold of your life, a song for self, truth and discovery. Here’s the Premier on Pop Matters

Here’s the video direct on YOUTUBE * special thanks to Kia Miller for being in the video so cosmically, DJ Pierce for shooting and direction and Chance Foreman and Colin Hickey for editing.

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Also a Semi – secret show in LA to hear the songs from the new record at the No Name in Hollywood. It is guest list only so anyone who wants to go please email me back straightaway and RSVP before it fills up: or FB EVENT
Saturday January 12th at 9pm at No Name
432 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
*Full Band Show with special guests

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November 18, 2018

Back from Japan! NY, CT & CA Shows Announced

Please View the New TF ONE SHEET with Press and Video Links!!
Kinichiwa from Japan my friends, it’s been amazing so far, beautiful people and great music appreciators, smart and kind, and very zen’d out #trulymellow scenery and folk. A few dates to share on my trip back East at the top of December, tri-state – hope you can make it out. And a few special CA shows later in the month. Also we have this new button that clicks to East Of Lincoln on all channels . . . see hear, Hugs, T

East of Lincoln Button/All Channels

New Shows East Coast:

Saturday December 1st
Rockwell Art Gallery  151 Old Ridgefield Road Wilton, Ct
*with Kevin Bents and Konrad Meissner Tix and Info

Monday December 3rd
Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 3) 7:30 – 9pm
* with Kevin Bents and Matt Johnson
** in this intimate venue we will be playing songs from “East Of Lincoln” and taking live requests from albums past. Get Your Tix! TICKET LINK

Shows Back in Cali:

Saturday December 8th
The Folk Music Center
220 Yale Ave. Claremont, CA,
tix at

Tuesday December 18th @9pm
Bootleg Theater 
2220 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA,
Tix and Info

That’s all for now, kind folks, thanks for listening, Love and Light, Tom San


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