From intimate House Concerts to the prestigious Newport Folk Festival, Woody Russell delivers world-class talent for your concert event.
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2019 Top 10 Austin Music Awards Poll - Songwriter Category
Continuous: Tours throughout North America at all manner of venues (clubs, house concerts, theaters) as well as major festivals (Newport Folk, NxNE, SxSW, Winterfolk, Folk Alliance, Kerrville, Sisters, Houston Int’l, Tall City Blues, & more)
2017- Current Swan Songs Artist and Spokesperson *read more about Swan Songs
2016-18 Named Texas Commission On The Arts Touring Roster Official Artist
2016 Finalist - USA Songwriting Competition
2016 Listening Room Festival Featured Artist
2016 Release of Carry It Up with successful Pledge Music campaign
2015 Finalist - International Acoustic Music Awards
2014 Honorable Mention - International Songwriting Competition
2013 recipient of the Bugle Boy “Founder’s Choice Talent Trust Award” (Kat Edmonson, 2011 / John Fullbright, 2012).
2013 Successfully funded release of Delicious Days and subsequent video through Kickstarter
2012 Co-founder of BluzSkool, an interactive live program that encourages "Creative Courage" through musical improvisation with elementary aged children (booked at rural schools throughout Texas)
2011-12 Television: Prominently featured artist on the debut season (Sept ’11 – Sept ’12) of “Troubadour, TX”, a nationally syndicated docu-reality show that aired weekly on the CW Network in over 20 million homes
2010 release, Up Against It, received substantial critical praise in national and international blues press (see press buzz below)
2006 release Salt, nominated for an IMA “Album Of The Year”