Tom Savage


GrassRoots Regina is pleased to present Kingston, Ontario's singer, songwriter and guitarist Tom Savage in concert.

Tom is a writer of country and folk songs, sung in a weathered, emotive voice with a hint of a bluesman's growl, accompanied by fiery and fast guitar licks. Tom Savage is not your average folksinger.

"A contemporary version of a Canadian Bob Dylan" - Rootstime

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Exchange, 2431 8th Avenue, Regina

Show starts at 8:00 p.m.

Admission: $15 at the door

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Tom Savage is what one might refer to as a triple-threat. One part truth-telling troubadour, one part death-defying guitar slinger, and one part country blues howler. Each facet of his formidable on-stage persona carefully crafted over a 20-plus-year devotion to the composition and performance of song. Tom is a true believer. A disciple of melody and harmony and tempo and timbre. An evangelist preaching to anyone who will listen to the healing and meditative powers of music. He pours his heart out of his throat every night, while simultaneously shredding his fingertips in his relentless assault on the beat-up 1966 Guild acoustic that he adores.

The wrong side of town, endless roads traveled, longing for home, and the hope for love; these are the themes that find their way into much of Tom's music. He is an excellent songwriter. His songs are often poetic in their deceptive simplicity and often politically informed; his lyrics recall the best folk singers of the sixties. Savage is also a skillful guitarist, seamlessly moving from folk to country to rock, all the while incorporating a variety of other elements. His raspy voice, which has been compared to that of Johnny Cash and Bruce Springsteen rolled into one, is the commonality throughout his songs.

A prolific writer, Tom has released multiple recordings of original music and penned hundreds of songs over the years. His most recent album, Everything Intertwined, was released in late 2017. Although Tom often performs with his band, he will be bringing his solo acoustic show to Regina.

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Web site here.