Tom Skinner Itinerary
Follow in the footsteps of Red Dirt pioneer Tom Skinner as you drop by his high school in Bristow, college in Stillwater and his favorite places to perform. Catch live music at Willie’s Saloon in Stillwater, head to The Colony in Tulsa where Tom performed every Wednesday night or visit Mitchell Hall in Edmond where he played in support of fellow Oklahoma musician John Fullbright. Then, head down to Ada to discover the town where Tom recorded his last album.
Stop 1: 598 Recordings / The Boohatch
Although 598 Recordings / The Boohatch is based out of Mike McClure's home and not open for tours, you can still travel to Ada to learn about the town where Tom recorded his last album.
Stop 2: Mitchell Hall
Tom opened for John Fullbright’s 2014 CD release show at UCO's Mitchell Hall.
Stop 3: Oklahoma State University.
Tom attended Oklahoma State University and graduated in 1982 with a degree in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication.
Stop 4: Willie’s Saloon
Tom often performed at Willie's Saloon during college. He could also be found at The Farm - the undisputed birthplace of Red Dirt music situated on 149 acres near Stillwater.
Stop 5: Bristow High School
Tom was raised in Bristow and graduated from the local high school.
Stop 6: The Colony
Tom performed at nearly every Wednesday Night Science Project held at The Colony.
Stop 7: Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame & Museum
Visit the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame & Museum, which inducted Tom in 2015, to see memorabilia from some of the state's best musicians.