placeholder

CROSSFEST 2011

It's official: FROM ORDINARY, our original Christian-flavored folk/rock band, is booked for CROSSFEST 2011. This will be our third straight appearance, and we're really excited. The band features myself along with Gordy Overing (drums), Dan Bergstrom (bass guitar) and new…

placeholder

WAY FUN

Ok, that Saturday night SHAKERS gig at Westfield was one of the best ever! So many friends and family there, it was mind-blowing. I wish I could have gotten to talk to every one of you, but there was only…

placeholder

"Music, That Is"

NOW AVAILABLE! My new single, "Music, That Is" is now available for download on iTunes and other major online music retailers. I poured my heart and soul into this one, and I hope it resonates with others who have found…

placeholder

Releasing Its Icy Grip

Yes, winter is finally loosening its claws and beginning to slink away, ever so slowly. SEE YA! I'm not generally a winter hater, but this one was especially long and cold and snowy and sloppy and gray and gray and…

placeholder

Back To It

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I had the privilege of appearing in three (count 'em, three!) Christmas Eve services with the band at at Pleasant Valley Church. Such a talented bunch of people... it's always a…

placeholder

Merry Christmas

I hope this finds you in good spirits. Everyone I know is busy, busy, busy this time of year (including myself). I guess there's nothing inherently wrong with being busy, but the key is to find those quiet moments when…

placeholder

"Generous"

My new single "Generous" is now available through iTunes, CD Baby, and most other major online music retailers. "Generous" is a driving, harmony-rich song of praise. Also available: my last single, "Waiting For You", a lush, emotionally charged ballad.

placeholder

Crossroads Chapel 2010

Another Great Minnesota Get-together has come and gone. I always enjoy my appearances at the MN State Fair Crossroads Chapel. I believe this was my 6th or 7th straight year on the bill (could be more?). My folk/rock band FROM…

placeholder

Three Sundays in August

I'm excited and honored to have been invited to lead the music worship for 3 Sundays in a row at the church I grew up in, Pleasant Valley Church in Winona, MN. It is a wonderful place where I have…

placeholder

Crossfest 2010

After all the preperation and anticipation, Crossfest 2010 is wrapped up. I had a wonderful time playing a 45-minute set on Saturday with my band, From Ordinary. Also enjoyed hanging out with other musicians and the hardworking staff of this…

placeholder

NEW RELEASE!

Today marks the release of my brand new digital single, "Waiting For You". It is currently available exclusively through CD Baby, the best source of great indie music, for only 99 cents per download. (It will also soon be available…

placeholder

and the new name is...

From Ordinary. The new name of the Tom Hipps Band is taken from our song, "From Ordinary", written by me and my longtime drummer and best pal, Gordy Overing. He and I, along with Kevin, Phil and TJ have been…