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Goodbye, Dad

My father, Mark C. Hipps, passed away April 26, 2010 at 6:15pm. He wasn't a perfect dad by any means, but we had many good times and in the past couple of years, he began to say "I love you"…

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Another Way to Help -UPDATE

UPDATE: Through this promotion (see below), CD Baby and its artists raised $24,000 toward earthquake relief for Haiti * * * Starting on Monday, January 25th and continuing for two weeks, the online independent music outlet CD Baby (my favorite!)…

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Crossfest: coming this summer!

I''m excited the Tom Hipps Band has been asked to appear at Crossfest USA again this summer! This year's festival (held in Lewiston, MN) promises to be even bigger than ever, and will feature some of the finest acts in…

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A Real MN Winter (and other tidbits)

Snow, snow, and more snow! But you know, I really don't mind it. Oh sure, I hate getting stuck in my driveway as much as anyone... that just happened a couple of days ago... but for some reason, the older…

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Welcome 2010!

Hey everyone... I hope you had a thankful Thanksgiving, a Christ-centered Christmas, and an enjoyable New Year's Eve, however you chose to spend it (check "past dates" on the calendar page for a brief recap of our show at the…

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My Bro's New Book!

My brother, Dr. Richard S. Hipps, has just released his latest book, "The Focused Life". I'm anxious to read it, and I hope you will consider picking up a copy as well. He is a gifted speaker and writer, and…

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Merry Christmas

Just want to take a moment and wish you all a Merry Christmas. I love this time of year... the music, the decorations, the goodies, the parties, the presents (receiving is nice but I truly enjoy giving even more), Christmas…

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I've Finally Been There...

Finally made it to Graceland recently. Memphis, Tennessee. Birthplace of Rock n' roll, cradle of the blues, and home of my brother Richard, who preaches at Trinity Baptist. The Civil Rights Museum, Sun Studios, Beale Street, damn good barbeque at…

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TIPS on using the site

On the PHOTOS page, click on a given photo to enlarge it and read the caption On the CALENDAR page, to read the "gig diary" (recaps of recent shows played) click on "show past dates". To go to the website…

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Check it out

Both Tom Hipps albums, Everybody & Their Brother and Then Went the Demons are now available for sale digitally at about 370 Christian retail locations across the U.S. via in-store kiosks!