♥♪♫The Paula Russell Band ♥♪♫
In residence at the Broken Spoke every other Saturday Happy Hour since July 2013!
Based in Austin, Texas, we're the longest running Happy Hour band at the legendary Broken Spoke Dancehall, playing for dancers & diners
Classic Honky~Tonk Country, Western Swing & a little Rock & Roll
Full band left to right: Greg Jones, Wade Russell, Paula, Steve Gavigan & Leon Gizzard
Trio or Duos may include Rick McRae, David Webb, or John Russell.
Paula live at the Broken Spoke with Leon Grizzard, Wade Russell, Billy Nadeau and David Webb.
You Tube: Rainbow on the Rio Colorado;
Quote from legendary, Platinum record winning drummer, Merel Bregante:
“Sarah (Pierce) and I went to see the Paula Russell Band play last night. A really fun gig. Dancers
under the Super Moon. Paula, Ernie Durawa, John Russell, John X Reed, Bill Starrett.
All-star band behind a wonderful singer. If you get a chance, go see Paula perform.
Well worth the effort. Great old country music being honored as it should be. Yea...Paula!!!”
" The Paula Russell Band is Fantastic! No matter the age of the audience, this band delights all
with Classics that are meaningful as well as fun! Paula has an amazing voice. Everyone at our
party loved and complimented the band." Judge Brandy Mueller
We love to play WEDDINGS & PRIVATE PARTIES:
"As soon as we heard the Paula Russell Band we knew they were our 'dream Texas wedding band.' They learned 2 special songs
for us, arrived early, set up their own sound, dressed up for us & played wonderful danceable music all night.” Brian & Anna Peterson
"I booked the Paula Russell Band for a Private Corporate Function at the iconic Driskill Hotel.
I loved everything about working with these pros! It was a joy to listen to them and yet they never over-powered the guests who
enjoyed being able to socialize as well as hear a great singer." Maggie Gallant
Paula starred in the Equity production of Always Patsy Cline in WA, to sold-out crowds &
standing ovations. She does a 2-hour birthday tribute to the songs of The Cline in Sept.
Paula Russell played Patsy Cline to SRO again at Hyde Park Bar & Grill Westgate to dinner/dance crowd.
Paula is there every other month and the senior center does a field trip to hear them.
Paula has been Ernie Durawa's guest artist at DURAWA TUESDAYS at Strange Brew & EL MERCADO .
Venues where the full band has played include The Driskill Hotel, The Broken Spoke, Ray Benson's Airport Stage, Guero's ,
Ginny’s Little Longhorn, Central Market, Moontower, Buck's Back Yard. The Barn, Hill's Cafe, Giddy-Ups, HAAAM Benefits,
Hyde Park Bar/Hyde Park (Christmas acoustic show 2years, Hyde Park Bar & Grill Westgate (10 dinner/dances). ETC.