Tell Runyan was born and raised in eastern New Mexico. After graduating from Clovis High in 2010, he relocated to Oklahoma and found his calling as a musician and songwriter. While attending Oklahoma State University he began working tirelessly at writing, recording, and performing his original music.
In 2015, he left Oklahoma after five years of traveling and performing music as both a solo act and with different bands. He returned to New Mexico, invested time in writing new material, and formed a new lineup of band members. Doing this while earning a Master's Degree from New Mexico State University.
After two years of being based in New Mexico and performing live all across the southwest. Tell went to the historic Sonic Ranch Studios in Tornillo, TX and recorded his latest single "Running Late."
Tell finished his "2018 Farewell New Mexico Tour" and recently moved to Stephenville, TX with his wife and newborn child.
He is also currently working on his next studio album which is being produced by the esteemed musician Jon Knudson (Whiskey Myers, The Damn Quails, William Clark Green) which is expected to be released in the spring of 2019. Be on the lookout for one of his live shows this year and see what's up and coming for this rising songwriter.