Tell Runyan was born and raised in eastern New Mexico. After graduating 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 endlessly 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 all of 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 first single "Running Late."
In the fall of 2018 Tell finished his "2018 Farewell New Mexico Tour" and moved to Stephenville, TX with his wife and newborn child.
He recently released his latest studio collection titled, "Living For the Night." Which was produced by well known multi- instrumentalist Jon Knudson (Whiskey Myers, The Damn Quails, William Clark Green) and features a duet with Texas Female Vocalist of the Year, Bri Bagwell. Be on the lookout for one of his live shows this year and see what's up and coming for this rising songwriter.