Railroad Earth Tour

Railroad Earth Takes the Both Coasts on Fall/Winter Tour

Railroad Earth
It's no surprise that the band Railroad Earth took their name from Jack Kerouac's flowing prose-poem, "October in the Railroad Earth." Interspersed with memories of the past and the present, the story weaves a complex tapestry of impressions and reflections, all underlining the American history of the workingman. Much like Kerouac, Railroad Earth's music captures the grit and soul of rural and urban America and translates it into something deeper than just music.

The six-piece ensemble crafts each song artfully, like a storyline in a novel about travel, wonderment, tragedy, and heartbreak. With the unusually soulful and deep writing and vocal delivery of principal songwriter, Todd Sheaffer, combined with instrumentation so colorful you might find them on the Appalachian Trail, Railroad Earth is bringing their slice of American culture on a hefty fall/winter tour spanning both coasts and every major market in between.

Beginning in late September, Railroad Earth will be doing a series of short tours with pivotal performances in various parts of the country. But unlike the speed trains in Kerouac's novels, this Railroad Earth is in no hurry "to get there fast."

Tour Dates
09/25/2009 Richmond, VA - The National
09/26/2009 Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre
09/27/2009 Charleston, SC - Music Farm
09/29/2009 Orlando, FL - The Plaza Theatre
10/01/2009 Birmingham, AL - WorkPlay Theatre
10/02/2009 Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
10/03/2009 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
10/04/2009 Wilmington, NC -Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre
10/17/2009 New York, NY - Nokia Theatre
10/23/2009 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
10/24/2009 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
10/26/2009 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
10/27/2009 Millvale, PA - Mr. Small's Theater
10/29/2009 Madison, WI - Barrymore Theatre
10/30/2009 Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre
10/31/2009 Royal Oak, MI. - Royal Oak Music Theatre
11/19/2009 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
11/20/2009 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
11/21/2009 Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
11/27/2009 Stroudsburg, PA - Sherman Theater
11/28/2009 Stroudsburg, PA - Sherman Theater
12/10/2009 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall Of Williamsburg
12/11/2009 Washington, DC - 9 30 Club
12/12/2009 Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of the Living Arts
12/13/2009 Woodstock, NY - Bearsville Theater
12/14/2009 Woodstock, NY - Bearsville Theater
12/27/2009 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
12/28/2009 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
12/30/2009 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
12/31/2009 Portland, OR - Aladdin Theater


[Published on: 9/30/09]

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