Rebecca Rego & The Trainmen

Rebecca Rego & The Trainmen

A singer-songwriter talking about trains. Here we go again,” Rebecca Rego cackles, acknowledging the clich she and her new band, The Trainmen, have not so inadvertently fallen into.

The Wisconsin native even dubbed her debut outing with Kankakee County Musicians Matt Yeates (drums), Eric Fitts (bass, mandolin), and Cory Ponton (guitar, banjo) after a downstate village built around the Illinois Central Railroad, where the street signs bear the names of its revered employees.... more