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A busy July!


July 1 (Sat) STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT
MINERAL SPRINGS BG FESTIVAL
135 Leonard Rd. Family style bluegrass festival at the lovely
Mineral Springs Campground. Lots of great New England talent and
a warm, friendly atmosphere. We've been performing at Mineral Springs
for over 25 years, and it always feels like a homecoming! For more details
www.mineralspringscampground.com/footstompnfestival.html


July 4 (Tues) CONCORD, MA
PICNIC IN THE PARK
(1-3) Emerson Field Free event, complete with children's bicycle parade,
food vendors and lots of music! Music starts at noon. Our show runs from 1- 3 pm.
Bring a picnic, sunhat and a blanket or chairs.
Always a lovely way to celebrate Independence Day!


July 11 (Tues) WAKEFIELD, MA
CONCERT ON THE COMMON
Free! (6:30-8:30) Bring a picnic and a blanket or chairs for a concert
under the stars! Rain location: Wakefield UU Church, 326 Main St.


July 18 (Tues) Bellingham, MA
BELLINGHAM COA
(7-9) 40 Blackstone St., Bellingham. Open to the public.
This is a free concert. They are requesting donations of
non-perishable goods for the food pantry.


July 25 (Tues) SUDBURY, MA
WAYSIDE INN FRESH STRAWBERRY CONCERT
(7-9) Fresh strawberry shortcake during intermission! What could be better?
In the air-conditioned, historic Martha-Mary Chapel, 72 Wayside Inn Rd.
Special price break on dinner and concert. For reservations and more info
call 978-443-1776 or visit http://www.wayside.org/events
There will be limited tickets available at the door. This is a popular
event, so reservations are recommended!


July 27 (Thurs) NEEDHAM, MA
MEMORIAL PARK GAZEBO
Free concert! (7-9) Popular long-standing summer series. Bring a picnic and a
blanket or chairs.


Jul 29 (Sat) EPPING NH
CONCERT AT HEDDING CAMPGROUND
Summer concert series. (7:30)


August


Aug 5 (Sat) THORNTON, NH
PEMI VALLEY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
Sugar Shack Campground. Rt. 175
603-726-6005. Celebrating the festival's 25th anniversary!
The festival runs all weekend. We have two sets on Saturday (12 Noon and 5:30)
plus a workshop! http://www.pemivalleybluegrass.com/schedule.html


October

Oct 21 (Sat) MANSFIELD, MA
ROSE GARDEN COFFEEHOUSE
17 West St, Mansfield, MA 02048. (8PM). (508) 699-8122
www.rosegardenfolk.com


Note, new dates get added every so often so check back in regularly!



Southern Rail Recordings


Announcing a new CD! Voices In the Wind is here!
Fifteen songs, including a live bonus cut. Available now!
Purchase with credit card or PayPal via the Buy Now button below.




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Other recordings available (Coal Tatto is back!):



You can also order a CD or DVD from us by sending $15 (+ $2 postage per order) to:
Southern Rail
PO Box 323,
Watertown, MA 02471
Checks can be made out to Southern Rail.
Please be sure to include your return address and telephone number.

Previous Recordings:

  • The Early Years (1987-1989)
  • Coal Tattoo (2002)
  • Wasting My Time (PRC-1080 Pinecastle Records, 1998)
  • Glory Train (PRC-1050) Pinecastle Records, 1995.
    Nominated for Gospel Recorded Performance Of The Year (1996) by IBMA!
  • Carolina Lightning (TR-5090) Turquoise Records, 1993.
  • Roadwork (TR-5083) Turquoise Records, 1992.
  • Drive By Night (TR-5047) Turquoise Records, 1991.
  • Home (Track-0589) Track Records, 1989.
  • Looking For the Lighthouse (Track-0587) Track Records, 1987.
While these are out of print, many of these can be found on iTunes and CDBaby.
You'll find a complete listing of our available recordings at both these
sites. Here are some useful links:

CDBaby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/southernrail3
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/southern-rail/id4461746
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southernrailbluegrass

Southern Rail on YouTube!

Taken by Stephen Ide at the Rose Garden Coffeehouse, Nov 10, 2012.
It's Mighty Dark To Travel
Weary Ol' Highway
The Hills That I Call Home
Children Go Where I Send Thee
Foggy Mt. Breakdown
I Didn't Ask

Most of these videos on YouTube were taken during a concert
in a church in Norfolk, MA. (The camera and microphone were
stationed in the balcony.) Long Hard Road was recorded
at a concert for Billerica Cable TV. Check them out!
Long Hard Road
Earl's Breakdown
Children Go Where I Send Thee
Prisoner Of the Highway
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Friend Of Steel
5 In the Morning
Heading west
Mary Did You Know


A bit of fun:
Set-up and soundcheck at the Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum


Special archival video:
From the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival, Sept. 1989!

Children Go Where I Send Thee


To hire Southern Rail

contact us by email at:
bluegrass@SouthernRail.com

or see our entries on:
GigMasters
GigSalad
CreativeGround

Fee support for Southern Rail may be available to nonprofit
organizations through the New England States Touring (NEST) program of the
New England Foundation for the Arts.
Visit www.nefa.org for more information.

Some pictures from recent shows, just for fun...

Cotuit Center For the Arts.


Regis College, Weston, with Boston Saengerfest Chorus.

Sound check at Regis College.



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