Upcoming shows:

We have been busy developing new songs and assembling our 2022 calendar.
We hope to see you some time this year!

Details for any show may change as the Covid situation changes.
Please check back here as a concert date approaches.

Sep 10 (Sat) NEW SALEM, MA 1794 Meetinghouse
(7:30-9:00) 26 South Main St. A popular series in a beautifully restored class
acoustic hall. Seating limited, so reserve yours today! Link for for tickets.
For tickets: https://1794meetinghouse.org/meetinghouse-events/southern-rail-2/
Indoors. Covid protocols keep changing. Please check here for the latest guidelines:
See 1794meetinghouse.org/2022-summer-covid-protocols/

Sep 15 (Thur) WEBSTER, MA Gladys E Kelly Public Library
(6:30-8) 2 Lake St, Webster, MA 01570. Free concert! gladyskellylibrary.org
Outdoors.Check our web site for last minute rain decision.

Oct. 8 (Sat) CONCORD, MA New Life Community Church
(1:30-2:30) Join us for an outdoor Harvest Festival
Outdoors under a huge tent. Free!
Event 12:30-5:30. Other performers throughout the day!
Lots of family activities.
Food truck (1-3) and Ice cream truck (4:30-5:30)

Rain or shine. 221 Baker Avenue.
Celebrate the fall season with us!

Oct 29 (Sat) SACO, ME Evening concert
First Parish, Saco, 12 Beach St. 7pm, doors open 6pm.
Tickets available at the door. Masks optional at their
concerts but guidelines may change again in September.
You are welcome to wear a costume, it being Halloween weekend, though it is
not a Halloween concert per se. That said, we may have a celebrity emcee!

Nov 5 (Sat) NEW BEDFORD, MA Pilgrim United Church of Christ
(7 pm) Info: 508-997-9086 More details soon!
635 Purchase St., New Bedford. Indoors. Mask required.

Here are some YouTube videos from our recent Cable TV appearance on "502 Sessions" in Dedham, MA.
502 Sessions features bands playing their own original material. These are all originals
(except for "Children Go Where I Send Thee", which is a traditional song with our own arrangement).
Carolina Lightning
Do You Know
Just a Little Man
Tractor Pull
I Didn't Ask
Field Of Glory
Last Leg Home
Voices In the Wind
My Old Friends
Walk Your Way To Heaven
Chidren Go Where I Send Thee
Road Trip

Click here for some legacy videos.

RIBA (Rhode Island Bluegrass Alliance) inducted Jim and Sharon into the RIBA Bluegrass Hall of Fame in April, 2019.
This is quite an honor, and a tremendous way to kick off the band's 41st anniversary!

Southern Rail Recordings

Our newest 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.


Other recordings available (Coal Tattoo is back!):

You can also order a CD or DVD from us directly for $15 (+ $2 postage per order). Send some
email to bluegrass@SouthernRail.com and we will reply with details of how to continue.

Previous Recordings:

While these are out of print, many of these can be found on iTunes.
You'll find a complete listing of our available recordings.
Here are some useful links:

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/southern-rail/id4461746
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southernrailbluegrass

More Southern Rail on YouTube!

Taken by Maynard Public TV, Maynard Library.
Gone For Way Too Long
Red Rubber Ball
Funky Mountain Special
Daniel Prayed

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 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

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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...

Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival.

Cotuit Center For the Arts.

Regis College, Weston, with Boston Saengerfest Chorus.

Sound check at Regis College.

Southern Rail at the Joe Val Bluegrass Festival.

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