Southern Rail

Upcoming Shows

Sept 17 (Sun) NORFOLK, MA Federated Church of Norfolk
(10 am) Bluegrass Joyous Bluegrass Gospel service! All are welcome!
1 Union St., Norfolk

Oct 21 (Sat) SWANZEY, NH Golden Rod Grange
(11 am - 5 pm) Golden Rod Bluegrass Festival
625 Old Homestead Highway
Free chicken BBQ with festival ticket!
Rain or shine. Large tent for audience in case of rain.
Tickets will be available both in advance and at the gate.
Ticket link
For more info about the Swanzey Preservation Society, click here.

Oct 25 (Wed) CONCORD, NH Concord City Auditorium
(7:30) Walker Lecture Concert Series. 2 Prince St.
It's great to return to this prestigious concert series.
For more Walker Lecture Series info

Oct 28 (Sat) WRENTHAM, MA OCC Coffeehouse
(7 -9) Original Congregational Church of Wrentham, 1 East St.
Bluegrass and blueberry buckle!! (yum!)
508-384-3110. email: Ticket details to come.

Nov 4 (Sat) SHIRLEY, MA Bull Run Restaurant
(8 -10 pm) We'll be performing in the upstairs Ballroom
215 Great Road • Shirley, MA 01464 • 978-425-4311
Special concert menu in the upstairs Ballroom.
Or come early to dine in the downstairs restaurant.
Link for tickets
Any remaining tickets at the door.
Seating in the Ballroom is limited, so reserve your ticket today!

Dec 2 (Sat) LACONIA, NH VFW Laconia
(2-4 pm) Bluegrass Christmas Benefit for the Children's Alliance.
143 Court St. Doors open at 1 pm
A joyous afternoon of Bluegrass, Gospel and Holiday favorites!
Tickets $25, available at the door.
Kitchen will offer tasty fare throughout the concert! Open bar.

Feb 10 (Sat) SUDBURY, MA First Parish Sudbury Church Supper
(5 pm) Supper served at 5. Music runs 6-8.
327 Concord Rd., Sudbury. Ticket info to come!
Awesome home made fare! Bring the whole family!
Snow Date: Sunday Feb. 11 (1 pm)

Mar 3 (Sun) WELLESLEY, MA Wellesley Hills Congregational Church
Joint concert with Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus
207 Washington St., Wellesley, 5-6pm (doors open 4:30)

Mar 23 (Sat) BRISTOL, RI Stone Church Coffeehouse
300 High St. Doors open 6:45. Show starts 7:30
Bring your own dinner and dine to music! 401-253-4813

Apr 6 (Sat) NEEDHAM, MA Homegrown Coffeehouse
(8 pm) 1st Parish UU Church Needham, 23 Dedham Ave.
The Homegrown is back! The world's best home made carrot cake!

Apr 20 (Sat) SPRINGVALE, ME Sanford Springvale Historical Museum
(7:30) 505 Main St. (Rt 109). Doors open 6:45
Beautifully restored museum with fascinating exhibits.
Reservations: or 207-651-1980.
Tickets also available at the door.
$20 for 18 & over. Under 18 are free.

May 3 (Fri) Sudbury, MA Goodnow Library
21 Concord Rd, Sudbury (5-8)
Kentucky Derby-themed fundraiser
Goodnow Library
Tickets will only be available in advance. Ticket link to come.


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

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 email
to 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:


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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.
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