Railroad Earth

Where to even begin when trying to tell you about the last ever Northwest String Summit? To put into words what this last gathering was, and the effect that this festival has had on the Northwest over the last 20 years is nearly impossible. After three long years of waiting out a pandemic, this gathering was what everyone’s heart needed. It truly was a labor of love, and you could feel it in every corner of the venue.

Grateful Web is pleased to announce the long-awaited release of Railroad Earth’s All For The Song, unleashed upon the world April 22nd. No ordinary album, All For the Song was not only born out of friendship and heartache, but also sidetracked by a worldwide pandemic. “From the beginning, the vision was more than just the music,” states guitarist, singer, Todd Sheaffer in response to the loss of bandmate and multi-instrumentalist, Andy Goessling.

When roots-inspired, jam-scene favorites Railroad Earth were preparing to record their new album All For The Song, the guys all agreed it was time to take a field trip. Their destination? The Big Easy. Joined by producer and notable artist in his own right, Anders Osborne, Railroad Earth let the New Orleans grease seep into their already widely-influenced sound to create an album filled with feel-good musical moments and tales of road-trip rainstorms, Louisiana getaways, and losing their brother too soon.

Cloud 9 Adventures announces the return of Strings & Sol, the annual bluegrass-centric tropical concert vacation, for its’ milestone tenth year. The event will take place at beloved Sapphire Resort & Spa, a fully updated all-inclusive resort on the beautiful coastline of Puerto Morelos, Mexico from December 7-11, 2022.

When it came time for jam-scene favorites Railroad Earth to make a new album, a band consensus was quickly reached: it was time for a field trip to the Big Easy. Between the good food, high spirits, and influence from their producer, New Orleans’ favorite guitar-slinging son Anders Osborne, Railroad Earth ended up with a collection of material that goes down the hatch with the ease of an oyster on the half shell and a nice, cold sazerac.

The Northern Michigan woods once again hosts an end-of-summer weekend of music as the Hoxeyville Music Festival celebrates 20 years of conscious community August 19 – 21 in Wellston, MI. Artists announced in the initial festival lineup include Railroad Earth, The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band, Lindsay Lou, May Erlewine, Larry Keel Experience, Airborne or Aquatic, Full Cord, Arlo McKinley, Mark Lavengood Band, & Earth Radio.

Easing into their third decade as a band, jam-scene pioneers Railroad Earth have been hard at work keeping their bluegrass soul and rock and roll spirit alive and well. On April 22nd, the next chapter of RRE will unfold with the release of their new album All For The Song; a ten-song collection filled with tales of biblical road-trip rainstorms, Louisiana getaways, and losing their brother too soon.

Today, the torch-bearing Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra announces the lineup for their ninth annual Dark Star Jubilee music festival. Produced by All Good Presents, the event was created as a band-curated continuation of the ongoing celebration of the music of the Grateful Dead, the Dark Star Jubilee has become a Midwest tradition for kicking off the summer season with three-nights of music, camping and community.

For the past two decades, Northwest String Summit has continually brought together fans of bluegrass and rock and roll—and every sub-genre and collaborative effort combinations of two—for a perfect summer weekend in the Pacific Northwest. Friendships and relationships formed during the annual festival at North Plains, Oregon’s beautiful Horning’s Hideout have grown and expanded year by year, all under the premise of sharing good music with good people.

Blue Ox Music Festival is proud to announce its initial lineup of artists, for the 8th annual Blue Ox Music Festival, to be held the first weekend of summer, on June 23, 24, 25, 2022.

Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes back the summer pilgrimage of Bluegrass, Americana, Roots, and Folk artists, and their devoted music festival fans; returning to the tall pines and hardwoods of northern Wisconsin.

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