Free Community Concert featuring Southern Rail

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Free Community Concert featuring Southern Rail

Time: September 4, 2011 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: Elementary School Field
Street: 9 Burlingame Road (behind the church)
City/Town: Charlton
Website or Map: http://www.southernrail.com
Phone: 508-248-5550
Event Type: concert
Organized By: 250th Anniversary Committee, Federated Church of Charlton
Latest Activity: Aug 29, 2011

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Event Description

As part of the Federated Church of Charlton’s 250th Anniversary year-long celebration, the public is invited to a free concert featuring Southern Rail.  Southern Rail’s music is high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo and mandolin solo work. Their songs have graced Bluegrass Unlimited's Top Thirty Singles Chart for a combined total of 32 months, receiving heavy national airplay.  Southern Rail’s reputation for strong original material, heart-stopping harmonies, and infectious good humor has spread to both coasts, spurred on by a heavy touring schedule and 8 successful recordings. 

Southern Rail (www.southernrail.com) celebrated their first quarter century with the release of their eagerly awaited 8th recording, “Coal Tattoo”, featuring the group’s prodigious harmonies. The CD has been getting rave reviews across the country. Southern Rail's recordings have all received outstanding reviews and heavy airplay, climbing to #11 on Bluegrass Unlimited’s Top Thirty Single’s Chart, and hitting #1 on radio stations across the nation. One of Southern Rail’s earlier CD’s, a special Bluegrass Gospel compilation entitled Glory Train, was nominated for Best Gospel Recording of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Southern Rail has been selected by the New England Foundation for the Arts to be included in their prestigious Touring Roster.

The concert is free and open to the public, but attendees will need to bring chairs or blankets to sit on.

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