Railroad Earth w/ Toubab Krewe – Thu., September 16, 2010 – Barrymore Theatre

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Railroad Earth w/ Toubab Krewe
Thursday, September 16, 2010
8:00pm - $20; $22 dos - All Ages Buy Tickets
2090 Atwood Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
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Railroad Earth can jam with the best of them, but they’re not a jam band. They’re bluegrass influenced, but they use drums and amplifiers (somewhat taboo in the bluegrass world). What kind of music is it then? Mandolin/vocalist John Skehan offers this semi-descriptive term: “I always describe it as a string band, but an amplified string band with drums.” Tim Carbone takes a swing: “We’re a Country & Eastern band! ” Todd Sheaffer offers “A souped-up string band? I don’t know. I’m not good at this.” Or, as a great drummer/singer/mandolin player with an appreciation for Americana once said: “Rock & roll!”

Toubab Krewe hail from Asheville, North Carolina but pack in a punch with plenty of sounds from the African continent, ranging from the Kora to the Djembe...

This will be a fun show to catch!

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