Railroad Earth Rumbles Towards Winter

Toot toot! The Railroad Earth train is scheduled to launch its 2015 journey Jan. 15 with Minneapolis as its first destination. Tickets go on sale this week.

Photo: Blain Peckmann

The Americana/bluegrass act still has more gigs to play this year, including Saturday’s appearance at in North Adams, Mass. Next month the band takes the stage at Yonder Mountain String Band’s in Ozark, Ark., Oct. 17.

And of course you can’t forget about Railroad Earth’s annual in Placerville, Calif., Oct. 27-26.

Railroad Earth will celebrate New Year’s Eve with three nights in Atlanta at the Variety Playhouse Dec. 23-31.

Here is the first batch of dates for 2015, which Railroad Earth says includes some of its favorite stops, along with a long overdue return to Texas:

Jan. 15 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue  
Jan. 16 – Chicago, Ill., Vic Theatre   
Jan. 17 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant           
Jan. 18 – Milwaukee, Wis., Pabst Theater     
Jan. 20 – Omaha, Neb., Slowdown   
Jan. 22 – Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre       
Jan. 23 – Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre       
Jan. 24 – Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre
Jan. 25 – Lawrence, Kan., Granada Theatre
Jan. 28 – Tulsa, Okla., Cain’s Ballroom         
Jan. 29 – Dallas, Texas, House Of Blues
Jan. 30 – Houston, Texas, House Of Blues   
Jan. 31 – Austin, Texas, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q / Waller Creek Amph.     
Feb. 11 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall      
Feb. 12 – Grand Rapids, Mich., The Intersection
Feb. 13 – Royal Oak, Mich., Royal Oak Music Theatre        
Feb. 14 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues 
Feb. 19 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Brooklyn Bowl  
Feb. 20 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Brooklyn Bowl
Feb. 21 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Brooklyn Bowl
Feb. 27 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club       
Feb. 28 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club

A Citi cardmember presale begins Wednesday, Sept. 17 for select dates. Live Nation is also hosting presales Wednesday and Thursday. The general onsale is scheduled Friday, Sept. 19.

For more information visit RailroadEarth.com. Click here to read Pollstar’s Q&A with frontman Todd Sheaffer.