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Railroad Earth performs on Mountain Stage.
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January 24, 2012 Carrying on the tradition of improvisational, genre-spanning music laid forth by the Grateful Dead, Railroad Earth mixes folk, country and rock with a bluegrass sensibility. The band plays West Virginia's most famous stage.
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October 23, 2008 The music of Railroad Earth defies conventional classification. The group's bluegrass-influenced style deftly combines exceptional songwriting and interesting improvisations, and the result is earning it praise among the finest jam bands. Here, Railroad Earth brings its unique style to World Cafe.
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February 3, 2006 Rolling Stone music critic Christian Hoard reviews Elko, the new live double album by the jam band Railroad Earth. Unlike most jam bands with extended electric guitar solos, Railroad Earth is a bluegrass band — so expect extended mandolin solos, instead.
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May 25, 2004 Jazz clarinetist Dr. Michael White; New Jersey bluegrass band Railroad Earth; Newly discovered music from Nick Drake; Pete Seeger's grandson with The Mammals and more.
September 22, 2002 Emergency music from Turtle Island; The haunting sounds of Railroad Earth; Former child prodigies Nickel Creek; Walking through fire with Mary Gauthier and more.
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