Linden Tree Coffeehouse is excited to bring great bluegrass music by LTC favorites Southern Rail to the Wakefield Common on Sunday, July 25, from 6 to 7:30 pm. (Rain date is July 26)
Bring your chairs and your picnic supper and enjoy the lake’s cool breezes and sunset scenery. Bring the family! This is a FREE concert thanks to support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) grant via the Wakefield Art Council.
Southern Rail’s performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor, and sparkling banjo, mandolin, and guitar solo work. Southern Rail celebrates over four decades of performing with the long-awaited release of their 12th recording, “Voices in the Wind.”
Over the years, Southern Rail’s recordings, featuring their prolific songwriting, have graced Bluegrass Unlimited’s Top Thirty Singles Chart for a combined total of 32 months, climbing to #11. One of Southern Rail’s earlier CDs, 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 group’s founding members Sharon Horovitch and Jim Muller have been inducted into the Rhode Island Bluegrass Alliance Hall of Fame. Sharon’s noted for her smile, energy, and great playing her upright bass. Jim is the lead singer and songwriter. His rich voice and humor are is of the group’s trademarks. The other band members Richard Stillman (banjo) and John Tibert (Mandolin) also come to the group with strong bluegrass harmonies and resumes.
The Linden Tree Coffeehouse monthly series of acoustic music is based in Wakefield, MA. After a year of streaming their 35th season of concerts due to Covid, it is our pleasure to be outside and LIVE! Plans for Linden Tree Coffeehouse’s thirty-sixth year are underway and will most likely be a combination of streaming and live shows. Donations to our concert series are welcome. Checks for Linden Tree Coffeehouse may be mailed to 8 Dexter Lane, Wakefield, MA 01880. For more information: 781-246-2836, and be sure to like us on Facebook!
Click HERE for directions to the Lower Common in Wakefield MA