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Published: 2017/08/30

Johnny Grubb Sits In With Railroad Earth and Greensky Bluegrass at Summer’s End Fest

On August 25, Railroad Earth co-headlined the Summer’s End Fest in Mt. Pocono, PA with Greensky Bluegrass. It was an evening filled with bluegrass jams of all stripes but the biggest surprise was a “Leap Year”> “Head” joint encore that featured members of both bands, with a rotating trio of bass players, including former Railroad Earth bassist Johnny Grubb. Railroad Earth also played a mid-set version of “Lovin’ You” to honor Grubb’s 11th wedding anniversary. In addition, Matt Slocum filled in on keyboards in place of Andy Goessling who is on medical leave.

Greensky Bluegrass’ summer/fall tour continues September 8 in Crystal Bay, NV and continues through a New Year’s run in Chicago. Railroad Earth will play dates through the fall, ending their tour with a New Year’s show at the Paramount Theater in Boulder, CO.

Here’s a look at Railroad Earth’s set via their Facebook page

Friday, August 25, 2017, Sherman Theater Summer Stage. Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania_

Storms Walk Beside Me When the Sun Gets in Your Blood Happy Song Addin’ My Voice Lovin’ You (A) Farewell to Isinglass —> Chasin’ a Rainbow Colorado —> Face with a Hole —> Seven Story Mountain —> Everything Comes Together

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(Joint Encore included all members of both bands, with a rotating trio of bass players, including Johnny Grubb)

Matt Slocum on keyboards for the entire show

(A) Played in honor of Johnny and Michelle Grubb’s 11th wedding anniversary

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