Mumford and Sons arrive by train to San Pedro, California during the Rail Road Revival Tour

The arrival of the Railroad Revival tour to San Pedro was an epic event for San Pedro. Three bands, Mumford & SonsEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show arrived to town in a style unlike any in recent memory. Traveling exclusively in vintage rail cars, the three bands arrived from Oakland to San Pedro, the second stop of a journey across the American Southwest this week. The aptly titled Railroad Revival Tour will feature the three bands playing concerts at six unique outdoor locations which began April 21st in Oakland, California arriving in San Pedro on April 22nd and will continue, April 23rd in Tempe, Arizona, April 24th in Marfa, Texas, April 26th in Austin, Texas and April 27th in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Comment by Andrew Silber on April 23, 2011 at 6:53pm

Nice piece; good work. Events like this are exactly what San Pedro needs to get noticed by the rest of the world.
Very successful, (so it seems to me), and the arrival by train was a great flourish, plus probably saved on many carbon emissions.

 

Comment by PeedroPaula on April 23, 2011 at 6:33pm
Thanks for posting the train's arrival...I was already in the venue when it pulled in.  What a wonderful show!!
Comment by San Pedro Fish Market on April 23, 2011 at 12:18pm
Great show!

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