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There’s No Shame in Being a Foamer

Whether you have a one-track mind or are simply off the rails, this quiz that will ascertain your true love of trains.

Are you a foamer? A railfan? An Amtrak pass-holding, trivia-spouting train geek? Are you the kind of person who delights in the very thought of luxurious sleeper cars? Do you find yourself hypnotized by the rhythmic chug of a diesel engine?

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Railroad Revival Tour: Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, and Old Crow Medicine Show Embark on Epic Train Tour of American Southwest

Call it the modern day Festival Express. Three scratchy alt-rock bands embark on a rolling hootenanny of a concert tour. All for trains.


Call it the modern day Festival Express. For one week in April, Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, and Old Crow Medicine Show will take to the rails for a six-stop rolling hootenanny of a tour. Behold, the Railroad Revival Tour:

This April, Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Old Crow Medicine Show will embark on a tour unlike any in recent memory. Traveling exclusively in vintage rail cars, the three bands will journey across the American Southwest over the course of a week. The aptly titled Railroad Revival Tour will feature the three bands playing concerts at six unique outdoor locations along the route, beginning April 21st in Oakland, California.

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