Welcome!

Northbound Train is a group of experienced musicians and close friends playing the music they love, a heartfelt tribute to the Grateful Dead. The Boston-based group formed in the spring of 2012, and has been bringing its audiences an unforgettable Dead experience, from shake-your-bones grooves to exploratory peaks.

“Northbound Train will restore your belief that The Grateful Dead legacy lives on. 040-13 NBTVectR3They approach Dead music with respect and spirit that is undeniable. They excel on Dead classics, but also dig beneath the surface to come up with hidden gems, all played with impressive conviction.”
– Steve Morse, longtime Boston Globe music critic who now teaches Rock History at Berklee College of Music