News | Mumford & Sons and Edward Sharpe train tour documentary announced

For Folk's Sake | Railroad Revival Tour | Big Easy Express

A film about Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show’s railroad trip across America will be debuted at SXSW.

Big Easy Express documents the Railroad Revival Tour the bands embarked on in April last year. Playing sold out shows in 6 cities – from San Francisco to New Orleans – travelling on a vintage train.

The tour echoed the famous Festival Express tour, when The Band, Janis Joplin and the Grateful Dead travelled Canada by train, playing gigs along the way.

Big Easy Express was directed by Emmett Malloy