Monday, August 25, 2008
The Green Train is set to launch a 6-week U.S. tour beginning in April 2009. The Green Train is a concert and train tour featuring varied musicians, artists, actors, writers, and celebrities promoting global awareness. The tour will kick off in Portland OR in April 2009, will pass through 28 states, include 7 major concerts and dozens of smaller whistle-stops, and conclude six weeks later in May in Washington DC.
The Green Train will be powered by biofuel and solar energy. Among those participating are Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Cher, Dave Matthews Band, Jewel, Collective Soul, John Mayer, Indigo Girls, and many others.