The Del Mar foundation's
cultural arts committee
proudly presents

The Railsplitters

In a Special "Bluegrass and Beyond" Performance

SUNday, MARCH 5, 2017

Del mar powerhouse
1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA

7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:30 PM)


Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley


$20 general admission
$35 patron/reserved seating

General Admission Tickets
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Patron/Reserved Seats
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This performance is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to be on a wait-list, please send an email to, and include a phone number we can call if tickets become available.

Tickets and confirmations: We do not send paper tickets; your name will be on the list at the door. When you buy tickets, you will receive an immediate confirmation email from PayPal. Within 2-3 days, you will also receive an email confirmation from the Cultural Arts Committee of the Del Mar Foundation.

Patron/Reserved seats: We circulate a seating chart by email to purchasers of patron/reserved seats. Thanks for your patience as get the seating chart to you as quickly as possible. This process allows you to select your exact seats; and if your preferred seats are unavailable, you can change your seats to general admission if you prefer, and we'll send you the price difference as a PayPal refund.


About The Railsplitters

"What do you do when a group has such an original sound that it’s truly difficult to find a valid point of comparison? In the case of The Railsplitters, you praise them to the skies, because this young quintet from Colorado has developed a sound that manages to be both startlingly original and very exciting to listen to." -Bluegrass Today

"The Railsplitters [are] continuing to push traditional bluegrass boundaries while staying true to the genre's roots—one song, one note, one memorable riff, and one heartfelt harmony at a time." David MacPherson, No Depression Magazine

The Railsplitters return to the Del Mar Powerhouse after their smashing Powerhouse debut in Oct. 2015 before a sold-out house.

Fresh off the success of their first album, and having taken first place in the Rockygrass band competition, The Railsplitters got busy touring the US, meeting wider audiences, and of course, spending hours in the tour van. As you can imagine with five members traveling across the United States, the musical array pouring out of the van onto the open highway was wildly eclectic, crossing over genre and time. The musical potpourri heard in their time on the road eventually began to seep into the band’s own music. With their second album, The Faster It Goes, The Railsplitters have used these myriad influences to creatively stretch the boundaries of bluegrass and unleash tradition. This is true to the heart of the genre as, Bill Monroe himself was an innovator to the core

. With their finger on the pulse, The Railsplitters are pushing the genre forward with an adventurous spirit, featuring what may well be the best vocals you'll hear all year, paired with virtuosic instrumentation on banjo, violin, fiddle, guitar and bass.


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