GTO to perform at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

4th November 2011

From November 11-26, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. will present Swing, Swing, Swing, a celebration of the various musical styles which grew out of the swing rhythm. The Ghost Train Orchestra, Asleep at the Wheel, The Red Stick Ramblers, and the Firecracker Jazz Band are all part of the event. The Ghost Train Orchestra will perform Wednesday November 16th at 6:00pm on the Millennium Stage. A video of the concert will be streamed live here.


Halloween Or Bust

25th October 2011

You've probably figured out by now that the Ghost Train Orchestra is all about Halloween! We'll be performing two Halloween shows this year, one at the Philadelphia Mueum of Art on Friday October 28th. The second show will be in NYC at the Victorian Murder Mystery Ball at the Riverside Church. More details and tickets available at the EVENTS page. Brian Carpenter was interviewed by Kara Savidge at Temple University News in advance of the Philadelphia show. You can read the Q&A here.


The Ghost Train Comes To Boston

15th October 2011

We will be heading into Boston on Tuesday October 18th for a performance at The Regattabar in Harvard Square. This is our first performance in Boston since our debut there in 2006. We're excited to be returning to Boston again for this rare performance. In this week's Boston Phoenix, Jon Garelick interviews Brian Carpenter about the band and the music. You can read the article here. You can purchase tickets here.


Beyond The Veil: A Victorian Murder Mystery Ball

20th September 2011

The year is 1901, and guests from around the world flock to Riverside Church to see the latest opera “L’ultimo Bacio”, starring the venerable Italian opera diva Comtessa Valentina Badalamenti. You are among the invitees to this exclusive performance, but upon arriving, you find yourself witness to a very different show altogether…

The Ghost Train Orchestra will be performing as a part of the highly anticipated Halloween event "Beyond the Veil", a murder mystery ball on Saturday October 29th beneath the Neo-Gothic arches of the Riverside Church in Manhattan. Guests are invited to take part in an interactive murder mystery theater game. The early bird ticket is $25 and can be purchased here through 10/9/11.