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The Ghost Train Orchestra makes a whistle stop

If part of what's grabbed you about HBO's Boardwalk Empire is the music, then you owe it to yourself to get over to the Regattabar on October 18 to catch Brian Carpenter's Ghost Train Orchestra.
Drink up!
By JON GARELICK  |  October 14, 2011

Beat Circus | Boy From Black Mountain

The subjects of the stories sung on this second installment of Beat Circus's "Weird American Gothic" trilogy attain greater awareness of family, culture, and the world by voyaging across schisms in perception.
Cuneiform (2009)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 04, 2009

Southern exposure

Multi-instrumentalist and Beat Circus patriarch Brian Carpenter has made his share of escapist music, but he's also written dozens of songs that confront real life.
Beat Circus's Brian Carpenter returns to his roots
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  January 06, 2009

Boston music news: January 11, 2008

BEAT CIRCUS release their new Dreamland on January 29.
Notes on Beat Circus and Johnny A.
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 07, 2008