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Train’s California 37 Tour stops in Boise

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This Friday, Sept. 21 the Grammy award winning band Train will make a stop at Taco Bell Arena during their California 37 Tour.


The band is promoting their new album California 37, which includes hits like: Drive By and 50 Ways to Say Goodbye.

California 37 is the band’s sixth album.

Train has sold over a total four million albums in the United States.

In 2003, the band’s album “My Private Nation” went platinum. The band’s biggest hit remains Drops of Jupiter which was a multi-platinum success and stayed on the Top 40 for almost 40 weeks.

The band is originally from San Francisco, where they formed in 1994. The group began by opening for bands with a similar sound like Counting Crows and Barenaked Ladies.

The lead singer, Pat Monahan, runs a personal blog at, where he posts some of his favorite jokes and poems he’s written. The blog is much like a journal.


Special guests Mat Kearny, who sings Nothing Left to Lose, and Andy Grammer, who sings Fine By Me, will open for Train this Friday.


Grammer started singing on the streets of Los Angeles, according to his website. Grammer has performed with artists like Plain White T’s and Parachute. He was also named one of Billboard’s Artists to Watch in 2011.


Kearny is based out of Nashville and has toured with bands like The Fray and John Mayer, according to his website. Kearny’s album “Young Love” was released in August 2011.


Doors open at 6:30 p.m. but the show doesn’t start until 7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at around $30 and are available at, at the Taco Bell Arena Box Office, any Select-a-Seat outlet or by phone at 208-426-1766.

Train also sings hits such as Meet Virginia, Marry Me and Hey, Soul Sister.

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