• Charlie Cushman – Banjo Doctor is in

    Is your five-string ailing? If so, contact the doctor. Charlie Cushman, banjoist with the Earls of Leicester and an Earl Scruggs devotee, is a top-notch banjo set-up man as well. Working out of his north Tennessee home, Cush has a shop

  • Jeff White at The Station Inn

    This past weekend found bluegrass artist Jeff White at Nashville's Station Inn, debuting the music from his new solo project, Right Beside You. Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper served as his band, with Jeff's Earls Of Leicester bandmate Charlie Cushman on banjo. We

  • The Earls of Leicester, New Bluegrass Royalty

    If you stumbled here through a Google search for information about British bluebloods, you landed in the wrong place. But if you’re looking for bluegrass royalty, here it is. Musically, the Earls of Leicester, some of the best pickers of this

  • Groundspeed from Rogers & Larrance

    Rogers & Larrance have released Groundspeed, a second track from their upcoming reimagining of Flatt & Scruggs' classic Foggy Mountain Banjo album. What makes their effort unique is that Tyson Rogers is a pianist, and Bryon Larrance a drummer. The pair met working

  • Earls of Leicester in September

    Jerry Douglas' next project is something of a departure for him. Typically a decidedly forward-loooking artist focused on new music, the Dobro master is turning his gaze back to the 1950s for The Earls of Leicester, a Flatt & Scruggs tribute

  • Vinyl EP coming from Jessica Stiles

    Jessica Stiles has been working the acoustic and Americana scene in both DC and Nashville for some time, but her next project, a 4 song/7'' vinyl EP is all bluegrass. She's set to call it Little Darlin' (Pal of Mine), after

  • Traveler – Jerry Douglas

    Bluegrass musicians often stretch the boundaries of the genre, using their chosen instruments to mix their traditional backgrounds with new and different styles of music. Sometimes this results in an interesting concert, a unique collaboration, or simply some fun jams.