• Rattle & Roar preview from The Earls

    This Friday's release of Rattle & Roar from The Earls of Leicester is among the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2016 to date in the bluegrass and acoustic music world. Their success since first appearing in 2013 has surprised a

  • ROMP rocks out for the 13th time

    Hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Museum, ROMP Fest 2016 delivered another fine round of bluegrass music for its 13th year. The music and the weather in Owensboro, KY was best described as hot! Thursday music kicked off with two Hall

  • Why Did You Wander video from The Earls

    Rounder has released a video from Rattle & Roar, their upcoming sophomore release from bluegrass supergroup, The Earls Of Leicester. It's for the Flatt & Scruggs classic, Why Did You Wander, one written by Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe, and recorded

  • The luck of the Leicesters?

    Rounder Records has been justifiably proud of the success achieved by The Earls of Leicester, the throwback bluegrass band headed by Jerry Douglas honoring the classic music of Flatt & Scruggs. The label has delighted in the many awards The

  • Old Settlers Music Festival 2016

    Thanks to the organizers of the Old Settlers Music Festival in Austin, TX who shared these images of the various bluegrass artists who performed last weekend at the annual alternative music and entertainment event.

  • Rattle & Roar coming from The Earls

    The Earls of Leicester, headed up by Jerry Douglas, will continue their romp through the music of Flatt & Scruggs with a second album of classic songs in July. Rattle & Roar, like their self-titled debut, is a collection of numbers

  • Earls Of Leicester at ETSU

    The students in the Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music Studies program at East Tennessee State University got quite a lesson today when they all attended a seminar and performance with The Earls of Leicester this afternoon in Johnson City. The band

  • Earls of Leicester scaring up work

    It looks like the Earls of Leicester have fallen on hard times. Members of the band have been seen in costume at a number of Nashville-area hotspots trying to drum up custom for their upcoming Music City mini-tour. Somebody should throw