Eli Johnston, banjo player and vocalist with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and his wife, Keasley, have welcomed their second child into the world. Boone Wilder Johnston was born on September 5 at 11:30 p.m. at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, TN.
Eli Johnston to Merle Monroe
Eli Johnston with Quicksilver at SamJam 2018 - photo by Jennifer Buckler Merle Monroe has announced that Eli Johnston has joined their touring band on bass and harmony vocals. Eli's is a familiar face in the bluegrass world from his recent five
New faces with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
As we move into the official holiday season, we also enter the end of the bluegrass touring season. Though many acts will continue to perform through the month of December right up to New Years, many others begin to slow
Welcome Huxley Johnston!
Eli Johnston, bass player and vocalist with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, and his wife, Keasley, are celebrating the birth of their first child. Huxley Thomas Johnston was born last night at 11:28 p.m., dropping in just in time to land on
Christmas Bluegrass Toy Drives
I think we all enjoy buying toys for Christmas, even if we don't have small children of our own. We can all recall the excitement of finding a new toy under the tree as children, and the fun of watching our
Eli Johnston to Quicksilver
We got a note from Doyle Lawson this morning with some further news about his touring band, Quicksilver. “After about 4 years of playing guitar and then switching to bass, Corey Hensley has left the band to pursue other interests. Corey
Impromtu video from Monroeville
And speaking of Monroeville... The guys have released a live video highlighting their newest member, Eli Johnston. In so doing, they also demonstrate that fears about the future of traditional bluegrass music are both ignorant and unfounded. These six talented young men,
Eli Johnston to Monroeville
Monroeville has brought multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Eli Johnston into the band. He will take the guitar position vacated by Seth Taylor, but given the band's versatility across the bluegrass instruments, they expect that Eli will be utilized in other