The Earls of Leicester is an American bluegrass group, assembled by Jerry Douglas (center) to present the music of Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and their band the Foggy Mountain Boys to a contemporary audience. Their eponymous debut album earned a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2015. Jerry Douglas formed the group in 2013 as a vehicle to bring the music of guitarist Lester Flatt and banjo player Earl Scruggs to a modern audience.
Nash Country Daily | by Lisa Konicki | @LisaKon127 | September 30, 2016
The Earls of of Leicester Take Top Trophy at International Bluegrass Music Awards
The 27th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards (IBMA) were held last night (Sept. 29) at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, N.C. The Earls of Leicester took home the Entertainer of the Year Award for the second consecutive year, while Becky Buller was honored with the Female Vocalist of the Year Award and Danny Paisley copped the Male Vocalist of the Year Award. Co-hosted by Sierra Hull and Dan Tyminski, the IBMA Award show performances included “Man of Constant Sorrow” by the Soggy Bottom Boys and “Rainbow Connection” by the Lonely Heartstring Band, along with performances by Flatt Lonesome, Del McCoury Band, Sierra Hull, Becky Buller Band, The Earls of Leicester, Balsam Range and the Lonesome River Band.
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•Jerry Douglas - Dobro
•Shawn Camp - lead vocals and guitar
•Charlie Cushman - banjo and guitars
•Johnny Warren - vocals and fiddle
•Daniel Kimbro - vocals and bass
•Jeff White - mandolin and vocals
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