The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas

The Earls of Leicester featuring Jerry Douglas

On Sale Now!

Buy Tickets
Friday, April 5, 2019
Gates 7:00PM | Starts 8:00PM
Tickets:
$58.50 – Rows A-F
$48.50 – Rows G-O
$38.50 – All Remaining Rows

Website : https://earlsofleicester.net/

When The Earls of Leicester formed in 2013, their mission was ambitious but exact: to preserve and promote the legacy of bluegrass legends Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, in hopes of reviving the duo’s music for longtime admirers and introducing a new generation to their genre-defining sound. Within a year of releasing their self-titled debut, the Nashville-based six-piece far surpassed their own expectations, winning a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album and earning six awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association. Now, with their first live album, Earls of Leicester offer up a selection of songs that fully capture the pure joy and supreme musicianship that propel their every performance.

The all-star outfit of Jerry Douglas (Dobro, vocals), Shawn Camp (guitar, lead vocals), Barry Bales (bass, vocals), Johnny Warren (fiddle, bass vocals), Charlie Cushman (banjo, guitars), and Jeff White (mandolin, vocals) bring the Foggy Mountain Boys to life, bearing a boundless vitality that makes songs from over a half-century ago feel irresistibly fresh.

Recorded over two nights at Nashville’s CMA Theater, The Earls of Leicester Live at The CMA Theater in The Country Music Hall of Fame bears a boundless vitality that makes songs from over a half-century ago feel irresistibly fresh. Despite the band’s painstaking precision in recreating the catalog of Flatt and Scruggs’s Foggy Mountain Boys, the album unfolds with an easy warmth that honors the essence of traditional bluegrass, which Douglas describes as “music that was meant to be played on back porches.”

Throughout Earls of Leicester Live, the band wholeheartedly channels the spirit of Flatt and Scruggs while allowing each member’s distinct charm and singular musicality to shine through. And though their unbridled passion instantly stirs up a freewheeling energy, a closer listen reveals the profound mastery of skill infused into each performance. “This is the result of years and years of trying out different instruments, different string gauges, different techniques to try to create these sounds,” Douglas notes. In that process, he adds, the Earls of Leicester eventually dug up decades-old instruments in order to achieve the ideal texture and tone they were seeking. “Everybody in the band plays something old,” says Douglas. “This music just sounds so much more true to form when it’s played on old instruments.”

For Douglas—a 14-time Grammy Award-winner who founded the Earls of Leicester and produces all their material—that approach builds on a lifelong dedication to studying the music of Flatt and Scruggs. Soon after hearing the Foggy Mountain Boys at age seven, he devoted himself to deconstructing their recordings, paying particular attention to the captivating Dobro work of Josh Graves. “I remember sitting by the record player and trying to figure out what Josh Graves was doing,” he says. “There was no one to teach me, so I just had to listen.”

Presented in partnership with Flying Saucer Presents.



Check out these other great shows:

LP

SOLD OUT!
Friday, February 22, 2019
Buy Tickets

$25.00 – Advance Purchase General Admission Standing
$30.00 – Day of Show Purchase General Admission Standing
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Christopher Cross "Take Me As I Am Tour"

On Sale Now!
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Buy Tickets

$93.00– Rows A through G
$73.00 – Rows H through P
$63.00 – All Remaining Rows
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Puddles Pity Party

On Sale Now!
Friday, March 1, 2019
Buy Tickets

$53.00 – Rows A through K
$38.00 – All Remaining Rows
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Morgan James “From White to Blue Tour”

On Sale Now!
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Buy Tickets

$50.00 – Rows A thru E
$46.50 – Rows F thru P
$36.50 – All Remaining Rows
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

SiriusXM presents Gin Blossoms “New Miserable Experience Live Tour” with guest the Black Moods

On Sale Now!
Monday, March 4, 2019
Buy Tickets

$38.50 – Advance Purchase General Admission Standing
$42.50 – Day of Show Purchase General Admission Standing
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

An Evening with The Infamous Stringdusters featuring Roosevelt Collier

On Sale Now!
Friday, March 8, 2019
Buy Tickets

$29.00 – Advance Purchase General Admission Standing
$32.00 – Day of Show General Admission Standing
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Seating Chart
Seating Chart
Find Your Seats
Twitter


General Information: (904) 209-3746

Venue Address
1050 A1A North
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082


Box Office: 904-209-0399
Thursday - Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Tickets are also available at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Tourism Development Council, St. Johns County, Fl
St. Johns County, St. Augustine Fl
St. Johns Cultural Council
Cultural Events Division
©2019 The St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall are operated by St. Johns County Cultural Events Division.

Site designed by Troika Studio, coding and development by Capstone Labs.