Placeholders.enable(); Both his father (Danny) and grandfather (Elzie) were lifelong bluegrass performers in and around their home in Dayton, OH. Davis is a bluegrass guy from way back. Award-winning Grascals premieres their new song "What Does God Look Like" today. “There’s bands that go and cut an album and go out and tour for a year or two years, and that’s it,” says Eldredge. Recommended to you based on your activity and what's popular • Feedback
  • The lining up of those planets actually took a couple of decades. Since their last album, 2013's When I Get My Pay, The Grascals have welcomed the very gifted John Bryan on vocals and guitar. Terry Eldredge, also from Indiana and now Grascals’ lead singer, guided him into the bluegrass scene. 1 singles on the Billboard Country Airplay chart from his debut studio album, Bring You Back: "Don't Ya", "Beat of the Music", and "Mean to Me". The cousin of Terry Eldredge of The Grascals, Eldredge has had three No. The Grascals together produced the song, as well as the entirety of their new album. Eldredge became a member of the Osborne Brothers in 1988. “I traveled with Chris for five years prior to The Grascals, and I always enjoyed working with him — musically and personally. Find The Grascals bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Well-respected bluegrass outfit formed by veteran… This song went directly to Chris from Cord, which Davis said came with a prediction from the songwriter. It’s one from Larry Cordle and Chris Austin, Callin’ Your Name, that features Chris Davis, the newest Grascal, on lead vocals. “You would not believe how many fans she has. Catch that old-time bluegrass fever! These are themes woven through the course of the project, from the lively Becky Buller-penned opener, "My Virginia Mama," to the group's revival of Eddie Rabbitt's 80s country hit, "Drivin' My Life Away," and the defiant getaway of the title track, penned by Canadian old-time and bluegrass stalwart Chris Coole. Home. Grascals would also perform tunes like “White Lightin’ for their audiences. Videos.
    • Davis joined the group this spring, stepping into the shoes of founding member, Terry Eldredge, who had decided to retire from the road. The twangy lead track from the Grascals' next album, Straighten the Curves, "My Virginia Mama" is a song about getting back home when thousands of miles separate you from the one you love. Since that time, we’ve seen him as a member of Melvin & Ray Goins, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Wildfire, and Marty Raybon & Full Circle. The addition of Chris Davis to The Grascals follows founding member, Terry Eldredge’s decision to leave the road. Banjo player Kristin Scott Benson explains: "Kids are so honest and oftentimes have a beautiful, childlike insight into God. Since their last album, 2013’s When I Get My Pay, The Grascals have welcomed the very gifted John Bryan on vocals and guitar. Before he still left senior high school he was using Lonzo & Oscar, and later on Wilma Lee Cooper and Mike Scott & the All-American Music group. The Grascals – Before Breakfast Label: Mountain Home Music Company. For Chris, this is something off a dream job. When: Feb. 8. View the profiles of people named Terry Eldridge. Later he worked with Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time. 0. Watch live streams, get artist updates, buy tickets, and RSVP to shows with Bandsintown When: Feb. 8. Find The Grascals tour dates and concerts in your city. View the profiles of people named Terry Eldridge. I’m really stoked that he’s one of us (The Grascals) now!”. He joined The Osborne Brothers in 1988, first as a bass player, moving eventually to the guitar spot. The Grascals are a GRAMMY nominated bluegrass band from Nashville, Tennessee. This is the second album for this configuration of The Grascals.
    “I’ve always wanted to play guitar and sing lead in a band, and I never dreamed it would be with The Grascals! }} } );jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_conditional_logic', function(event, formId, fields, isInit){} );,
    Terry had worked a good bit as a sideman before helping create The Grascals in 2004. Home. I wonder why such a short stint? Submit Corrections. “I’ve always wanted to play guitar and sing lead in a band, and I never dreamed it would be with The Grascals!
    Terry Eldredge, like Mattingly, had played in Dolly's 2002 bluegrass touring band, the Blueniques. EPK. Chris played grass in the Dayton area until he got his first touring gig with Larry Cordle in 2006. The Grascals consist of Jamie Johnson, vocals; Terry Eldredge, vocals and guitar; Terry Smith, vocals and bass; Danny Roberts, vocals and mandolin; Jeremy Abshire, fiddle and Kristin Scott Benson on banjo and guitar.
    , Gena Britt to Phil Leadbetter and The All Stars of Bluegrass, 1/22/21 – Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Camp with Petr Brandejs – Nový Jičín, Czech Republic, 1/29/21 – Bluegrass Jam Camp with Larry Kernagis – Melbourne, FL, Live from Longmont with Chuck Sitero, Tyler Rennix, & Dana Giove, 2/7/21 – Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Camp with Larry Kernagis – Pensacola, FL, Wyatt Ellis, at 11 the youngest Gibson mandolin endorsing artist, Danny Barnes talks banjo influences, inspiration, and extra early mornings, Val Storey’s road to recovery after motorcycle accident, Bluegrass Beyond Borders: Blueland cuts the grass in Slovakia, Trailblazers discuss new album – Space and Time. He even had a stint as a country star with Diamond Rio when their mandolinist (and former grasser), Gene Johnson, was recovering from surgery back in 2014. And to celebrate, they have shared one of the tracks for everyone to enjoy here at Bluegrass Today. But, the current lineup has been touring since 2013, and features Eldredge, Roberts, Kristin Scott Benson on banjo, John Bryan, bassist Terry Smith (another Osborne Brothers' alumnus) and fiddle player Adam Haynes, who played with Larry Stevenson's Band and Grasstowne. Your use of Galatians 4:16 is an out of context analogy. But though the lineup has changed, you wouldn't know it from the sextet's masterful performances encompassing their signature mix of bluegrass and country-flavored originals, country classics, gospel treasures and sparkling instrumentals. Terry Eldredge was born in Terre Haute, IN, where he learned to play upright bass and guitar. By Terry Roland, August 2011. Terry Eldredge was created in Terre Haute, IN, where he learned to try out straight bass and acoustic guitar. John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. Jamie Johnson and Terry Eldridge would find some goofy number to throw on the album. "What a huge honor," Jamie Johnson reflected, "She took us in with open arms and treated us just like family. For Chris, this is something off a dream job. "Luckily we found this Jeremy Abshire." His first major gig in bluegrass was with Lonzo & Oscar while he was still in school. The group has enjoyed two well-received albums, a hit single with "Me and John and Paul" and won the prestigious entertainer of the year award two years running from the International Bluegrass Music Association. Videos. As the six Grascals-to-be learned and honed their skills, several of them would weave in and out of the same bands. They’re not concerned about trends or what other people like, and it’s not because they’re snooty or disinterested; they just aren’t. "What Does God Look Like" is taken from the band's new Mountain Home collection, Straighten The Curves, which releases on August 30. The pedigree of The Grascals extends back to The Osborne Brothers. The Grascals also include founding members Terry Smith on bass and Danny Roberts on mandolin, with Kristin Scott Benson on banjo, and Adam Haynes on fiddle. Terry Eldredge and Jamie Johnson play guitar and sing harmonies with upright bass player Terry Smith. She, in turn, agreed to sing on the band’s debut album and can be heard on the “Viva Las Vegas” track. In 2005 the band won the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Emerging Artist of the Year Award, as well as the Song of the Year award for "Me and John and Paul". The Grascals: A Fresh, Original Voice in Bluegrass. Contact. He’s a hero of mine and it has been an absolute privilege to stand beside him for eleven years.”. Before he left high school he was playing with Lonzo & Oscar, and later Wilma Lee Cooper and Mike Scott & the All-American Band. T he way Jamie Johnson of The Grascals views it, the adage "if ain't broke, don't fix it" applies to the bluegrass sextet's new "Keep on Walkin'" CD. Vocally, the trio of Terry Eldredge, Jamie Johnson, and Terry Smith are tighter than ever, cutting loose on driving solo vocals and soaring trios with equal fire and passion. The addition of Chris Davis to The Grascals follows founding member, Terry Eldredge’s decision to leave the road.