The Earls Of Leicester Honor Flatt & Scruggs At CMHoF Concert

Pictured (L-R): The Earls of Leicester's Jerry Douglas; Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Peter Cooper and Abi Tapia; The Earls of Leicester's Charlie Cushman, Shawn Camp, Jeff White, Barry Bales and Johnny Warren; and McLachlan Management's Andrew Stokes at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum

Pictured (L-R): The Earls of Leicester’s Jerry Douglas; Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Peter Cooper and Abi Tapia; The Earls of Leicester’s Charlie Cushman, Shawn Camp, Jeff White, Barry Bales and Johnny Warren; McLachlan Management’s Andrew Stokes. Photo:  Jason Davis/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum

On Friday, July 22, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, along with The Earls of Leicester, honored the legacy of Country Music Hall of Fame members Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs with a performance in the CMA Theater.

The concert was presented in support of the museum’s permanent exhibit The Precious Jewel, which currently houses Earl Scruggs’ Gibson RB-Granada Mastertone banjo and Lester Flatt’s Martin D-28 guitar.

The Grammy-winning band features Jerry Douglas on Dobro, Shawn Camp on guitar and lead vocals, Charlie Cushman on banjo and guitars, Jeff White on vocals and mandolin, Johnny Warren on fiddle and Barry Bales on vocals and bass. They released the album Rattle & Roar on Rounder Records on July 15.

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