Edgar Loudermilk’s signature voice, bass skills, and songwriting have become his trademark, garnering industry awards and nominations. Edgar Loudermilk’s distinctive and powerful vocals cut to the heart of a song, while also winning over audiences with his friendly, down-home style.
In addition to touring and performing, Edgar Loudermilk has experienced great success as a songwriter. To quote Edgar, "I see songwriting as much of a calling as singing. Songwriting is a big part of it for me. Playing and singing is great fun and a good time, and we love the audiences, but the art of crafting words and music into a song is very rewarding."
Numerous songs written and performed by Edgar Loudermilk have been chart topping songs on Bluegrass Today’s Top Songs of the Year, as well as on Bluegrass Unlimited’s Top Songs. Notably, the band’s 2019 Rural Rhythm Records album release of “Lonesome Riverboat Blues,” reached #1 status on the Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction “Most Played” status for July, 2019. In addition, “Lonesome Riverboat Blues” spent 12 weeks in the Top 20 of the Bluegrass Today Airplay Charts.
The band’s recently released album “The Dark Side of Lonesome” has already seen chart action from Edgar Loudermilk-penned songs, with the release of the title track, "The Dark Side of Lonesome," “I’ll Put The Blame On You,” and "I Hope She Sings."
Joining Edgar Loudermilk (upright bass and lead vocals) are musicians Zack Autry (mandolin), Jamey Pittman (lead guitar), and Anthony Howell (banjo).
The Edgar Loudermilk Band tours coast-to-coast and throughout Canada. Follow the band at www.edgarloudermilk.com, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.