Award-winning bluegrass veteran Tom Adams has joined Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper as guitarist and singer and will debut with the band next month.
Tom Adams gained national recognition more than twenty years ago as the banjo player with the legendary Jimmy Martin. Tom has since received the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Banjo Player of the Year award no less than three times.
Tom and Mike previously played together with both Rhonda Vincent and Dale Ann Bradley, and the duo recorded the IBMA-award-winning “Live at the Ragged Edge” in 2004. Tom has also played with Marshall Wilborn in the Johnson Mountain Boys and The Lynn Morris Band.
The reunion has all of the band members excited. Tom Adams is one of the most incredible musicians I’ve ever had the opportunity to play with. It is going to be so awesome to work with him again after all these years – Mike Cleveland, Falmekeepers.
The Flamekeepers are in the running for nine International Bluegrass Music Association awards, this year. It’s the most ever for the band.