Lucas A. White
Lucas White is a native Texan with over 20 years of experience in the music industry. Lucas started taking piano lessons at age 5 but quickly switched to fiddle after being introduced to bluegrass music by his grandfather at age 7. At 15, Lucas won the Texas State Flatpicking Championships and has since performed with the Tony Rice Unit, Mountain Heart, Sleepyman Banjo Boys, and the multi-GRAMMY® Zac Brown Band. Lucas has performed on the Grand Ole Opry stage and was featured in the award-winning 2011 documentary short film Fanning the Fire produced by the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation.
Since 2015, Lucas has been working in Washington D.C. leading music industry coalitions through the halls of Congress. He was a supporter of the Music Modernization Act that was signed into law in 2018 which requires streaming and internet services to pay royalties to songwriters and publishers. Lucas holds a bachelor’s degree in music business from Middle Tennessee State University and is currently completing a second degree with a major in business administration.