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 15, Lucas won the Texas State Flatpicking Championships and has 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. Lucas studied music business at Middle Tennessee State University and worked with music industry coalitions in Washington D.C. to support the passage of the Music Modernization Act. The Act, which became law in 2018, requires streaming and internet services to pay royalties to songwriters and publishers.