The Ruglifters' Trio play traditional dance music and songs of Appalachia and the rural South. The band consists of Leo Shannon on fiddle, Meredith McIntosh on guitar and John Herrmann on banjo. Leo has been playing Irish and old-time music since he was in the single digits and is a member of the wonderful young band the Onlies. John and Meredith have played and recorded with most of the best old-time musicians of the past thirty years. Including recordings with Art Stamper, Ralph Blizard, Tim O'Brien, Chicken Train, Bigfoot, John Doyle, Rafe Stefanini, Rayna Gellert, etc.