Two award-winning musicians, Eric Uglum and Bud Bierhaus, have played music together for over 30 years, including time in the acclaimed California bluegrass band, Copperline. They reunited in 2015, forming Bluegrass duo, The Vintage Martins. The pair often play as a trio Ron Block of Alison Krauss and Union Station, and as a full band with the addition of Christian Ward (Sierra Hull) on fiddle and Austin Ward (Kenny and Amanda Smith Band) on bass.
Eric Uglum is an internationally known musician, producer, and owner of New Wine Sound Studio in Southern California. He has performed with many bluegrass luminaries such as Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss, James King, Stuart Duncan, Ron Block, Rob Ickes and many others. His debut solo album, Shenandoah Wind, was selected in 2010 as the album of the year by Bluegrass Now magazine.
Texas State Flatpicking Guitar Champion, Bud Bierhaus is a lifelong musician and a Texas favorite for bluegrass style guitar and tenor singing. He has performed with many well-known country and bluegrass music stars such as Chris Hillman and Herb Pederson and has been featured at bluegrass festivals and music venues throughout the U.S., Canada and the Middle East.
In 2017 The Vintage Martins signed a record deal with Kentucky based indie label, Eastwood Records. The label will re-release their debut album, Traveled, and a new album in 2018.