- From Marian (Smyth County), Virginia.
- Formed in 1980 by “Fat Albert” Blackburn (plays bass).
- Fescue is a very resilient type of grass. Hence the name.
- Other band members: Mike Goodman (banjo), Garnet Lester (guitar), Raymond Campbell (mandolin), Jordan Blevins (fiddle).
- 1997, 2000, won first place at Galax Old Time Fiddler’s Convention band contest.
- 2002, released “Now and Again” album on Eastwood label.
- 2004, released “Railroad in My Mind” album on Eastwood label.