- From Asheville, North Carolina
- Formed at Warren Wilson College in 1994 by Josh Haddix (guitar and vocals) and Charley Brophey (mandolin and vocals).
- Perform traditional bluegrass with an old-time flavor.
- 2002, released “Real Live Music” album.
- 2004, began touring with the North Carolina Dance Theatre, performing the musical “Shindig” (a mountain ballet).
- 2005, released second album.
- 2006, toured the Netherlands.
- 2008, Haddix formed a rock band called The Whappers.
- 2013, both The Whappers and The Greasy Beans reunited for an Asheville concert.