Lane, Shawn


  • Born & raised in Fort Blackmore, Virginia. Lives in Walhalla, South Carolina.
  • An original member of Blue Highway. Plays mandolin.
  • 1990, worked with Lou Reid.
  • 1991-1993, worked with Doyle Lawson.
  • 1993-1994, worked with Ricky Skaggs.
  • 1995-present, Blue Highway.
  • Early days: performed at a Johnson City (TN) club every 1st Thursday of the month with country singer Kenny Chesney.
  • Has a degree in Machine Tool Technology; graduated on the President’s List of his college and was selected for “Who’s Who” of American Students in 1994.
  • 2003, released solo project All For Today (Rebel Records).
  • 2014, released solo project Mountain Songs (Cat Town Records).
  • 2014, filled in for Tim O’Brien with The Earls of Leicester.
  • 2019, released an EP with guitarist Richard Bennett called “Land and Harbor” (Bonfire).