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My Brother's Keeper is a progressive bluegrass band from Cincinnati OH that draws inspiration from rock, gospel, bluegrass and everything in between. 

My Brother's Keeper consists of brothers Benjamin, Titus, and Joshua Luckhaupt on guitar, mandolin, and fiddle respectively. Wyatt "Sawmill" Murray completes this ensemble on the upright bass. MBK features four part family harmonies, soulful lead vocals, thoughtful original music, and an energetic live show that appeals to fans of any genre. Unique and exciting, My Brother's Keeper has brought their fresh blend of original acoustic music to fans all over the United States. 

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Suburban Cowboy Album Review - Bluegrass Today

“Amazing vocals, stellar playing, tremendous songs and superlative young human beings” - John Cowan of Newgrass Revival 

"You are the whole package" - Batesville Herald Tribune

"My Brother’s Keeper is one of the fastest rising bluegrass bands on the Cincinnati music scene." - Wilmington College

"With original music that draws inspiration from bluegrass to rock and everything in between, MBK strives to be unique as well as listenable." - Globe Gazette, Mason City, IA

"...They make good use of that family synergy and the natural harmony and compatibility that come with it." - Bluegrass Today


2023 Josie Award Winner - Bluegrass Band of the Year

2023 Josie Award Nomination - Songwriting Event of the Year

2023 Appalachian Arts and Entertainment Award Nominations 

Titus Luckhaupt - String Musician of the Year (Winner)

My Brother's Keeper - Gospel/Spiritual Band of the Year (Winner)

My Brother's Keeper - Best Original Song

2022 Josie Award Nomination - Bluegrass Band of the Year

2022 Josie Award Nomination - Male Bluegrass Vocalist of the Year (Titus Luckhaupt)

2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Nominee - Bluegrass Band of the Year 

Gospel Category Nominee - Merlefest CASC Songwriting competition 2020 with the song "Songs about Heaven"

Runner-up Gospel Category - Merlefest CASC Songwriting competition 2015 with the song "Seven Times"

Winner - Batesville's Got Talent 2013

Winner - Middletown Battle of the Bands 2013