Posted on 27th Jan 2017
The Wu-Force EP released today!
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Posted on 20th Jan 2017
The Wu-Force returns! Abigail, Wu Fei & Kai Welch will release their first 5 song EPJanuary 27th, the day before Lunar New Year.Track listing:1. Muckrakers2. Paper Lanterns3. Goo...Read More
Posted on 12th Jan 2017
The Wu-Force Announces Self-Titled Debut EP, outJanuary 27 for Lunar New Year
Abigail Washburn - clawhammer banjo, vocals
Kai Welch - producer, multi-instrumentalist, vocals
Wu Fei - guzheng,...Read More
Posted on 8th Dec 2016
Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn were featured onThe Sinica Podcast ofSupChinafor theirnew duo project. Theywill be in studio recording theirfirst record in Feb. 2017 produced by banjo master/multi-Gra...Read More
Posted on 27th Nov 2016
On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. Today theyre-aired their convers...Read More
Posted on 15th Nov 2016
An annual tradition, Béla & Abigail will be sending out their holiday greetings to one and all! Fill out the address form to receive a card.
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Posted on 14th Oct 2016
Abigail's fall newsletter was just released, and it covers so many wonderful things! Béla Fleck, the return of Banjo Love, Abby + Fei at Symphony Space, Mama Washburn's B-day Bash...Check it ...Read More
Posted on 6th Oct 2016
I got to perform these two traditional Appalachian fiddle tunes, arranged by one Mister Béla Fleck, played with some of the finest musicians you’ll ever meet around the world. I’m...Read More
Posted on 1st Oct 2016
BANJO LOVE project is back by popular demand… and I’m so glad because as a banjo player I must say it is one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. Over the last year, I’ve...Read More
Posted on 9th Jun 2016
Wu Fei & Abigail will bring their banjo-guzheng duo to Middlebury, VT on July 23rd & 24th. They are thrilled to return to Middlebury College to perform and teach workshops in celebration of ...Read More
Posted on 20th May 2016
Abigail's May Newsletter takes her from Alaska to Australia with Béla, across the US with Uncle Earl, to the green mountains of Vermont with Wu Fei, and beyond!
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Posted on 22nd Apr 2016
Abigail's April Newsletter features all of her latest news and upcoming performances. With it, Abby and Béla are pleased to announce the launch of their greening pledge.
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Posted on 22nd Apr 2016
Yo-Yo Ma& the Silk Road Ensemble's newest album, Sing Me Home, releases today! Pick up your copy now, and check out the track Abigail was featured on, Going Home.
Posted on 17th Apr 2016
Abigail collaborated with members of theSilk Road Ensemble at UNC Chapel Hill in conjunction with Carolina Performing Arts on April 17, 2016. Below is a live video from their performance of Abby's "Sh...Read More
Posted on 7th Apr 2016
From Appalachia to China and Back Again: Catching Up With Abigail Washburn
The Grammy-winning clawhammer banjo player and singer discusses her groundbreaking blend of Mandarin and early-American ...Read More
Posted on 30th Mar 2016
Start your year off right by seeing what Abigail has in store for 2016!
Check out Abby's 2016 Special Projects Newsletter and join her mailing list to keep updated!...Read More
Posted on 17th Feb 2016
The Asia Societywrote this very sweet article - "The Surprising China Roots of Grammy Winner Abigail Washburn". View the original article here.
The Surprising China Roots of Grammy Winner Abiga...Read More
Posted on 15th Feb 2016
EXCITING NEWS...Abigail Washburn and Béla Fleck took home the 2016 Grammy for "Best Folk Album"! Check out their acceptance speech!
Posted on 2nd Jan 2016
Béla and Abigail asked their fans to submit pictures of themselves with their banjos, and the resulting photo mosaic is finally here! Click this link to view the mosaic and a gallery of all y...Read More
Posted on 22nd Mar 2015
Banjo players Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn: In Tune
Charles Osgood reports.
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn are partners on stage and off -- husband and wife, entwined in li...Read More
Posted on 3rd Jan 2011
Abigail Washburn's music career, now 10 years old, had an unlikely start. Washburn had plans to study law at Beijing University in China. She'd also recently bought a banjo — she wanted to...Read More