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Press Feature | Here & Now Revisited

Posted on 9th Jul 2018
Categories: Press

Here and Now's Peter O'Dowd revisited his conversation with us last week. Listen here!...
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Press Feature | Big Ears 2018: 10 Best Things We Saw

Posted on 26th Mar 2018
Categories: Press

Big Ears Festivalwas a blast!! Such an honor to be featured in Rolling Stone’s“Big Ears 2018: 10 Best Things We Saw” for my performance with Wu Fei... Abigail Washburn and Wu Fe...
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Press Feature | Have You Heard about Knoxvilles Big Ears?

Posted on 19th Mar 2018
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Bela & Abby made Garden & Gun's list of must-see performances at this year's Big Ears Music Festival in Knoxville, TN. Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck: One of Big Ears’ calling card...
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Abigail Washburn Announced as Carolina Performing Arts/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation DisTil Fellow for 2018-20

Posted on 7th Feb 2018
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Grammy award-winning vocalist, songwriter and clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn has been selected as the third-ever Andrew W. Mellon Foundation DisTil Fellow at Carolina Performing Arts. W...
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Press Feature | Here & Now: Bela Fleck And Abigail Washburn Want To Share

Posted on 23rd Nov 2017
Categories: Press

Banjo duo Béla FleckandAbigail Washburnare on tour promoting their latest album, "Echo in the Valley." They stopped by our studios for a bit of a concert and a chat with Here & Now's P...
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Echo in the Valley Released!

Posted on 20th Oct 2017
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Echo in the Valley, Available Now iTunes | Amazon | Merch Shop | Barnes + Noble "Two of the world’s most accomplished and innovative banjo players happen to be a married couple: Béla Fl...
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Song of the Week: "If I Could Talk to A Younger Me" - The Bluegrass Situation

Posted on 29th Sep 2017
Categories: Press

Béla and Abigail's second single, "If I Could Talk To A Younger Me", premiered today on The Bluegrass Situation. It’s good to be reminded, sometimes, of the important things — th...
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Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn to play three local benefit shows - The Tennessean

Posted on 29th Sep 2017
Categories: Press

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn typically play theaters and performing arts centers. But they’re going to do things a little differently in Nashville next week. On Tuesday, the Grammy-wi...
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Hear Abigail Washburn, Bela Fleck's Election Reply 'Don't Let It Bring You Down' - Rolling Stone

Posted on 8th Sep 2017
Categories: Press

- Single Release - Hear Abigail Washburn, Bela Fleck's Election Reply 'Don't Let It Bring You Down' Banjo-playing partners ready new collaborative album 'Echo in the Valley' October 20th Th...
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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Announce New Album "Echo in the Valley", Releases October 20, 2017

Posted on 7th Sep 2017
Categories: Press

Fleck & Washburn's New Album Echo in the Valley Releases October 20, 2017 PRE-ORDER NOW! Echo in the Valleyis the follow-up to Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn&rsquo...
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Bluegrass Today Announces Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn to Host IBMA Awards Show

Posted on 13th Jun 2017
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Co-hosting theInternational Bluegrass Music AssociationAwards Show withBéla Fleckthis September...! "TheInternational Bluegrass Music Associationhas announced that husband/wife banjo duo B&eac...
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On Being: Truth, Beauty, Banjo

Posted on 27th Nov 2016
Categories: Press

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...
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TED Feature | From Appalachia to China and Back Again: Catching Up With Abigail Washburn

Posted on 7th Apr 2016
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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 ...
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Article by the Asia Society

Posted on 17th Feb 2016
Categories: Press

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...
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CBS News | Banjo players Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: In Tune

Posted on 22nd Mar 2015
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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...
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NPR Article | Tiny Desk Concert

Posted on 3rd Jan 2011
Categories: Press

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...
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