Abigail Washburn
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The Best Americana of 2011
19 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

If you ask a critic or music fan to define Americana, be prepared for an avalanche of diverse responses of opinion. Still, there remain some constant benchmarks, such as pedal steel, fiddle, acoustic guitars -- and good songwriting.


Abigail Washburn: City of Refuge
27 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

Abigail Washburn is a bluegrass artist with a global focus, and on City of Refuge, she collaborates with indie rock artists, including the Decemberists' producer Tucker Martine and guitarist Chris Funk.

Abigail Washburn & The Shanghai Restoration Project: Afterquake
22 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM

In the wake of an earthquake, American musicians travel to China's Sichuan region to craft an affecting EP of found sounds.


Bela Fleck, Abigail Washburn Combine Much More Than Dueling Banjos
9 Dec 2014 // 7:05 AM

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, two banjo players equally respected in the different corners of the Americana music world, got married in 2010 and last year

//Mixed media

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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