DownBeat Magazine Reviews Echo In The Valley

With nothing more than a couple of banjos, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have pulled off something close to miraculous with Echo in the Valley. Of course, there’s more involved here than the instruments; the heart of the project is this husband-wife team’s virtuosity and vision. Speaking generally, Fleck is the revolutionary, the greatest innovator within this legacy since Earl …

Bela & Abigail on The Bluegrass Situation’s Hangin & Sangin

  Husband-wife duo Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn bring all the banjo we can handle to the studio in support of their latest album, Echo in the Valley. Presented by the Bluegrass Situation and hosted by BGS editor Kelly McCartney. Watch above + read the full interview at TheBluegrassSitutation.com  

Garden & Gun | Have You Heard about Knoxville’s Big Ears?

Have You Heard about Knoxvilles Big Ears?     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 cards is that a handful of artists play multiple sets over the course of the festival’s four days. Banjo dynamos—and …

Bela & Abigail Washburn – Live At Paste Studio

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, the first couple of banjo, are back with Echo in the Valley, a breathtaking follow-up to their acclaimed, self-titled debut that earned them the 2016 Grammy for Best Folk Album. There’s virtuosity all over the record, from the telepathic chemistry of the instrumentals, to the historical prisms through which they tell their stories. Co-written by …

Here & Now

Banjo duo Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn are 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 Peter O’Dowd. Interview Highlights On the rule that the album’s sound had to come only from the two of them Abigail Washburn: “Sometimes you go to see …