3 Finger Black: a collaboration with smith teamaker

Smith Teamaker, the most uncommon name in tea, is thrilled to debut its first Maker’s Series of 2018, a collaboration tea with Grammy award-winning banjo player and self-professed tea lover, Béla Fleck. The limited-edition blend developed with Smith’s head teamaker Tony Tellin, titled “3-Finger Black,” is an innovative combination of three highly prized black teas, scented in-house, that showcase the …

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 …