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 …

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn on World Cafe

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn new album is called Echo In The Valley. Both artists have built lives on squeezing more sound, story and emotion out of the banjo than you may have thought possible — she in the clawhammer style of her hero Doc Watson, and he from the three-finger school of Earl Scruggs. We’ll take a deep dive into …

Don’t Let It Bring You Down on Billboard

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn have no problem staring intently into each other’s eyes; They are married, after all. But the duo decided a face-off was the best course to take for “Don’t Let It Bring You Down,” the first video from their new album Echo In The Valley, which is premiering exclusively below. The clip, directed by Alex Chaloff and …

Echo In The Valley Released!

“Two of the world’s most accomplished and innovative banjo players happen to be a married couple: Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn. They both push far beyond the bluegrass expectations of their chosen instrument: toward Africa, Asia, jazz and math-rock.  Echo in the Valley, their second duet album, is both constrained — only what the duo can play and sing live …

Circle Round Home – Nashville Residency

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-winning banjo duo will launch their three-night “Circle Round Home” residency in which they’ll play the Basement, the Family Wash and 3rd and Lindsley – far more intimate venues than the ones …