Abigail Washburn

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Birthday
10, 1977
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1977 (age 40)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Illinois-born banjo player most famous for her work with the bands Sparrow Quartet and Uncle Earl. As a solo artist she is known for albums like "City of Refuge", which hit #2 on the U.S. Bluegrass Charts in 2011.

Before Fame

She was the first person to major in East Asian Studies at Colorado College.

Trivia

She and Sparrow Quartet became the first American band ever to tour Tibet.

Family Life

She married renowned banjo player Bela Fleck of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.

Associated With

Her and Uncle Earl's album "Waterloo, TN" was produced by Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones.