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Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore
29 Old Dewline Rd
North Truro, MA 02652

Truro Box Office

Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore
29 Old Dewline Rd
North Truro, MA 02652
508-487-5400
Open: 2 hrs before show

Wellfleet Box Office
2616 Rte 6 (Next to PJ's)
508-349-2929
Please call for hours

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1202
Truro, MA, 02666

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
"One of the world’s most accommodating virtuosos." -The New York Times  

“They are a match made in musical heaven, a commanding musical force full of warmth and ingenuity.” –South Coast Today  

Fleck and Washburn met at a square dance and began playing music together a dozen years ago, beginning with the Sparrow Quartet. They married shortly thereafter and became parents to a cute little tot. They’ve been touring the globe as a duo for years, almost nonstop but for each other’s performances with various other musical iterations: Béla with the likes of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Chick Corea and Chris Thile, among many others, and Abigail with Wu Fei (a master of the ancient 21-string Chinese zither), The Wu-Force and Uncle Earl.

“Some of the most interesting things in the world come together in strange and unique ways and show our diversity,” reflects Béla, a fifteen-time Grammy award winner who is often considered the world’s premier banjo player. “The banjo is just one of those things. It’s a great example of how the world can combine things and create surprising hybrids,” a reference to the ancestral African roots of the banjo combining with Scotch-Irish music in Appalachia.


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