When: Fri., April 13, 8 p.m. 2012
Rising country star, Abigail Washburn — a singing, songwriting, Illinois-born, Nashville-based clawhammer banjo player — is every bit as interested in the present and the future as she is in the past, and every bit as attuned to the global as she is to the local. She pairs venerable folk elements with far-flung sounds, and the results feel both strangely familiar and unlike anything anybody’s ever heard before. For more info, visit www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org.
Price: Ticket prices vary.