Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn in concert
The Omni Amelia Island Plantation will be the setting on Sunday, March 5 at 5 pm for a concert by Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn. The world's premier banjo player, Béla Fleck is a superstar in the genres of bluegrass, folk, jazz, pop, rock and classical music. Fleck added classical to his repertoire in 2001 with his critically acclaimed Perpetual Motion recording that won a pair of Grammys, including Best Classical Crossover Album. He will be joined by his wife, clawhammer banjoist and singer Abigail Washburn. The duo's debut album, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, took home the 2016 Grammy for Best Folk album. Fleck is the recipient of multiple Grammy Awards and nominations going back to 1998, his total Grammy count is 15 Grammys won, with 30 nominations. He has been nominated in more categories than any instrumentalist in Grammy history. The 2017 Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival will continue through March and April. Please visit www.aicmf.com for more information on performances.