Rhiannon Giddens wins Steve Martin Banjo Award!

12GIDDENS-master768Rhiannon Giddens is this year’s winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. Giddens said in an interview with The New York Times, “I don’t want it to bring attention to me — I want it to bring attention to my banjo. I exist to tell the story of that thing.” You can read the full New York Times article here.

For more info on Rhiannon Giddens and upcoming tour dates, visit her artist page.