Freshgrass Announces Whippoorwill Arts/FreshGrass Foundation Awards To Molly Tuttle And Keith Little
Freshgrass is always looking for ways to help out artists and the community. The announcement of the Whippoorwill Arts/Freshgrass Foundation Awards this week is a wonderful example of that.
The winners received an unrestricted grant and a place on the 2018 lineup for Freshgrass Fest in September. Over our years attending it has become one of our favorites and ticket prices go up in just a couple weeks time. So head on over and get yours at a discount TODAY.
Molly Tuttle, Emerging Artist Award
A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award-winning songwriter with a sweet-as-honey voice, Molly Tuttle began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she’s appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest, and received a Momentum Award from the International Bluegrass Music Association. She most recently won the 2017 IBMA Award for Guitarist of the Year, becoming the first woman to win the award.
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