13 February 2017

Sarah Jarosz wins two Grammies (update)

In the 2017 Grammy awards, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz (USA), who played three shows in Ireland at the end of last month, won the awards for Best American Roots Performance with her 'House of mercy' and Best Folk Album with Undercurrent. She also took part in the awards ceremony as a presenter.

Vince Gill, as writer of 'Kid sister', won the Best American Roots Song award; and the award for Best Bluegrass Album went to the O'Connor Band with Mark O'Connor for their Coming home. More details on Bluegrass Today.

PS: See also this post on Bluegrass Today on the Special Merit awards to Jimmie Rodgers and Ralph Peer.

Update 17 Feb.: Sarah Jarosz's Undercurrent was also Album of the Year at the Folk Alliance International awards show in Kansas City on Wednesday; see Bluegrass Today.

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