|CLAIRE LYNCH is a bluegrass pioneer. She has earned two International Bluegrass Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year awards and earned two GRAMMY award nominations. Claire will release her as yet untitled Compass Records debut in early 2013. Lynch will be performing on the show with her band, guitarist Matt Wingate, bassist Mark Schatz and Bryan McDowelland.
||APPALATIN formed in Louisville, KY through band members' mutual love of the folk music sounds of Latin America and the Caribbean. Instrumentation features the guitar, charango, mandolin, Andean flutes, bongos, congas, and cajón. Their songs reflect messages of freedom, community, empowerment, human rights, spirituality, and environmental stewardship.