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Bluegrass Underground

Bluegrass Underground

Taped 333-feet below ground within the majestic Volcano Room deep inside Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns, this "musical adventure" series features both well-established and top emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, Jamgrass, Roots and Americana genres. Artists include Old Crow Medicine Show, Andrew Bird, Yonder Mountain String Band, Ben Sollee, The SteelDrivers, Johnnyswim, BeauSoleil, Leon Russell, North Mississippi Allstars, The Wood Brothers, Alison Brown Quartet, and the Infamous Stringdusters.

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Road warrior, new mom and recently minted MFA in creative writing, Shires cuts her own genre blended roots-rock with fierce-sweet violin, soaring vocals and critically acclaimed compositions. Shires was Americana's 2017 Emerging Artist of the Year.

Enjoy a performance by an artist who has toured with legendary artists such as Bob Dylan and Paul Simon, collaborated with Norah Jones and Lucinda Williams, and is a favorite writer for the likes of The Band Perry and Lady Antebellum.

Delight in a performance from a duo who are partners in music and life (married in 2009): Fleck, a 15-time Grammy winner with the genre-busting ensemble Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, and Washburn, who has drawn critical acclaim for her solo albums.

Shaver's songs have been recorded/performed by Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley, David Allan Coe, Waylon Jennings and more. Awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Americana Music Association, he is also a Grammy-nominee.

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