Jake Blount

Acclaimed musician and scholar Jake Blount’s highly-anticipated new album, The New Faith, is out today on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings as part of their African American Legacy series. Stream/purchase HERE.


Acclaimed roots musician Jake Blount is heading back out on the road, starting with the International Bluegrass Music Association’s upcoming conference and festival in Raleigh, North Carolina! Jake will be joining bluegrass legends Béla Fleck, Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, The Del McCoury Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Jerry Douglas, and many more. He’s playing the IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC StreetFest October 1 and is being presented by Bluegrass Pride.


Happy to announce that Washington DC's own Jake Blount has just won the Steve Martin Banjo Prize, more accurately called the "Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo & Bluegrass." Hosted by the FreshGrass Foundation, Steve Martin's Banjo Prize h

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