With soulful musicality, singer, violinist and banjo player Rhiannon Giddens is considered one of the most promising voices in American roots music. After helming Grammy Award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, Giddens broke out as a solo performer and continues her mission to create a vibrant new life for old-time music. She appears at BIFA in support of her newest album, Freedom Highway.

Rhiannon Giddens appears as part of the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts, which runs Aug 11–20, 2017.
Photo credit John Peets