Banjo player (and member of the trio Uncle Earl) Abigail Washburn was featured in NPR yesterday. Check out http://www.npr.org/2011/02/06/133526451/abigail-washburn-giving-up-china-for-the-banjo to listen to the story/interview.
She has been on NPR a few times recently due to her recent album City of Refuge. Check out NPR’s artist page on Abigail Washburn for other stories and a clip of her playing at Mountain Stage: http://www.npr.org/artists/15182651/abigail-washburn
She was also on Prairie Home Companion on 1/15/2011: http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/programs/2011/01/15/
And of course you can songs from her new album City of Refuge on the WPSU Folk Show: visit the Folk Show archive (1/15/2011 8 pm show, 1/22/2011 8 pm show, and 1/30/2011 noon show).