Songcatching Hazel feat. Eli West, Ismay & Paper Wings

As one of the inaugural acts to play Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Hazel Dickens’ music provided inspiration and a grounding in Bluegrass history. Her remarkable songwriting, musicianship, and activism continue to inspire emerging young bluegrass artists who pay tribute to her work as “Songcatching Hazel.” Hailing from around the country, the tribute band features Eli West (Seattle), Ismay (San Francisco) and Paper Wings (Berkeley/Nashville), ensuring Hazel’s contribution to Bluegrass continues to be recognized.