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World Cafe Nashville: Molly Tuttle

Catching up with the first female to ever be nominated for International Bluegrass Music Association's guitarist of the year award — she was not expecting the honor.
In the 27 years that the International Bluegrass Music Association has been handing out awards, no woman had ever even been nominated for guitarist of the year, until now. Molly Tuttle, a 24-year-old California native and current Nashville transplant, was named as one of the five elite pickers vying for the trophy this year. She's also up for emerging artist and female vocalist of the year.

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