The folk musician's relationship with the Asian country predates her musical career.
Watch: the singing, songwriting, claw-hammer-banjo playing, Mandarin-speaking Abigail Washburn performs at Asia Society's National Chinese Language Conference in Los Angeles on May 8, 2014.
Watch and listen: Nashville musician Abigail Washburn performs the folk classic "Black Waters" in the context of the Center on U.S.-China Relations' Coal+Ice exhibition.
An innovative photography festival comes to rural Anhui province in China — until the local authorities have other ideas. Can the show still go on?
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