Sierra Hull in Japan

Sierra Hull and Cory Walker in Kawaguchi City, JapanAs we mentioned last month, 16 year old mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull is in the middle of a whirlwind tour of Japan.

She has just completed the first leg, performing with a group of young bluegrass all-starts, and is now touring with her band, Highway 111, in support of her debut release, Secrets.

Sierra sent along a few photos from the trip so far…

The sign that welcomed the young US pickers when they arrived in Japan Sierra Hull with her new best friend, Keyota Sierra learns to write her name in JapaneseSierra Hull learns the Japanese tea ceremony Sierra Hull with tour organizer Sab Inoue The US Bluegrass Youth All Stars on stage in Japan at Kawaguchi City World Fusion - Jarrod Walker, Christian Ward, Sierra Hull, Cory Walker, Austin Ward, Cody Hull A video from the trip has also been promised, via Highway 111 banjo picker and budding filmmaker, Cory Walker. Having seen his work, we can be sure that his Japan trip video will be a hoot.

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.