Grascals Entertained at Native Nations Inaugural Ball, Smithsonian

Image634945176526498944The Grascals performed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian on January 21st for a celebration of the Inauguration of the President of the United States.

The Native Nations Inaugural Ball featured music, dance and native cuisine. Funds raised will be used to support the educational programs of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Located on the National Mall in Washington D.C., the museum is one of three facilities operated by The National Museum of the American Indian. It offers exhibition galleries and spaces for performances, lectures and symposia, research, and education.

Jamie Johnson, founding member of The Grascals, is a proud member of the Aamjiwnaang (Chippewa) First Nation of Sarnia, Ontario, where his cousin, Christopher Plain, serves as tribal chief.

The Grascals are nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album for Life Finds A Way (Mountain Home Music). The Grammy Awards air on CBS February 10th.

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