Tara Shupe has been playing bluegrass and folk music for over 30 years. Starting on mandolin at age 4, Tara spent a decade touring and performing with the youth bluegrass band String Fever, sharing stages with Jim and Jessie McReynolds, The Del McCoury Band, Tim and Molly O'Brien, Mark Schatz, Scott Nygaard, John Hartford, Allison Kraus and Union Station, Sam Bush, Seldom Scene, Blue Highway, JD Crowe, Doyle Lawson, Nickel Creek and many more. She now includes fiddle, guitar and banjo in her shows, counts singing as one of her very favorite hobbies, and music festivals as her one true love.