Allison de Groot is one of Canada’s top clawhammer banjo players. She combines love and passion for old-time music, technical skill and a creative approach to the banjo forming her own sound – unique and full of personality. De Groot is part of The Goodbye Girls based in Boston, and also founded the Canadian country quartet Oh My Darling, which has toured all over the world from the United States to London to Denmark. In 2012, Allison was awarded the Slaight Family Scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. where she has studied intensively with Bruce Molsky. Although firmly rooted in old-time and traditional music, Allison has shown her ability to collaborate and create outside this genre, pushing the boundaries of the clawhammer banjo.