The Ozark Folk Center hosted the 40th Annual Dulcimer Jamboree in Mountain View, Arkansas. The Dulcimer Jamboree provided workshops in both mountain and hammer dulcimers at all levels of playing skills. Evening concerts featured workshop instructors along with their regular cast of local and regional bands. The Saturday evening concert featured the contestants of the Southern Regional Mountain Dulcimer Championship and the Southern Regional Mountain Dulcimer Championship.
The Walnut Valley Association today is releasing a partial list of hired performers for the 46th annual Walnut Valley Festival which will be held this year beginning with workshops and the 2016 Contest Champions Concert on September 13th and the full festival running September 14 through 17 at the Winfield Fairgrounds. December Special priced tickets are still on sale today through February 15th for music fans that want to take advantage of the biggest savings per ticket.