Walnut Valley News

2016 Winners of the Walnut Valley Festival Instrument Contests

2016 International Autoharp Championship 1st Place: Betty Scott from Dallas, TX 2nd Place: Cindy Harris from Pittsburgh, PA 3rd Place: Steve Luper from Andover, KS

2016 International Finger Style Guitar Championship 1st Place Jack Wilson, Elk Grove Village, IL 2nd Place Dan Bliss, Merriam, KS 3rd Chang Chung-Lin, Taipei City, Taiwan

2016 National Mountain Dulcimer Championship 1st Place Winner: Mark Gilston from Cedar Park, TX 2nd Place Winner: Cassandra Damper from Houston, TX 3rd Place Winner: Wendy Songe from Tulsa, OK

2016 National Bluegrass Banjo Championships

46th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.

2016 National Hammer Dulcimer Championships

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.

2016 National Guitar Flat Pick Championships

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.

2016 Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle Championships

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.

“Mr. Winfield” – Dan Crary makes his 35th Appearance at the Walnut Valley Festival

Sept. 8, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Walnut Valley Association news@wvfest.com

“Mr. Winfield” – Dan Crary makes his 35th Appearance at the Walnut Valley Festival

2016 National Mandolin Championships

For Immediate Release Contact: Walnut Valley Association Phone: 620-221-3250 E-mail: news@wvfest.com

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

2016 National Mountain Dulcimer Championship

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.

2016 International Finger Style Guitar Championship

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle.

2016 International Autoharp Contest Winners

For Immediate Release Contact: Walnut Valley Association Phone: 620-221-3250 E-mail: news@wvfest.com

45th Annual Walnut Valley Festival – Winfield, Kansas