Nick Johnson, Pleasant Grove, Utah took top honors at the Wyoming State Finger Style Guitar Championship while Daniel Richard, Fort Towson, Oklahoma won the Wyoming State Flat Pick Guitar Championship. Both competitions are sponsored by the Oyster Ridge Music Festival held in Kemmerer, Wyoming held July 22nd through 24th.
Guy Benson, from Salt Lake City, Utah won second place in the Wyoming State Finger Style Guitar Championship, while Brad Tew, Springville, Utah won third place.
Austin Taylor, of Sandy, Wyoming won second place in the Wyoming State Flat Pick Guitar Championship, and Mason Werbelow, Greybull, Wyoming won third place.
Nick Johnson has been invited to represent Wyoming in the International Finger Style Guitar Championship and Daniel Richard has been invited to represent Wyoming in the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship. The prestigious National and International Championships are hosted by the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas September 14th through 18th, 2016.
To learn more about the Oyster Ridge Music Festival go to-www.oysterridgemusicfestival.com