posted Mon., May 11th, 2015
The Ozark Folk Center hosted the 38th 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 Hammer Dulcimer Championship.
posted Thu., Apr 9th, 2015
We were saddened today when word reached us about the death of longtime Dobro pioneer “Tut” Taylor.
Tut was a longtime friend of the Walnut Valley Festival and in the early days of Walnut Valley Festivals was an entertainer and staff member of the Walnut Valley Occasional paper.
posted Sun., Feb 22nd, 2015
posted Sun., Feb 8th, 2015
We want to send out our congratulations to the most recent addition to the list of hired artists for the 2015 Walnut Valley Festival, Dan Crary – legendary flatpicker and as of March 7th a card carrying member of the Kansas Music Hall of Fame.
Dan will be here in September (#36 for him?) with world class banjo musician Bill Evans and super songsmith Steve Spurgin.