2017 Wyoming State Guitar Champions Announced

Keith Taylor, Magna, Utah took top honors at the Wyoming State Finger Style Guitar Championship while Austin Taylor, Sandy, Utah won the Wyoming State Flat Pick Guitar Championship. Both competitions are sponsored by the Oyster Ridge Music Festival held in Kemmerer, Wyoming held July 28th through 30th.

Jeffry Stock, Salt Lake City, Utah won second place in the Wyoming State Finger Style Guitar Championshiip, and Scott Earl Boyd, Centerville, Utah won third place.

Rental Golf Carts to be Available at this year's Festival

Walnut Valley Association would like to announce that this year Wichita Golf Cars will be located on festival grounds between the showers and The Ice House to help you with your Festival Transportation Needs.

2017 Texas State Dulcimer Champions Announced

The Lone Star State Dulcimer Society hosted the LSSDS Dulcimer Festival at Glen Rose Park in Glen Rose, Texas on Mother’s Day Weekend. The weekend included workshops for both mountain and hammer dulcimers, led by nationally known instructors, and was highlighted by the Texas State Dulcimer Championships.

Matthew Hathaway from Fort Worth, Texas won First Place in the Texas State Mountain Dulcimer Championship. Margaret Wright from Kennard, Texas won Second Place and Van W Gardner from Decatur, Texas won Third Place.


The Inter-Mountain Acoustic Music Association (IAMA) and the Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music (OFOAM) joined together to present the 10th Annual Ogden Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival. The festival was held June 2nd through June 4th at Fort Buenaventura, Utah.

The festival featured the Utah State Instrument Championships, sponsored by IAMA, with competitions in both open and novice divisions in Mandolin, Fiddle, Banjo and Flat Pick Guitar. The open competitions also featured Finger Style Guitar.