PRE-FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES Thursday night (Feb. 20, 2020) will kick off our 22nd Festival with a Community Jam Session with a light dinner of favorite dishes from the last 100 yrs. Early registration will be available so you won't have to stand in the registration line on Friday Morning. All Acoustical Instruments welcomed.OPEN-STAGE PERFORMANCE Registered Festival attendees can sign up to perform on Open Stage which will be on Friday night after the Festival Dinner. Open Stage is for any dulcimer club, individuals or group of folks who would like to perform before the Festival attendees. Any number of folks can play, 1-2-3-4 etc. Only restriction is that any one person cannot perform in the On-Stage event over two (2) times. Each group will be limited to two (2) songs each and will also have a time limit. So get your group interested in coming and performing or call a couple of friends and plan to participate as long as it is acoustical. FUN FUN FUN! ( Open-Stage Rules are posted in the web site menu)
**** Keep in theme by performing a favorite song from the last 100 years of American Music. Give us a little history about the song and where it fit in our Musical History****
2020 “DEEP SOUTH DULCIMER CHAMPIONSHIP”
2020 will be our 9th Annual Championship for both Mountain & Hammered Dulcimers.
and for the 2nd year the Bowed Psaltery. We are proud to be able to provide an enthusiastic competition each year for anyone who would like to compete. For addition Information and rules…….
You could win a new MASTER WORKS hammered dulcimer!
You could win a new McSPADDEN mountain dulcimer!
You could win a new RINGING STRINGS Psaltery!
Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners.
1st place HD and MD winners get free admission and free automatic entry to National Hammered Dulcimer and National Mountain Dulcimer Competition at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS, and automatic entry into National Hammered Dulcimer & National Mountain Dulcimer competition!