Arkla-dulcifest 2020

Arkla-dulcifest, Congo Road Baptist Church, Benton, Arkansas

Thursday, June 4th – Saturday June 6, 2020 – Held at Congo Road Baptist Church in Benton. This will be the sixth annual Arkladulcifest! It is a weekend of workshops and concerts for mountain and hammered dulcimer, ukulele, penny whistle, Native American flute, and Cajon, hosted by John and Karen Keane. This is an entirely family-oriented event, so bring the whole crew (beginners are especially welcome). Instructors will include John Keane, Karen Keane, Ilace Mears, Linda Brockinton, Mike Anderson, and Tull Glazener. Keep an eye on the website/Facebook for upcoming details. https://www.facebook.com/groups/arkladulcifest/

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Kentucky Music Week

Kentucky Music Week, Nelson County High School, 1070 Bloomfield Road, Bardstown, KY

Kentucky Music Week offers a full five days of instruction in a wide variety of traditional arts including all levels of fretted dulcimer and hammered dulcimer, classes in ukulele, guitar, banjo, fiddle, autoharp, penny whistle, vocal classes, old-time craft classes, and much, much more! Over 150 class choices are offered this year with something for everyone!

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2020 Ozark Roots Dulcimer Festival

First Baptist Church, 224 King Ave, Mountain View, AR

Thursday, July 16 – Saturday, July 18, 2020 Co-sponsored by McSpadden Mountain Dulcimers and the First Baptist Church.This year’s Festival features a trio of renowned instructors: Linda Brockinton, Joe Collins and Duane Porterfield. Duane will be teaching new players, Linda will be teaching finger picking both introductory and advanced, and Joe will be teaching intermediate and advanced skills. Class times are: 9:30-11:00; 1:00 – 2:30; and 3:00 – 4:30. Classes will be held at the First Baptist Church located just off the historic Court Square. Early bird registration (until May 1st) is $139.00 for all three days. This includes admission to the Ozark Folk Center for Dulcimer Night on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. You may register online through the McSpadden Mountain Dulcimers website; for more information call (toll-free): 877-269-4422.

$139.00 (Until May 1st)