May 8-10 - Mountain Dulcimer Three-Day Intensive with Lloyd Wright and Stephen Seifert
This will be held at Oakdale Park in Glen Rose, TX. See the April newsletter for details.
May 11-13 - Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival
This will be held at Oakdale Park in Glen Rose, TX, as usual. Featured performers for the festival include Stephen Seifert on mountain dulcimer, Cheap Adobes from New Mexico composed of Peter Esherick, hammered dulcimer, mandolin, Bruce Thomson, fiddle, Jimmy Abraham, guitar, vocals, songwriter, and Erika Gerety, bass, vocals. And for you ukulele fans Michael Anderson has agreed to come and bring his brand of ukeness to the festival.
July 18-22 - Ozark Roots Dulcimer Workshop in Mountain View, AR
Special workshops are on the 18th and 19th. The reegular workshops are on the 20th to the 22nd for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players.
Instructors are Linda Thomas, Joe Jewell, and Lisa Culver for hammered dulcimer and mountain dulcimer. See their web site for more information and registration forms.
August 3-5 - Red River Dulcimer and Old Tyme Music Festival
Headliners are Cathy Barton and Dave Para, Irma and Scott Reeder, and Sweet Song String Band. See their web site for more info.