The Lone Star State Dulcimer Society Newsletter

The Last Winterfestival of Acoustic Music

February 20-21, 2015


February Meeting:  There will be no February meeting of the Lone Star State Dulcimer Society.  We will be hosting the last annual Winterfestival of Acoustic Music on February 20-21 at First United Methodist Church in beautiful downtown Irving.  Mark your calendars right now.  February 20-21, 2015.  Headliners for this year’s festival are:  ANDY YOUNG & Al TAUBER, LARRY CONGER, AARON O’ROURKE, STEPHEN HUMPHRIES & JESSE ISLEY.  Other featured performers include:   John Cardascia, Sue Carpenter, Russell Cook, Chuck & Karen Daniels, Gary Gallier, Dana Hamilton, David & Annette Lindsey, Bob McClure, Carolyn Marlette & Van (Doc) Gardner, Joe Morgan & David Moran, Fred Moss, Karl Neumann, Scott Odena, Betty Odum, Deb Porter, Nancy Price, Irma Reeder Lucille Reilly, Mary Ellen Robertson, Mark Shelton, Wendy Songe, Noel Tardy & Kate McLennan, Wesley & Linda Lowe Thompson, Cheryl & David Turner, and Charles Whitmer.  Now that’s quite a line up.  Bring everyone and enjoy a great festival, great music, and great fun.  For more information:   Winter Festival Linda Lowe Thompson, 309 Pennsylvania Drive Denton TX 76205 Linda@LindaLoweThompson

Glen Rose:  We have started on The Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival.  Featured performers are:  No Strings Attached, the Gary Gallier Band.  More as it becomes available.  We had donation from an anonymous donor to enable us to hire another headliner for the festival.  Thanks for the donation. 

The 14th Annual Palestine Old Time Music and Dulcimer Festival:  Old Pal will be held on March 26-28, 2015 in Palestine, Texas.  This festival features lots of ol’ timey musicians and dulcimer players.  Watch their website for the most up to date information.  That website is:

Dulcimer For Sale:  14/15 Russell Cook Dulcimer for sale.  It comes with a handmade hardwood case.  $500 or best offer.  Call Sherry Colgrove at 817-682-2853, or email at

That’s about it for now.  If you have info that the dulcimer folks might be interested in email it to me at  That would be concerts, workshops, jams, festivals or anything music related.  It doesn’t have to be about the dulcimer exclusively.