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2017 Thumbpicking Weekend -Ozark Folk Center State Park

May 19-20 Mountain View, Arkansas

Celebrating Merle Travis’ Centennial Birth

with Featured Performers

2017 Thumbpicking Master Class Registration Form

2017 Arkansas State Guitar Contest General Rules
2017 Contest Registration Form

Schedule of Events & Pricing

Daily Admission for Matinee and Evening Concerts $19.50 (combo ticket)
Evening Show Only $12 at the door
Matinee Show Only included w/ Daytime Craft Village Admission $12
ay Workshops-$45 (see add’tl pricing info on registration form)

Friday May 19

Registration Fee Required for Classes (see form above)

Master Class- Beginners Randy Buckner 9AM-12NOON

Master Class Intermediate   Danny Dozier  9AM-12NOON

Master Class Advanced   Steve Rector   9AM-12NOON


Matinee Concert Parker Hastings- 2-3pm –Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Village
Evening Concert
-Danny Dozier, Parker Hastings, Randy Bucker and All Star Jam 7pm Large Auditorium

Saturday May 20

***12 NOON Deadline to sign up and register for contests***(see below)

Merle Travis Panel Discussion-10am-12noon

Moderator Randy Buckner w/ Thom, Danny, Steve and Parker

2:15 Judges and Contestants for Contemporary Finger Style Division Report to Large Auditorium
Judges-Bresh, Buckner, Rector

2:30-4:00 Contemporary/Open Fingerstyle Contest

4:15 Contestants for Traditional Thumbpicking Division Report to Large Auditorium

4:30-6:30 Traditional Thumbpicking Contest

Evening Concert 7p Large Auditorium-Steve Rector 7-7:45pm

Thom Bresh 8-9pm

NEW for 2017 BIGGER Cash Prizes!!!

Each category has a $1000 (1st), $300 (2nd) and $175 (3rd) prize.

Contestants Winner of the Arkansas State Finger Style Guitar Contest will secure admission to the International Fingerstyle Guitar Championship at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas.

Curtis and Aimee Carlson
Proud Sponsors of Thumbpicking Weekend