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Thumb Picking Weekend

Updated 3/19/13

Thumb Picking Weekend
May 17 - 18, 2013
Merle Travis was a phenomenal showman and master of the "thumb picking" style of guitar.  The Ozark Folk Center pays tribute to him as well as others who have embraced this unique and melodic technique. Limited on site lodging is available. Please call The Cabins at Dry Creek for information, 870 269 3871.
 

Tentative Schedule of Events: Please note this schedule is subject to change and update.

2013 Thumb-Picking Weekend Schedule of Events

Ozark Folk Center State Park

Special Note:

Due to low turnout the past few years the contest portion of our Thumb-Picking weekend is on a one year hiatus. While we take this year off, rest assured the contest will be back in 2014 as part of a new and improved Thumb-Picking Weekend complete with workshops and master classes from our visiting artists.

Friday May 17th, 2013

11:00a-12:30p Artist’s Pickin Circle-White Oak Auditorium (Regular Park Admission Fee)

Moon Mullins, Muriel Anderson, Ben Hall, Eddy Adcock, Washtub Jerry and others share the small stage at the White Oak Auditorium for an intimate jam session.

7:00p Nightly Music Concert-Large Auditorium (Admission $12.00)

Featured Artists include:
Eddy Adcock
Ben Hall
Moon Mullins & Theda Shirley
Muriel Anderson
Washtub Jerry

Saturday May 18th, 2013

11:00a-12:30p Artist’s Pickin Circle-White Oak Auditorium (Regular Park Admission Fee Covers Both Afternoon Events)

Moon Mullins, Muriel Anderson, Ben Hall and others share the small stage at the White Oak Auditorium for an intimate jam session.

2:00p-3:30p Panel Discussion on the influence of Merle Travis- White Oak Auditorium

Sans guitars, our assembled artists have a lively discussion on the influence of Merle Travis on all things music and guitar.

7:00p Nightly Music Concert-Large Auditorium (Admission $12.00)

Featured Artists include:
Ben Hall
Moon Mullins & Theda Shirley
Muriel Anderson
Washtub Jerry