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add your events for this region below.

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OK, I guess this is the right thread for my neck of the woods (Kansas).

Here is a link for area happenings, including the Prairie Pickers Festival in NE Kansas. Apparently they only update the website once or twice a year.

http://www.accesskansas.org/kp.....lendar.htm

[Hey - we have a State Fiddlin' and Picking Championship!]

2012

January 1: KPPA New Year's Pot Luck and Band Scramble. Start eating at 1 p.m., doors open around noon. Bring a main dish and a salad or desert. The Club provides paper plates, cups, napkins and plastic ware, and coffee/tea. Enter name for band scramble noon to 1 p.m., with names drawn form groups at 1:30. Fun to follow.

February 17-18: 23nd Annual Wichita Winter Bluegrass Festival. Featuring The Grascals, Charlie Sizemore Band, Bull Harman & Bull's Eye, Driven, Brightwater Junction, Misty Mountain Revival and more. At the Merriott (call 316 651-0333, ask for "Bluegrass Rate"). Contact Kerry Harrison at 316 524-6795 or E-Mail: ksstoto@att.net, or Mike Whitman at 316 529-2379 or E-Mail: mk21bk-kbafest@yahoo.com or Bruce Johnson at 316 733-4409 or E-Mail: bruce.e.johnson@cox.net. Visit KBA at http://www.kansasbluegrass.org

June 7-9: 19th Annual Prairie Lake Pickin' Party, Holton. More information later this year at Our Festival

June xx-xx: 8th Annual Brown County Breakdown Bluegrass Festival, for info contact John Keim (785)467-8971 or email at calljo4avon@jbntelco.com.

July 20-22: Pickin' on the Plains Bluegrass Festival Colby, KS, This year will be Dailey & Vincent, Cody Shuler & Pine Mountain Railroad, Driven, Triple L, The McLemores, Larry Booth, Sappa Strings and more. visit website at http://www.PickinOnThePlains.com

July xx-xx: 12th Annual Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Festival , Milford State Park (near Junction City). More info call Al Bowyer, (785)762-4995 or email at seadream@kansas.net or visit http://www.milfordlakebluegrassfestival.com

August 25-26: Kansas State Fiddling & Picking Championships, Lawrence, KS, South Park. More info call (785) 841-6495 or contact thru email on their web site: http://www.kansasfiddlingandpicking.org

September 12-16: 40th Walnut Valley Festival, Winfield contact Walnut Valley Association (620)221-3250 or visit http://www.wvfest.com.

September x-October x: International Bluegrass Festival, Guthrie, OK. Call (405)282-4446 or 1-877-203-1206 or visit http://www.oibf.com.

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Which one you going to?
Save me a seat
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Terry said
Which one you going to?
Save me a seat
dancing

Start walking now and you might get here in time for one!

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Thanks dionysia smile

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For anyone at loose ends the next few weekends in the northeast Kansas area:

 

May 28 - June 3, Fairview and Hiawatha, Kansas: In the Plains Chamber Music Festival, featuring The Fairway Quartet. Including three free public concert performances, private lessons and sessions with accomplished international musicians.

For more information contact Samuel Cho at itpmusicfest@gmail.com

 

June 7 - 9, Prairie Lake Pickin' Party - see link in post #2 for details.

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I'll pop over. flag_usa
I should try and find one of these events in the UK and then do a write-up for Fiddlerman.
I can be his UK correspondentdunno

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You are officially named our UK correspondent. smile

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Waheey!
I'll go and find some functions to write about!
Any preferences!
Do I have to use joined up writing?

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TerryT said

...Do I have to use joined up writing?

Hmmm, I'm thinking english would be fine. LOL roflol

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I'll gladly post all your ideas. Anyone else who wants to add to the News posts as well. Thanks

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JUST IN CASE there is anyone in the area who would be interested in attending, this weekend is the Prairie Lake Pickin' Party:

http://cjonline.com/news/2012-.....ckin-party

and in other Northeast Kansas news:

http://cjonline.com/news/2012-.....time-music

a monthly meeting of old-time musicians.

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dionysia said
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September x-October x: International Bluegrass Festival, Guthrie, OK. Call (405)282-4446 or 1-877-203-1206 or visit http://www.oibf.com.

It is from Oct 4 - 6, 2012.

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