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2007 Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships
August 26-27, Lawrence, Kansas

The 27th Annual Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championship will kick off at noon on Sunday, August 26th at South Park in Lawrence, KS. This free event will include competitions in fiddle featuring a separate youth division. Flatpick guitar, fingerpick guitar, mandolin and banjo. There will also be championships awarded for mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, ensemble folk singing and the ever-popular miscellaneous acoustic instruments.

Besides the great music, the audience will be treated to a free ice cream social and past winner showcase and jam session. There will be free concerts, great food and special activities for the kids. Everyone is invited to join us for this late summer afternoon of music and celebration. 

For more information or call 785-830-9640

Schedule of events

Saturday, August 26th

Roots Music Workshops,
Free Ice Cream Social, 7pm

Americana Will host a series of Roots Music Workshops on Saturday, Aug. 25,
Beginning at 1pm at the South Park Recreation Building in South Park, Lawrence Kansas.

They will be as follows:
1pm. Fiddling - Diane Gillenwater
1pm  Flat Picking Guitar (I'm not sure who will do this one)

2:15pm Ol' Timey Banjo - Jim Krause
2:15pm Scruggs Style  - Noah Musser

3:30 pm Mandolin - Joe Pickett
3:30 pm Harmony Vocals - Michael Paull

6:30pm  Jamming basics with Steve Mason

All workshops are $10.00 per person, (You can pay at the Door)
all proceeds to benefit Americana Music Academy.

Don't forget the Ice Cream Social and Jam Session on the Lawn of South Park beginning @ 7pm, that evening.

Sunday, August 27th
Contests, Concerts, and More, in South Park.
Noon to 5:00 pm. (see schedule below)

Starting at 12:00pm

Concert: Konza Swamp Band

State Ensemble Folk Singing Championship

State Mandolin Championship

State Fingerstyle Guitar Championship 

State Fiddle Championship

Concert: Lila

Starting at 12:30pm

Youth Fiddle Contest

Misc. Acoustic Contest

Flatpick Guitar Championship

State Banjo Championship

Hammered Dulcimer Championship

Lap Dulcimer Championship

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