KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

The 15th Annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest will be held at Silver Dollar City's Opera House Theater May 28, 2016. 

2016 Contest Participants:

2nd Time Around
Stephenville, TX

Blue Hart
Chapmansboro, TN

The Baker Family
Birch Tree, MO

Farnum Family
Galena, MO

Foxglove Pickers
Smithton, IL

The Foust Family
Vinita, OK

The Graham Family
Winchester, KY


Hall Sisters Band
Ellis Grove, IL


KBA Treblemakers
Wichita, KS

Kentucky Drive
Mayfield, KY

The Ozark River Ramblers
Elkins, AR

Pearlgrace & Co.
Stillwater, OK

Resonating Grace
Greenbrier, AR

Riegle Family Band
Muncie, IN

The Ross Family
Piedmont, MO

Route 3 Ramblers
Red Bud, IL

Russell Clan
Guthrie, OK

Rusty Nail Crossing
Michigan City, IN

The Sowell Family Pickers
Hempstead, TX

The Templetons
Lostant, IL

Mountain View, AR

The Worthing10s Family Bluegrass Band
Evanston, IL

Their encouragement and support of young bluegrass musicians is particularly impressive, with the annual Youth in Bluegrass band contest held in conjunction with KSMU-FM. Well done, Silver Dollar City!"

 - Nancy Cardwell, IBMA Executive Director 2012-14