KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

The 15th Annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest was held at Silver Dollar City's Opera House Theater May 28, 2016. 22 bands competed, representing nine states.

Congratulations to the 2016 Contest Winners:

The Baker Family
Birch Tree, MO

Kentucky Drive
Mayfield, KY

Russell Clan
Guthrie, OK

KBA Treblemakers
Wichita, KS

The Foust Family
Vinita, OK

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