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KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

Opera House 

The Lindsey Family
The 14th Annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest will be held at Silver Dollar City's Opera House Theater May 23, 2015. 

Contestants for the 2014 KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest include:

    2rd Time Around 
              Stephenville, TX
    Ash Breeze Band               Fayetteville, NC
    The Baker Family               Birch Tree, MO
    The Bluegrass Blondies               Ottumwa, IA
    Chamber Music               Kansas City, MO
    Foxglove Pickers               New Athens, IL
    Graham Family               Winchester, KY
    The Hall Sisters               Ellis Grove, IL
    Hawf Family Stringband               Allendale, IL
    Kansas Bluegrass Association Treblemakers               Wichita, KS
    Little Sister Band               Orrtanna, PA
    McKinney Sisters               Moundridge, KS
    Missouri Roots Bluegrass Band               Springfield, MO
    Mountain Boomers               Lead Hill, AR
    Poa Annua               Willard, MO
    Resonating Grace               Greenbrier, AR
    Russell Clan               Guthrie, OK
    Rusty Nail Crossing               Michigan City, IN
    Someday Soon               Greenbrier, TN
    The Templetons               Lostant, IL
    The Williamsons               Stillwater, 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