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Brazos Valley Dulcimer Club

Passing Down the Music Dulcimer Festival

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Free Dulcimer and Folk Music Concerts
Small group workshops at a small charge...

Passing Down the Music

Dulcimer Festival

November 6-8, 2009

 in Beautiful Historic Granbury, Texas

Get ready to tap your toes and clap your hands as the Brazos Valley Dulcimer Club in conjunction with Tarleton University’s Langdon Center presents a music festival with the purpose of passing down to future generations the wonderful sweet-strings of the hammer and mountain dulcimer mixed with fiddles, guitar and other acoustical instruments.

1.Bring your lawn chairs and hear free concerts all day.

2.Shop venders selling fine handcrafted instruments and music related items.

3.Sign-up for workshop – Small workshops offering great instruction.

4.Jam sessions 6p-8p Friday November 6th.   Free concerts and jam with old time family dance on Saturday 7t.h.  Concert 11:00am - 4:30pm  Sunday 8th, 2009.  

Friday night Jam 6-8 at the plaza

Other jams may take place at Bennets RV Park or the 144 campground.  These are the two campgrounds most people are using.

Saturday Concerts

11:00  Brazos Country Strings

11:45  David Ellison (State Mountain Dulcimer Champion 07)

12:30  Scott Jackson/Todd Noyes

1:15 The Wright Family

2:00 Leta Sage  Texas (State Hammer Dulcimer Champion 09)

2:45  Ann Norris Autoharp

3:45  (to be announced)

4:55   Sweet Song String Band

6:00  Jam session and family dancing games

Saturday Night Jam - If you play an instrument, bring it along and join in the Jam.   EVERYBODY is welcome to play, dance or just listen. No alcohol, please.

Sunday Schedule

10:00 Gospel Music sing-a-long and share

12:00 Sacred Harp

12:30 Ann Norris

1:15 David Ellison Texas (State Mountain Dulcimer Champion 07)

2:00 Sweet Song String Band

2:45  Salt Rock Rounders

3:30 Mike Price/Harris Kirby

4:15 Brazos Country Strings

Saturday Workshops

$15 each or $30 for all weekend pass /$50 for a family/ $75 for family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids)


Saturday Workshops

$15 each or $30 for all weekend pass /$50 for a family/ $75 for family of 4 (2 adults and 2 kids) Print out and mark the workshops you want to attend and mail to

Peggy Freeman 9106 Bellechase Granbury, Texas76049 214 675 5752

Checks payable to: Brazos Valley Dulcimer Club of Granbury Cost of Workshops

$15 each or $30 for all day pass /$50 for a family/ $75 for family of 4(2 adults and 2 kids) Please pre register.                            

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List workshops wanted.  Times and location are subject to change.

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Carriage House

Concert Hall


Friday 3:00p


Ann Norris

 Mountain Dulcimer –  chords and more Annette Lindsey

Friday 4:00p

Hammer Dulcimer Beginners- David Lindsey

Mountain Dulcimer Beginners  Margaret Wright



Sacred Harp

Margaret Wright

Open no charge




Ann Norris

Mountain Dulcimer Finger Picking Annette Lindsey



Hammer Dulcimer  AdvanceBeginners   David Lindsey

Mountain Dulcimer AdvanceBeginner Margaret Wright

Saturday 11:00a

Canjo for Kids – Scott Jackson

Percussion –(Includes folk drum(bodhran), dancing man, bones, spoons) Karel Wheat

Sacred Harp


no charge

Family fun always happens when dulcimers play.  Jam sessions on Friday evening at the frestival site, the southeast corner of Pearl and Crockett Street on the historic square in Granbury.

 Jam session are planned with you in mind. If you play an instrument bring it along and join the fun. EVERYBODY is welcome to play.



Return Registrations to: Peggy Freeman

9106 Bellechase-Granbury, Texas 76049

For more information: 817.573.0656   


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