Merle Travis Festival including the National Thumb picking Guitar competition in Mountain View May 11-12

Title: Merle Travis Festival including the National Thumb picking Guitar competition in Mountain View May 11-12
Location: Ozark Folk Center, Mountain View, Ar
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Description: Guest performers will include Moon Mullins, Ben Hall, Shane Adkins and Washtub Jerry. They will be paying tribute to Merle Travis by playing our favorite Travis tunes and telling stories about this talented artist.
He was a master at the “thumb-picking’ style of guitar and recorded several classics, among them the Travis originals”Sixteen Tons,” “Dark as a Dungeon,” and “Over by Number Nine,” as well as introducing such standards as “Nine Pound Hammer”.

The evening concerts will be at 7:00 p.m. with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. Friday and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for children ages 6-12. The Prelims are included in your purchase of a daytime ticket at$10.00 for adults and $6.00 for children ages 6-12. A combination ticketfor 1 day event and 1 evening event can be purchased for $17.50 for adults and$8.25 for children ages 6-12.

Formore information call 870-269-3851 or go on-line to www.ozarkfolkcenter.com.

Start Date: 2012-05-11
End Date: 2012-05-12