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The Gateway Dulcimer Society


The Gateway Dulcimer Music Festival
August 11th(pm)-14th(am), 2016
The Second Weekend in August

Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, Illinois
Located 15 minutes SE of downtown St. Louis on IL Rt 15

Featuring in 2016:

Mountain Dulcimer
Mike Anderson, Jackie Armstrong,
Jeff Furman, Dana & Hank Gruber,
Danny Shepherd, and Gary Sager

Hammer Dulcimer
Cathy Barton, Ilace Mears,
Rick Thum

Other Instruments
Autoharp: Karen Daniels
Fiddle: ...
Ukulele: Danny Shepherd

See the Lodging link below for information on rooms at the Shrine and other nearby establishments.

ON-SITE REGISTRATION IS WELCOME though lunches are not included if you wait to register on-site. Same cost.

Friday and Saturday:
Workshops All Day - Evening Concerts - Open Stage
Vendors - Raffles - Jamming
Sunday: Hymn Sing

Click here for Registration, Workshop Schedule Friday / Saturday ,
General Info, Eat/Sleep/Shop Information, Camping Information and
The Gateway Dulcimer Society

The Fran Durham Memorial Scholarship Application
Applications must be received by 7/1/2016 for the 2016 festival

Evening Concerts Begin at 7:00 PM

Friday Evening Concert:

Saturday Evening Concert:

Tickets are $10 per person per evening if you are only coming for the concerts. They will be available on a first-come-first-served basis until all seats are filled. Those who are registered for the festival as a Participant or Non-Participant have their concert admission included and will be admitted with their name badge.

Contact Sharon Hargus, Festival Chairperson for registration and additional festival information at gdsmf@hcsmail.net

This program is supported in part by McSpadden Dulcimers. We gratefully acknowledge their support!

From St. Louis, MO: TBA

Links to the Dulcimer Community

The Gateway Dulcimer Society
Sandy Conatser
Neal Hellman
Music Folk
Bill Robinson
Rick Thum
Maureen Sellers
Gary Gallier
Kerry Anderson
Debbie Porter
Susan Trump
Stephen Seifert