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The Gateway Dulcimer Society


The Gateway Dulcimer Music Festival
August 9th(pm)-12th(am), 2018
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 2018:

Mountain Dulcimer
Mike Anderson, Aaron O'Rourke,
Stephen Seifert and Susan Trump

Hammer Dulcimer
Dan Landrum, Ilace Mears
and Rick Thum

Other Instruments
Autoharp: Charles Whitmer
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 7/1/2018 for the 2018 festival

Evening Concerts Begin at 7:00 PM

Friday Evening Concert:
Charles Whitmer
Ilace Mears
Stephen Seifert
Danny Shepherd
Dan Landrum

Saturday Evening Concert:
Mike Anderson
Aaron O'Rourke
Susan Trump
Rick Thum & Friends

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 gdsmf98@gmail.com

This program is supported in part by McSpadden Dulcimers and White River Dulcimer Co. We gratefully acknowledge their support!

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
Dulcimer Cruise 2018