49th Walnut Valley Festival

September 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2021

National Flat-Picking Championships
Winfield, KS

All tickets previously sold for WVF 49 will be valid for entry in September 2021. Tickets are also currently available for purchase.

September 15-19, 2021

National Flat-Picking Championships
Winfield, KS

All tickets previously sold for WVF 49 will be valid for entry in September 2021. Tickets are also currently available for purchase.

1999 NewSong Showcase Winners & Alternates

Songs for Children

  • “Rockin’ My Babies” by Gregory Smith, Clearwater, KS

Humorous

  • “Religion and Beer” by John Mitchell, Sugar Creek, MO
  • “Renoir” (Little book or Renoir) by Stan Sullivan, New Britain, CT
  • “The Strangest Ways” by Christopher Grundy, Lawrence, KS

Love Songs

  • “Your Touch” by Michelle Cullum, Winfield, KS
  • “Some Wordless Dream” by Christopher Grundy, Lawrence, KS
  • “Red River Waltz” by John Hodge & G. Dansby Vogler, Overland Park, KS
  • “Waitress” by Narissa Bond, Kansas City, MO

Modern Ballads

  • “Time Sure Flies” by Rechelle Malin, Salina, KS
  • “Hard Drivin’ Rain” by Debbie Porter and Brenda Black-White, Pittsburg, TX

Songs About The Old Days

  • “Celia” by Narissa Bond, Kansas City, MO
  • “Bound for Nacogdoches” by Mary Henderson, Minneapolis, MN
  • “This Box I’m Looking Through” by Ron Fetner, Seaford, VA

Pickin’ With My Friends

  • “Old Cars and Old Guitars” by Dan O’Brien, Evergreen, CO

Political Comment

  • “Caroline” by Terry Everett Quiett, Winfield, KS
  • “The Blue Light of History” by Stan Sullivan, New Britain, CT

Religious/Spiritual Songs

  • “On the Road to Chestertown” by Ron Fetner, Seaford, VA
  • “Ain’t Gonna Need These Old Bones” by G. Dansby Vogler, Overland Park, KS
  • “The Fisherman’s Daughter” by Christopher Grundy, Lawrence, KS
  • “I Could be in Heaven Tonight” by Kay Perdaris, Arkansas City, KS
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Office Hours

Post-Festival through May

Monday-Friday
9am-Noon; 1pm to 5pm

June through August 2nd

Monday-Friday
9am-5pm

August 3rd through September 7th

Monday-Friday
9am-5pm

Saturday
9am-1pm