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Come Join us on July 4th for the Miners & Music Festival at Paradise Park featuring an afternoon concert with Thom Bresh inside the Merle Travis Music Center!

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Congratulations to our 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees & International Home of the Legends Thumbpicking Championship Winners!!

Traditional Category:

4th - Jeffery Wilson - Tupelo, Mississippi

3rd - Bella Speelman - Denver, Colorado

2nd - Doc Rogers - Concord, New Hampshire

        Nathan Eaton - Marshall, Arkansas

Winner - Evan Twitty - Vincennes, Indiana

Contemporary Category:

5th - Bella Speelman

4th - Evan Twitty

3rd  - Gabe Andrews - Melbourne, Australia

2nd - Kirby Easler - Nashville, Tennessee

Winner - Alonzo Pennington - Princeton, Kentucky

2015 Grand Champion - Alonzo Pennington

2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

Supporting Fan - Marilyn Robison Bedell

Supporting Musician - Jason Coleman -- Glen Browning

Horizon Award - Evan Twitty

Deceased Thumbpicker - Tommy Jones

Living Thumbpicker - Guy Van Duser

Recording of the Year - Ben Hall

Thumbpicker of the Year - Parker Hastings - Joe Hudson

Lifetime Achievement Award -  Eddie Pennington

President's Award - Joe Carducci