Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival

Congratulations to the 2016 winners of the Mid-East Regional Competitions! 
Colin and Christine will both be at our 2017 festival!

Hammered Dulcimer:
  Colin Beasley

Mountain Dulcimer:
Christine Shoemaker
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​      ​            Thank you to Our Generous
                   2016 Fes​tival Supporters

Central Ohio Technical College

Financial Contributors

                    Jim and Norma Trotter 
                           McWane Ductile 
                            Century Bank
                Several Anonymous Donations 

                               ​Thanks also to:
Roscoe Village merchants 
 Coshocton Village Inn and Suites 
our official festival hotel
Roscoe Village Foundation​
Coshocton KOACampground -
our official campground

Jeff Hames
We are excited about our headliners and instructors for 2017 - check out their bios !
Vanderveer Brothers String Band
Note:  We do not have the ability to process credit cards; we can take cash or checks.  Some vendors may be able to process credit cards.  There are ATMs in Roscoe Village.
Are you looking for things to do while you are in the area? Looking for information on where to stay or eat?  Visit: 
We have received some questions about directions to the festival.  At this time I do not have a map to insert here, but I will try to give some more detailed directions.

If you are coming from the west on route 16:  exit at the Coshocton/Roscoe Village exit.  Turn left and almost immediately take a right into Roscoe Village.  The college building (COTC) is the first building on your right.  There is parking in the back of the building and an entrance there.

If you are coming from the east on 16/36: You may exit at the first right hand turn (there is a sign for Roscoe Village), take an immediate left into the village.  The college building is at the other end of that street.  You will pass the shops, restaurants, and museum.  There is parking behind the building.  If you miss that exit, you may take the next right exit - and when you come to the stop sign go straight to go into the village.  The college is the first building on your right. 

There will be vendors across the street from the college and along the sidewalk.  Registration is in the parlor on the street level.  If you enter through the back entrance use the elevator and go up one floor to the registration table.
We are so grateful for the generosity of the folks who donated such beautiful items for our 2016 festival raffle!!!

Mountain Dulcimer pin - donated by Connie Shutts:                                                                           
Local wines - donated by Coshocton Visitors Bureau -                                        
Bowed Psaltery - donated by Spring Creek Psalteries                               
Bowed Psaltery - donated by Waynie's Psalteries
Collapsible MD Stand - donated by Prussia Valley Dulcimers 
Mountain Dulcimer - donated by GCreek Instruments
Hammered Dulcimer - donated by David's Dulcimers
A great big thank you:  to all the wonderful 2016 headliners, performers and instructors, to those who have supported us over the years,  and to those who have joined us for the first time!  Without you the festival could not exist! 

We are also grateful to Bill Schilling who ran sound for us all weekend, our volunteers, the vendors, the staff at 
Central Ohio Technical College, and to all of the festival participants who shared their dedication and love of music with us.
Save the Date!!!

43rd Annual Festival

June 16 - 18, 2017

Check here and on our facebook page for updates!
Workshop grid is posted!!  
Check it out!
Private lessons:  some of the instructors will be offering private lessons again this year; however, we have changed the procedure.  If you would like to have a private lesson sometime during the weekend, you should contact the instructor directly and make the arrangements.  At this time, the instructors who are available to give private lessons are:

Phyllis Woods Brown  HD, beg MD, clawhammer banjo
Brett Ridgeway       HD, MD, banjo     724-777-5234
Wendy Songe    MD, guitar, ukulele      918-902-3300
Sharon Broyles    HD, MD, penny whistle, guitar, ukulele    765-720-7373
Cara Lindsey       Banjo and ukulele       580-916-0878
​Bing Futch        MD, Native American flute, ukulele     407-342-1447
Jason Fawks  Folk harp, pennywhistle, ukulele, MD, guitar   330-359-7904

Cara and Jason will not be teaching any workshops so they can be available most of Friday and Saturday; you will need to schedule around the workshop schedule for the others.