2008 Winfield winners

Walnut Valley FestivalThe winners of the instrument contests at the 2008 Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS have been announced.

Here are a few highlights.

Flatpick Guitar

  • 1st place: Tyler Grant – Nashville, TN
  • 2nd place: Allen Shadd – Fort Mill, SC
  • 3rd place: Brandon Davis – Indpendence, VA

Bluegrass Banjo

  • 1st place: Steve Moore – Bethesda, OH
  • 2nd place: Sonny Smith – Newmarket, TN
  • 3rd place: Brett Martin – Auburn, AL


  • 1st place: Josh Hungate – Kearney, MO
  • 2nd place: Josh Bailey – Victoria, TX
  • 3rd place: Scott Pearson – Warren, PA

You can see the winners in all the various contests, and more details about them and their prizes on the official Winfield web site.

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