Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Sept. 18-22. Winfield, Kansas
918 Main Street
Winfield, KS [map]

The Walnut Valley Festival runs 5 days each September that include hands on music related workshops, four stages providing over 200 hours of live professionally performed acoustic music, 8 different acoustic instrument championship contests – including the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship. Music lovers come to this event in South central Kansas from around the world.

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly - October 12-17
84 Blue Ridge Circle
Black Mountain, North Carolina [map]

This is one of our favorite festivals and we get to enjoy a whole week together in classes during the day. The evening concerts are great fun - you never know what might happen! We'll be one of the many vendors there, too. Come see the Master Works "Ruth Smith" model: http://steveandruth.com/ruth_smith_model_hd/. 

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Nov. 29-Dec 3 Oahu (Main Island), Dec 4-16 Hawaii Kona (Big Island)

We will be returning for our yearly tour of Hawaii. We'll be performing various private and public performances. We lived and performed nightly at resorts in Hawaii from 1975-1990.

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Dayton Dulcimer Society Festival
January 10 & 11
Dayton, Ohio [map]

Friday, February 7th, 2020

January 7 and 8
1000 East First Ave.
Mt. Dora, Florida 32757 [map]

The Florida Acoustic Winter Gathering is a celebration of acoustic and folk music in central Florida that offers workshops for both beginner and experienced musicians. Also, there is an instructors concert on Saturday evening.


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Steve and Ruth Smith

Steve and Ruth's music is regularly heard on XM & Sirius Satellite Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Highlander Radio Networks, NPR and acoustic music format radio stations around the U.S. Steve and Ruth have been featured on the PBS TV series Song of the Mountains, NPR’s All Songs Considered and Thistle & Shamrock, in Ohio Magazine, and Dulcimer Players News.

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Upcoming Dates

  • 09/18/2019
    Walnut Valley Festival - Winfield, KS
  • 10/12/2019
    Black Mountain Music Festival - Black Mountain, North Carolina
  • 11/29/2019
    Hawaii - ,
  • 01/10/2020
    Dayton Dulcimer Society Festival - Dayton, Ohio
  • 02/07/2020
    Florida Accoustic Winter Gathering - Mt. Dora, Florida