Kurt Stephenson Band


Kurt Stephenson, a first-timer to Winfield and the Festival placed first in the 2010 National Bluegrass Banjo Championship. A 25-year old Radiation Therapist, he hails form Dyersburg, TN. Kurt said he had heard about Winfield and the Festival for the first time about 13 years ago but never had the chance to come. This year he was inspired by a friend to come and one might say it paid off. His dad bought him his first banjo when he was nine years old. In addition to the banjo Kurt plays the guitar, mandolin and bass. Kurt is a busy man with his job, his church and with his music. Kurt chose for his first place finish an OME Gold Odyssey Megatone Bluegrass Banjo by OME Banjos of Boulder, CO