Ernie Hill and Jeff Daugherty

Ernie Hill

Ernie Hill

Bio

Ernie Hill is a singer/songwriter/musician/wordsmith from the southern Ozark foothills in Arkansas. His music review/interviews are featured at nodepression.com and ifiddlemag.com, wordsofernest.com, as well as other music publications. Ernie is the John Hartford Memorial Festival staff writer and also writes for the Walnut Valley Festival where his writing has been printed over 450,000 times over the last 20 years. You may recognize him as one of our fest emcees. Ernie manages the Songwriting Contest, hosts the Songwriter’s Showcase and also host/participates in the Story Songs Workshop. He and his wife Patti, wrote the festival theme song, “Tribute to John Hartford”, which was included on the 2015 festival cd, “Up On The Hill”.
Ernie has a regular column,  "The Morning Bugle" at www.johnhartfordmemfest.com". Ernie is an inadvertent story teller and loves to connect with the audience. His quick sense of humor makes for a set of spontaneous unpredictability. Ernie's music and stories are available for download at
www.wordsofernest.com.