We are committed to the promotion, performance, and teaching of country music and it's principals to the young and old, and to keep country music entertainment a part of our past, present, and future.

Upcoming Events


The 36th Annual NCMF Festival will be held Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22, 2016. The color is Royal Purple, and the theme for 2016 is “Royal Country”. The venue and other exciting details will be announced soon!

The NCMF is excited to announce Bill Chrastil will be performing at the 2016 Royal Country festival! For more dates and information about Bill, please visit his website www.BillChrastil.com

Nominations for the 2016 Hall of Fame are now closed. We are taking nominations for the 2017 Hall of Fame.

To become a member of the NCMF Hall of Fame, a nominee needs to be:

  • Associated with the music world in either Country or Gospel
  • Connected with Nebraska
  • A professional performer, a songwriter, or a member of the NCMF in good standing for 5 consecutive years.

When submitting a nomination, a biography of the nominee(s) or group must be submitted to the NCMF Board of Directors for review. Please call 402-726-2140 or email necmf1@gmail.com.

2016 Hall of Fame nominations are:

  • Jim Power
  • Al Roach (post humously)
  • Janet (Turner) Collier
  • Ron & Leota Griess

Foundation Events

6/24/2016 - Sutton Dugout Days Karaoke Competition will be held at the Sutton American Legion. Prize money for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded!! Plan to attend this annual event in Sutton!!!

Recent News

*1/24/2016* The 2014 Festival DVD’s are available. Please email or contact Deb at 308-390-1804 if you want a copy. The 2015 DVD’s will be available soon. Check back on the website for availability date.

*1/16/2016* Performers for the 2016 Festival are being scheduled. If you or your group is interested in reserving a performance time, please email necmf1@gmail.com or contact Deb at 308-390-1804. There will be great entertainment and dances both nights, including returning Hall of Fame members Ray Mullen, Bill Chrastil, and Jr. Hall of Fame member Alexa Kriss!

*1/16/2016* Please visit our sponsor page and support our NCMF partners!