Whether playing on a flatbed trailer at the ranch, doing roving music at Symphony in the Flint Hills, or entertaining in an art gallery in Kansas City, Tallgrass Express brings the look and sound of the Flint Hills to delighted listeners. With lyrical storytelling and high caliber musicianship, they celebrate the landscape and culture of their beloved region.
"Tallgrass Express is one of the true Flint Hills treasures! Their genuinely authentic performances exemplify the beauty and history of our amazing Kansas ranching culture through heartfelt musical harmony.
The Tallgrass Express performance at our 11th Annual River Suite Dinner and Concert on the Bridge
was absolutely MAGICAL ... Love, Love, Love!"
--Jennifer Laird, Economic Development
and Tourism Director
“The Tallgrass Express String Band continues to capture the imaginations of our audiences year after year.
--Wendell Ganstrom, College Arts in the Barn Concert Series
"Tallgrass Express String Band has never let us down and has always exceeded our
expectations...It is a real treat for visitors and the staff alike to have this high caliber group.
Everyone looks forward to the events."
--Heather Brown, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Flint Hills Balladeer - Annie was named the “Flint Hills Balladeer” by the Governor of Kansas (2013)
Friend of the Flint Hills - The Flint Hills Discovery Center presented its 2020 "Friend of the Flint Hills" award to Annie Wilson for her part as Coordinator of the Flint Hills Map & Education Program.
Official Song SFTA - Annie’s song “Trail to Santa Fe” was designated the Official Song of the Santa Fe Trail Association (2014)
Song-Writing Awards - Entering every year since 2014, Annie has had 8 first place wins, and 7 second place wins in the New Songs Contest of the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas
More info at: AWARDS