National Cowboy Poetry Gathering


From the Western Folklife Center:

The 33rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering poster features the painting, “Moving the Corrientes” (2010), by award-winning Tucson artist Howard Post. An excerpt from Linda M. Hasselstrom’s poem, “Where the Stories Come From” (Bitter Creek Junction, 2000), borders the painting, in honor of the storytelling theme of the 33rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.


Announcing the Artist Line-Up for the 33rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 

The 33rd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is January 30 to February 4, 2017, in Elko, Nevada. Tickets are on sale to Western Folklife Center members starting Tuesday, September 6, and to non-members starting Thursday, October 6. We are pleased to welcome the following poets, musicians and storytellers to the Elko stage in 2017!

Amy Hale Auker – Prescott, AZ
Mike Beck – Monterey, CA
Luke Bell – Cody, WY — NEW!
Jerry Brooks
– Sevier, UT
Cowboy Celtic -Turner Valley, Alberta, Canada
Doris Daley – Black Diamond, Alberta, Canada
John Dofflemyer – Lemon Cove, CA
Carolyn Dufurrena – Winnemucca, NV
Maria Lisa Eastman – Hyattville, WY – NEW!
Don Edwards – Hico, TX
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – Northern California
Dom Flemons & Brian Farrow – Hillsborough, NC
Patricia Frolander – Sundance, WY
DW Groethe – Bainville, MT
Kristyn Harris – McKinney, TX
Andy Hedges – Lubbock, TX
Brenn Hill – Hooper, UT
Teresa Jordan – Virgin, UT
Ross Knox – Midpines, CA
Jarle Kvale – Dunseith, ND – NEW!
Daron Little – Encampment, WY – NEW!
Corb Lund – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Waddie Mitchell – Twin Bridges, NV
Doug Moreland & the Flying Armadillos – Manchaca, TX – NEW!
Joel Nelson
– Alpine, TX
Rodney Nelson
– Almont, ND
Shadd Piehl – Mandan, ND
Vess Quinlan – Florence, CO
Henry Real Bird – Garryowen, MT
Brigid Reedy – Boulder, MT
Randy Rieman – Dillon, MT
Kent Rollins – Hollis, OK
Jack Sammon – Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia – NEW!
Martha Scanlan & Jon Neufeld – Birney, MT
Trinity Seely – Cascade, MT
Sean Sexton – Vero Beach, FL
Sourdough Slim & Robert Armstrong – Paradise, CA
R.P. Smith – Broken Bow, NE
Dave Stamey – Orange Cove, CA
Gail Steiger – Prescott, AZ
Rod Taylor – Cimarron, NM
Ian Tyson – Longview, Alberta, Canada
Keith Ward – Vilas, NC
Andy Wilkinson – Lubbock, TX
Paul Zarzyski – Great Falls, MT

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