Events: April

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• through May 12, 2019
14th Annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Wickenburg, Arizona

• April 6, 2019
A Night with the Cowboys Brownsville, oregon

• April 7, 2019
9th Annual Poetry & BBQ  Vero Beach, Florida

• April 9-14
Shooting the West Winnemucca, Nevada

• April 12, 2019
Trail’s End Spring Show  Calgary, Alberta

• April 12-13, 2019
32nd Annual St. Anthony Cowboy Poetry Gathering St. Anthony, Idaho

• April 13, 2019
Western Heritage Awards at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

• April 13, 2019
Ranch Day at the National Ranching Heritage Center Lubbock, Texas

• April 13-14, 2019
26th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Santa Clarita, California

• April 13-14, 2019
Folkfest New Braunfels, Texas

• April 18-22, 2019
53rd National Folk Festival  Canberra, Australia

• April 19-21, 2019
98th Annual Red Bluff Roundup Red Bluff, California

• April 20-May 28, 2018
Trappings of Texas Custom Cowboy Gear and Western Art Exhibit Alpine, Texas

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April 21-27, 2019:  18th annual Cowboy Poetry Week

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Cowboy Poetry Week events:

 

Monday, April 8, 2019
Evergreen Library – Jefferson County Public Library
Cowboy poetry and music with Rex Rideout
Open to all 6:00 PM
5000 Co Rd 73  Evergreen, Colorado 80439

Friday, April 12, 2019
North Sevier High School Library
Cowboy poetry and music with Jo Lynne Kirkwood, Greg Harwood, and Kenny Hall  Open to all   7:00 pm
350 W 400 N.  Salina, Utah

Saturday April 13 and Sunday April 14, 2019
26th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
Cowboy poetry with Chuck Learn on the Outwest Stage 1:55-2:20 pm
William S. Hart Park Event Area
22400 13th Street  Santa Clarita, California

Monday, April 15, 2019
Ogden Main Library
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music  6:30 pm
Open to all
2464 Jefferson Ave.  Ogden, Utah
with Amanda Hoesel; Jenny Anderson accompanied by David Anderson; Gordon Champneys and his two grandchildren Rainy Champneys (age 8) and Tib Champneys
(age 11); and Sam DeLeeuw as emcee

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Southwest Branch Library
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music  6:30 pm
Open to all
2039 West 4000 S.  Roy, Utah
with Robin Arnold & Sam DeLeeuw

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Hurricane Branch Library
Cowboy poetry and music by the Cowboy Poetry Group of Mesquite 4:00 pm
36 S. 300 W. Hurricane, Utah

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Colorado Capitol Building
Cowboy poetry by Floyd Beard for the Colorado State Legislature
200 E Colfax Ave. Denver, Colorado

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Washington Branch Library
Cowboy poetry and music by the Cowboy Poetry Group of Mesquite 6:00 pm
220 N. 300 E. Washington, Utah

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Museum of the Oregon Territory
“Murdock Talks-Monthly Lecture Series” 7-8 pm
No cost courtesy of Clackamas County Historical Society
211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
with Tom Swearingen

Wednesday,  April 17, 2019
North Branch Library
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music  6:30 pm
475 East 2600 No, Ogden, Utah
with Saddle Strings & Bob Urry

Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Campfire Cafe on Equestrian Legacy Radio with Bobbi Jean Bell and Gary Holt
Cowboy poetry with poets Kathy Moss and Tom Swearingen, noon CST
Later available at Equestrianlegacy.net

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Pleasant Valley Branch
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music  6:30 pm
5568 Adams Avenue, Ogden, Utah
with Sawtooth Mountain Boys & Gordon Champneys

Thursday, April 18, 2019
St George Branch Library
Cowboy poetry and music by the Cowboy Poetry Group of Mesquite 6:00 pm
88 W. 100 S. St. George, Utah

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Ogden Valley Branch
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music  1:00 pm
131 South 400 East, Huntsville, Utah
with David Anderson & Thatch Elmer

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Cowboy Poetry Week Program
Back at the Ranch Radio
available on demand

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Enterprise Branch Library
Cowboy poetry and music by the Cowboy Poetry Group of Mesquite 2:00-3:00 pm
Marleen Bussma, Mark Kerr, Mike Prince, and Jim Parsons
Enterprise Branch Library
393 S. 200 E.  Enterprise, Utah

Sunday, April 21, 2019
Mariposa Library’s Write to Read Program
KRYZ Radio at 4:00 PM
with Wendy Brown

Monday, April 22, 2019
Juanita Pohl Community Center
Cowboy Poetry Week Program 12:30-1:30 PM
No cost courtesy of Tualatin Parks and Recreation
8513 SW Tualatin, Rd. Tualatin, Oregon
with Tom Swearingen

week starting Monday, April 22, 2019
Annual Cowboy Poetry Week Program
Clear Out West (C.O.W.) Radio
available on demand

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Draper Library
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music  6:30 to 8:00
1136 E Pioneer Rd, Draper, Utah
with Don Korth, STAMPEDE! (Terri and Steve Taylor), and Laurie Tye

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Mariposa Library’s Write to Read Program
KRYZ Radio at 4:00 PM
with Wendy Brown

Thursday, April 25, 2019
A Literary Western Versification  5:00- 7:00 PM
Donnelly Library
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, New Mexico
with Deanna Dickinson McCall, Randy Huston, and poems by Stewart Williamson and Duke Sundt

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Cowboy Poetry Week at Senior Lunch & Explore  noon
Library District #2 of Linn County
209 N. Broadway
La Cygne, Kansas
With Judy Johnston and others

Friday, April 26, 2019
A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art
Cowboy poetry by Valerie and Floyd Beard
150 E. Main St. Trinidad, Colorado

Friday, April 26, 2019
4th Annual Bristow Cowboy Poetry Gatherin’  Slick, Oklahoma

Saturday, April 27, 2019
7th Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2:00-4:00 PM
Shoshoni Public Library
216 Idaho St.
Shoshoni, Wyoming

 

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• April 26, 2019
Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest Regional Qualifying Contest #1
  Ellsworth, Kansas

• April 26-28, 2019
Stagecoach Indio, California

• April 26-28, 2019
Genoa Western Heritage Days Genoa, Nevada

• April 26-18, 2019
103rd Annual Meeting, Texas Folklore Society  McKinney, Texas

• April 27, 2019
48th Annual Bob Wills Day Festival Turkey, Texas

 

 

 

15th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Western Music Festival, April 13 -15, 2018, Kennewick, Washington

From Smoke Wade:

The 15th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Western Music Festival will take place April 13 -15, 2018 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick, WA. The event is organized by Judy Massengale along with the Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Western Music Festival Board of Directors.

News on featured performers, open mic sign up and special events are forthcoming. Visit columbiarivercowboygathering.com.

Scheduled daytime performances will be presented on Friday and Saturday, April 13– 14, 2018, along with open mic sessions. Headliner shows will take place at 6:00 p.m. each evening. A cowboy church will be held on Sunday morning following the gathering.

One of the highlights of the weekend will be the 10th Annual Cowboy Idol competition for both poets and musicians hosted by Smoke Wade. There will be trophies along with $500.00 for first place and $200.00 for second place in both the poet and musician competition. In addition, all open mic performers will be judged throughout the weekend for the People’s Choice Award with prize money and a trophy to the winner. Cowboy Idol contest applicants may contact Smoke Wade: email (435) 215-9675.

For information regarding advance ticket sales, RV parking, special Motel rates, or vendor & performer applications,  visit columbiarivercowboygathering.com or contact Judy Massengale: email (509) 851-4287.