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2020 IWMA Awards of Excellence CANCELLED for 2020

April 1, 2020
September 5, 2020

2020 IWMA Awards of Excellence Nominations ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR MUSIC AWARDS: Albums can be self-nominated. IF YOU ARE SELF-NOMINATING, please provide the following: A...

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Yodeling Contest, Harmony Contest, & Poetry Contests Cancelled

April 1, 2020
October 31, 2020

SIGN UP NOW for the Yodeling Contest, Harmony Contest, or Poetry Contest. Space is Limited! All entry forms must be received before November 1, 2020....

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Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering - 2020 Gathering Cancelled
Prescott, Arizona

August 6, 2020
August 9, 2020

We’re gathering up a great bunch of poets and singers who have been with us through the past 32 years and some new ones for this annual gathering. We think they are the fines...

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World Yodel Day

August 8, 2020

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7th Annual Cimarron Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering - 2020 Gathering Cancelled
Cimarron, NM

August 27, 2020
August 30, 2020

Thursday - Sunday, August 27-30, 2020| Cimarron, New Mexico Where the West is Still Wild...

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San Angelo Cowboy Gathering

September 11, 2020
September 12, 2020

A Gathering to celebrate the cowboy way of life and western swing music, all to benefit a local nonprofit in San Angelo, Texas each year!

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Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering - 2020 Gathering Cancelled
Durango, CO

October 1, 2020
October 4, 2020

The Gathering is an exciting, fun-filled event with evening performances and Saturday daytime sessions. Poets and musicians from throughout the country grace our intimate stage at ...

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Cowboys in the Hood
Hood River, Oregon

October 17, 2020

3rd Annual “Cowboys in the Hood” Columbia Chapter Showcase Concert and annual meeting Columbia Center for the Arts

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Western Slope Cowboy Gathering
Grand Junction, Colorado

November 6, 2020
November 7, 2020

The Western Slope Cowboy Gathering was initiated by Terry Nash, Peggy Malone, Nona Kelley Carver and the Museums of Western Colorado in 2016, for the celebration and sharing of mod...

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IWMA2020-Cancelled
Albuquerque, NM

November 11, 2020
November 15, 2020

Click Here for Hotel Reservations at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE - Check back often for updates! (Last updated 6/8/20) Times and Performer...

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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering - 2021 Gathering Cancelled
Elko, Nevada

January 25, 2021
January 30, 2021

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is an annual celebration of the ranching and rural West and of lifestyles that are deeply connected to the earth and its bounty. Through poetry...

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