Performer Showcase

Featuring Recent
Awards For Excellence
Recipients

Performer Showcase

Each year we recognize individuals, duos and groups for the talents in promoting and preserving western music and poetry.

2019 Entertainer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2019 Male Performer of the Year
Gary Allegretto
2019 Female Performer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2019 Instrumentalist of the Year
Hailey Sandoz
2019 Male Poet of the Year
Tom Swearingen
2019 Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year

“The Truth”



A. K. Moss
2019 Harmony Award

Harmony Youth - Kacey & Jenna Thunborg
Harmony Overall - Miss Devon & The Outlaw



Jenna Thunborg Kacey Thunborg Miss Devon & The Outlaw
2019 Cowboy/Western Swing Album of the Year

“Plains, Trains, and Also Bob Wills”



Miss Devon & The Outlaw
2019 Working Cowboy Song of the Year

“The Outside Circle”



Mike Blakely
2018 Entertainer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2018 Male Performer of the Year
Doug Figgs
2018 Female Performer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2018 Instrumentalist of the Year
Ernie Martinez
2018 Male Poet of the Year
Terry Nash
2018 Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year

A Good Ride



Terry Nash
2018 Cowboy PoetryWestern Book of the Year

Tales of the Trails



Marleen Bussma
2018 Harmony Award
Leah Sawyer Olivia Morgayne
2018 Yodeling Award

Youth: Jeneve Rose Mitchell
Male: Vic Anderson
Female: Paula Erlene
Janet McBride Best of the Best Award: Paula Erlene



Jeneve Rose Mitchell Vic Anderson
2018 Duo or Group of the Year

The Cowboy Way



Doug Figgs Jim Jones Mariam Funke
2018 Cowboy/Western Swing Album of the Year

Wild West Texas Wind



Carolyn Martin
2017 Entertainer of the Year
Kristyn Harris
2017 Male Performer of the Year
Rex Allen, Jr.
2017 Female Performer of the Year
Mikki Provence
2017 Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year

The Calf Book



Teresa Burleson
2017 Cowboy PoetryWestern Book of the Year

Ladies, Horses and Cowboys



Sam DeLeeuw
2017 Harmony Award
Jenna Thunborg Kacey Thunborg
2017 Yodeling Award

Male: Marty Kosel
Youth: Catherine Thompson



Catherine Thompson