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2024 IWMA Songwriting Contest

May 1, 2024
July 31, 2024

RULES & REWARDS FOR THE SONGWRITING CONTEST 1. There is only one category this year: Cowboy/Western Song 2. Fee is $25 a song or three (3) songs for $50. 3. There can ...

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Youth Western Music Camp & Poetry Camp
Weatherford, Texas

June 16, 2024
June 20, 2024

This four-and-a-half day Music Camp will provide participants the opportunity to work on and be introduced to a variety of musical skills. They will learn from recognized professio...

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Montana Cowboy Poetry Gathering & Western Music
Lewistown, Montana

August 8, 2024
August 11, 2024

Hope your 2023 summer plans include attending the 38th MT Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  Located in the middle of Montana, Lewistown is everything Western....  surrounded...

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Western Legends Heritage & Music Festival
Kanab, Utah

August 22, 2024
August 24, 2024

Join us for the 26th Annual Western Legends, August 22nd-24th - a boot shakin’ country concert, western movie stars and legendary rodeo. You’re invited to experience...

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San Angelo Cowboy Gathering
San Angelo, Texas

September 13, 2024
September 14, 2024

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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Lost N Lava Cowboy Gathering
Shoshone, Idaho

September 20, 2024
September 21, 2024

The Lost N Lava Cowboy Gathering is an annual celebration of the ranching and rural West. Through poetry, music and stories, ranch people express the beauty and challenge...

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Winnsboro Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering
Winnsboro, Texas

September 27, 2024
September 28, 2024

Winnsboro Center for the Arts is excited to present the 2024 Winnsboro Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering. Each year, wonderful artists and musicians participate in this celebration...

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Durango Cowboy Gathering
Durango, Colorado

October 3, 2024
October 6, 2024

The Gathering is a five-day exciting, fun-filled event held the first week of October with evening performances and Saturday daytime sessions. Poets and musicians from throughout t...

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Western Slope Cowboy Gathering
Grand Junction, Colorado

November 1, 2024
November 2, 2024

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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2024 IWMA Convention
Albuquerque, New Mexico

November 13, 2024
November 17, 2024

Make hotel reservations at The Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town here or call 505-843-6300 and use Code 2411IWMAG  -  TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE ON LINE WEDNESDAY, Novembe...

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