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Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
Santa Clarita, California

April 20, 2024
April 21, 2024

The Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is Los Angeles County’s premier western music festival. Surrounded by historic charm in the heart of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Entertai...

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Old West Days
Valentine, Nebraska

April 26, 2024
April 27, 2024

For over 30 years, poets, musicians and story tellers have come from all over the country to share their talents and to celebrate the time honored traditions of our childhood's...

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Salado Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering
Salado, Texas

May 3, 2024
May 5, 2024

The goal of the Salado Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering is bringing together a group of poets, musicians, and storytellers who are doing their part to preserve the cultural herita...

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Western Music & Cowboy Poetry
Langley, British Columbia

May 4, 2024

Award-winning International Western Music Association Artists: Ed Wahl, Mike Dygert, Barbara Nelson, Notable Exceptions, Rik "Yonder" Goodell, Duane Nelson, Larry Wilder,...

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Western Heritage Classic
Abilene, Texas

May 9, 2024
May 12, 2024

In 1985, a few local cowboys formed teams to compete in authentic ranch activities that involved a scoring system used to determine who was the best working ranch. It was an e...

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Pickin' on the Plains
Colby, Kansas

May 31, 2024
June 2, 2024

Everyone Welcome! Come enjoy a Cowboy experience Free Fun Family Entertainment Cowboy/Western Music Cowboy Poetry Chuckwagon Cooking Horse Demonstrations Roping Dummies &...

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Western Cowboy Songwriting Contest
Yuma, Colorado

May 31, 2024
June 1, 2024

For more information, contact TJ Casey at 406-794-2094

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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

WATCH FOR DETAILS IN SPRING 2024! Make hotel reservations here or call 505-843-6300 and use Code 2411IWMAG

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