Performer Information

R. J. Vandygriff

Lipscomb, TX

R. J. Vandygriff

R.J. Vandygriff is an award-winning singer, songwriter, actor, playwright and cowboy.  He's shared the biggest stages with the biggest names in the entertainment field across the USA and Europe.  His portrayal as “Joe Texas” in the one man musical comedy “The Cowboy Ain' Dead Yet!”  is one of the most successful and longest running shows ever.  Baxter Black called it was the BEST show he'd ever seen. R.J. is available as a solo artist, with band or as Joe Texas in the one man musical play.

2004--Will Rogers Award for Excellence-Academy of Western Artists
2011-- Male Vocalist of Year Nominee-WMA
2011-- Best Western Album of the Year Nominee-WMA
2012-- Wrangler Award-National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
2013-- Cowboy Keeper Award-National Day of the Cowboy
2013-- Western Male Vocalist of the Year-Academy of Western Artists

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Talents: Musician, Singer, Songwriter
  • 2023 Songwriter of the Year
  • 2023 Traditional Album of the Year Nominee