Singer and guitarist Denise Withnell performs at National Cowboy Gathering
The 29th Gathering will present more than 50 poets, musicians and musical groups from the U.S., Canada and Italy, performing on seven stages at four different venues. The line-up includes cowboy poets Baxter Black, Wally McRae; Paul Zarzyski; Waddie Mitchell; Yvonne Hollenbeck, Joel Nelson, Elizabeth Ebert and many others.
Music is as integral to the gathering as poetry; the musical line-up includes Don Edwards, Tom Russell, The Quebe Sisters Band, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott; Brenn Hill, Wylie & The Wild West, Dave Stamey, Corb Lund & The Hurtin’ Albertans, Los Texmaniacs Cowboy Celtic, The Saddle Cats and more.
The event also features workshops in traditional western arts such as cinch-making and rawhide braiding, as well as songwriting, Italian cooking and rhythm guitar. Three western dances, open-mic poetry, film screenings and music sessions are also on tap.
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