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You'll find some of our member entertainers perfoming at a lot of these cowboy gatherings and music festivals, but you'll also find listings for other events, too. If you're looking for entertainment check out the following coming events!

We do our best to ensure the accuracy of postings, however, we suggest you contact the event organizers directly to confirm. If you have an event you'd like us to post here send it to our president for consideration.

If you're thinking about going to an upcoming event, but aren't sure what it's like, then maybe you can find a review of what happened last year, on our Reviews page.

2013

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Kamloops Cowboy Christmas Concert - December 12th

2014

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

14th Annual 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert January 18th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Cowboys Poets at Western Development Museum March 8th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

The 18th Annual Kamloops Cowboy Festival March 13th - 16th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Taber Country Jamboree March 29th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Yodelfest 2014 - 10th Anniversary May 10th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Canadian Rockies Cowboy Festival May 23rd - 25th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Best of the West Weekend - June 13th - 15th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Ponoka Legion Cowboy Poetry and Music Event - June 21st

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Willow Creek Cowboy Gathering - July 11th - 13th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Vilna Cowboy Fest - July 18th to 24th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Coyote Springs Cowboy Festival - July 19th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Trail's End Gathering - August 22nd - 24th

A Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Cowboy Festival, or other Upcoming Event

Maple Creek 25th Cowboy Poetry Gathering - September 19th to 21st


 


The 14th Annual 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert


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Saturday, January 18th, 2014
$15 Matinee show - 2:00pm
$15 Evening show - 7:00pm
For details call toll free 1-888-763-2221
Featuring: Jeremy Willis, Mag Mawhinney, and Tim Hus
This year we'll have a surprize opening act, too!
Email: msprings@bcinternet.net

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Cowboys Poets at Western Development Museum


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Saturday, March 8, 2014
Cocktails: 5:00 pm
Roast Beef Supper 6:00 pm
Jason Hanley Cowboy Poetry to follow
Phone: 1-306-445-8033
Fax: 1-306-445-7211
Email: cstewartrahm@wdm.ca
Website: www.wdm.ca

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The 17th Annual Kamloops Cowboy Festival


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March 13th to 16th, 2014
Over 30 top name entertainers will perform
Open Mic all weekend
Rising Star Showcase with big prize money!
Art of the West Show and Sale
Western / Cowboy Trade Show
Full weekend pass $65.00

For tickets and/or info call 1-888-763-2221
Email: cowboys@bcchs.com
Web site: www.bcchs.com

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Taber Country Jamboree (17th Annual)


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March 29th 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Taber Community Center
Adults $10, Students $5 (ages 6-12), Family Rate $25
Under 6 are Free
Featuring: Cowboy Poetry, Music, Comedy, Country Home & Art Vendors Presented by Taber Irrigation Impact Museum Tickets available at the Museum or at the Door Cowboy lunch and desserts available throughout the day.
For further info, contact Karen Ingram, phone 403-223-5708 Email: tiimchin@telusplanet.net

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Yodelfest 2014 - 10th Annual

May 10th

1:30 pm at the Town & Country Centre, 275 Jenson Drive, Airdrie, AB. "A Salute to the Veterans" Tickets $30 presold, $35 at door (if available, has been sold out shows in the past!), group tickets (12 or more) $28, children under age of ten - No Charage. Featuring Calgary Swiss Yodel club with the alphorn, Swiss dancers, 15 year-old rising star Susanna Heystack, Erle Crawford, outstanding fiddle player who entertained with Gordie Tapp and Al Cherny in the UN. Award winning instrumentalist of the year on guitar stylings of Chet Atkins, Standing Room Only, an acappella trio and Miriam and the Mountaineers.

For info and tickets, contact Miriam's Music 403-948-1962 or yodelgirl@telus.net.

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Canadian Rockies Cowboy Festival


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May 23rd - 25th, 2013 - 9th Annual
At David Thompson Resort. Featured headliners include Moe Bandy, Ed Peekeekoot, ACPA talent, and The Wardens. For more information phone: 1-888-810-2103 or see their web site at: www.davidthompsonresort.com

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Best of the West Weekend


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June 13th to 15th
Horseshoe Pavilion behind the Community Centre
Pincher Creek Alberta
Centred around music, the "Best Of The West Weekend" will also bring together many talented Artisans, displaying all genres of Western art, jewellery, clothing and giftware. Best of the West Weekend is a brand new event happening in Pincher Creek. Rising from the ashes of the 26 year-old Pincher Creek Cowboy Poetry Gathering, BOTWW will still take place on Father's Day Weekend. Some older elements will remain, but attendees will have plenty of exciting NEW things to see and NEW performers to hear. On-site camping will be available for those who want to stay, play, sing and socialize around the campfire. Tickets are now available via our website! Email: rhymenlyric@gmail.com
Web site: www.bestofthewestweekend.com

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Ponoka Legion Cowboy Poetry and Music Event


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June 21st - the 5th Annual.
At Royal Canadian Legion Auditorium, 3911 Hwy 2A, Ponoka, AB. Tickets available at the door $25, come and go or stay all day, from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, Roast beef supper $20. Sunday June 22nd is Pancake Breakfast and Cowboy Church led by Marvin Rust. Entertainment includes Phyllis Rathwell, Larry Miller, Rod Erickson, Hugh Kelly, Emily Rust (granddaughter of Hazel and Reg), Ol' Ugly, Jesse Colt, and Al Owchar.

Contact: Mel Skaar 403-783-5405, Hugh Kelly 403-782-5021, or Reg Rust 403-350-0997.

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Willow Creek Cowboy Gathering


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July 11th to 13th, 2014 - 14th Annual
at the Stavely Arena, Stavely, AB. Featuring 13 Musicians and 5 Poets from AB, BC, and the US, plus Open Mic Performances, Trade Show, Live and Silent Auction all in the Arena. Money Pit and Bouncy Castles for the Kids plus park with trees, toys, and tables half block away.
Week End Pass $50
One Full Day and Evening $30
One Day (10 am - 10 pm) or one Evening (7 - 10 pm) $20
email: eggerclaud@gmail.com or Phone 403-549-2453
Web site: www:wccowboygathering.com

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Vilna Cowboy Fest - 4th Annual


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July 18th to 24th
At Vilna Cultural Center, 5431 - 50th (Main) Street. Enjoy a weekend of classical country music, cowboy poetry, and country comedy.

Includes ACPA talent - Doris Daley, Ed Brown, Sue Harris, Randy & Rai Smith and Jackson Mackenzie.

More details at www.VilnaAgSociety.com
or phone 780-260-0222.

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Coyote Springs Cowboy Festival

 

July 19th
Featuring Western Music, Cowboy Poetry and some Western tales that might have a bit of truth to them
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Coyote Springs Campground
2 miles South of Elbow, Sask.
An event proudly supporting STARS
For info 306.961.4694, or gandlkrause@sasktel.net gandlkrause@sasktel.net

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ACPA Trail's End Cowboy Poetry Gathering

August 22nd - 24th, 2014 - 11th Annual
At Highwood Memorial Center in High River, Alberta
Ticket information - 403-946-5482 or 403-649-2701
To pay by Visa, MC, or debit 403-652-7156
Friday Senior Group ordering - 403-440-9714
Info: acpatrailsend@gmail.com

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25th Annual Maple Creek Cowboy Poetry Gathering

September 19th - 21st, 2014
Western Art & Cowboy Gear Show
Maple Creek, SK
Tickets available at Jasper Center Phone 304-662-2434, Call to reserve your weekend pass. For other info, contact Eleanor Bowie, 306-558-4428. Website: www.maplecreekcowboypoetry.com

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