With a diverse background including rodeo cowboy, community pasture rider, trapper, wildlife artist and musician, Ed Brown has collected a vast backlog of experiences populated by colourful characters and situations which he mines to bring to life his various narratives. Poems laced with raw humour, irony and comments on the state of just about everything blend seamlessly with songs that range from poignant reflections on days gone by, to uplifting celebrations of modern cowboy life. All original and a unique approach to storytelling.
From his home base on a small ranch in Southwestern Manitoba, Ed performs regularly at countless private functions and has been a headliner at all the major cowboy gatherings and festivals in Western Canada. He has also made regular radio and television appearances and has been featured in several magazine articles and documentaries. An accomplished musician, he is often found performing as a side man for other performers.
Ed is in the Manitoba Rodeo Cowboy’s Hall of Fame and is currently serving on the executive of the Alberta Cowboy Poetry Association. He has produced three CDs of his work and has been awarded the Will Rogers Award from the Academy of Western Artists. His songs and poems have been performed by several other artists in Canada and the US.
Box 241 Oak Lake, Manitoba