2020 PERFORMERS
Vic is a singer, songwriter, yodeler, world class melodic whistler, Free-lance writer, author, former rodeo contestant, big game guide and ranch hand/cowboy. A member of the Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show in Estes Park, CO, he was a member of the original Lazy B Wranglers
Floyd Beard lives near Kim, Colorado in the canyons ... out where you swear you may not be at the end of the earth, but you can see it from there.  He and his wife, Valerie, run Corriente cattle with their children.  Floyd is the 2016 and 2017 International Music Association's Male Poet of the Year
With a voice “as pure as the prairie wind”, Patty Clayton is an award-winning performing songwriter, who has successfully branded her own Buckaroo Ballads & Western Swing, inspired by her life long love of the West.  Learn more about where she came from & where she’s headed at www.pattyclayton.com
“Doris Daley writes like Fanny Sperry Steele rode broncs - with skill, grace and a lot of class” – Dave Stamey.  Born & raised in the Alberta foothills, a favorite on stages throughout North America; performed at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, with the Reno Philharmonic & delivered a TedTalk
Thatch is a16-year old from Harrisville, UT, who has been writing & reciting cowboy poetry since he could speak.  At age 9 he performed at the Heber Valley Cowboy Poetry Gathering, & the rest is history.  Thatch recites cowboy classics & original poems at gatherings & private events across the US
Skip began collecting & singing old time cowboy songs in the 1970’s while a member of Utah’s Deseret String Band. He is the country's premier purveyor of pre-Hollywood cowboy music with over 15 recordings, been featured in 4 Ken Burns documentaries, won a NAIRD (INDIE) award
Tapping into the good old days of Western music & the singing cowboy heroes of the silver screen like Roy Rogers & Gene Autry, the High Country Cowboys, John, Joe & Marty Kosel, from south-central Montana, have crafted their own unique brand of cowboy music with songs & harmonies
Brenn Hill, a singer/songwriter reveals the heart of the West, not just an observer or narrator of Western lore, but one of its strongest interpreters. The cowboy’s trials & tribulations are his raw material, his career spans 15 recordings of mostly self-penned music & 20+ years of performances
Peggy Malone, from Fruita CO, nicknamed “The Little Girl with a Big Voice” was the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame’s 2013 Entertainer of the Year & Female Vocalist of 2015.  Peggy loves entertaining & is an organizer of the annual Western Slope Cowboy Gathering in Grand Junction, CO
Recently transplanted from Colorado to Black Diamond, Alberta, Doc Mehl performs original “west-clectic” poetry & music.  Doc’s album “The Great Divide” was named “Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year” by both the Western Music Association & the Academy of Western Artists
This multi-award-winning 19-year-old lives off-the-grid in the Rockies of Colorado. She was a top-14 finalist on American Idol. One of these songs achieved #1 Most Played on the Western Music Charts. Playing an eclectic array of instruments & genres of music, she's opened for several headliners
Glenn Moreland & Washtub Jerry from Fort Davis, TX, have been performing together since 1977. This duo presents a relaxing, humor-filled program of classic & original Cowboy and Western music, typically introduced with historical facts & interesting stories. Are you hearing a Texas tale or not!
Terry Nash has the distinct ability to string words together & deliver them in a captivating way. A cattleman from the Grand Junction CO area, Terry knows what he’s talking about because he lives the Western life he writes about.  In 2018, he was awarded Male Poet of the Year by the IWMA
Lindy is a ranch woman & a rodeo mom. Her poetry is rooted in true stories of cowboys of the past & present. A retired professor, she recently was cited as a “visionary” for her “Variety Show with a Twist” running 11 years at the Durango Cowboy Gathering & has initiated the “Artists Without Borders
Mixing Western swing with rodeo & cowboy classics reminiscent of Bob Wills, Hank Thompson & the great swing bands of yesteryear, the band celebrates a musical legacy that is timeless.  2018 AWA Will Rogers Award for Best Song “Swing Time Baby”; top 5 2018 nominations from both IWMA (Group  & Album)
1 Vic Anderson
2 Floyd Beard
3 Patty Clayton
4 Doris Daley
5 Thatch Elmer

6 Skip Gorman
7 High Country Cowboys
8 Brenn Hill
9 Peggy Malone
10 Al "Doc" Mehl

11 Jeneve Rose Mitchell
12 Glenn Moreland & Washtub Jerry
13Terry Nash
14 Lindy Simmons
15 Carlos Washington's Steel Horse Swing