2015 Cowboy Poetry VIP Shows

Skylar Harwood

Skylar Harwood

Skylar was born to Greg and Lori Harwood in beautiful central Utah. He first sparked an interest in cowboy poetry at a young age from reading his dad’s cowboy poetry books. He has always had a love for auctioneering, horse breaking, shoeing horses, and rodeo. In his younger years if he wasn’t at a rodeo or galloping race horses at the track, he was fighting bulls and wrangling dudes down in...

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Billy Dean

Billy Dean

Billy Dean’s versatility as an entertainer, has garnered him over two decades of hits and numerous awards. Shortly after high school, a world wide talent search landed him in Nashville in the early 80’s, where he finished in the top ten. In 1988, Dean entered another talent show, and won his first episode of Ed McMahan’s Star Search and received national recognition and the...

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Riders in the Sky

Riders in the Sky

Riders in the Sky are truly exceptional. By definition, empirical data, and critical acclaim, they stand “hats & shoulders” above the rest of the purveyors of C & W-“Comedy and Western!” For more than thirty years Riders In The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and re vitalizing the genre....

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Stephanie Davis

Stephanie Davis

A fourth-generation Montanan, Stephanie is a frequent performer on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion”, and at cowboy poetry gatherings and festivals throughout the country. She has six titles on her label, Recluse Records. Th e latest CDs, “Western Bling” and “Western Bliss”, are both part of a series, with more to come. Also, a new all- original CD is in the...

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Carin Mari

Carin Mari

Acclaimed as one of Western Music’s brightest hopes! Carin Mari plays a style of music all her own. She has won numerous awards including North America Country Music Assoc., International “2009 Entertainer of the Year” for Traditional Country. She has a respect for the traditional western sound, but strives to create her own refreshing sound that appeals to the lovers of the...

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Ed Peekeekoot

Ed Peekeekoot

ED PEEKEEKOOT   Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and story-teller, Ed Peekeekoot is a skilled and seasoned performer. He has a timeless kind of cool that appeals to audiences of all ages. Ed’s performances go from blazing guitar work to foot stomping fiddle and haunting Native flute – all sprinkled with his Cree humor and philosophy.   Ed grew up near the rodeo grounds on...

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Amber Cross

Amber Cross

AMBER CROSS ~ Los Osos, California Upon first hearing the old-school, Country-Folk sound of this singer and songwriter, you might think you are listening to an archival Smithsonian recording. Amber writes from her own life struggles and experiences, delivering her stories with unforgettable power and emotion. Originally from Maine, Amber spent her early years surrounded by Gospel music in a...

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