Celebrating their 30th Anniversary Tour with a stop in Heber City we’re excited to welcome Grammy, CMA and ACM winning hitmakers SHENANDOAH.
If you’re a fan of Merle Haggard you’re going to love how his youngest son Ben Haggard recreates his music. Ben is a very talented musician in his own right with a voice that’s reminiscent of his famous father. He played lead guitar in his father’s band, The Strangers since his early teen years.
From his earliest days on the remote Nevada ranches where his father worked, Waddie was immersed in the cowboy way of entertaining.
The Bar J Wranglers from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, deliver some of the purest harmony, best musicianship and funniest ranch humor ever seen on stage. As soon as the Bar J Wranglers take to the stage, listeners leave behind their busy life and settle into a time long ago – a time of the singing cowboy.
As a second-generation farrier, Andy Nelson has the experience and the talents and humor to bring authenticity and entertainment to an audience. Raised in Oakley, Idaho, Andy traveled the Great Basin of southern Idaho, northern Utah and northern Nevada with his father on farrier jobs.
Billy Dean is an American Troubadour who has mastered the art of singing, songwriting, and storytelling. His unique ability to morph into the characters in his songs while performing LIVE, brings the storyline to life with musical drama.
Book Riot magazine describes Doris Daley as “a cowboy poetry powerhouse and a great introduction into the genre.” She is also a great favorite with those already familiar with her sparkling wordsmithing and girl-next-door stage presence.
Max T. Barnes is a top Nashville Country Music songwriter and the son of the hit songwriter Max D. Barnes. Max wrote his first hit song at the age of 19.
With over fifteen years of touring to date, The Quebe Sisters have delivered their authentic triple fiddle and three-part harmony sound to the concert halls and festivals of North America, Europe, and Russia.
Jeff, distant cousin of Kit Carson, lives high in the Wasatch Mountains. Those long nights alone with his mules has led Jeff to spoutin’ poetry and prose like a hot tin coffee pot on a blazin’ campfire.
“The Cowboy Ain’t Dead Yet!”
R. J. Vandygriff is an award winning singer/ songwriter/ actor/ playwright and cowboy. He is as comfortable putting a colt under his first saddle as he is in the spotlight on a stage.
Arizona’s own, Chris Isaacs, is one of the most popular entertainers in the Cowboy genre today. Chris has performed from border to border, coast to coast and into Canada. His life as a working cowboy, his time as a packer and a horse shoer have all given him a world of material to work with. Known as a humorist he says ” Real life is too funny anyway.
We are thrilled to welcome Erica Hansen back to the Gathering. Hansen is a well-known performer throughout the region, …
Contrary to what folks tell you, Ol’ Ugly (John Glawson) is not the original manure spreader, but this Canadian Cowboy Storyteller won’t let that get in the way of his wild tales.
Members of Cold Creek have come from the award winning bands Mckenzie Bridge, String Fever, and Gift Horse.
Jo Lynne Kirkwood was born in the small northern Arizona town of Fredonia. Her great-grandfather was an original settler of the area, and her family has worked with livestock for generations.
Charley’s career has been gaining tremendous momentum as he has opened for many top 20 country headliners including LeAnn Rimes, Alan Jackson, Lonestar, Montgomery Gentry, Kellie Pickler, Taylor Swift, Josh Turner and many others.
Eli Barsi is originally a prairie girl from southeastern Saskatchewan. Her rhythmic western roots music is layered with an undeniable clear vocal, melodic yodelling and ‘Carter Scratch‘ style of lead acoustic guitar.
Phoenix, Arizona firefighter, Rollie Stevens, writes Mainstream Country and sings about the West that he truly loves.
Jeanne and Jerome have performed western music since 1991, and have been known as Call of the West since 1996.
Trinity Seely’s life has taken her to many different places, ranging from the Chilcotin of British Columbia where she grew up to Montana and now California where she and her family currently reside.
Newly transplanted from Colorado to Black Diamond, Alberta, Al “Doc” Mehl traces his family roots to central Kansas, where his grandfather raised six children on the family homestead.
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Washtub Jerry has backed some of the best musicians in the world as well as some who were just beginning. In1999 he was named Instrumentalist of the Year by the Western Music Association.
David and Jenny Lynn Anderson are a father and daughter duo from Ogden Utah. They have been singing together for the past twelve years and love performing with each other.
Featured at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering for seven years, Brigid Reedy has become a singular young voice representing her beloved home state of Montana.
Doug Figgs is an AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier, a working cowboy, and a Western music singer/songwriter from Lemitar, New Mexico. He has won numerous awards for his music including two “Wrangler Awards” from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
From Park City to New York City, and from Jackson Hole to Germany, Lannie Scopes has entertained audiences with his brand of cowboy tunes and tales for more years that he cares to remember.
The Heber Valley Orchestra started in 2014 in response to the desires of musicians in the valley. 40 members hail from Heber City and surrounding communities. They are under the direction of Heather Thaxton.
Top singer/songwriter Eli Barsi and favorite poet Doris Daley pair up to present Once Upon the West, a show that takes a fresh, spunky and sparkling look at the west through the eyes of a Saskatchewan prairie girl and an Alberta rancher’s daughter.
Join us for a rare and interesting look into the music and tales of The Mountain Man. For the first time ever at the Gathering, we’ve picked a variety of accomplished musicians from our Mountain Man Traders Camp. You’ll be entertained as you hear tales of their famous rendezvous, learn about some of their unique instruments, and be serenaded with songs of old.