Ticketed Shows

Wednesday, October 23

Cowboy Kick Off Dinner Show

Where it all began…..25 years ago! While the original meal was homemade chili, we’ll have great grub with all the fixin’s. Add in some harmony and laughter, and the mood is set for a perfectly enjoyable evening. Featuring Belinda Gail, Sourdough Slim, High Country Cowboys, with poet Andy Nelson.

$35–$45

 Wednesday, Oct 23     6:30pm (Preshow at 5:30)    Midway Town Hall

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Thursday, October 24

Tom’s Cabin

Visit Tom Whitaker’s premier cowboy collection. Rarely open to the public, this collection features cowboy artifacts, railroad memorabilia, Indian artifacts, and even a brothel. Open just a few hours and free to the public. No ticket required.

  Thursday, Oct 24     10:00am-4:00pm   450 North River Road (North of the Memorial Hill) | Midway, Utah

BE A WILD WEST SHOOTER

Cowboy mounted shooting is one of the nation’s fastest growing timed event sports, showing horsemanship and shooting ability in a competitive event. See what it’s like to be a wild west shooter and learn how to fire a real black powder gun. This experience caters to the beginners and will be done on the ground (not on a horse).

Ground Shooters Fee: $5.00 for 10 shots / 2 guns
Provided: Ammo, guns, holster, ear plugs and an experienced instructor.
Call Kevin Koyle for information and to register at
801-499-0127. Walk in registrations on day of event will be accepted based on space availability. Free to all spectators.

  Thursday, Oct 24     10:00am    Wasatch County Event Center

HEBER VALLEY RAILROAD COWBOY TRAIN

Hitch up yer belt buckle, grab your hat and join us for The Cowboy Train! The fun begins with an Old West Gunfight prior to boarding – so get here early! At 12:30 p.m. the train departs on a ninety minute round trip ride. It features our own talented round up of old-fashioned Western music, with cowboys and desperadoes on board, and even some Cowboy Poetry. Who knows what other surprises await. And this year, you can upgrade and ride in the elegant first class 850 table lounge car and enjoy a gourmet box lunch served on board.

$25-$65

  Thursday, Oct 24    12:30-2:00pm    Heber Valley Railroad

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Michael Martin Murphey and the Heber Valley Orchestra

With Waddie Mitchell, Carin Mari, and Yvonne Hollenbeck

Michael Martin Murphey and the Heber Valley Orchestra are joined by poet Waddie Mitchell, Yvonne Hollenbeck and musician Carin Mari for a unique blend of great cowboy songs and western stories that you won’t want to miss.

$35-$45

  Thursday, Oct 24     7:00pm    Wasatch High School – Auditorium

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Friday, October 25

Mounted Shooters Competition

Come see the nations best cowboy shooters, riding good-lookin’ horses while firing six shooters, rifles and shotguns. This is an exciting, fast-paced competition. Fun for the entire family!

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Main Match Stages 1-3 including
Rifle, Shotgun, and Wrangler Classes FREE to the public.

  Friday, Oct 25     10:00am–4:00pm    Wasatch County Event Center

High Country Cowboys

The Kosel Brothers — Marty, Joe, and John return to the stage and continue to capture the hearts of cowboy music enthusiasts. This award-winning group celebrates Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and Sons of the Pioneers and more! They love the good ole’ days and recreate it through song.

$30.00

  Friday, Oct 25     10:00am    WHS—Campfire Stage

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Tribute to the Women of Country with Erica Hansen Band

With Waddie Mitchell, Sourdough Slim, and Jake Riley

Erica Hansen and her band pay tribute to some of Country’s finest: Patsy Cline, Dolly Pardon, Tanya Tucker, Loretta Lynn, Lorrie Morgan, and more! Hosted by Waddie Mitchell and joined by audience favorite Sourdough Slim with his whimsical style of accordion music and famous cowboy antics. Also featuring newcomer, Jake Riley. You won’t want to miss this!

$35-$45

  Friday, Oct 25     11:00am    WHS–Auditorium

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Pure Cowboy Poetry (#1)

Andy Nelson, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Rolf Flake, and R.P. Smith

Rhythm and rhyme in cowboy time. Enjoy exclusive poetry and verse with the finest poets in the west.

$15

  Friday, Oct 25     11:30am    WHS–Cactus Stage

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HEBER VALLEY RAILROAD COWBOY TRAIN

Hitch up yer belt buckle, grab your hat and join us for The Cowboy Train! The fun begins with an Old West Gunfight prior to boarding – so get here early! At 12:30 p.m. the train departs on a ninety minute round trip ride. It features our own talented round up of old-fashioned Western music, with cowboys and desperadoes on board, and even some Cowboy Poetry. Who knows what other surprises await. And this year, you can upgrade and ride in the elegant first class 850 table lounge car and enjoy a gourmet box lunch served on board.

$25-$65

  Friday, Oct 25     12:30-2:00 pm    Heber Valley Railroad

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Around the Campfire with Jack and Waddie

Jack Hannah once again warms our hearts with his deep, rich vocals. Jack was a member of the internationally acclaimed trio Sons of the San Joaquin, and inducted into the Western Music Association Hall of Fame and the Walk of the Western Stars. Waddie Mitchell teams up with Jack to share the life, lessons, struggles and triumphs of the cowboy way.

$30

  Friday, Oct 25     1:00pm    Wasatch High School – Campfire Stage

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Rory Feek

with Waddie Mitchell, Molly in the Mineshaft,
and Rolf Flake

Rory Feek, formerly of the beloved duo Joey + Rory, returns to our main stage.Rory is an American Country singer/songwriter who has written songs for Blake Shelton, Clay Walker, and Tracy Bird among many others. If you haven’t seen one of his performances, you won’t want to miss this fan-favorite show!

$35-45

  Friday, Oct 25     3:00pm    Wasatch High School – Auditorium

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John Wayne Schulz

Join us in welcoming this Utah Marine back to the Gathering from his recent deployment in Korea. John Wayne Schulz composes melodies and lyrics to his original songs.

$30

  Friday, Oct 25     3:00pm   WHS – Campfire Stage

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Pure Cowboy Poetry (#2)

Jake Riley, Jeff Carson, Yvonne Hollenbeck,
and Rolf Flake

Rhythm and rhyme in cowboy time. Enjoy exclusive poetry and verse with some of the finest poets in the west.

$15

  Friday, Oct 25     4:30pm    WHS–Cactus Stage

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Michael Martin Murphey

This native Texan, singer/songwriter has performed at this gathering many times over our 25-year history. He is a legend in the American Western music genre. With 50 years of performances under his belt, his songs have topped the charts. Come and be up close and personal with this gathering favorite!

$30

  Friday, Oct 25     6:00pm   WHS – Campfire Stage

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Soldier Hollow Cowboy Dinner Show

Billy Dean and Andy Griggs

Soldier Hollow Grill is a mountain-side venue, offering breathtaking views, great service, and wonderful food. Enjoy a prime rib dinner, potatoes, salad and cobbler. Dutch oven turkey is available too!

Billy Dean is joined by Andy Griggs, a Nashville recording artist. This duo is sure to deliver a show to remember.

Dinner included with ticket. Cash Bar available.

$60

  Friday, Oct 25     6:00pm    Soldier Hollow Grill

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Belinda Gail and The High Country Cowboys

At Zermatt Resort

If you haven’t already heard of these guys, you will! The High Country Cowboys stole the hearts of those who heard them at last year’s gathering. Winners of the 2017/2018 Music Group of the Year for the Western Music Association, this family trio celebrates the good ole’ days with the music of Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and Sons of the Pioneers.

Belinda Gail first came to the gathering many years ago with Curly Musgrave. The audience immediately loved her, and since then she has performed here several times. Come to Zermatt Resort and enjoy a fun-filled evening of real western talent.

$30

  Friday, Oct 25     7:00pm    Zermatt Resort

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Bar J Wranglers

With Waddie Mitchell, Many Strings, and R.P. Smith

It just wouldn’t be our cowboy gathering without the Bar J Wranglers. Singing the history of the west, they bring the purest of harmonies and quick humor.

Gathering favorite, Many Strings has lightened the hearts of this valley for many years. This husband-wife duo capture the hearts of those who see them perform through their music and lyrics.

R.P. Smith, cowboy poet, tried and true, is also a gathering favorite with his smart wit. You are sure to love this show and leave laughing.

$35-$45

  Friday, Oct 25   7:30pm    Wasatch High School – Auditorium

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Buckaroo Ball featuring Charley Jenkins Band

A boot stompin’ fun evening for the entire family! Charley Jenkins Band brings American Country Line Dancing, Texas Swing and Cowboy music to the old Midway Town Hall. This event is for young and old to enjoy! Bring the entire family!

6:00 p.m. Swing Dance Class
8:00 p.m. Buckaroo Ball with Charley Jenkins Band
9:30 p.m. Dance Competition & Cash Prizes!

$15
S
tudents: $10 with ID
Children: Free
Members: Free with Pin

  Friday, Oct 25      Midway Town Hall

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Saturday, October 26

Mounted Shooters Competition

In its fifth year this event comes to Heber City during the gathering. Cowboy mounted shooting is one of the nation’s fastest growing timed event sports, showing horsemanship and shooting ability in a competitive event. Saturday will be the final round for top gun! 

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Main Match Stages 4-6 including
Rifle and Shotgun Classes FREE to the public.
4:30 p.m. TOP TEN SHOWCASE SHOOT OUT
FREE to the public

  Saturday, Oct 26     10:00am–4:30pm    Wasatch County Event Center

Tribute to Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline changed country music forever. She is legendary for her timeless classics and smooth vocals. Erica Hansen takes the stage and pays tribute to Patsy Cline’s most popular songs.

$30

  Saturday, Oct 26     10:00am    WHS—Campfire Stage

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Bar J Wranglers Concert

With Waddie Mitchell, Belinda Gail, and Jeff Carson

The Bar J Wranglers bring spine-tingling rich harmony and the classics of the cowboy life in their music. Belinda Gail, Heber’s sweetheart from the past, returns to the gathering with her vivacious voice and country charm along with the wit and humor of cowboy poet Jeff Carson.

$35–$45

  Saturday, Oct 26     11:00am    WHS–Auditorium

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Pure Cowboy Poetry (#3)

With Yvonne Hollenbeck, Rolf Flake, Andy Nelson, and R.P. Smith

Rhythm and rhyme in cowboy time. Enjoy exclusive poetry and verse with some of the finest poets in the west.

$15

Saturday, Oct 26     11:30pm    WHS–Cactus Stage

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Rory Feek – Book Signing

Singer, songwriter, and author, Rory Feek will be selling and signing his latest books and materials. He is releasing a new children’s book for Christmas. Stop by just outside of the Main Auditorium for a signed copy and visit with Rory.

FREE

  Saturday, Oct 26     1:00pm    WHS— Main Auditorium (outside)

 

Around the Campfire with Jack and Waddie

Jack Hannah, once again warms our hearts with his deep, rich vocals, singing about the cowboy, his life, and songs true to his heart. A member of the internationally acclaimed trio Sons of the San Joaquin, and inducted into the Western Music Association Hall of Fame and the Walk of the Western Stars. Waddie Mitchell, our host, talks about the cowboy moments, humor and tragedy, life and death struggles, triumphs and lessons learned as a cowboy. He is the real deal, cowboy tried and true. Better buy this ticket early. When Jack and Waddie get together, audiences get the best of the west.

$30

Saturday, Oct 26     1:00pm    WHS—Campfire Stage

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Billy Dean and Andy Griggs

With Waddie Mitchell, High Country Cowboys, and Yvonne Hollenbeck

American troubadour, singer and songwriter, Billy Dean has won many awards with the Country Music Association. He has performed with some of the industry’s biggest stars.

Andy Griggs grew up in the south and played all types of music from blues to jazz and bluegrass. He is a singer and songwriter and has produced top country hits.
The Western award-winning High Country Cowboys bring back the good ole’ days of cowboy favorites, paying tribute to Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and Sons of the Pioneers and more.

Yvonne Hollenbeck, one of the best cowgirl poets around, will share her humor and talent. Be sure not to miss this!

$35-$45

  Saturday, Oct 26     3:00pm    WHS—Auditorium

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John Wayne Schulz

This singer and songwriter is a Utah Marine, just returned home from an oversees deployment to Korea. His Texas roots have a huge fan base, clear back from his appearance on American Idol. His clean country tunes and fun-filled shows have been shared at earlier gatherings. You will be sure to become a fan of this young man, if you haven’t already.

$30

  Saturday, Oct 26     3:00pm    WHS—Campfire Stage

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Pure Cowboy Poetry (#4)

Yvonne Hollenbeck, Jake Riley, Jeff Carson and R.P. Smith

Rhythm and rhyme in cowboy time. Enjoy exclusive poetry and verse with some of the finest poets in the west.

$15

  Saturday, Oct 26     4:30pm    WHS – Cactus Stage

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Brenn Hill

Utah’s own country star, Brenn Hill sings and writes his own raw material about the west, the cowboy, and life itself. He sings with enthusiasm and dedication to the western way of life. If you haven’t yet seen Brenn perform at past gatherings, make sure to discover his talent at this special show.

$30

  Saturday, Oct 26     6:00pm    WHS – Campfire Stage

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Michael Martin Murphey and Sourdough Slim

At Zermatt Resort

Back by popular demand and performing at the Zermatt Resort is the American Western icon Michael Martin Murphey.

Joining him is country favorite accordian player, Sourdough Slim, with his cowboy songs, yodeling, and humor. Both have performed to millions worldwide. You won’t want to miss this show.

$30

  Saturday, Oct 26     7:00pm    Zermatt Resort (Bernese Center)

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Diamond Rio

With Waddie Mitchell, John Wayne Schulz, and Andy Nelson

Nashville’s Country Super Group, Diamond Rio is bringing their harmonies to the Heber Valley cowboy stage this year. They started their career in Opryland and have performed for millions in their decades long career. Diamond Rio is a Grammy award-winning and six time Vocal Group of the Year. Members Dan Truman, Marty Roe, Jimmy Olander, Dana Williams, Gene Johnson, and Brian Prout will be performing.

Opening is John Wayne Schulz, Texas grown with Utah roots, bringing his magic to the microphone.

Andy Nelson, cowboy poetry favorite, joins the show with his unique stories about the cowboy way of life.

$60-$75

  Saturday, Oct 26     7:30pm    WHS – Auditorium

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Soldier Hollow Buckaroo Buffet

With Rory Feek

What could be better than an evening of fine food and entertainment? Join us for a fantastic night at the Soldier Hollow Grill, featuring emcee, Doug Pope. Nashville singer and songwriter, Rory Feek will perform on stage with his words of wisdom in song and verse.

Enjoy a prime rib dinner or parmesan chicken, green salad, dutch oven potatoes, and apple tarts.

$60 Dinner included with ticket. Cash bar available.

  Saturday, Oct 26     6:00pm    Soldier HollowGrill

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Sunday, October 27

Cowboy Brunch

At Zermatt Resort

Join emcee Doug Pope for a wonderful Sunday brunch at the Zermatt Bernese Center. Fabulous food and fun! The entertainers enjoy this one and maybe we can get them to sing a song or two!

$40

  Sunday, Oct 27     11:00am    Zermatt Resort

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Cowboy Church

With Bar J Wranglers and Belinda Gail

The festival draws to a close with our traditional cowboy church and the passing of the hat. Proceeds help fund scholarships, schools, organizations, cancer awareness and other charities.

$7

  Sunday, Oct 27     3:00pm    WHS–Auditorium

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