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Coming Events

Cowboy Festivals, Gatherings, Cowboy Poetry Readings, Cowboy/Western Music Events, Rodeos, and other happenings that we consider Western.

Our objective is to promote Cowboy Heritage.
If you have an event that you would like us to list just send 'er on in - if we feel that it's appropriate then we'll add it.

This Calendar of Coming Events is Sponsored by
Meadow Springs Ranch,
and The BC Cowboy Heritage Society!


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November 22nd - The Cowboy Christmas Concert in Williams Lake.
In the Gibraltar Room - Trade Show 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with no admission charge. Concert 7:00 pm with tickets only $15 each - available at the museum. Entertainers TBA. See:

Louisiana Hayride Fall 2014 Tour
Nov 20th Salmon Arm, BC
Nov 21st Revelstoke, BC
Nov 22nd Lake Country (Winfield), BC
Nov 27th North Battleford
Nov 28th Unity, SK
Nov 29th Lloydminster AB
Dec 4th Vernon BC
Dec 5th Chilliwack BC
Dec 6th - Penticton, BC
Dec 7th - Shuswap Lake Estates Hall, Blind Bay
Dec 13th - Williams Lake
Dec 14th 100 Mile House
Check them out on Facebook - Louisiana Hayride Show or for additional info please phone Gil Risling at 250-833-0003 or email

January 22th to 31st, 2015 - The 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering
The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a week-long celebration of life in the rural West, featuring the contemporary and traditional arts of western ranching culture. Poetry, music, stories, gear, film, photography and food - all contribute to the texture of an jeux casino gratuit event that has become an annual ritual and a place of personal meaning for thousands of people ... Elko, Nevada! National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

February 14th, 2015 - The 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert
in the Martin Exeter Hall, 100 Mile House. 2:00 pm Matinee or 7:00 pm concert. Tickets $15 per person available in 100 Mile at: PMT CHartered Accountants, 100 Mile Feed, the Log House Western Wear, and Work N Play. Phone in ticket orders or information 1-888-763-2221. Performers this year will be Tom Cole, Brian Salmond, Leslie Ross, and Jason Ruscheinsky.
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March 12th to 15th, 2015 - Kamloops Cowboy Festival
Some of the best cowboy poetry and western music in the World!! Tickets went on sale November 1st at the Horse Barn in Kamloops and are also or by phone through the BCCHS at: 1-888-763-2221. The schedules and information will be available on-line on: The Festival Page or call: 1-888-763-2221 or email: The entertainers line-up can be seen on the Entertainers page.

March 13th to 15th - The Spirit of the West Rising Star Competition
will be going ahead this year at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival. We have enough entries now for the musicians and we're getting intrerest from poets (we need still more poet entries). Musicians - don't delay too long though, as we cap the entries at 8. See the Rising Stars page for details and an entry form.

April 10th to 12th - The 12th Annual Columbia River Cowboy Gathering
and Western Music Festival will take place at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick, WA. The event is organized by Budd & Judy Massengale along with the Columbia River Cowboy Gathering and Western Music Festival Board of Directors. News on featured performers, open mic sign up and special events will be forthcoming. Visit the website -

One of the highlights of the above weekend will be the 6th Annual Cowboy Idol Competition for both poets and musicians hosted by Smoke Wade. There will be trophies along with $500.00 for first place and $200.00 for second place in both the poet and musician competition. In addition, all open mic performers will be judged throughout the weekend for the People's Choice Award with prize money and a trophy to the winner. Cowboy Idol contest applicants may contact Smoke Wade (435) 215-9675.

Our objective is to promote Cowboy Heritage. This is a list of Cowboy Festivals, Gatherings, Cowboy Poetry, and Cowboy / Western Music. If you have an event that you would like listed just send 'er on in. Email:

The BC Cowboy Heritage Society
Box 137, Kamloops, BC, Canada, V2C 5K3


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