Ismay sings about the legendary Darby Ram and the shearer who was tasked with giving him a haircut. Ismay and Andrew Allen-Fahlander perform "The Shearer + the Darby Ram" during the 37th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering "Rodear Year."
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Melding the experience of taming wild horses, escaping wildfires, and birthing lambs with the mystical soundscape that nature inspires, Ismay has sharpened their musical craft over the last decade while living and working on their family ranch in Northern California.
Filmed on location in Petaluma, California, 2020.
Made possible by KNPB the multitude of staff, artists, volunteers, and community members working behind the scenes to make this show happen.
Brought to you by the Western Folklife Center, using story and cultural expression to connect the American West to the world.