38th Gathering

38th Gathering

Enjoy this playlist from the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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38th Gathering
  • The Quebe Sisters

    FEATURING: Grace Quebe, Hulda Quebe, Sophina Quebe, with Daniel Parr and Simon Stipp.

    The Quebe Sisters return to Elko with their authentic triple-fiddle and three-part-harmony sound.

    Hosted by Trinity Seely.

    From the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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    "Every Which-A-Way...

  • It Ain't Easy

    We often give more value to the things in our lives that don't come easy. Jessie Veeder sings "It Ain't Easy" during the "Lesson Poems, Songs + Stories" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    essie Veeder
    Watford City, ND
    Jessie Veeder writes and sings about the bad...

  • Road to Las Cruces

    Corb shares an Ian Tyson tune. Corb Lund performs "Road to Las Cruces" by Ian Tyson during the "Poetry, Song, and Beyond" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Corb Lund
    Southern AB, Canada
    Hailing from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Corb Lund grew up in rur...

  • That Little Blue Roan

    Dick shares a classic horse poem. Dick Gibford recites "That Little Blue Roan" by Bruce Kiskaddon during the "Horse Tails" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Dick Gibford
    New Cuyama, CA
    Dick Gibford was raised on a small cow outfit on the central coast of California ...

  • Close to the Land (America's Heartland)

    Murph shares a tune about the hard working people who live close to the land. Michael Martin Murphey + the Rio Grande Band perform "Close to the Land (America's Heartland)" during the "Poetry, Song and Beyond" show during the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Michael Marti...

  • Experience of Life

    Waddie shares some sage advice. Waddie Mitchell recites "Experience of Life" during "Poetry, Song, and Beyond" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Waddie Mitchell
    Jiggs, NV
    Waddie Mitchell was immersed in the cowboy way of entertaining as a boy on the Nevada ranches w...

  • Lowland Trail

    When the going gets tough Margo looks for a lowland trail. Margo Cilker performs "Lowland Trail" during the "Wish Upon a Western Star" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Margo Cilker
    Goldendale, WA
    Originally from California, singer-songwriter Margo Cilker has s...

  • Opening Lines

    FEATURING: Floyd Beard, Straw Berry, Tom Sharpe.

    Three cowboys walk into the Pioneer Saloon. . . Which one has the best opening line? Floyd Beard, Straw Berry, and Tom Sharpe take the stage with poems from classic to "cowboy poultry."

    From the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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  • Suits Me Fine

    Kristyn shares a song about married life in 400 square feet. Kristyn Harris performs "Suits Me Fine" during the "Rosin the Bow" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Kristyn Harris
    Burleson, TX
    Kristyn Harris is a multi-award-winning singer, songwriter, and enterta...

  • Big Sky Cadences

    FEATURING: Mike Beck, DW Groethe, Wylie Gustafson, Brigid + Johnny Reedy.

    Who knew there was so much talent in the state of Montana? These four acts are sure to entertain. Mike Beck, DW Groethe, Wylie Gustafson and Brigid and Johnny sing, play music and perform poetry from the heart.

    From the 3...

  • Different Strings for Different Folks

    FEATURING: Pipp Gillette, Marley's Ghost, Sourdough Slim + Robert Armstrong, Denise Withnell + Keri Lynn Zwicker.

    How many stringed instruments will you see on this stage? Add a couple without strings for more fun. Texas's Pipp Gillette, the West Coast's Marley's Ghost, California's Sourdough Sl...

  • Close the Gate Behind You

    FEATURING: Maria Lisa Eastman, Dick Gibford, Dave Stamey.

    Poets Dick Gibford and Maria Lisa Eastman join singer/songwriter Dave Stamey onstage to entertain and educate. They will take you on a journey through time and place on foot and horseback. Always remember to close the gate behind you.

    Fr...

  • Poetry, Song, and Beyond

    FEATURING: Corb Lund, Waddie Mitchell, Michael Martin Murphey + the Rio Grande Band,.

    What happens when you combine a talented Texan, an accomplished Albertan and a novel Nevadan on stage? A stellar show you don't want to miss. Michael Martin Murphey + the Rio Grande Band's cosmic cowboy sound w...

  • Laughter–It's What's for Dinner

    FEATURING: Chris Isaacs, Jake Riley, Kent Rollins, Sourdough Slim + Robert Armstrong.

    No matter who you are, or what you do, chances are your favorite shows have one thing in common–laughter. Bring your insatiable hunger for a good joke and a slick story. The perfectly-seared comedy of Arizona'...

  • Jugs

    R.P. explains that some "ranchy" terms can easily be misunderstood. R.P. Smith recites "Jugs" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    R.P. Smith
    Broken Bow, NE
    R.P. Smith is a fourth-generation rancher from Broken Bow, Nebraska. In the ranch...

  • Barbed Wire

    Margo sings for all of us who have fought barbed wire. Margo Cilker performs "Barbed Wire" during the "Wish Upon a Western Star" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST
    Margo Cilker
    Goldendale, WA
    Originally from California, singer-songwriter Margo Cilker has spent th...

  • Pulling the Caking Truck Blues

    In Yvonne's years as a ranch wife, she has learned that helping hubby can be a chore. Yvonne Hollenbeck recites "Pulling the Caking Truck Blues" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Yvonne Hollenbeck
    Clearfield, SD
    Yvonne Hollenbeck is a ...

  • Rosin the Bow

    Featuring: Kristyn Harris, Hot Club of Cowtown, The Quebe Sisters

    Rosin up the bow and watch the strings fly. These three female-fronted acts put the swing in western music. Kristyn Harris handles all the tricky syncopations with her guitar. Hot Club of Cowtown whizzes along with frontwoman Elan...

  • Over the Mountain

    Carin sings a song of hope. Carin Mari performs "Over the Mountain" during the "Songs for a New West" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Carin Mari
    Buena Vista, CO
    Inspired by the mountains of Colorado where she was born and raised, Carin Mari is passionate abou...

  • A Camp Cook Story

    Renowned camp cook and storyteller Kent shares a story about a beagle and some mushrooms. Kent Rollins tells this story during the "Laughter-It's What's for Dinner" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Kent Rollins
    Hollis, OK
    Kent Rollins was born and raised alon...

  • Harley's Last Parade

    Floyd shares a tale of two brothers. Floyd Beard performs
    "Harley's Last Parade" during the "Highlights of the Open Mic" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Floyd Beard
    Kim, CO
    Floyd Beard is a livestock producer who traces a ranching heritage back five generations o...

  • Pierce the Blue

    The Quebe Sisters share a melancholy tune written by Grace and Sophia. The Quebe Sisters perform "Pierce the Blue" during "The Quebe Sisters" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    "This song has two parallel themes running through it. It’s about a difficult season of our lives we we...

  • Song of the Cistern

    R.P. asks what can go wrong when fixing a cistern? R.P. Smith performs "Song of the Cistern" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    R.P. Smith
    Broken Bow, NE
    R.P. Smith is a fourth-generation rancher from Broken Bow, Nebraska. In the ranchi...

  • All O'er the West

    Featuring: Andy Hedges, Corb Lund, Jake Riley

    From the northern reaches of Alberta to the plains of Nebraska and all the way down to the Texas Panhandle, these three troubadours are all about going the distance. Corb Lund shares songs from growing up ranching in the foothills of the Canadian Roc...