Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on Western Folklife TV

Watch this video and more on Western Folklife TV

Up Next in 40th Gathering Featured Artists

  • Sins of Bucking Horses

    Matt shares a song about the irresistible draw of a hump-backed bronc. Matt Robertson performs "Sins of Bucking Horses" during his solo show as part of the 2022 Wild Ride.


    Matt Robertson
    Okotoks, AB, Canada
    Raised in Wheatland, Wyoming, Matt Robertson currently resides in Sout...

  • Sheep Camp

    Jake tells one of those first-person sidesplitters that’s only funny after the fact. In fact, it’s “almost entirely true”—happened to him in Farmington, New Mexico, in 2000. Jake Riley performs his poem "Sheep Camp" during the "Better Part of Living" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gather...

  • Shorty

    Waddie remembers a cowboy who influenced his youth and beyond. Waddie Mitchell recites "Shorty" during the "Paying Tribute" show at the 39th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.


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