From its headquarters in the historic Pioneer Building in downtown Elko, Nevada, the Western Folklife Center brings you Western Folklife TV! Known around the world for our flagship event, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, we share decades of archival recordings and live entertainment rooted in life in the American West. Cowboy poetry, music, gearmaking, educational and thought-provoking programming—you'll find it here, with new content released every week!
Hal Cannon sings the title song from his 2022 new release album, "Nothin' Lastin'." This song expresses the frustrations of impermanence in life. Hal is the retired founding director of the Western Folklife Center.