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  • Cowkids Stampede

    FEATURING: Wylie + the Wild West

    Wylie + the Wild West perform before an excited audience of local children. Lead singer and front man Wylie Gustafson, along with Clayton Parsons on electric guitar, Tim Lashley on drums, and Max Lashley on upright bass give an auditorium full of children a taste...

  • What Does Regenerative Agriculture Mean?

    FEATURING: Alexis Bonogofsky, Jeff Mundell, Liz Munn, Jared Sorensen.

    What is regenerative agriculture? How is it done? What does it mean? Join Alexis Bonogofsky, Jeff Mundell, Liz Munn, and Jared Sorensen to hear from producers about the challenges and opportunities of taking a regenerative la...

  • Taste of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

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    From workshops to shows to happenings around town, join us as we look back at what happened during the 39th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada. Filming made possible by the E. L. Wiegand Foundation.

    Photo by Marla Aufmuth.

  • Visit Elko

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    Learn about other sights and experiences awaiting you in Elko, Nevada, home of the Western Folklife Center and the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

  • Why the Cowboy Sings

    Join Hal Cannon on a winter time quest across the West to discover what makes cowboys sing. On the journey hear the songs and stories of: Stephanie Davis, Larry Schutte, Glenn Ohrlin, and Henry Real Bird.



    Stephanie Davis
    Austin, TX
    Stephanie Davis is a fourth-generation...

  • How to Play the Bones

    Dom gives a lesson on playing the bones. Whether your bones are traditional bones or wooden ones, Dom Flemons can teach you how to play them with both hands.

    Dom Flemons
    Silver Springs, MD
    Dom Flemons is an award-winning musician, singer-songwriter, and slam poet. Carrying on th...

  • Over the Top with a Rope Trick and a Yodel

    What do you get when you combine a flat loop, a squeezebox, and a yodel? Overworked Sourdough! Sourdough Slim shows off during the "Bull-Slingers, Braggarts, & Blowhards" show at the 35th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.


    Sourdough Slim
    Paradise, CA
    A performance by Sourdough ...

  • Poems & Songs About Elko

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    From landmarks to its place in cowboy culture, our hometown is featured in many a song and poem.

  • Artist Music Videos

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    Enjoy these music videos produced by artists featured at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and other Western Folklife Center events.