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Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Concert
October 23, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WESTERN MUSIC AND COWBOY POETRY IN THE COLUMBIA GORGE
Sunday, October 23, 2016, 4-6 PM
Bingen Theater, 210 Oak Street, Bingen, Washington
Western musicians and cowboy poets from five western states will gather in the Columbia Gorge to take the stage at the Bingen Theater on Sunday, October 23, from 4-6 PM in a one-time only matinee. This is an opportunity to see a variety of award-winning entertainers sharing some of the best music and poetry from our western culture. Admission is voluntary with a suggested donation of $10 at the door.
Performing will be Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band, Western Music Association “2015 Group of the Year; Tom Swearingen, two-time National Finals Rodeo Cowboy Poetry Contest winner and 2016 WMA Male Poet of the Year finalist; Duane Nelson, also a 2016 WMA Male Poet of the Year finalist; Barbara Nelson, Academy of Western Artists Western Female Singer of the Year; Panhandle Cowboys, Idaho’s favorite western duo; Lynn Kopelke, artist/poet/singer; Notable Exceptions, finalists for “2016 WMA Group of the Year”; Jim Aasen, Idaho’s beloved cowboy singer; the award-winning Hanson Family, featuring western swing and blazing harmony; and special guest from New Orleans, singer/songwriter Kerry Grombacher.