Local and National Cowboy Poets and Musicians

Grand Junction, CO

The Western Slope Cowboy Gathering was initiated in 2015 by Terry Nash, Peggy Malone, and Nona Kelley Carver for the celebration and sharing of modern and classic Cowboy Poetry and Music.

Now hosted by KAFM Community Radio, the gathering celebrates its 7th year with a wide range of top local and national Cowboy Poets and Western Singers and presents two days and nights of good family fun, featuring great cowboy entertainment. 

We take pride in gathering some of the BEST local and national cowboy poets and musicians for your listening pleasure right here in beautiful Grand Junction, Colorado.

Featuring Fourteen Award Winning Poets and Musicians!

Doug Figgs
Ernie Martinez

Floyd Beard 

Valerie Beard

Nona Kelley Carver 

Bill Clark 

Jo Kirkwood

Paul Larson 

Peggy Malone 

Terry Nash 

Dale Page 

The Russellers, Dennis and Bev

Caitlyn Taussig

Kacey and Jenna Thunborg

Friday, November 4th

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FREE (Donations Accepted)


10 am to 5 pm

Friday, November 4th

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7 to 9 pm

Saturday, November 5th

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FREE (Donations Accepted)


10 am to 5 pm

Saturday, November 5th

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7 to 9 pm

About The Event

Local & National Cowboy Poets & Musicians

Cowboy poetry grew from a time when, after a day of work, cowboys would gather around the campfire to occupy and entertain one another with tall tales and folk songs. This form of poetry grew out of a tradition of extemporaneous composition carried on by workers on cattle drives and ranches.

Cowboy poetry continues to be written and celebrated today through events like the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering held every year in Elko, Nevada. Including “roundups” dedicated to cowboy poetry, as well as Cowboy Poetry Week which is celebrated each April throughout the United States and Canada.

The Western Slope Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering is being made possible in part thanks to the support of KAFM Community Radio.

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November 4th & 5th, 2022

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Grand Valley Events Center

2400 Consistory Ct, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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