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National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

January 30, 2018 at 8:00 am - February 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Western Folklife, Elko

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is the nation’s original cowboy poetry and music festival. Since 1985, aficionados of the American West have traveled to remote Elko, Nevada, to meet like-minded people, be captivated by poets and musicians whose art is an expression of their life on the land, participate in creating traditional Western gear and art, learn about current challenges and creative solutions in Western land management, and kick up their heels and enjoy a week filled with entertainment, learning and laughter. For the 2018 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, we look forward to highlighting special guests and programs honoring the contemporary heritage of Basques and buckaroos in the Great Basin and beyond.




Elko, NV
501 Railroad Street
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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