2018 PERFORMERS
Western Entertainer, singer/songwriter, W.M.A. Champion Yodeler, World Class Melodic Whistler. Cowboy’d, working cattle, horses, sheep and buffalo. Rode bareback broncs and team roped. Worked with Tex Williams and many noted musicians in U.S.A., Germany and Canada. Member Lazy B Wranglers.
For 3+ decades this diverse & multi-award winning Saskatchewan Canada entertainer, musician, songwriter, producer, yodeler & TV host has independently taken her unique brand of Western Roots music all over the world.  Husband John Cunningham often joins her playing bass, adds harmony vocals & yodels
Floyd Beard lives near Kim, Colorado in the canyons,out where you swear you may not be at the end of the earth but you can see it from there.  He and his wife, Valerie, run Corriente cattle.  Floyd was honored to be the 2016 WMA Male Poet of the Year and has received the WWA Spur Award for Poetry.
Marty, working cowboy & ranch manager, large cattle operation, Cody, NE. Plying his trade gives him subject matter for his poems & authenticity to his works.  Riding colts, feeding with a team, brandings or just plain making a living on the ranch, Marty shares & promotes Western way of life.
Waddie Mitchell: "If cowboy poetry were fresh milk, and the cream that rises to the top was the very best, then Doris would be very rich and very fattening."  Ranch raised in the Alberta foothills & a favorite on stages throughout the US and Canada.  www.dorisdaley.com;watch her Ted Talk on YouTube
Raised in rural Idaho & then Utah, four-time WMA Female Poet of the Year. Sam DeLeeuw writes of her experiences, the people she has met & the places she has been.  Her vivid sense of humor also garnered her the Academy of Western Artist's Humorist of the Year Award.
Richard Elloyan & Steve Wade have written & performed Western Music for 45 years.  Richard-Range Management degreed, Steve-bronc rider, farrier & respected horse trainer.  They have been featured performers at festivals across the west.  Newest CD:critically acclaimed “Forty Miles of Famous"
Kristyn Harris, Texas, unique package of captivating western style characterized by powerful vocals, energetic swing rhythm guitar, & songwriting that stems from her love for land & livestock.  Kristyn keeps a fulltime schedule playing the music she loves, when not working cattle or trick riding.
Multi award winning poet and fair dinkum Aussie horsewoman, Carol Heuchan is coming back – like a boomerang! ‘Have Poem – Will Travel,’ the wonder from Down Under will have your sides splitting and your heart bursting in the wink of her twinkling brown eyes. www.carolpoet.com.au
Horse wrangler, Susie Knight, Conifer, CO entertaining audiences from classrooms to concert halls all her life with western songs & cowboy poetry. Winner of numerous awards & #1 on the 2016 Top 40 List for Most Heard Cowboy Poets on radio Susie Knight is Colorado’s Own All-Around Cowgirl Entertainer
Doc Mehl is known throughout the West for his original “westclectic” music & cowboy poetry.  In 2013, Doc’s CD “The Great Divide,” was named “Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year” by both the Western Music Association and the Academy of Western Artists.  Find Doc at www.docmehl.com
Growing up near Chilcotin, British Columbia & family cattle ranching in Cascade, MT, imbues Trinity's look into the Western lifestyle. With numerous WMA & AWA nominations & awards she performs globally & in many Gatherings & festivals. www.trinityseely.com
Dave Stamey has made it his life’s work to celebrate the rural American west. In the past two decades he has recorded eleven albums of original music, travelled literally hundreds of thousands of miles and performed thousands of shows doing just that. He lives in NE Tulare County, CA.
Rod & Don met in the late 1970’s when Rod started working the ranches around Cimarron, NM. They have been working together since 2002 in the Rifters. Rod’s voice has graced Western gatherings around the country. Don, a multi-instrumentalist, also owns & operates Howlin’ Dog Records.
Dick Warwick enjoys classic cowboy poetry and Australian bush poetry. His own writings mostly concern the land, lifestyles, challenges, anecdotes, stories, tall tales & people of the rural American West. He lives amid the hills on the "home place" in the Palouse Country of eastern Washington state.
Grammy-nominated performer & WMA Song of the Year recipient.  Writes award-winning songs recorded by over 26 artists. WMA founding member. Teaches songwriting at SummerSongs in Cambria, CA. Raised on a farm in Capistrano Valley, southern California.
The Flying W Wranglers, from the Flying W Chuckwagon, Colorado Springs, CO. They are the second oldest Western music group in the world, with over 64 years of experience performing classic favorites. These cowboys guarantee you a hand-clappin’, knee-slapin’, toe-tappin’ and belly-laughin’ good time.
1 Vic Anderson
2 Eli Barsi & John Cunningham
3 Floyd Beard
4 Marty Blocker
5 Doris Daley

6 Sam DeLeeuw
7 Richard Elloyan & Steve Wade
8 Kristyn Harris
9 Carol Heuchan
10 Susie Knight

11 Al "Doc" Mehl
12 Trinity Seely
13 Dave Stamey
14 Rod Taylor & Don Richmond
15 Dick Warwick

16 Joyce Woodson
17 Flying W Wranglers