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Monday, October 27, 2014

Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering Oct 29-Nov 2

What started as a little cowboy poetry show in the Heber Valley keeps getting bigger and better. This is its 20th year and it's official name is now:

This year's event runs from Oct 29 through Nov 2 and, true to its roots, it is one of the biggest showcases for cowboy poetry in the U.S. It has also become a prime Western Music event featuring stars including:
  • The Bar J Wranglers,
  • Michael Martin Murphey
  • Dave Stamey
Country music and bluegrass sounds have more recently been included, with performances this year from Suzy Bogguss and Billy Dean. New to the Gathering is the winner of the NBC hit TV show, The Sing-Off, vocal band Home Free.

This is a celebration of all things cowboy offering, and offers a sample of cowboy poetry.
  • Grub from local restaurants
  • Cowboy mounted shooters competition
  • Mountain Man Traders Camp
  • Wasatch Cattle Dog Trails
  • Vendors and artists
  • Workshops, demonstrations and other events
The video above gives a good overview of the event.


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