Don Edwards

Don Edwards

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in | No Comments

Grammy nominated singer-guitarist Don Edwards continues to build a legacy that enriches our vision of the American West.  In tales of the day-to-day lives and emotions of those who have lived it, his ballads paint a sweeping landscape of both mind and heart. The quality of his music stems from the fact that he is […]

The Sons of the San Joaquin

The Sons of the San Joaquin

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in | No Comments

The upbeat, airtight, three-part family harmonies of the Sons of the San Joaquin are being heard in a lot more places these days. This sound has carried Joe, Jack, and Lon Hannah from church and community gatherings to places like Switzerland, where traditional cowboy music is even more revered than modern country music. In the […]

Waddie Mitchell

Waddie Mitchell

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in | No Comments

From his earliest days on the remote Nevada ranches where his father worked, Waddie was immersed in the cowboy way of entertaining, the art of spinnin’ tales in rhyme and meter that came to be called cowboy poetry, a Western tradition that is as rich as the lifestyle that gave birth to it. Within his […]

Cow Bop

Cow Bop

Posted by on Oct 7, 2013 in | No Comments

Mix swingin’ grooves, thrilling riffs, sweet and hot vocals, acoustic western sensibilities and tons of fun and you have only begun to describe Cow Bop. Formed in 2003 by internationally-acclaimed guitarist, Bruce Forman, this western bebop band has toured extensively throughout the country, exciting audiences with their unique brand of American music. Catch Bruce’s playing […]

Dave Stamey

Dave Stamey

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in | No Comments

Cowboys and Indians Magazine has called him “the Charley Russell of Western Music.”  Western Horseman Magazine has declared his “Vaquero Song” to be one of the greatest Western songs of all time.  Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is now one of the most popular Western entertainers working […]

Paul Zarzyski

Paul Zarzyski

Posted by on Oct 5, 2013 in | No Comments

The recipient of the 2005 Governor’s Arts Award for Literature, has been spurring the words wild across the open range of the page and calling it “Poetry” for 40 years. In the early ‘70s, he heeded Horace Greeley’s “go west young man, go west” advice and received his Master of Fine Arts degree in creative […]

Jon Chandler

Jon Chandler

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in | No Comments

The Los Angeles Daily News has dubbed Jon Chandler the “best western songsmith since Ian Tyson.” Jon was chosen Best Living Western Musician by True West Magazine, which also named his Westerns “best Western CD”.  He was awarded the Western Writers of America’s prestigious Spur Award for Best Song for Linwood, a fictional examination of […]

Belinda Gail

Belinda Gail

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in | No Comments

Belinda Gail was raised on ranches in Nevada’s Carson Valley and in the California Sierra Nevada foothills near Sequoia National Park. Her rich ranching heritage and love of the West runs deep in her music and evoke the character of the people, as well as the beauty, majesty, and deep connection to the land that […]

Tom Corbett Band

Tom Corbett Band

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in | No Comments

The Tom Corbett Band is a bluegrass flavored trio that features Tom’s original music and his mandolin pickin’ along with his compadres Bill Knopf on banjo and David Ferguson on guitar.   They’ve been performing together for the better part of the last two decades. Long an active member of L.A.’s acoustic music scene, Corbett has […]

Allegretto & Espinoza

Allegretto & Espinoza

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in | No Comments

American Cowboy magazine says that singer/songwriter and harmonica virtuoso Gary Allegretto “… blows you away with his talent. You’ve never seen or heard anything like it.” Indeed, Gary’s jaw-dropping musicianship has earned him a Best of the West Award and five Western Music Association Award nominations, including Outstanding Entertainer and Outstanding Instrumentalist. He’s also been recognized with two Grammy Award nomination considerations for his unique brand of song writing and music that has […]