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Cowboy Poetry Under the Stars sponsored by Frontier Texas!

Date: May 09, 2024
Time: 8:00 PM
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In the spirit of our western heritage, we invite you to an intimate evening of Cowboy poetry.
A sometimes forgotten art form that has been carried on, mostly in the oral tradition, for over a century, cowboy poetry has stood the test of time as a vital part of our western, ranching and cowboy heritage.
Four of the country's best and most awarded contemporary cowboy poets will entertain and enlighten us with poems both classic and contemporary, some serious and some funny, it will be an event you will not soon forget.

Refreshments will be served.

Host - Jeff Gore

Jeff Gore has been performing since he was four years old. He has spent he last 30 years traveling and singing Cowboy and Gospel music all over the US and abroad. The recipient of Male Vocalist of the Year award in Cowboy Music from the Academy of Western Artists (1997), and a lifetime achievement award for Western Music by the American Cowboy Culture Assn. in 2005. He has also produced and acted on television, has appeared in film. (The Good Old Boys and Nail 32 most notably) In spite of these and other accomplishments, he is proudest when he is asked to ride out with a crew of cowboys at the wagon on ranches from Texas to Idaho. He and his wife Donna of over 38 years have two daughters who live with their husbands in Abilene, and five grandsons. Jeff grew up working on ranches and still does, living out and singing about the cowboy life.

Calvin Hampton

Calvin Danner Hampton was raised in North eastern NM with a great appreciation for God, Music/ Art and Agriculture. He’s Drifted from coast to coast Canoeing and working on Ranch/ Farming Operations in the family. Often Playing music and looking for movie roles in between adventures.

Caitlyn Taussig

Caitlyn Taussig is a fourth-generation rancher from Kremmling, Colorado. She runs cow-calf pairs with her mother on their high-country cattle ranch.

Caitlyn has been singing since childhood and has performed at ranch brandings, cowboy gatherings, ranch rodeos, guest ranches, bars and ranch ropings. She draws inspiration for her songwriting from Colorado's rugged and beautiful landscapes, her experiences summering cattle at 9,000 feet, cowboying in rough high country and dark timber, working on the family ranch and feeding cattle in the harsh winter months, and listening to her late father’s wild stories. An article about the Taussig family appeared in the February 2016 issue of Western Horseman, and in January 2019 Caitlyn and her mother Vicki were featured in the front page NY Times Sunday business section story "Female Ranchers are Reclaiming the American West".

Caitlyn's debut album, The Things We Gave Up, was released in January 2015.

Brad McClain

Brad McClain was raised in the cattle business in Alabama, his father a livestock order buyer and rancher. This cowboy background and the church became the two strongest influences of his life. This has led to a lifetime a-horseback and in Christian ministry as a pastor, church-planter and retreat leader, both in Alabama and in Texas. Brad currently serves as the pastor of Long X Ranch Cowboys, an outreach of Save the Cowboy based in Kiowa, Colorado. He is also a teaching instructor for the American Fellowship of Cowboy Churches. His ministry page on Facebook and Instagram, God’s Horseback Gospel, reaches an expanding audience of many thousands of people each day. His recent book, “Pass the Reins,” is a collection of thirty cowboy stories and thirty poems with devotionals that has been very well-received. He and his wife Stacey live near Weatherford, Texas where they keep a few horses and a small herd of longhorns.

Tater Paschal

Pastor, husband, daddy, pawpaw and cowboy. Calls Meridian, Texas home, where he and his wife, Lisa have lived for 26 years. He has been blessed to write and recite cowboy poetry and stories from his experiences on ranches in Texas and New Mexico. He has also performed on stages in Copper Mountain, Colorado, Ruidoso, New Mexico, Elko, Nevada, Forto Worth, Abilene, and Snyder, Texas throughout the last 30 years. One other tradition Tater likes to be involved in is chuckwagon cooking for cowboy crews and also uses the church's wagon for many occasions to share the ministry of Jesus.

Brennan Greene

Brennan Scott Greene is a singer songwriter from Spearman Texas. He grew up farming and ranching with his family there at the top of the panhandle, while learning how to play guitar and several other instruments. Currently Brennan spends his time day working, starting colts, songwriting, and playing shows where he can in the country/western scene. His most recent record "Emty Endurance" is out on Spotify, Apple Music, and multiple other platforms.
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Cowboy Poetry Under the Stars sponsored by Frontier Texas!
May 09, 2024 | 8:00 PM
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