Schedule of Public Events for 2017

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Here is what we have scheduled for our public appearances for this year.
Please check back often for updates and potential changes.
(Disclaimer: We only list our public performances, as we choose to respect the privacy of those who have hired us for private parties and events ... would you want a bunch of people showing up and crashing your party and eating your food?)

Mahoney House Valentine Fundraiser
Come dance with Saddle Strings Cowboy Band starting at 8 pm. Tickets $15.00 per person $20.00 per couple. Bring your sweetheart and join us for a prime rib dinner starting at 6:30. Dinner tickets $100.00 per couple includes dinner, desert, dance. Get your dinner tickets early as space is limited.
Call 756-3146. 
February 13th
8:00 pm

Elks Lodge
901 Lombard St

Salmon, ID

Annual Bar-J Wranglers FFA Concert
The Commitment to Agriculture Foundation welcomes the Bar-J Wranglers and the SaddleStrings again this year at Fremont High School.  Proceeds from the event provide scholarships and learning opportunities for the members of the Weber and Fremont FFA Chapters.  Join us for a great cause.
Sponsors will receive priority seating and a dinner, along with advertising at the concert, and other future events. 
For tickets and information:  www.utahcta.org or here.
Tickets are $15 (Children under 2 are free)
Silent Auction begins at 5:30 pm and closes at 6:45pm
Priority seat selection for sponsors will be available from 5:30 -5:55 pm
General seating begins at 6 pm

Live music by the SaddleStrings from 6-7pm
Then sit back and enjoy the Bar J Wranglers @ 7pm


February 18th
Silent Auction @ 5:30pm

Freemont High

1900 N. 4700 W.
Plain City, UT

11th Annual Mesquite Western Roundup
Sponsored by the Mesquite Arts Council, this is the culmination of a year's worth of hard work to feature poets from various parts of Nevada and Utah.  We are honored to be a part of this year's activities.  Join us for two days, at the Mesquite Community Theatre, for family entertainment and fun.
We will be supporting some amazing poets:  Marlene Bussma, Farrel Bott, Lee Kimberlin, Mike Prince, Hap Stuart, Russ Westwood, Brice Wilson and MC, Jeff Hoyt.
For more information:  http://www.mesquitewesternpoetry.com/
Don't miss the pre-show: Strings "N" Things

February 24th
February 25th

Mesquite Community Theatre
150 N. Yucca St.
Mesquite, NV

Hagerman's 11th Annual Magic Valley Cowboy Poets and Musicians Gathering
This is getting to be a habit of ours!  We sure enjoy this time of year and the springtime brings great friends back together!
Join us and the Cowboy Poets of Idaho, in Hagerman, for some great family entertainment on Friday and Saturday.  Don't forget the Community Breakfast at the Senior Center Saturday morning from 7-10 am!
Local and out of state talent is showcased in this two day event.
This quaint town of around 800 people is beautiful and friendly.  Local fare includes fresh fish and alligator from the local fish hatcheries!  Yes, I said alligator.... and it's delicious!
Contact Ken Wellard mailto:sulfegro@msn.com

March 17th-18th
daily shows all day from 10 a.m.
evening shows start 7:00 p.m.

Hagerman High School
Hagerman, ID

2017 Ogden Association of the Blind Spring Gala Dinner and Fundraiser
Mark the date and spread the word!
This year's OAB Spring Gala Dinner and Fundraiser will be held at Ogden's Historic Union Station.  Join us at this memorable event that will include live and silent auctions, 50/50 drawing, dinner and entertainment by us, and so much more!  Proceeds will benefit the Ogden Association of the Blind, the oldest continuously operationg chartered non-profit organization in Ogden.
Dinner is catered by Goodwood BBQ Company.
Tickets are $30 each and can be obtained by mailing a check with a self addressed stamped envelope to P.O. Box 150032 South Ogden, UT 84415, by March 1st. 
Donations are still being accepted for products, services, goods and gift certificates. Contact Chris Green at 801-529-6246

March 10th

Ogden's Historic Union Station
2501 Wall Avenue
Ogden, UT

Sierra's Angels Benefit Dinner, Silent Auction and More!
Join us in supporting the granddaughter of "Griz" Grant.  She was in a very serious car accident which has left her with severe injuries and mounting hospital bills and continued need for long-term medical care.  It will be a fun evening, with a spaghetti dinner, silent auction and some sort of music and entertainment from .... us!
Proceeds go to help the Kelly Grant Smith & Family as they try to keep Sierra on the path to recovering.
$10 per person
$40 for family of 5
To donate items, please contact:
Angi Kellett (801) 391-8345
Rachel Larsen (801) 529-5855
Melanie McDermott (801) 710-8634
Dez Grant (801) 391-2411
Kathy Lively (208) 599-1617 


March 25th
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Warren Church
856 N 5900 W
Warren, UT 

St Anthony's 29th Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Always a wonderful chance to perform for our Idaho fans, we are honored that this is becoming an annual tradition.  See musicians (yes, there are other wonderful and talented musicians, more talented than us), and poets. Come see some of your favorite entertainers! 
Stop here on your way to the Tetons and Yellowstone.

April 14th-15th
daily shows start @ 10 a.m.
evening shows start 7 p.m.

St. Anthony, ID

Cowboy Poetry Week and the Rural Library Program
Come see at the Pleasant Vally Branch, along with the amazingly talented Sam DeLeeuw, a poetess of the most remarkable kind!  We are honored to be able to share a stage with her.
The Rural Library  Program is an important outreach effort for Cowboy Poetry Week, conducted as a part of the Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry's mission to serve rural communities as it works to preserve and promote cowboy poetry and Western heritage.  Help us celebrate cowboy poetry and the western life-style, along with our very own Utah grown Cowpoet talents.  We are honored to be a part of the program and look forward to performing for our local fans.

ABSOLUTELY FREE!  Come on out!

To learn more about cowboy poetry check out CowboyPoetry.com

April 19th

Weber County Library - Pleasant Valley Branch

5568 S. Adams Ave.

Ogden, UT

12th Annual Cowboy Legends Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival
It's been a dozen years since this event began.  Come to Antelope Island and enjoy all 4 days of this wonderful event.  Step back in time on the Historic Fielding Garr Ranch to enjoy the best in Western Music and Cowboy Poetry.  There are events for the kids, wagon rides, mercantile trading post, western arts, crafts, multiple performance stages, dinner shows.  It's good, clean, family fun!  The best part?  If you camp on the island, you won't miss a thing!
Want to experience the island on horseback?  Bring your horse, or rent one, and explore the island.
$10 per vehicle, to get on the island, but after that, it's entirely up to you.
For more details see the website.
For all performers and their schedules. 

May 26th-29th
events all weekend

Fielding Garr Ranch
Antelope Island State Park
West of Syracuse, UT
on Antelope Dr. (1700 South)

Lincoln Park Fundraiser
It's a good old fashioned barn dance!  Bring the whole family for an evening of fun an laughter.  Help us and the community raise money for this park.

Stay tuned for more details..... 

June 10th
Dinner @ 6:00 pm
Dance @ 7:00 pm

Wine Cup Weston Barn
900 Cutler Road
Bear Lake County (Ovid), ID

Woodruff Homecoming
It's a good thing that the "hometown crowd" never gets tired of us.  We are back in the upper valley for the Homecoming celebrations in Woodruff, again.  Join us after the parade.

July 4th
approx. 11 am
(after the parade)
until 2 pm 

Woodruff Park
(behind the town hall)
Woodruff, UT

Utah Valley Western Heritage Night Concert
We are going to have a great time with the folks in Payson.  Join us, the Frontier Marshals and Waddie Mitchell, for Dutch oven dinner and fun, family entertainment.  You will be exposed to some great cowboy poetry and music.
Dutch Oven Dinner and Concert Tickets:
Adults $25
Children (11 & younger) $14.50
Concert only tickets:
$10 (unlimited seating)
Bring chairs/blankets 

July 15th
6:00 pm

Peteetneet Amphitheatre
100 North 600 East
Payson, UT

Ogden's Horse and Hitch Parade
Join us for Ogden's Pioneer Days celebrations, at the Horse and Hitch Parade.  Downtown Ogden on Washington Blvd.  Parade route is between 18th St. to Historic 25th Street.  Last year, we won the "Big Hitch" award.

This is a free event for the entire family.  There is a free picnic in the park, after the parade.

For more information, visit the website.

July 18th
7:00 pm

Downtown Ogden
parade route is between 18th St & historic 25th St on Washington Blvd.

Cancer Benefit Concert and Auction
We all know someone that has been affected by cancer.  A good friend of ours' family has been stricken with a severe diagnosis and we would like to help the family in raising money to go towards the medical expenses that are not covered.
Come to Wyoming and support the effort to help the Kenneth Davis family.
$10 admission
Auction starts at 6pm sharp!
Concert immediately following 

July 29th
Auction @ 6:00 pm
Concert immediately following 

Lyman High School Performing Arts Center
1305 E. Clark Street
Lyman, WY

Bradley House Concert
We have had the privilege of being a part of the Bradley Summer Home Concerts, over the years and we are again, humbled and honored that they asked us to do it again, this year.  Join us on the banks of the dry bed tributary to the Snake River, at Bob and Jami's amazing place.  Come and look around at the wonderful grounds and enjoy the sound of the water as it runs behind the stage, as we sing.  Bring blankets, chairs and we will be sure to make you smile, as we do our best to entertain you.  Bring a pot luck, for all to share.

August 5th
7 pm & 9 pm

Bear Lake County Fairgrounds
Rigby, ID

Bear Lake County Fair
Come visit us for our annual trek to old stomping grounds in Montpelier, ID.  This is sure a fun county fair, with entertainment, rides, food, animals, rodeo and more!

August 18th
7 pm & 9 pm

Bear Lake County Fairgrounds
Main St.
Montpelier, ID

Rich County Fair & Rodeo
Come see us at the Randolph Park.  We'll be playing for Snoose's home town crowd!  We'll look for you there!

Performances between the Parade and the Rodeo, and the Rodeo and Fireworks.  Parade starts at 5PM!

August 19th
Parade @ 5 pm
Concert immediately following

Randolph Park
Main St.
Randolph, UT

Lewis Barn Dance
Looking for a good hometown family friendly barn dance to take your best gal?  Take her up to Cub River for the evening and enjoy dinner and dancing.  Homemade creamed peas and potatoes is on the menu, along with the most tender beef, corn on the cob, fresh hot scones and so much more.  The food is fabulous!  The Lewis' put on an annual barn dance for friends and family and community.  Each year it gets bigger and better!  Did we mention that the food is fabulous?!
The price is free, but a donation is recommended to cover the expenses for the food and the band.

September 9th

243 Spring Creek Dr.
Cub River
follow the signs
(just outside of Franklin, ID)
If you hit Preston, you've gone too far....

Cowboy Poetry
Join us, October 13th, for an evening of poetry and music.  Come see our favorite youth cowboy poet, Thatch Elmer and Mr. Gordon Champneys

October 13th

Clinton Recreation Building
1651 W. 2300 N.
Clinton, UT

Cedar City's Livestock and Heritage Festival
We will be performing on Thursday night, as well as throughout the weekend.
Our performance times:
Thursday @ 7 pm:
Grand Marshall Reception and Evening Concert at the Heritage Theatre  
Friday @ 5:20 pm with Buckaroo Balladeers
Saturday @ 12:40 pm & 5:20 pm
More info:

October 26th-29th

Cross Hollows Diamond Z Indoor Arena
12500 W. Hwy 56
Cedar City, UT

Wayne Nelson Memorial Gathering (formerly Diamond Field Jack)
The historic Wilson Theatre is once again the beautiful back drop to this year's gathering.  If you love historic buildings, tales of old, and listening to some great cowboy poetry and music, this is the place to be.  Join us, starting Friday afternoon and all day Saturday for fun, entertainment and see the wonderful vendors that will be returning.
For ticketing information contact: Cathy Leal @ 208-436-2787 

November 10th-11th

Historic Wilson Theatre
Wilsontheatrerupertidahocrop.jpg610 Fremont St.
Rupert, ID 83350