The Westernfolklife Center

32nd National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Tickets

Tickets go on sale to members of the Western Folklife Center at 9 AM Pacific Time, Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Before tickets go on sale feel free to review the shows. Sales to non-members open October 8, 2015. If you are not a member and would like to join please call 888.880.5885 or 775-738-7508 or email us at Please Note: New or renewing memberships received between September 4 and September 8 will not be in our system, you will need to telephone in your ticket order at 888-880-5885.

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If you have difficulty accessing the ticketing system, or if you have questions, call 888-880-5885 or email If the ticketing system won't let you in on Opening Day - check your records and make sure your membership is current, then call 775-738-7508 or toll-free 888-880-5885 to place your order.

To order tickets online, you must be a member in good standing before September 4, 2015; otherwise please call 888.880.5885 to purchase a membership while purchasing tickets. If you are a Western Folklife Center member, please complete the information below and you will be directed to the list of ticketed performances and workshops available for purchase.

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WARNING: Tickets selected and reserved in your cart will only be held for a maximum of 45 minutes. As you access your cart you will see the remaining time available for each selection. Please be sure to finalize your order within the 45 minute time limit or time-expiring selections will be automatically released for resale to others.

Please remember how many tickets to each performance and how many free Members' Show tickets your member level entitles you to. Refer to the table below if you are unsure:

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The number of tickets a member can purchase to any one show is determined by their membership level. Please consult the membership benefits so you know what your level allows. Consider upgrading your membership if you'd like to purchase more seats than your current membership level permits. If an order is completed online without a corresponding membership between September 8 and October 8, 2015, you are authorizing the Western Folklife Center to charge your credit card for a membership at the minimum level to qualify for your ticket purchase request. At the discretion of management, transactions resulting from unauthorized online activity are subject to reversal without notification.