Andy Hedges, a self-taught songster and storyteller, will be performing at the Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater on May 4. The free family-friendly performance is to thank our local volunteers and sponsors, and the Elko community for supporting the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering every year. The event will feature local youth performers and special guests beginning at 7:30 pm. Hedges will take the stage at 8:00 pm, performing two 45-minute sets with an intermission.
Andy Hedges has a varied repertoire including classic cowboy poetry recitations, obscure cowboy songs, dust bowl ballads, and blues. He lives in Texas with his wife and children. Hedges has been a returning performer at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, and is the host of the Cowboy Crossroads Podcast. Visit https://www.andyhedges.com/.
This event is held in conjunction with the Halleck Bar Party located at the Northeastern Nevada Museum, beginning at 6:00 pm. Thank you, Elko is sponsored in part by:
Photos by Jessica Brandi Lifland.