Mark your calendars now to save Saturday, June 8 for a very special evening with cowboy music historian & musician Pipp Gillette, and Elko’s own Waddie Mitchell. Tuscarora singer/songwriter Marinna Mori opens the show. The collaborations of Pipp and Waddie have been acknowledged with two Western Heritage Wrangler Awards (2013 and 2016) from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Admission is $20 - $15 for seniors, Western Folklife Center members and students; and $5 for recent graduates and kids under 18. Advance tickets available in our Gift Shop or by calling 775.738.7508; tickets also available at the door, cash or check only, please.
The Pioneer Saloon doors open at 6:00 pm, serving refreshing beverages, with light refreshment courtesy of sponsor, Port of Subs (3600 W Idaho St): come early and enjoy Portraits of the Gathering, our Wiegand Gallery exhibition of amazing Kevin Martini-Fuller photographs following 35 years of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The doors to the G Three Bar Theater open at 7:00 pm.
Banner photo courtesy of Pipp Gillette; taken at the Wrangler Award ceremony of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.