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Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

All photographs taken by Kenneth A. Larson. All rights reserved. © 2009 - 2017.


The Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is held in Spring (usually April) and has been held the last several years at Melody Ranch where many Western movies and TV shows have been filmed. Originally dubbed Cowboy Poetry Festival, eventually music took center stage and the word "poetry" was dropped, but it is still as entertaining as ever. Music, poetry, food, and shopping are the highlights in a western setting.

16th annual Festival in 2009.

Happy cowboy music fans enjoying the festival
Crowd watching a black smith demonstration.
Happy cowboy music fans enjoying the festival
Happy cowboy music fans enjoying the festival.
Happy cowboy music fans enjoying the festival Happy cowboy music fans enjoying the festival
Happy cowboy music fans enjoying the festival .
heading for home heading for home
Happy cowboy music fans heading for home after the festival .
small performance space
One of the many small performance spaces along the street.
small performance space
The interior of this building holds a small performance space.

21th annual Festival in 2014.


Building from side.

Balcony.

The Cowboy Festival in 2014.

16th annual Festival in 2009.

The following images are from the 2009 Festival. During the years that Deadwood was shooting at the studio, cameras weren't allowed.
Sons of the San Joaquin Sons of the San Joaquin
This author enjoys this cowboy singing group, Sons of the San Joaquin.
Don Edwards Don Edwards
Don Edwards is one of the old-time masters of cowboy music.
Hot Time in Cowtown Hot Time in Cowtown is a modern swingin' group with a fast fiddlin' female at center.
Baxter Black is a master cowboy poet with stories that are extremely funny.

Dave Stamey, singer.

2013 - 20th Annual

The Melody Ranch hosts the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival


Don Edwards.
Hot Time in Cowtown
Hot Time in Cowtown
Riders in the Sky.


21th annual Festival in 2014.


Waddie Mitchell, poet.
Sons of the San Joaquin, cowboy music.

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