Sierra Valley Grange Cowboy Poetry 10/13/12

Vinton– The Sierra Valley Grange will present two performances of Cowboy Poetry and Song on Octobr13 at the Grange Hall on Highway 70 in Vinton. A matinee performance will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a second evening show, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The proceeds will go to benefit the Grange Building Fund. Show tickets are $23 for adults and $8 for kids. Dinner Tickets are $12 adults and $* for kids.

The performers are : Caroline Markham, a native of Wickenburg, Arkansas who trained as an opera singer but migrated into Western folk music and dude wrangling. She has an exceptionally lovely voice and is sure to be a hit on her first appearance at the Grange.

Gary Robertson of Oklahoma makes a return performance, he has been a ranch manager, farrier, all around cowboy and storyteller for 25 years.

Tom Hiatt, a cowboy balladeer from El Cajon , with his trio, the Sundown Riders will appear. Tom won the 2011 Western Artists “Will Rogers Cowboy Award” for best western song is new to the Grange stage.

The Sierra Valley Grange is a non-profit organization promoting agricultural issues. More information and tickets may be had by contacting organizers Rich Moore and Pam Olivieri at or telephone 831 345-9840.

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