Wednesday, June 3, 2009


22nd Gathering 2009
Pincher Creek Alberta

June 19 to 21

Cowboy Poetry and Music
Artisans, Demonstrations, Western Hospitality
Cowboy Church and Rancher's Rodeo

All venues at the Pincher Creek and District Agricultural Fairgrounds
Camping available at the Fairgrounds


Thursday June 18
6:00 pm:
Open session at the Horseshoe Pavilion followed by Pickin' & Grinnin' at the campfire

Friday June 19
9:30 am:
Gates open
10:00 am:
Entertainment begins at the Community Hall and Horseshoe Pavilion
12:00 - 4:00 pm:
Entertaining and Educational demonstrations at the Rodeo Arena
5:00 pm:
BBQ in the Horseshoe Pavilion
7:30 - 10:00 pm:
Feature Presentation followed by Tom Phillips
You can get in to the Tom Phillips show with your pass, or for $10.00 for this event only.

Saturday June 20
9:30 am:
Gates open
10:00 am:
All venues open
Music and poetry all day
1:00 pm:
Ranch Horse Competition (Rodeo Arena)
5:00 pm:
BBQ in the Horseshoe Pavilion
7:30 - 9:30 pm:
Feature Presentation
10:00 pm - 1:00 am:
Dance to the old time music of Phil Lethbridge and the Westwinds

Sunday June 21
8:00 am:
Pancake Breakfast Sponsored and Cooked by MD #9 and the Town of Pincher Creek
9:30 am:
Cowboy Church, Artisans, Country Mercantile at the Horseshoe Pavilion
1:00 pm:
Ranchers Fun Rodeo

Crowsnest Pass 94.9 CJPR Elk Valley 1340 CJEV Pincher Creek 92.7 CJPV


Information and Tickets:




Courtesy cars available

Weekend Pass $75.00

includes 3 days, 2 Barbeques, 2 Special Features, Old Time Dance, Pancake Breakfast, Cowboy Church,and Ranchers FUn Rodeo

Gate Pass $15.00 for 3 days or $5.00 at gate per day

Tickets available for Feature &/or Barbeque at Info Booth:

Feature: $20.00 Barbeque $15.00

Performers (updated):


Maxine Larson – Lewiston, ID

Bob Davis – Cowley, AB

Prairie Sunset – Edmonton, AB

Shiloh Sharrard – Moscow, ID

Chris & Sharky – Sundre, AB

Up The Creek – Lundbreck, AB

Dusty Dee Litchfield – Lethbridge, AB

Clarence Knowlton – Brocket, AB

Albert Prairie Chicken along with Sierra & Ariana – Brocket, AB

Floyd Sillito – Lethbridge, AB

The Moncrieffs – Cayley, AB

Bob Holt – Sangudo, AB

Allison Demeter – Calgary, AB

Miriam Dreher – Airdrie, AB

Bud & Jill Stewart – Fort MacLeod, AB

Tory Pillin – Brocket, AB

Tim Ross – Cranbrook, BC

Mike Blair – Landmark, MB

Nora Maidman – Dalemead, AB

Charlie Ewing - Claresholm, AB

Shirley Field - Gwynne, AB

Al Owchar – Calgary, AB

Perry Jacobson – Cochrane, AB

Double Diamond – Cypress County, AB

Silver Sage – Medicine Hat, AB

Rawling Brothers – Lundbreck, AB

Matt Robertson – Bentley, AB

Friends in Synch – Pincher Creek, AB

Noel Burles – Coalhurst, AB

Allen Christie - Alhambra, AB

Chris Davis – Cowley, AB

Dusty & Amber Martin – Iron Springs, AB

The Travelling Maybels – Calgary, AB


Hazel Rust – Panoka, AB

Howard Norskog – Lewiston, ID

Joyce Pallister – High River, AB

Ken McConaghie – Ridgedale, SK

Diamond Doug Keith – Domain, MB

Vivia Oliver – Caroline, AB

Brian Ironmonger – Elko, BC

Bill Michie – Lethbridge, AB

Ol’ Ugly – Nanton, AB

Buddy Gale – Calgary, AB

Robbie Robertson – High River, AB

Frank Gleeson – Williams Lake, BC

Mountain Mumma – Joffrey, BC

Dave Dance – Olds, AB

Barry Heath – Saskatoon, SK

Bryn Thiessen – Sundre, AB

B.J. Smith – Diamond City, AB

Weldon Parson – Blaine Lake, SK

Vic Stuckey – Stettler, AB

Darla McGlynn – Pincher Creek, AB

Bernie Christenson – Vanguard, AB

Margaret Wilhelm – Sulfer Springs, Montana

Poets & Musicians

The Queens Cowboys - B.J. (Diamond City), Perry (Cochrane) & Robbie (High River)

Sid Marty – Lundbreck, AB

Margaret Krause – Pincher Creek, AB

Sally Truss – Calgary, AB

Keith Ward – Lundbreck, AB

Rod Erickson – Spirit Lake, Idaho

Phil Burpee – Pincher Creek, AB

Marshall Veal – Vancouver, BC

Organizers/Performers and Presenters contacts:

Chairperson: Eileen at 403 627-2207

Poets and Musicians: Bob Westrop at 403-627-4733

Artisans: Donna Smith at 403-627-4121

To register as an entertainer: go to this page at Alberta Cowboy Poetry (click here)

email it to


mail Eileen McGlynn, Box 986, Pincher Creek AB T0K 1W0