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Singing the Cattle North

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August 29, 2015, 7:00 PM CT

Presented by Jim Hoy

Cowboy folksongs were more than entertainment on the lonely prairie: they told the story of a way of work that has since changed radically. Through trail-driving songs, night-herding songs, and bunkhouse/chuckwagon songs, cattle drovers produced a musical culture that still appeals to today's ranchers who have traded their horses for four-wheelers and six-guns for cell phones. Join us as we learn about the important folk tradition of the prairie.

Flying W Ranch
1515 G Rd
Cedar Point, KS 66843
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Sponsored by: Kansas Farmers Union

For more information about this event, please contact:
Mercedes Taylor-Puckett
(785) 840-6202
Email
http://www.kansasfarmersunion.org