Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Alpine

by West Texas Weekly on March 4, 2009

The Gathering exists to preserve the oral tradition of the West through poetry, music and story telling. This event takes place in Alpine, Texas and encompasses many aspects of West Texas culture. Check out the official website.

Here’s some exclusive footage of Glenn Moreland and Washtub Jerry playing:

Chris Isaacs discusses the unique nature of our particular cowboy poetry festival here in Alpine, Texas. Check out his website here.

Biscuits O’ Bryan tells a tall tale. Here’s a link to his book.

Nessye Mae Roach of Fort Davis and Karen McGuire of Alpine discuss their involvement at the Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering

And Washtub Jerry and Glenn Moreland round out the show. Both of these fine fellows are local. Be sure to check out Glenn’s site here. He blacksmiths, runs a chuckwagon and can squeak a mighty fine tune of that fiddle. Also, check out Washtub Jerry’s site.