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Rex Rideout
Conifer, Colorado

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Coming Up

August 14, 2021: I'm very happy to say I will be once again offering a Conifer Christmas at the Venue Theatre, Sunday December 19 at 3:00. My friend Dennis Paige will be joining me on percussion and there will some songs and instruments you haven't seen before. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $10 and reserved seating may be purchased online through the Venue Theatre website . As always, every penny of ticket sales goes to the non-profits in Conifer. There will also be a non-perishable food drive for the Mountain Resource Center. We had to go online last year and this show will be recorded and offered online as well but I am grateful that the theatre can once again open its doors for this annual show. Conifer, Colorado.

Now Part of History

June 11, 12–13, 2021: I performed songs of the old West for Sidney Gold Rush Days . After being shut down in 2020 by the pandemic it happened this year. I was happy to be there and make new friends. Sidney, Nebraska.

December 13, 2020:My 5th annual Conifer Christmas. was to be hosted by the Venue Theatre but because of Covid restrictions, was seen online through Youtube.

November 13, 14, 15, 16–17, 2019: I was happy to join my friends at the 2019 International Western Music Association Annual Conference at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. My presentation of the legacy of Jack Thorp was well attended and was later put into print in Western Way Magazine.

2015–2017:Charles Badger Clark published his 1st and 2nd books, Sun and Saddle Leather,1915 and Grass Grown Trails, 1917. It was pleasure to join my friends, Pegie Douglas and the Badger Sett Band as well as Greg Scott, author of "Cowboy Poetry: Classic Poems & Prose by Badger Clark". We recalled the life and times of Badger Clark in the years 2015 and 2017 at his home, The Badger Hole and other places in Custer State Park. South Dakota Historical Society Custer State Park, South Dakota.

September 23, 24, 25–26, 2015: Mark and I performed for the 2015 Fur Trade Symposium at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, La Junta, Colorado.

July 1–2, 2015: Mark and I performed for the Santa Fe Opera Company to wrap up their symposium of the Legacy of the Civil War with the New Mexico History Museum as part of the premier of Cold Mountain, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

August 2013: Mark and I were invited to perform at the New Mexico History Museum for its big Wild West Weekend. The Palace Press also released 100 copies of the limited edition of our Jack Thorp's Songs of the Cowboys. Santa Fe, NM.

September 2011: Mark and I had the pleasure of performing at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. We did shows and workshops over three days and got to explore the place I wanted to visit it since it opened.

July 2011: I had the pleasure of seeing the motion picture, "Cowboys & Aliens" in the theatre with my wife and sons. I also took in a couple more showings with my friends. Hey, how often am I likely to be on the big screen?

2008 Mark and I completed a nine-city tour of New Mexico to celebrate the centennial of the first book of cowboy songs ever printed, Songs of the Cowboys by Jack Thorp. This tour was generously sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council. True West Magazine awarded us "Best Musical Tour of the West" in their 2009 Best of the West issue.

2007 Tom, Don and I joined the Alpine Orchestra in concert in Leadville, Salida and Buena Vista for a grand celebration of Zebulon Pike's expedition.


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