Time Travel Music

Music for any event in the 19th Century.

Rex Rideout
Conifer, Colorado
Phone 303 273–3839  

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Coming Up

December 22, 2016: I will be performing the songs and stories of Christmas in the Old West at the Venue Theatre Venue Theatre. Morrison, Colorado.

January 19, 20, 21–22, 2017: Mark and I are delighted to be invited back to the 2017 Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering at the American Mountaineering Center. Come join us and our friends from across the country and other parts of the world in a celebration of the songs and poetry of the Cowboy. Golden, Colorado.

April 8–9, 2016: I will be joining my saddle pals in Cody for a weekend of Cowboy song. More information to follow. Cody, Wyoming.

Now Part of History

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.

August 23, 2015: Charles Badger Clark published his first book of poetry, Sun and Saddle Leather in 1915. Pegie Douglas and I had the honor of celebrating the centennial of this great work. We performed Badger's songs and poems at his home, the Badger Hole. We repeated the show for a much larger audience at the Tatanka Barn Theatre accompanied by my friend, Bob Lantis. South Dakota Historical Society Custer State Park, South Dakota.

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.

January 11, 2015: I was honored to present two lectures on the music of the fur trade for the Tesoro Cultural Center's Historic Lecture Series. Morrison, Colorado.

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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