December 56 2018:My friend, Suzie Solomon will join me in the 3rd annual Mountain Home Christmas. We will provide Victorian songs and stories of the early celebrations of Christmas in the Rockies. I am delighted that Allie Paige will join us again for some Irish step dancing. Conifer, Colorado.
January 17, 18, 1920, 2018: Mark and I will be joining our friends at the 2017 Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering at the American Mountaineering Center. Come join us and our friends in a celebration of the songs and poetry of the Cowboy and the 30th annivesary of the gathering itself! Golden, Colorado.
Now Part of History
20152017: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, 2526, 2015: Mark and I performed for the 2015 Fur Trade Symposium at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, La Junta, Colorado.
July 12, 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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