For Immediate Release
March 25, 2021
The first of two family friendly Cowboy Way Jubilee events for 2021 brings in the month of May. On Saturday May 1, 2021 the Cowboy Way Jubilee will hold the “Cowboy Way Crossroads” at Fort Concho, San Angelo, Texas. Beginning at Noon with vendor booths peddling handicrafts and wares, there’ll be demonstrations by some of the artisans. Local musicians will partake of the event’s “Open Mic” with donation jars for their performances. Tours of Fort Concho Museum and “Meet the Mules” will be conducted by Museum staff. Admission is by Donation, suggested $5 per adult and $3 per child, the fees will be split with the Fort Concho Museum. Interested vendors and musicians contact Leslei, 580–768–5559, firstname.lastname@example.org
At 7pm, two live concerts begin. Steeped in classic country music, performer Stephen Pride, the youngest brother to the late, great Charley Pride, will perform from 7 to 9:00pm. At 9pm former American Idol contestant and International award winning performer Kristyn Harris, accompanied by award winning fiddle-player Hailey Sandoz are scheduled to perform classic cowboy music, Western Swing, and original pieces steeped in cowboy culture. Tickets are available online at www.CowboyWayJubilee.com/Tickets/ and are $25 per adult, or $15 per Child (ages 12 to 17). Children under age 12 attend for free. (Tickets are non-refundable).
The full 3-day Cowboy Way Jubilee annual event will be held October 7 to 10, 2021 at Fort Concho, a National Historic Landmark in San Angelo, Texas. The three-and-a-half-day event bgins on Thursday ,October 7 at 5pm with a campfire singalong (with a real campfire!). For the three-day weekend, attendees have multiple events from which to choose such as Hollywood Celebrity / Western Authors Meet & Greets, Question and Answer sessions with the Celebrities or Authors, and a full Western Music Festival with all-day and evening concerts. (also, there will be Open Mic opportunities for locals). The “Forsaken Westerns Film Festival” sponsored by TheWesternsChannel.com, features vintage Cowboy movies and television episodes with heroes such as Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and “The Virginian” among others. Attendees may learn to play a harmonica, yodel, saddle a horse, twirl a lariat, act, write, and more at the “Cowboy Way Workshops,” over two dozen different workshops are offered throughout the weekend.
Gunslingers from the Concho Cowboys Co., will hold mock gunfights. There’s a Most Authentic Western Male and Female Costume Contest open to the public judged by local Historians. There will be shopping at the Cowboy Way Crossroads where Western-related goods are sold by dozens of vendors on-site. Food trucks and perhaps a chuckwagon will be available from which to purchase food and beverages. Special tours of the Fort with Curator, Cory Robinson and the Living Stables Manager, Leslie Marshall will also be available.
The Cowboy Way Jubilee is a family-friendly modern Wild West experience. Full event schedule, dates, and times as well as registration forms are available from www.cowboywayjubilee.com/. Choose the “CWEvents” tab and select from the pull down options. Prices vary according to package selected. Children under 18 are always FREE to attend (some workshops, etc., require a fee for children to participate).
Founded in 2017, the “Cowboy Way Concerts” and the “Cowboy Way Jubilee” are brought to you by Oleeta Jean, LLC, Leslei Fisher, event planner & founder. The San Angelo Convention & Visitors’ Bureau is a primary event sponsor.