Bill Lowman: 35th Annual Dakota Cowboy Poetry Gathering | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Bill Lowman: 35th Annual Dakota Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Apr 16, 2021

 

Left: Event Poster | Right: Bill Lowman (Credit Charlie Ekburg, Smithsonian Magazine)

Since 1987, cowboy poets have met at the Dakota Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Medora, North Dakota. This year, the gathering is celebrating its 35th anniversary over Memorial Day weekend.

The founder of the event, North Dakota poet Bill Lowman, spoke with Tom Brosseau about this year's gathering, which includes performances from regional musicians and poets. Listen above.

Find more information about the Dakota Cowboy Poetry Gathering on their Facebook page.

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Hear Bill recite an original poem on Episode 13 of The Great American Folk Show, airing Sunday, May 2, at 5pm CT.