Artown and Reno Rodeo Foundation Saddle Up for National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on the Road

RENO, Nev. (July 20, 2016) – Artown and the Reno Rodeo Foundation have teamed up to present National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on the Road, an evening of poetry, music and the cowboy way of life where storytellers and songwriters express the beauty and challenges of a life deeply connected to the earth and its bounty.

WHEN: Thursday, July 21. Doors open at 6 p.m., performance starts at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Bartley Ranch, 6000 Bartley Ranch Rd, Reno, NV 89511

WHO: Performances by Andy Hedges, Brenn Hill and Trinity Seely. Partners include Artown, Reno Rodeo Foundation, and Western Folklife Center.

WHY: The event celebrates the cultural arts of Nevada’s long and rich western heritage with proceeds going to the Reno Rodeo Foundation. For 30 years the Reno Rodeo Foundation has been making a difference to children and families in northern Nevada. It began as a private foundation with the sole purpose of distributing a portion of the proceeds from the annual Reno Rodeo through scholarships and community grants, the Reno Rodeo Foundation is now a 501 (c)(3) public charity offering a much broader range of support to those in need in our community.

Media interviews, photo and video opportunities available.

About the Reno Rodeo Foundation
The Reno Rodeo Foundation was incorporated in 1986 and is a non-profit 501(c)3. In addition to the annual Denim Drive that helps clothe neglected and abused foster children 365 days a year, the organization provides scholarships to eligible Nevada high school graduates, supports community grants, underwrites the Reno Rodeo Reading Roundup literacy program helping thousands of at-risk first graders, builds community partnerships and serves as the anchor for large capital projects to improve the lives of children. Like Reno Rodeo Foundation on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or for more information, please visit