Cowboy poets returned to Alpine, Texas, on February 21-22, 2020. While the gathering had a new name and management, the tradition of singing songs and reciting poetry of the American West continued, drawing an enthusiastic crowd—and more young people than ever before. Such gatherings occur annually all around the country, though the 2021 gathering had to be canceled because of COVID.
Such an event also plays a big part in the third Big Bend Country Mystery, The Lost Mine Trail. If you are fond of cowboy poetry, this book is for you