Rhythms by the River is July 23 with Wally McRae, Stephanie Davis – Billings Gazette

July 15, 2016

Categories: Coal, Events, News, Northern Plains Resource Council

By Jaci Webb

PrintThe Hobble Diamond Ranch near Big Timber will host the Rhythms by the River concert on Saturday, July 23.

The concert runs from 4 to 8 p.m. and features Wally McRae and Stephanie Davis. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at gate. The event includes music, poetry, dinner, a raffle and a silent auction.

Gates open and food is served at 4 p.m., music and poetry begin at 5. A print by artist Clyde Aspevig will be raffled off.

The event is a fundraiser for the Northern Plains Resource Council.

Davis sings, plays guitar and fiddle, writes, and draws. Her songs have been recorded by such notables as Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Joey+Rory and others. She was a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor’s public radio show, “A Prairie Home Companion, and she sings at festivals and cowboy poetry gatherings throughout the country.

McRae, a third-generation rancher near Colstrip, has been a part of nearly every National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. He was the first cowboy poet to be awarded the National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a recipient of the Montana Governor’s Award for the Arts and has served on the National Council of the Arts.

Hobble Diamond Ranch is 12 miles east of Big Timber and accessed off I-90 by exiting at Greycliff. For more information or to order tickets, call 406-248-1154.

 

NORTHERN PLAINS RESOURCE COUNCIL
220 South 27th Street, Suite A
Billings, Montana 59101
(406) 248-1154
info@northernplains.org