California Rodeo Salinas hosts its 28th annual cowboy poetry Big
Week kickoff event on July 12th. Attendees will experience an
afternoon full of wine tasting, barbecue, cowboy poetry, music and more. This
year, the gathering will feature western artists, Cow Bop, Amaya Rose Dempsey,
Gary Allegretto and local, Clem Albertoni will be the Master of Ceremonies.
Clem is a local legend and entertaining cowboy poet from Soledad, California.
Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering will be held at Sherwood Hall at 940 N.
Main Street in Salinas on Sunday, July 12th. Doors open at 1:00pm
for wine tasting and barbecue. Open mic begins at 1:45pm and the show will
begin at 2:30pm. Tickets for the event are now on sale now online at http://www.carodeo.com/events/2015/cowboy-poetry or at the door on
July 12th. Tickets are $30 for adults and $5 for children 12 years of age or
younger. Wine and barbecue tickets will be sold separately and will be
available for purchase at the event. Please call 831-320-5939 with questions. The
link listed above also features more event information including sponsors,
photos and biographies of the performers.
This special afternoon benefits the Foundation for Monterey County Free
the California Rodeo Salinas
California Rodeo Salinas will take place July 16-19, 2015. The California Rodeo
Association is a not-for-profit organization that strives to preserve and
promote the traditions of the California Rodeo Salinas and the West. We support
the community and other non-profit organizations through the staging of the
annual California Rodeo Salinas and other year round operations of the Salinas
Sports Complex. Through donation of our facility, vending and fundraising
opportunities during Rodeo and other events, the California Rodeo Association
returns between $200,000 and $300,000 annually to local non-profits. For more
information about the California Rodeo Salinas, log on to www.CARodeo.com or
call the California Rodeo -Office at 831-775.3100. 'Like' the
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