Tom

Give me a holler at 503.936.1621 or send an email if you'd like to talk about including cowboy poetry at your next event.


3/6/2023 - 3/10/2023

Educational Outreach Programs

Logan, Utah Schools


3/10/2023 - 3/12/2023

Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous

Cache County Event Center
Logan, Utah

https://www.cachevalleycowboyrendezvous.com/ 


4/19/2023

Tualatin, Oregon Rotary Club
12 PM Cowboy Poetry Week Lunch Program

Public Welcome. Lunch purchase available.
Tualatin Country Club

https://www.tualatinrotary.org/


8/19/2023

Western Idaho Ranch Concert

Ticket and other details to come


9/16/2023

McKay Creek Cowboy Gathering

Benefit for H.O.R.S.E.S. on the Ranch
Equine Assisted Therapy & Learning

Wine Down Ranch, 6500 NE McKay Creek Road, Prineville, OR
Gates open at 11am

Free admission...donations appreciated

https://horsesontheranch.org/mckay-creek-cowboy-gathering/


10/7/2023

Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, WA
Western BBQ

5-7 PM

Details to come


Past Appearances:

December 1, 2022 LA Talk Radio Rendezvous with a Writer
November 9-13, 2022 IWMA Convention and Awards
October 22, 2022 The Dalles Civic Auditorium
October 15, 2022 Skamania Lodge Stevenson, WA Western Whiskey & BBQ
October 13, 2022 Artichoke Music Coffeehouse
October 6, 2022 LA Talk Radio Rendezvous with a Writer
October 1, 2022 Butte Creek Roundup Butte Creek Scout Ranch Benefit
September 18, 2022 Vine2Wine Tualatin Library Foundation
September 10, 2022 Coffee House 26 Book Store
September 9, 2022 Tualatin Historical Society Annual Dinner
August 20, 2022 McKay Creek Cowboy Gathering Prineville, OR
August 11-13, 2022 Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering Prescott, AZ
July 2, 2022 St. Paul Rodeo
June 23, 2022 Tualatin Heritage Center with Notable Exceptions
April 21, 2022 The Dalles Art Center, The Dalles, OR
April 6, 2022 Oregon Arbor Month Poetry Contest Judge
April 3, 2022 40 Something Cowgirls Barn Concert
March 26, 2022 Skamania Lodge Cowboy Brunch POSTPONED NEW DATE TBD
March 11-13, 2022 Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous, Logan, Utah
March 7-11, 2022 Logan, Utah school programs
February 28, 2022 Taft Elementary School Lincoln City, OR Read Across America Guest Speaker
December 18, 2021 Artichoke Community Music Holiday Concert
November 10-14, 2021 Western Music Association Convention and Awards Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
October 23, 2021 Cowboys in the Hood IWMA Showcase Hood River Oregon COVID-19 POSTPONED
October 7, 2021 Central East Rotary Club, Portland, OR
October 1-2, 2021 Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2021
September 17, 2021 Tualatin, OR Historical Society Annual Heritage Evening
August 21, 2021 McKay Creek Cowboy Gathering Prineville, OR
August 18-19, 2021 Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo, Canby, OR
August 12-14, 2021 Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering Prescott, AZ
May 14, 2021 West Fest with Notable Exceptions, Joni Harms, Tom Swearingen
February 18, 2021 The Writer's Block - LA Talk Radio
Feb 5-6, 2021 Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering
January 27, 2021 Chandler, AZ Horizon Rotary Club
December 20, 2020 Artichoke Community Music Virtual Holiday Concert
December 17, 2020 Virtual Village Winter Solstice Show
December 8, 2020 Tigard Breakfast Rotary Club Year End Program
October 13, 2020 IWMA Western Opry, Abuquerque, NM CANCELED/COVID 19
October 17, 2020 Cowboys in the Hood IWMA Showcase Hood River Oregon CANCELED-COVID-19
October 15, 2020 The Dalles Art Center Featured Author Reading (COVID-19 POSTPONED)
October 8, 2020 Tualatin Historical Society virtual program
October 2-3, 2020 Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
Sept. 26, 2020 Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference
August 6-8, 2020 Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering Prescott, AZ CANCELED COVID-19
July 2-3, 2020 St. Paul Rodeo & Wild West Art Show CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
May 9, 2020 West Fest BBQ and concert (TO BE RESCHEDULED IN 2021 DUE TO COVID-19)
April 28, 2020 McMenamins Olympic Club Hotel POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
April 18, 2020 Wilsonville, OR Library (TO BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19)
Feb 7-8, 2020 Cochise Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering
Jan. 30, 2019 - Feb 1, 2020 36th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Elko, NV
November 26, 2019 McMenamins Old Church History Pub
November 13-16, 2019 International Western Music Association
October 28, 2019 The Waypost Portland, OR
October 12, 2019 2nd Annual Cowboys in the Hood! Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, OR
October 3-5, 2019 2019 Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering
October 1, 2019 Albuquerque NM House Concert
Sept. 28, 2019 Open for Adrian Buckaroo Girl H.O.R.S.E.S on the Ranch Benefit Prineville, OR
Sept. 21, 2019 Canby Rotary Wild West Roundup Dinner
July 31-August 3, 2019 Benton County OR Fair & Rodeo
July 27, 2019 National Day of the Cowboy, Coastal Farm & Ranch, The Dalles, OR
July 19, 2019 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Summer Rendezvous
July 2-3, 2019 St. Paul Rodeo & Wild West Art Show
July 1, 2019 St. Paul Rodeo Hall of Fame Induction
June 5, 2019 West Side Portland Business Breakfast
May 25, 2019 Private Memorial Day Weekend Concert, Crescent, OR
May 17, 2019 with Dave Stamey. Portland Folkmusic Society Concert
May 4, 2019 Singer. Songwriter. Storyteller Concert at Artichoke Music. With Claudia Nygaard
April 22, 2019 Juanita Pohl Community Center Tualatin, OR
April 18, 2019 Live and archived on EquestrianLegacy.net's Campfire Cafe.
April 17, 2019 Museum of the Oregon Territory, Clackamas County Historical Society
Aprill 13, 2019 Live on KBOO-FM Swing 'n Country
April 6, 2019 Historic Brownsville Cowboy Gathering
March 14-17, 2019 Kamloops, Cowboy Festival, Kamloops, B.C.
February 23, 2019 Private House Concert, Ashland, OR
Jan. 6, 2019 "Language of the Land" CD Live Concert Recording
November 14, 2018 Findley Elementary Beaverton School District
November 7-11, 2018, Western Music Association Convention and Awards, Albuquerque, NM
20th Annual Monterey Cowboy Festival
Columbia Center for the Arts Hood River, OR
October 3, 2018 Tualatin Heritage Center
September 1, 2018, Artichoke Music with Juni Fisher, Portland, OR
July 5-6, 2018, St Paul Rodeo, St. Paul, OR
July 7, 2018, St. Paul Rodeo Hall of Fame Induction, St. Paul, OR
June 25-30, 2018, Pendleton Round-Up Wagon Train
June 9, 2018, Lewiston Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering, Lewiston, ID
May 27, 2018, Private Memorial Day Weekend Concert, Crescent, OR
April 24, 2018, Canby Library, Canby, OR
April 19, 2018, East Portland Rotary Club Luncheon, Portland, OR
April 17, 2018 Oregon City Public Library, Oregon City, OR
April 13 & 14, 2018 Columbia River Cowboy Gathering, Kennewick WA
March 16, 2018, Portland Folk Music Society Concert with the Hanson Family, Portland, OR
March 3, 2018, Wilsonville Rotary Heart of Gold
February 24, 2018, KBOO, Portland OR
February 25, 2018, Artichoke Music Sunday Concert with Notable Exceptions, Portland OR
February 16-18, 2018, Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering, Ellensburg, WA
February 1-4, 2018, Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, Sierra Vista, AZ
Jan. 31, 2018- Feb. 2, 2019 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Elko NV "Anything Goes Stage"
January 26, 2018, Artichoke Music Friday Night Coffeehouse, Portland, OR
November 15, 2017, Kiwanis Club Luncheon, Portland, OR
October 14, 2017, Opening for Claudia Nygaard, Tualatin, OR house concert
October 5-8, 2017, Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Durango, CO
October 3, 2017, House Concert, Albuquerque, NM
September 30, 2017, 7th Annual Family Tradition, Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta St. Portland, OR
September 18, 2017, Noontime Jamboree KBOO-FM 90.7
September 11, 2017, Charbonneau Women's Association, Private Luncheon, Wilsonville, OR
July 28-29, 2017, Clark Days, Pompey's Pillar National Monument, Billings, MT
July 25-27, 2017, Professional Horsemen's Rendezvous, Meeteetse, WY
July 8, 2017, Lewiston Cowboy Music and Poetry Gathering, Lewiston, ID
July 2 & 3, 2017, St. Paul Rodeo Wild West Art Show Stage with Andy Bales, St. Paul, OR
June 27, 2017, With Juni Fisher, A benefit for Territorial Riders BCHO, Oregon City, OR
June 19-24, 2017, Pendleton Round-Up Wagon Train Ride
June 9, 2017, Royal Rosarian Rose Festival Dinner, Portland, OR
May 28, 2017, Memorial Day campfire concert, Crescent, OR
April 18, 2017, Cowboy Poetry Week Program, Tigard, OR Library
April 15, 2017, Cowboy Poetry Week Program, Wilsonville, OR Library
March 31, 2017. Canby Rotary Club, Canby, OR
March 10, 2017, Willamette Valley Country Club dinner, Canby, OR
February 17-19, Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering, Ellensburg, WA
February 2-4, 2017, National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Anything Goes Stage, Elko, NV
January 6, 2017, High Desert Museum, Bend, OR
November 15, 2016, Marion County Farm Bureau Annual Dinner, Silverton, OR
November 9-13, 2016, Western Music Association Convention, Albuquerque, NM
November 2, 2016, The Springs at Carman Oaks, Lake Oswego, OR
October 23, 2016, WMA Columbia Chapter Showcase Concert, with Bingen, WA
September 24, 2016, Art & Science Gala Benefiting PLAYA, Portand, OR
September 1-5, 2016 Professional Horsemen's Rendezvous, Pitchfork Ranch, WY
August, 2016 PLAYA Residency, Summer Lake, OR
July 23, 2016 National Day of the Cowboy concert with Notable Exceptions, Portland, OR
July 2-3, 2016 St. Paul Rodeo with Andy Bales
June 20-25, 2016 Pendleton Round-Up Wagon Train Ride
May 29, 2016 Memorial Day Campfire Concert, Crescent, OR
May 10, 2016 Beavercreek Grange Hall with Mike Beck, Oregon City, OR
April 19, 2016 Cowboy Poetry Week Performance, Lake Oswego, OR Library
April 18, 2016 Art of the Story Festival Storyteller, Tigard, OR Library
April 9, 2016 Art of the Story Festival Storyteller, Garden Home Library, Portland, OR
April 5, 2016 Walters Cultural Arts Center, Hillsboro, OR
April 4, 2016 Art of the Story Festival Storyteller, West Slope Elementary, Portland, OR
March 3, 2016 House Concert with Notable Exceptions, Tualatin, OR
February 20, 2016, House Concert, Portland, OR
Feb 12-13, 2016, Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering, Ellensburg, WA
January 25-30, 2016, National Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Open Mic, Elko NV
November 13-14, 2015, Western Music Association Convention and Awards, Albuquerque, NM
October 18, 2015, Western Music Assoc. Columbia Gorge Showcase, Bingen, WA
October 1-4, 2015, Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Durango, CO
August 24, 2015, House concert with Almeda Bradshaw, Portland, Oregon area
August 21-22, 2015, Cimarron Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering, Cimarron, NM
August 10, 2015, Ranch BBQ Concert, Sprague River, OR
August 8, 2015, Leon Flick/Sunny Hancock Memorial Cowboy Poetry Show with Ross Knox, Paisley, OR
August 7, 2015, House Concert, Redmond, OR
July 2-3, 2015, St. Paul Rodeo with Andy Bales, St. Paul, OR
June 22-27, 2015, Pendleton Round-Up Wagon Train Ride, Blue Mountains, OR
June 14, 2015, Portland, OR area concert, Performing with Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band
May 23, 2015, Mayor of Schoonover Memorial Day Campfire, Crescent, OR
May 9, 2015, Washington Outfitters & Guides Association Packers Rendezvous, Winthrop, WA
May 9, 2015, 49ers Days Celebration, Winthrop, WA 12PM
May 1, 2015, Opening for Dave Stamey, Klamath County Fairgrounds, Klamath Falls, OR
April 25, 2015, Sherwood Public Library, Cowboy Poetry Week Program, Sherwood, OR
April 24, 2015, Cornelius Public Library, Cowboy Poetry Week Program, Cornelius, OR
April 23, 2015, Shakespeare's Birthday, St. Paul, OR
April 22, 2015, Tigard Public Library, Cowboy Poetry Week Program, Tigard, OR
April 19, 2015, Tualatin Public Library, Cowboy Poetry Week Program, Tualatin, OR
March 28, 2015, American Competitive Trail Horse Association, Clackamas, OR
February 28, 2015, Meals on Wheels Benefit, Tualatin, OR
February 13-14, 2015, Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering, Ellensburg, WA
January 28-31, 2015, National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Open mic, Elko NV
December 18, 2014, Tigard Rotary Club, Tigard, OR
November 29, 2014 8th Annual Columbia Gorge Cowboy Gathering, The Dalles, OR
November 14-15, 2014 Western Music Association National Convention and Awards, Albuquerque, NM
September 6-7, 2014, 34th Annual Hells Canyon Mule Days, Enterprise, OR
August 27, 2014, Rotary Club, Vancouver, WA
August 20, 2014, Tualatin Rotary Club, Tualatin, OR
August 2, 2014, Royal Rosarian Annual Picnic, Sherwood, OR
July 5, 2014, St. Paul Rodeo, with Andy Bales, St. Paul, OR
June 23-28, 2014, Pendleton Round-Up Wagon Train Ride
May 31, 2014, Cowboy Campfire Cookout and Concert, Helvatia, OR
May 24, 2014, Mayor of Schoonover Memorial Day Campfire, Crescent, OR
May 10, 2014, 49ers Days Celebration, Winthrup, WA
April 29, 2014, Tigard Breakfast Rotary, Tigard, OR
April 26, 2014, Beaverton Historical Society, Beaverton, OR
April 26, 2014, BBQ Benefit for Meals on Wheels, Tualatin, OR
April 23, 2014, World Book Night US/Birthday Party for Shakespeare, St. Paul OR
April 22, 2014, Cowboy Poetry Week Program,Tualatin Public Library, Tualatin, OR
April 2, 2014, Tualatin Rotary Club, Tualatin, OR
March 13, 2014, Wilsonville Rotary Club, Wilsonville, OR
March 11, 2014, Back Country Horsemen of Oregon, Beavercreek, OR
March 5, 2014, Oswego Heritage House, Lake Oswego, OR
February 19, 2014, Lake Oswego Lions Club, Lake Oswego, OR
February 14, 2014, Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering, Ellensburg, WA
January 18, 2014, Oregon Equestrian Trails, Molalla, OR
January 14, 2014, Sherwood Old Town Rotary, Sherwood, OR
January 13, 2014, Lake Oswego Rotary Club, Lake Oswego, OR
November 30, 2013, 7th Annual Columbia Gorge Cowboy Gathering,The Dallas, OR
November 21, 2013, East Portland Rotary, Portland, OR
November 20, 2013 House Concert, CD Recording, Portland, OR
November 7, 2013, Hillsboro Rotary Club, Hillsboro, OR
October 30, 2013, Portland Kiwanis Club, Portland, OR
October 7, 2013 O'Connors Vault, Portland, OR
October 5, 2013 Western Music Association Columbia Chapter, Stevenson, WA
September, 18, 2013 Battle Ground Washington Rotary Club
September 6-8, 2013 Hells Canyon Mule Days, Max Walker Memorial Cowboy Gathering. Enterprise, OR
September 3, 2013 Vancouver Washington Metro Sunset Rotary Club
July 3-4, 2013, St. Paul Rodeo Wild West Art Show with Andy Bales
June 24 - 26, 2013, Pendleton Round-Up Wagon Train
May 27, 2013, Memorial Day Community Campfire, Crescent, OR
March 10, 2013, Canter Green Farms, Clatskanie, OR