Riders in Sky to perform Nov. 4
Pinedale Fine Arts Council presentation
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
October 25, 2009
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present legendary country quartet "The Riders in the Sky" performing live on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Pinedale Auditorium.
For over thirty years, Riders In The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves become modern-day icons by branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit, and all along encouraging buckaroos and buckarettes to live life "The Cowboy Way." Riders in the Sky are exceptional not just in the sense that their music is of superlative standards (they are the ONLY exclusively Western artist to have won a Grammy, and Riders have won two), but by the fact that their accomplishments are an exception to the rule as well.
As a classic cowboy quartet, the trail has led them to heights they could have never predicted. Riders have chalked up over 5400 concert appearances in all 50 states and 10 countries, appearing in venues everywhere from the Nashville National Guard Armory to Carnegie Hall, and from county fairs to the Hollywood Bowl. Their cowboy charisma and comedic flair made them naturals for TV, and landed them their own weekly show on TNN, as well as a Saturday morning series on CBS. They have been guests on countless TV specials, documentaries and variety shows, appearing with everyone from Barney to Penn & Teller.
Tickets for the Nov. 4 show are now on sale ($13 adults/$7 students) and are available at Rock Rabbit, Pony Express Photo, The Cowboy Shop, Office Outlets, the Big Piney Library and at the door the evening of the performance. PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are $2 extra at the door.
The Riders in the Sky live in Pinedale is presented by the Pinedale Fine Arts Council with supported in part by the Wyoming Arts Council through funding from the Wyoming Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes a great nation deserves great art, Sublette BOCES, SCSD #1, The Sublette County Recreation Board and the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
For more information please visit www.pinedalefinearts.com or call 307-367-7322.