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2013 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Photographs Elko, Nevada

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Images from the 2013 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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Brigid and John Reedy at the Friday night dance with the Saddle Cats.


Texas Two-Step dance class with music performed live by Wylie and the Wild West


Texas Two-Step dance class with music performed live by Wylie and the Wild West


Wylie and the Wild West pack up after performing at a Texas Two-Step dance class.


John Reedy and Brigid Reedy watch Wally McRae on a screen  backstage as McRae performs live onstage to the right.


Wally McRae, Elizabeth Ebert and Randy Rieman backstage before a show at the Elko Convention Center


Marco Rufo plays the Italian organetto for an audience. He and Gianluca Zammarelli performed Italian Traditional rural music at the G Bar Theater.


D.W. Groethe onstage during a poetry session.


The Quebe sisters and Max Baca listen to Josh Baca of Max Baca and the Los Texmaniacs demonstrate with the accordion backstage after their performances. Scenes from the 29th annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada. January 30, 2013. (Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland)

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Written by Jessica Brandi Lifland

January 31, 2013 at 3:57 pm

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  1. Jessica, it was great working with you at the NCPG….your photos are outstanding…

    Erik R. Gustafson

    February 5, 2013 at 10:01 am

  2. Great photos, Jessica!!

    Gary Rocchio

    February 25, 2013 at 8:59 pm

  3. Wonderful photographs Jessica! Your use of B&W, motion, silhouette and subject is evidence of your super talent. It was good to see you at the gathering.

    Mark Hayward

    March 29, 2013 at 8:58 am

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