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Diamond W Wranglers Treat Ouray and Southwest Colorado to Great Music

Posted by Karen Avery on Fri, Aug 05, 2011 @12:40 PM

Great Music in Ouray & Montrose this September

Throughout the year, Ouray Colorado plays host to many wonderful musical performances.  This year is no different and people vacationing in southwest Colorado can experience Cowboy Music at its finest in September.  

Diamond W Wranglers entertain in ourayThe Diamond W Wranglers are returning to Ouray & Montrose September 9, 10, & 11, 2011 for performances of “Cowboy Mountain High”.  Come along for the ride!  You’ll clap your hands, stomp your feet, sing along and laugh all through the performance, we promise!

The music they will be performing is a mixture of traditional Western music that pays homage to several Western greats along with their New West originals like “Deep In the Saddle” and “Seven Nights”.   You’ll also enjoy the group’s rendition of several of John Denver’s popular songs.  “Deep in the Saddle”, written by the group’s arranger Jim Farrell, was the title song of the album that received the Will Rogers Award for “Western Music Album of the Year” from the Academy of Western Artists in 2008.  The Diamond W Wranglers were acknowledged in 2010 by Western Way Magazine for the release of their CD “The Old and the New” as “continuing to establish their standing as some of the most accomplished creators of music on the planet”. 

The Wranglers led a troupe of Western entertainers to Carnegie Hall in New York City twice to sell-out crowds.  They were the first musicians from the western hemisphere to perform cowboy music in China as well as the first musicians to have a concert ON the Great Wall of China.   They performed recently at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, the Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Theater in Branson, and at several shows in Germany and throughout the western U.S.


Friday, September 9, 2011: – “Cowboy Mountain High” at the Montrose Pavilion, 7:30 PM - Tickets $20     With a special guest appearance by Paul Nystrom

Saturday, September 10, 2011: – Ouray Elks Lodge #492 Western Style BBQ (Elks benefit)-5:30 PM at the lodge.  Tickets -$20

Elks Grillmaster Danny Wesseling will feature Smoked Beef Brisket, Pork, Chicken and Sausage with baked potato, corn-on-the-cob, BBQ beans, Caesar salad, cornbread and delicious peach cobbler.

Saturday, September 10, 2011: “Cowboy Mountain High” follows the BBQ at The Wright Opera House, Ouray, 7:30 PM. Tickets - $20   With a special guest appearance by Alice Billings

Sunday, September 11, 2011: –  Dinner show at the Historic Western Hotel , Ouray, 6PM, Tickets - $50 

Featuring Gourmet Chef Rosemarie’s presentation:

  • Wild mushroom soup OR Pumpkin Bisque; Mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes with basil vinaigrette
  • Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Wellington with garlic mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables OR  Baked Salmon with Beurre Blanc Sauce with a wild rice medley and roasted vegetables
  • Dutch apple pie, triple chocolate cheesecake OR baked pears in red wine sauce

Following dinner is a special performance by the Diamond W Wranglers (Seating limited to 60) 

Call or email now for advanced ticket purchase and reservations.   John or Virginia Ast – 970-325-7255/970-901-8515;  vjast@q.com 

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