Yellowstone Songwriter Festival Showcases Songwriting and Storytelling Talents of 20 Artists
CODY, Wyo., Aug. 31, 2022 – For three days this September, the entire Yellowstone National Park gateway town of Cody will become a stage for some of the most talented singers, songwriters and storytellers in the country as some 20 artists gather – to the delight of visitors – to bring music to the Bighorn Mountains.
Scheduled for Sept. 8, 9 and 10, the inaugural Yellowstone Songwriter Festival will showcase the talents of 20 songwriters from as far away as Nashville and Alberta. Parks, bars, coffee shops and hotel lobbies will be transformed into stages for 24 performances.
“All of downtown Cody will become a stage for some of the best and brightest songwriters in North America to showcase their talents for the entertainment of locals and visitors,” said Ryan Hauck, executive director of Cody Yellowstone. “The festival is yet one more example of our destination’s compelling autumn offerings.”
The lineup will include prolific Nashville songwriters including Rob Crosby, Gary Nicholson, Leslie Satcher, Stephanie Davis and James Dean Hicks. Crosby’s songs –
including “Calm After the Storm” and “Concrete Angel” have hit the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts multiple times. Nicholson has recorded more than 500 songs with stars such as Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. Satcher wrote Martina McBride’s hit “When God Fearin’ Women Get the Blues.” Stephanie Davis has written songs for Martina McBride, Waylon Jennings and Garth Brooks. And songs by James Dean Hicks have been recorded by Alison Krauss, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus and Kenny Chesney.
Rising star songwriters will also be performing throughout the festival.
Venues include the Chamberlin Inn, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Proprietress, Silver Dollar Bar, Cody Auditorium, Chamberlin Inn, City Park Band Shell and The Station at Cody Coffee.
The daily schedule and ticket information can be found here.
With moderate temperatures, abundant wildlife outside the town, a wide ranch of restaurants and hotels and an array of mountain adventures, Cody Yellowstone has increasingly become a popular destination for fall travelers. More information about the destination’s many autumn adventures can be found here.
Home of the Great American Adventure, Cody Yellowstone is comprised of the northwestern Wyoming towns of Cody, Powell and Meeteetse as well as areas inside of Yellowstone National Park and the valley east of the entrance. The region is known for rodeos, authentic guest and dude ranches, world-class museums and recreational adventures that reflect the adventurous spirit of the visionaries and explorers who brought the remote region to the world’s attention.
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