Phil Cawford

Hello, I was born, "in a litle house on the praire", during the "Dirty Thirties"In NW Sherman Co. NE.
My first stage appearance was at the age of four
Music has always been a part of my life..
Playing Guitar since the age of 9. and have played and sang in numerous bands since High School Days.
I do a wide variety of Old Songs and Ballads, Gospel, as well as origional Songs and Poems.
The Old West Days, Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering at Valentine NE. has become an Important stop on my schedule. I have hosted and perform in several sessions at the Montana State Poetry Gathering in Lewistown, Montana, Also, The Arizona Cowboy Music Symposium Tucson, AZ. In 2006 I did an interview for Reuters news, On Cowboy Poetry and Music. beamed around the world by satelight, and was on their Entertainment Web Site for abt. 6 weeks. After reciting one of my poems, “Tumbleweed” was hung on me by an MC at one of my performances and it stuck. I have been "Tumbleweed" ever since.

The "Old West Days" Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering at Valentine NE, has become an Important stop on my schedule. ( Oct 1997-2011 )
In 2002 I was priviledged to be asked to ride on the Nebrasks Humanities Council float in the "Old West Days Parade.
Other events include:
Montana State Poetry Gathering ,03-10
Tumbleweed Round-up, St Francis KS '02- 07
Tucson Cowboy Music Gathering, Tucson, Az. '03-10
Ghost town Poetry Gathering Rosston Oklahoma '03
Rattlesnaks Round-up '02 - 03 Tribune, Ks
Celebration on the Plains, Colby KS
Tri-State Thrasher Show, Bird City KS
Barn Again & Buffalo Commons, McCook NE
Summer Home Comming, Mason City NE (several Times)
Numerous Local Functions:
Trail Rides, Lion's Club, Music Club, Senior Citizens,etc.
Music and entertainment at, Good Samaritan Village (monthly)
Call 785 332 2357or Email if you would like Entertainment in my field
P.O. Box 454
St. Francis, KS 67756

Custer County Chief July 2005

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Sf Herald Aug 2005
Broken Bow Photo
Broken Bow Photo July 2008
At John and Friends Music Festival
Bird City Thrasher Badge
July 2008
Bird City, Kansas Thrasher Show