POWELL, Wyo. - There’s still time to get tickets for nationally acclaimed cowboy storyteller and poet Waddie Mitchell’s performance at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium in Powell.
Mitchell performed at the 2002 Olympics and Super Bowl game. He’s appeared on almost every television network and been featured in a National Geographic video. He’s recorded with Warner Brothers and the Western Jubilee Recording Company.
In 1985, Mitchell founded the National Cowboy Poetry Festival in Elko, Nev. Not long after that, he appeared on Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show.
In 2011 Mitchell received the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award, and last year he was presented the Nevada Arts Council’s Heritage Award.
His appearance is the entertainment portion of the Jan. 24 and 25 Spring Roundup 2013, a risk management and business-focused conference for agriculture producers.
Tickets to Mitchell’s Jan. 24 performance in Powell are $20 apiece. They can be reserved online or by calling Stacy Gilman at 307-754-6062.
They’re also available in Cody at the Irma and the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, and in Powell at Dan’s Boot and Saddle and at the Northwest College Bookstore.
Tickets will be sold at the door, however, advance reservations are recommended because of limited seating.