(Alta, Wyo.) - The Teton County Library Alta Branch invites the community to join in the 6th Annual Cowboy Songs & Cake concert, featuring the pickin’ buckaroos from Wyoming, Michael Hurwitz, Jerry Linn and Tommy Broderick. Back by popular demand, the buckaroos, aka The Aimless Drifters band, will begin playing “prairie blues,” a unique mix of blues and country music, at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 11.
Doors open at 2
p.m. , and seating is limited so come early to
get a seat.
“Hurwitz, the band’s leader, says he never knows what song he’ll play next,
which keeps the audience on their toes,” said Gretchen Notzold, Alta Branch
Library Manager. “This free concert by such gifted musicians is not to be
American Cowboy Magazine writes: “Michael Hurwitz grew up with a guitar in
one hand and reins in the other. Along the road he’s howled with coyotes
and picked with the greats, and has become the best of both - wild and
Following the music, attendees are invited to enjoy cake, coffee, hot
chocolate and tea while also feasting on views of the Tetons from the
library’s picturesque windows.
“The cake itself is an event which draws an audience. Each year folks are
guessing whether the cake will be almond poppy seed, carrot cake or
chocolate. We call it ‘Virginia’s Cake’ since it’s made by our talented
baker and library assistant, Virginia Grosse,” Notzold says.
The program is free and open to the community with support from donations,
large and small, to the Teton County Library Foundation.
Feature Photo: Michael Hurwitz. h/t Michael Hurwitz / Pitchengine