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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Enjoy Kanab's Western Legends Roundup

Note: The information below was provided by the Kane County Travel Council. It describes the Western Legends Roundup, which is a celebration of cowboy culture, held annually in Kanab, in southern Utah.

Saddle Up! Classic Hollywood Western movie stars & wild West performers ride into "Little Hollywood" August 26-29, 2009, ready to give you the Wild West Ride of your Life!

This Cowboy Celebration features Music by The Sons of the San Joaquin, Chris Ledoux's Band, Western Underground , Eli Barsi and many more!

New for 2009, history meets Hollywood with Dr Buck's Wild Bunch, Wild West Comedy Gunfight & Stunt Shows, featuring REAL Hollywood Stuntmen and don't miss the stage show, Sidekicks, Stunts & Six Guns, a tribute to America's Westerns starring Rob Doudell as Gabby, Hollywood Stuntman Dr Buck Montgomery & Gun Spinning Champion Hotshot Johnny! Meet Hollywood stars including Clint Walker, Peter Brown, Ed Faulkner, Dan Haggerty, Neil Summers, Denny Miller, Wyatt McCrea, Cheryl Rogers Barnett, James Hampton & Don Shanks.

Shop the vendors & street fair for rare finds, enjoy great food and discover why 100's of movie westerns where filmed here! Don't miss the big Cowboy Poetry Round-Up, Quilt Show, Hollywood Film Festival, Folklife workshops, Kids Korral arts & crafts, fiddle contest, live music, trail rides and one-of-a-kind tours of real movie sets that include Gunsmoke & Outlaw Josey Wales!

Experience what it was like to be a local celebrity when Dakota Livesay from the Chronicle of the Old West interviews Kanab locals reliving their stories and remembrances of working with and meeting famous movie stars. The Saturday "High Noon" Parade is a must see for cowboys & cowgirls of all ages! Why heck!, there's even a wagon train you can ride prior to the Festival {See Web Site for details}.

So pard'ner, for a best in the West, rip-roarin' good time, there's only one place to be this year...The 11th Annual Western Legends Round-Up! For complete details visit our Website or feel free to call us Pard'ner!

Contact: Carla Avant

Phone: 435-644-3444

Event Hours: Thurs-Sat , 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Admission: Free

Location: Downtown, Main Street, Kanab, Utah

Address: Main Street, Kanab

Web Site: www.westernlegendsroundup.com

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