Wyoming Arts Council

Local Band “Patti Fiasco” to open for Bon Jovi at Pepsi Center

Back in January, Bon Jovi launched its Opening Act Contest. The rock group were looking for local bands to open for one of the stops on their This House Is Not for Sale Tour. One of those bands will be Patti Fiasco. We caught up with front woman Alysia Kraft to ask about the experience.
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Funding Available to Connect Indie Musicians with Nonprofit Venues

WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation), in association with the Wyoming Arts Council, launched its new IMTour.org™ site late last week. An extension of the Independent Music on Tour (IMTour™) grant, the website pairs independent musicians with presenting nonprofit organizations in the western United States. With close ties to the Denver music community, WESTAF recognized the
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25 Wyoming Artists Selected for Inaugural IMTour Participation 

The Wyoming Arts Council is proud to announce 25 bands selected to represent Wyoming’s Independent Music in the inaugural year of the Western States Art Federation’s (WESTAF) program, IMTour.  The Independent Music on Tour (IMTour) program was created by musicians for musicians, and offers underappreciated artists support in the areas of professional development, exposure to new
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Piatigorsky Foundation soprano Erika Wueschner and pianist Richard Dowling tour Wyoming in October

For the 13th consecutive year, the Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust in Sheridan is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming. The fall/winter 2016 tour will include public concerts and school outreach programs. The concerts are free and open to the public. The Wyoming Arts Council serves as facilitator with each of the communities in the
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Calling All Wyoming Musicians

The Wyoming Arts Council and the Western States Art Federation (WESTAF) are seeking musicians for Wyoming’s IMTour Roster. This is a statewide call, and represents the next phase of the Wyoming Independent Music Initiative (WIMI).  Designed to open up touring opportunities across 13 Western states, IMTour serves as a booking website. It is the program’s mission to support underappreciated artists, offering roster
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WIMI: Showcase and Beyond

With attendance coming in well over the 400 mark, the Wyoming Independent Music Initiative (WIMI) Showcase exceeded all expectations. The Double Dub’s food truck sold out of 300 lbs worth of wings. The venue sold out of beer. With music ranging from Americana to punk to “psychedelic desert rock,” the crowd kept cycling throughout the night as
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Spend the Cheyenne weekend with Jalan Crossland and his band

Jalan Crossland on the songwriters’ stage at the 2011 French Quarter Festival in New Orleans. Ten Sleep’s Jalan Crossland will receive a 2012 Governor’s Arts Award Friday, Feb. 8, at the annual GAA Awards Gala at Little America in Cheyenne. He’ll be performing a few of his trademark songs to wrap up the night’s festivities.
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Burning House Music Festival Aug. 18 is fund-raiser for John Quarterman Performing Arts Scholarship

Blues and brews this weekend in Rock Springs

New YouTube video from Bill Boycott sings Daisy’s praises

Lander’s Bill Boycott, a WAC roster artist, and Dr. Jo sing about Daisy — “The Best Dang Dog in the USA”

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