Wyoming Arts Council


Living the life she sings about, this trailblazing troubadour has performed in more than 25 states, cementing her versatility as an entertainer and ambassador of American culture and history. Her adventures as a caretaker, wrangler, teamster, rafting guide, luthier, leatherworker and general purveyor of America’s Blue Highways have been featured in books, movies, publications and interviews nationwide. Lively performances reflect her natural stage presence, subtle humor and enduring creativity while engaging lyrics, rich vocals, homemade banjo and guitar create her timeless Cowbilly sound.

In addition to her concerts, “V” also hosts a variety of specialty programs for audiences of all ages: Join the band with The Cowbelle’s signature “Homespun Instrument” workshop. Take a step back in time with her compelling documentary “The Modern Day Homesteader.” Discover the intricacies of Amelia Earhart with “V”s captivating portrayal of America’s leading aviatrix in her “Angel of Flight” performance. Easily digest rich slices of American history with Gypsy Cowbelle theme concerts such as: Trails West, The Modern Day Homesteader and Mares’ Tales. Encourage budding creativity with her “Essentials of Songwriting” or “Introduction to Leatherwork” classes. Or sign on for an old-fashioned hoedown with her Cowbilly band!

“V” ~ The Gypsy Cowbelle strives to share myriad components of American history and culture with a broad range of audiences. She has been informed and inspired by the countless folks she’s met along her way, resulting in her unique style, genuine demeanor and memorable performances. “Nothing Fancy But Guaranteed Authentic!”