The Wayne Nelson Memorial Western Music Festival will be held Nov. 8-10 at the historic Wilson Theatre, 610 Fremont Ave., Rupert. The festival will feature cowboy poets and western musician from all over the Northwest.

Day shows will be held on two stages with different performers every hour. The shows will start at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, with the last show at 4 p.m., and also at noon and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

Night shows will be at 7 p.m. with a pre-show at 6:30 p.m., both Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9.

Saturday's program includes:

2 p.m., “For Those Who Served,” a show dedicated to all veterans and active service men and women;

3 p.m., The Cowboy Poets of Idaho fundraising auction; and

4 p.m., “Truth Without End,” a tall tales contest of outrageous stories.

On Sunday, Nov. 10, cowboy church will be held at 10 am. at the theater.

Contact number for more info is 208-251-1818.


  • Occurred Sunday, November 10th, 2019 @ 10:00 am


historic Wilson Theatre

610 Fremont Ave.

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