2018 Performers

Andy Hedges

Lubbock, Texas

Andy Hedges is a songster, reciter and guitarist. His varied repertoire includes classic cowboy poetry recitations, obscure cowboy songs, dust bowl ballads and blues. Andy taught himself to play the guitar when he was 14 and began collecting classic cowboy poems and traditional cowboy songs. He has released 10 albums including four joint projects with songwriter Andy Wilkinson. Andy also hosts a podcast called Cowboy Crossroads which features interviews with poets, musicians, songwriters and historians. He lives in Lubbock, Texas, with his wife and children.

“Andy could very well carry on the traditions when all of us old guys are gone. I’d feel assured in knowing the music of our great American West was in good hands.” – Don Edwards

For more information about Andy Hedges, visit www.andyhedges.com