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Lecture Series: “Turned Up & Twisted Cowboy Poetry” by Tony Argento

July 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lecture Series: "Turned Up & Twisted Cowboy Poetry" by Tony Argento

Join us for another exciting lecture brought to you by Piper’s Opera House and The Comstock Foundation.

About this event

Cowboy Poet, humorist, storyteller, historian, entertainer, public speaker, writer, emcee an’ ambassador o’ “COWBOY POETRY”.

Tony calls his style o’ recitin’; ‘TUNED UP & TWISTED.” Once you see him perform, you’ll know why. A common statement heard from the audience is; ” He’s quite animated”. He does voice animation an’ vocal sound effects an’ makes good use o’ props.

His love o’ “COWBOY POETRY” is contagious, especially to his audience.

“COWBOY POETRY” has been ‘round since the years followin’ the Civil War. Its unique form continues to show the Cowboy an’ the American West is alive with stories o’ elevated humor, PATRIOTISM, serious an’ solemn verse. It’s a GREAT source o’ entertainment for the entire family.

Tony says,” Once you get a transfusion o’ “COWBOY POETRY” in your blood, you’ll be hooked for life.


2011 winner o’ both events from the Texas Crossroads Cowboy Gatherin’;

The “Kamikaze Cow” poetry/song/story contest an’ the “Overall Audience Entertainment Value” competition; (voted upon by the audience).

An’ featured Cowboy Poet of the 2013 “National Day O’ The Cowboy” celebration at the Kennewick, Washington “Cowboy Gatherin’” on the Columbia River.

Tickets are $10/person.

Lecture starts at 7 pm; Doors open at 6:30 pm

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July 14, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Piper’s Opera House
12 B. Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
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