Forever West Songwriter Festival

September 9 – 11, 2021

The Forever West Songwriter Festival is a unique celebration of music and western heritage featuring legendary songwriters Frank Myers, Anthony Smith, Wynn Varble, Brice Long, and special musical guest Cory Leone Johnson. These artists have written hits for the likes of Brad Paisley, Lonestar, George Strait, Garth Brooks, Chris Young, Hank Williams Jr, Reba McEntire, and Chris Stapleton.

Our inaugural event will also feature homegrown Wyoming talent, with a special performance on Saturday, September 11, when Nashville and Wyoming songwriters, including the incomparable Sarah Sample and Dugan Irby, come together to thrill the audience at the historic WYO Theater.

Tickets for the opening night show at Spear-O-Wigwam are limited; please contact Spear-O at to reserve your tickets and/or cabin rental.

schedule of events

Opening Night – held at Spear-O-Wigwam, Thurs, Sept 9 6:00pm
Legendary Songwriters – held at The WYO Theater,  Fri, Sept 10, 6:30pm
Wyoming Icons – held at The WYO Theater,  Sat, Sept 11, 1:00pm (Matinee)
Legendary Songwriters ENCORE – held at The WYO Theater,  Sat, Sept 11, 6:30pm

Tickets for Opening Night at Spear-O-Wigwam start at $75 (contact Spear-O directly at

Tickets for shows at the WYO Theater:

$30 adults ♦ $25 for seniors and military ♦$25 students ♦ $20 for children 12 and under ♦
10% off for those who purchase tickets to all 3 WYO shows