‘America’s Favorite Cowboys’ Coming To The Coleman Theatre

“America’s Favorite Cowboys” are returning to the Coleman Theatre stage in
March the only way they know how … “The Cowboy Way!”
 
Riders In The Sky, who stand “hats and shoulders” above the rest of the purveyors of “comedy
and western,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Coleman Theatre in
downtown Miami, OK. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for senior
citizens and $15 for students/children.
 
“It is always a treat to have Riders In The Sky visit the Coleman Theatre,” said Shannon Duhon,
managing director of the Coleman Theatre Beautiful. “For more than 30 years, they have been
keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving
and revitalizing the genre.
 
“And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves become
modern-day icons by branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out
Western wit.”
 
The cowboy charisma and comedic flair of the two-time Grammy-award winners has led to their
induction into the Grand Ole Opry, the Western Music Association’s Hall of Fame, the Country
Music Foundation’s Walkway of Stars and the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall, CA, near
Melody Ranch Studios, along with Gene, Roy, John Wayne and other cowboy legends.
Riders have also been the Western Music Association’s “Entertainers Of the Year” seven times
and won “Traditional Group of the Year” and “Traditional Album of the Year” multiple times.
The Academy of Western Artists has named them “Western Music Group of the Year” twice in
five years and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has bestowed Riders with their
Wrangler Award statuette three times. Billboard magazine’s Jim Bessman counts them as one of
“the most historically significant acts in the history of American music.”
 
According to Duhon, the Riders In The Sky program is made possible in part by a grant from the
Oklahoma Arts Council.  The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry.  The Oklahoma Arts Council provides approximately 500 grants to almost 250 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry and manages hundreds of works of art in the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at arts.ok.gov.
 
To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Coleman Theatre Beautiful at 918-540-2425
or stop by the box office window at 103 North Main in Miami. Mastercard, Visa, Discover and
American Express are accepted. Tickets may also be purchased online at

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