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THE STAGE IS SET FOR COWBOY FESTIVAL PERFORMERS. The 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, will be held Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April 23, in Old Town Newhall.

Three Stages of Performances to Entertain Attendees in 2023.

Santa Clarita, Calif. – Longtime festival favorites and thrilling newcomers highlight the performance schedule at the 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, which will be held Saturday, April 22, and Sunday, April 23, in Old Town Newhall. At this one-of-a-kind celebration of the City of Santa Clarita’s rich western heritage, Cowboy Festival attendees can see the best in country western, folk and bluegrass music across three stages – all for free.

General admission is free for the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, which will take over Main Street, between 8th Street and the Roundabout, in Old Town Newhall. In addition to purchasing from cowboy cuisine and western wear vendors, and participating in activities such as archery, hatchet throwing and mechanical bull riding, attendees can also enjoy live music and performances for no additional cost. Performances will take place on the Roundabout Stage, 8th Street Stage and on the stage inside The MAIN (24266 Main Street) during Cowboy Festival hours (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) on both days (April 22-23). Line dancing with the Bootscoot Bosses will also be held from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. with lessons on the hour on a special line dance stage located at the corner of Main Street and Market Street.

Additional special performances and tours that round out the 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, as well as Cowboy Festival VIP Experience packages, are also available and tickets are now on sale to the public. Tickets to these events, which begin on Friday, April 21, can be purchased by visiting CowboyFestival.org.

The full stage schedule can be found below:

Roundabout Stage (Main Street at the Roundabout)

  • West of Texas (10:00 – 10:45 a.m.)
  • Wild Earp & The OK Chorale (11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • Water Tower (12:30 – 1:15 p.m.)
  • Buck Ford (2:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Rachel Brooke (3:30 – 4:15 p.m.)
  • Brennen Leigh (5:00 – 6:00 p.m.)

8th Street Stage (Main Street and 8th Street)

  • Honey Buckets (11:00 – 11:45 a.m.)
  • Poi Rogers (12:15 – 1:00 p.m.)
  • Carin Mari (1:30 – 2:15 p.m.)
  • Kathryn Legendre (3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
  • TK & The Holy Know Nothings (4:45 – 5:45 p.m.)

The MAIN (24266 Main Street, Santa Clarita, CA 91321)

  • Mike Fleming (10:15 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Gary Allegretto (11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.)
  • Jon Chandler (12:45 – 1:30 p.m.)
  • Sourdough Slim (2:00 – 2:45 p.m.)
  • Kristyn Harris (3:15 – 4:00 p.m.)
  • Dave Stamey (4:30 – 5:15 p.m.)

For more details about the 2023 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, please visit CowboyFestival.org.


Attention all Urban Cowboys! Cowboy life and Western Culture set to come to life on April 22, 23 on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

SANTA CLARITA, CA – The City of Santa Clarita’s Cowboy Festival is set to return for its 27th year after a three-year pause. The world-class event, which features the sights, sounds and style of Cowboy life and Western culture is scheduled for April 22 and 23, with a new urban venue for 2023 – Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

General admission to the Cowboy Festival remains free and attendees will be treated to a variety of live music performances and entertainment on Main Street, as well as The MAIN theater. Special ticketed evening performances will be held at the Canyon Theatre Guild and the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts in Newhall. Additional information and tickets for these shows will be released soon. In addition, food and beverages will be available for purchase and guests can shop from vendors offering unique Western apparel, crafts and more. Food, apparel and gear vendor applications are now being accepted through February 20. Prospective vendors can learn more about the event and apply at CowboyFestival.org.

The 2023 Cowboy Festival will feature favorite performers from festivals past, as well as a variety of new musicians presenting country western, folk and bluegrass performances across three stages on Main Street. Additionally, there will be a limited number of VIP packages available for purchase. Details on VIP package amenities and pricing will be announced as they are finalized.

Leading up to the Cowboy Festival, a Wild Wild West SENSES Block Party will be held on Main Street on Thursday, April 20 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. and feature live music, themed activities, an on-street bar and more. The Walk of Western Stars will unveil its 2023 inductees on Friday, April 21. This event will commemorate the inductees’ contributions to Western entertainment history by immortalizing their names in bronze and terrazzo tile, stamped into the streets of Old Town Newhall.

Details and ticket information for special events taking place as part of the Cowboy Festival, as well as opportunities to volunteer, will be made available in the coming weeks. To learn more about the 2023 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, please visit CowboyFestival.org.