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"Jim is the whole package;  a seasoned performer and the ultimate storyteller whose talent and warmth will draw you in." 
Lynn Kot, Past President, Weyburn Concert Series, SK Arts Councils

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Topics touched on . . . 

  • transitioning way of life of First Nations

  • decimation of Buffalo - impact

  • acquiring Rupert's Land - new era

  • NorthWest Mounted Police -the law

  • Jerry Potts - NWMP guide

  • coming of cattle - new era

  • coming of cowboys - new era

  • cattle drives - tough jobs

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  • roundups - before the fences

  • John Ware - 1st black cowboy in AB

  • First Nations Chiefs - great men

  • The Last Best West' - immigration plan

  • coming of homesteaders - new era

  • formation of settlements - new era

  • Calgary Stampede - celebrate an era

  • The Cowboy Code -morals/behaviours

Students, staff, parents and audiences will have fun hearing the wind, smelling the sage and feeling the trail-dust of the Old West through Jim's award-winning songwriting.

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WESTROOTS TROUBADOUR & TEACHING ARTIST