The American West Show brings back Wild West Shows with storytelling, cowboy songs, American Indian dancing, trick roping all in one show! The American West Show brings to life an exciting and educational Wild West show featuring the two most recognizable American icons – The American Cowboy and American Indian. This highly participatory program is ideal for schools, libraries, fairs, festivals, and city and community events. It is perfect for audiences of all ages from preschool age through adults.
Cowboy Ken performs with his guitar, branding iron, and trick ropes. Ken uses storytelling to recount the life of the American Cowboy with true historical facts, thorough explanation and depiction of their character and values by singing old cowboy songs, telling stories from the prairie, and demonstrating the Old West Art of Trick Roping.
Ben Hale, a member from the Navajo tribe of Arizona, has been dancing since he was a young. Ben’s parents taught him the importance of culture and traditions through customs passed down through the generations. Dance and stories are an integral part of American Indian life and he educates and amazes as he shares them. He regularly performs at the Indian South West School and Gene Autry Museum in Los Angeles.