Devon Dawson - Cowtown Opry Talent coordinator. In 1996, Devon began mentoring adults and children through the Cowtown Opry (CTO), and is also the singin', yodelin' voice of "Jessie", on the Grammy-winning recording "Woody's Roundup featuring Riders In the Sky", a Walt Disney Records release, based on characters of Toy Story 2. see http://www.HeyHowdyHey.com and also http://www.texastrailhands.com ('Who's Who' link)
Ashley 'Texas Red' Gilbreath - since 2004
Jean Marlowe - CTO Top Hand! She's our founding president and Chairman of the Board 1992-2003. Formed "The Cowtown Cowboys" in 1991, performed with and coordinated the group until 2000.
Al Connor - One of "the faithful", he is onstage nearly every week, singin' and playing everything needed - harmonica, washtub bass, percussion, train whistle ( all at once . . .??)
John & Janet McBride Ingram -Since 1997. Board of Directors, coord. Buckaroo Club, yodeling seminars, COC musicians & vocalists, songwriting. A world champion yodler with 50 years inb the business, Janet welcomes any chance to bring new yodelers into the world. A few years ago, she was responsible for teaching a 7 yr. old girl named LeAnn Rimes to yodel, and all of us here at Cowtown Opry owe our yodelin' joys to this fantastic lady!! Her tall and handsome sweetheart is John Ingram, and he had to learn yodeling too - just to keep up with her!
'Monty Teel - Raised a cattle man, with a family history of livestock production, and Texas landholdings going back four generations, he's our resident cowboy poet - he knows how to tell
Bob & Johnie Terry - There's always fun afoot when these two are onstage. Bob's irrespressible good humor and clear tenor voice are a perfect match to Johnie's sparkle when she's vocalizing and 'blue bass thumpin'. From Springtown, Texas, these two also own The Music Centre on Main Street in Azle. http://www.wildwesttoys.com
Don Currie - Since 1999. 'The Ears of the Band", our vice-president, Don Currie takes on those behind the scenes duties, arriving early, and stayin' late to make sure that things go smoothly for CTO performers. He acts as stage/equipment manager, sound engineer, public relations liason, etc, etc! THANK YOU, DON!!
Ashley Gilbreath - Folks 'round here call her 'Texas Red', and and I do mean RED . . . ya better watch out fer this sweet singin' gal -she's a quick study!
Walton Family - Jack, Teresa, Aaron and Matthew - We've seen very few 12 year olds with such a talent for pickin' acoustic lead guitar, dobro, mandolin, bass. . . mmmm, we like that 'Milk Cow Blues'!
Noble Farr - This young fellow showed up a fine lookin' guitar under his arm - it was longer'n he was! Welcome, O noble Noble!