Western Heritage Days ‘Tour For Troops’ Free Concert Featuring Big & Rich
Country music superstars Big & Rich will take to the stage on Fort Sill’s Polo Field Friday, April 25, as part of the “Tour for the Troops,” sponsored by the Air Force Reserve.
The concert starts Fort Sill’s Western Heritage Days weekend. The gates open at 6 p.m. Ken Morrow and the Hired Guns will open the show at 7 p.m. and Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy will take the stage at 8 p.m.</p>
Come back to post for Western Heritage Days, Apr. 26 and 27 at Rucker Park.
Saturday’s events include the Western Heritage Parade at 1 p.m. followed by a Chuck Wagon Camp, food vendors and displays. There will be events for the entire family including a marble competition, hayrides, nature trail, knucklebones (jacks) competition, horseshoe pitch and a poetry contest. At 5 p.m. Marty Tipton, trick roper, will perform followed by the chuck wagon awards, and the history of the chuck wagon with Vance Johnson, cowboy storytelling with Jim Garling and the evening ends with a concert by Les Gilliam and the Silver Lake Band.
Sunday events begin with the Cowboy Church from 10 a.m. – noon outdoors at Rucker Park and then Nye Library will host an Old Fashioned Community Picnic from noon to 3 p.m. Gather up the whole family and your favorite picnic foods and make a day of it.