The Town of Greenwood and the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce are excited to present the world-renowned Sons of the Pioneers for a free concert during the annual Pioneer Heritage Festival at the Open Range Rodeo Arena. Sons Of The Pioneers are synonymous with the ultimate in cowboy music. For decades the premier western singing group has musically painted unforgettable images and stories of horses, cattle, cowboys, “night herds,” “tall timber,” “cool water,” canyons and prairies. Their original songs like “Tumbling Tumbleweeds,” “Cool Water” and “Ghost Riders In The Sky” are classics forever entwined into the lore and mystique of the American West. Both “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” and “Cool Water” have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
“The Sons Of The Pioneers are American icons known around the world for their trademark harmonies and haunting lyrics that tell the story of the American West.” - Grand Ole’ Opry
The current group’s configuration Tommy Nallie, Ken Lattimore, Dusty Rogers, John Fullerton, Paul Elliott, and Chuck Ervin is part of a continuous and uninterrupted 85-year existence in which they have accumulated more coveted honors and awards than anyone in Western music. The group has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the International Western Music Hall of Fame and the National Cowboy Hall of Fame among others. The Smithsonian Institute named them as “National Treasures”. True West magazine named them the Best Of The West in 2015 and again in 2017.
This event is provided in part with the support of a grant by the Louisiana Division of the Arts Decentralized Arts Fellowship Grant.
Sons of the Pioneers Concert
- Open Range Rodeo Arena