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Your CFD guide to watering holes

July 18, 2014

By Josh Rhoten, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne

July 18--Looking for a place to wet your whistle during Frontier Days? Here is a rundown of the events and happenings at bars around Cheyenne.

The Outlaw Saloon

What: The Outlaw Saloon will host live music and dancing every night of Cheyenne Frontier Days. Special events this year include arena rock tribute band Hairball on Friday, July 18, Cowboy Troy on Saturday, July 19, and Aaron Watson on July 25.

Local country musician Sean Curtis will be playing Friday, July 18, and Saturday, July 19, as well as July 23-26.

Where: 312 S. Greeley Highway

When: Main acts perform around 10 p.m.

Cost: There is a $10 cover charge at the door.


Phone: 307-635-7552

Rhythm by the Rails

What: Various local and regional bands will perform at this multi-day free festival event on the plaza.

Acts this year include JigaWatt (formerly Shaving Peggy), Archie Funker and Hazmat. Food and beer vendors will be on hand.

When: Friday, July 18, 5:30-10 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 5-9 p.m., Wednesday, July 23 (Cheyenne Day) starting at 11 a.m. and Friday, July 25 at 5 p.m.

Where: Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 121 W. 15th St.

Cost: Free


Phone: 307-632-3905

The Drunken Skunk

What: A variety of live music acts will be performing.

The JD Nash Band will play Friday, July 18, and Saturday, July 19; Marshall Star will perform Monday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 22, and The Ben Marshal Band will play July 24 and 25. All acts start at 9 p.m.

Daily music from Matt McClintock and Larry Neef during CFD running from 2-6 p.m.

On July 25, a hot-wing eating contest is set for 3 p.m. with cash prizes.

Where: 1617 Capitol Ave.

Cost: No cover

Phone: 778-3134

The Buckin' A Saloon

What: The Buckin' A Saloon is located at Frontier Park, at the north end of the carnival midway between B and C-stands.

Bands play daily from 5-7 p.m. and 9:30-11:45 p.m. including Wyoming's own Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band.

When: The tent opens daily at 11 a.m.

Cost: $3 admission to the grounds is required.

Midtown Tavern

What: Black White Rhythm and Blues Band will perform Friday, July 18, Moe Diggin' on July 23 and Another Perfect Circus July 25.

Where: 1303 E. Pershing Blvd.

When: Music starts at 8 p.m.

Cost: No cover

Phone: 638-8703

Cadillac Ranch

What: Live DJs every night with party tent open as well. DJs include DJ Mike, DJ Nate Starr and DJ Too Tall.

Where: 3307 Nationway

When: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. daily during CFD

Cost: $5 cover

Phone: 307-274-3900

Bunkhouse Bar and Grill

What: Live music from the Y Bar 4 Band featuring classic and modern country covers.

Where: 1064 Happy Jack Road

When: Music starts at 8 p.m.

Cost: No cover

Phone: 632-6184



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