|EVENT INFO for Cowboys|
|CONCLUDED EVENTS in 2002|
- AUG 3(Sat)
- Movie "The Hired Hand" Road Show
- The movie "The Hired Hand" is going to be showing at Cine Saison Shibuya(The Prime 6th floor), Tokyo, Japan. Peter Fonda has made it as the director and its starring in 1971 after his success of "Easy Riders".
This movie is Director's version which is remade with technique of Digital Remaster Print. No VTR, Road Show only.
Homepage "The Hired Hand"(Japanese)
- Picture: Copyright(C) 2002 Crest International Inc. All rights reserved.
- WHEN: August 3 (Sat) -
- WHERE:Cine Saison Shibuya(The Prime 6th floor), Tokyo, Japan and all around in Japan one by one.
- Teatol Umeda(Osaka, Japan): 5-25 October
Cine Libre Kobe:2 - 15 November
Kyoto Minami Kaikan: the second half of November
Kichijyouji Baus Theater(Tokyo) F30 November - 13 December
Asakusa Chuou(Tokyo): 17 - 23 December
- HORSE SHOW
- DEC 21 (Sat) - 23 (Man), 2002
- JWRA / JRHA Circuit Finals
The All Japan Western Championship 2002
- This is the largest horse show in western style in Japan, sponsored by JWRA (Japan Western Riding Association) the The largest association of western horseback riding. This is also JRHA (Japan Reining Horse Association) finals.
- WHEN: DEC 21(Sat) - 23(Man), 2002
- WHERE: Miki Horse Land Park (phone: 0794-83-8110)
Miki, Takagi, Beshyo-chou, Miki-city, Hyogo JAPAN
- SPONSOR:Japan Western Riding Association
- PRICE: No fee to watch
- OCT 12(Sat), 2002 -
- Movie "Texas Rangers" Road Show
- Fight! In the name of justice! Lawless Texas, 1875; the young would rise...
Those legendary heroes of the West, the "Texas Rangers" are reborn! Based on the true story of the rangers, this is a Western action film showcasing the tenacious and fearless spirit of those young men.The movie TEXAS RANGERS will open October 12th at Hibiya Sukaraza 2, as well as other nationwide Toho theaters.
The Texas Rangers have been featured in numerous movies, novels and television shows, and were also a key cause of the Western frenzy that occurred in 1950's Japan. Now, almost a century and a half later, their bravery is brought to life on the silver screen once again.
- For details of the film, please see their official site at:the Official site (Japanese)
Photos: Tohei Ado-Creative (used by permission)
- WHEN: October 12(Sat) -
- WHERE:Hibiya Sukaraza 2
- DEC 6 (Fri) - 15 (Sun), 2002
- Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) - in Las Vegas
- The annual apex of the season in Las Vegas that will decide the champions of the sport. The top 15 money winning cowboys of this year from each event will compete for 10 days for the greatest honor for a cowboy, the crown of World Champion. All seats are reserved, and already sold out, but you can still purchase them through a ticket or travel agency. Cost is about $250 per seat in Plaza.
During the duration of the event, thousands of western related shops will open displays at the convention site, and it would take you several days to see them all. Also, big name country artists will be in concert at many of the hotels in Las Vegas as well.
- WHEN: DEC 6(Fri) - 15(Sun), 2001 8:00pm - 10:00pm
- WHERE: Tohmas&Mac Center, Las Vegas, NV; USA
- OCT 12(Sat) - 13(Sun), 2002
- 2nd annual Osaka Stampede Rodeo
- Mainland circuit of Okinawa Bull Riding Association will hold a big Rodeo, Bull Riding Competition in Osaka, Japan. They are only association having REAL rodeo in Japan. It is a rare chance to watch REAL bull riding in Japan. You can't miss it.
- WHEN: OCT 12(Sat) - 13(Sun), 2002
- OPEN 14:00 START 15:00 - 18:00
- Country music party 12(Sat) START 18:00
Apearing: WILD HORESE SURVIVAL
- WHERE: Rody's Stable (0720-69-0035)
- 1981-3 Tatsuma, Daitou-shi, Osaka, JAPAN
- PRICE: ¥1,000.- including Panflet and 1 soft drink
- Party Male ¥1,500 / Female ¥1,000 Free food without drinks
- SPONSER: Okinanawa Bull Riding Association
- COUNTRY, Fast Draw and more
- OCT 14 (Mon), 2002
- 1st annual Country Jamboree in Hirugano Homepage
- Country live music, country dancing, western fashion show, horseback riding, fast draw,
- horseshoe drawing and more!
- WHEN: Oct 14 (Mon), 2002
- WHERE: Hirugano Kougen Skiing ground, Takasu-mura, Gujyou-gun, Gifuken, JAPAN
- PRICE: ¥2,000 (¥1,500 in advance) per adult
- ¥1,500 (¥1,000 in advance) for 14 year-old or younger
- OCT 20 (Sun), 2002
- Country Gold 2002 Homepage(Japanese)
- The largest country music festival in Japan. They hold it in every Octobar. Many country musicians from overseas. More than 10 thousands people will come to enjoy. It is also important as a place to get freinds who like country music and cowboy stuff.
- WHEN: Oct 20 (Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Aspecta (Green pier Minami-Aso) (TEL 09676-7-1161/ Kumamoto, Japan)
- APPEARING :EDDY RAVEN, EXILE, HEATHER MYLES, LONESOME STANDARD TIME, CHARLIE NAGATANI & CANNONBALLS
- PRICE: ¥7,000 (¥6,000 in advance)
CONTACT: Country Gold Information (096-359-2735)
- SPT 21(Sat) - 22(Sun), 2002
- Country Music Stampede 2002
- Big live Music invited country music singers from USA, having Grammy awards. They have Wester Village where you can enjoy BBQ, Rodeo with Bull Mechine, Fast Draw, Country Dance lessons.
- Official Homepage (Japanese)
- WHEN: Spt 21(Sat) - 22(Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Hikarigaoka, Kougen, Itakura-cho, Nigata, Japan.
- APPEARING :21(Sat) Yuki Miyamae, Hiroshi Mita, Edy Murata, Keiko Walker
- 22(Sun) Charlie Daniels Bad, Rosanne Cash, T.G. Sheppard
- PRICE: SS class seat (both days, reserved seat) / ¥10,000( 3000 seats onlyj Pre-sale only
Both day / ¥8,000iPre-sale onlyj
- 22 only / ¥8,000(Pre-sale 7,000)
- 21 only / ¥3,000(Pre-sale ¥3,500)
- CONTACT: Kyodo-Tokyo 03-3498-9999
- JUL 19 (Fri) - 28 (Sun), 2002
- Cheyenne Fronteir Days (CFD)
- One of a bigget rodeo in USA. You can enjoy the parade with frontier days. Homepage
- WHEN: July 19 (Fri) - 28 (Sun)
- WHERE: Cheyenne, USA
- Horse Show
- JUL 27(Sat), 28(Sun), 2002
12th Yatsugatake Horse Show
- A small western riding horse show with English riding. But it's rare to see western horse show in Japan.
- DATA:July 27(Sat), 28(Sun) 8:00am-4:00pm
- PLACE:Yamanashi Equestrian Arena (Kobuchizawa)
FEE: No fee to watch
- JUL 5 (Fri) - 14 (Sun), 2002
- Calgary Stampede
- A bigget rodeo in Canada. Stage coach racing is faous and great. You can see many cowboys and cowgirls everywhere in Calgary. Homepage
- WHEN: July (Fri) - 14 (Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Calgary, Canada
- JUN 13 (Thu) - 16 (Sun), 2002
- 31th Fan Fair - Bigget Country music fastival
- A big country music festival. Country music lover should go and listen. Homepage
- WHEN: Jun 13 (Thu) - 16 (Sun)
- WHERE: Nashville, USA
- Tour from Japan: LONESTAR CLUB'S COUNTRY MUSIC TOUR 2002(Japanese)
- JUN 15 (Sat), 16 (Sun), 2002
- Wild East Rodeo 4
- A big rodeo of Okinawa Bull Riding Association(OBRA). OBRA is only association about Bull Riding (Rodeo) in Japan. Homepage
- WHEN: 15 (Sat), 16 (Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Western World (Okinawa city, Japan)
- CONTACT: Okinawa Bull Riding Assciation
- Photo Gallary
- Apr 4 - June 2, 2002
- "Colorado Cowboy" - Arthur Elgort Photo Gallary
- Photo Gallary of Arthur Elgort, Fashion photographer will be hold in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan. He took pictures of 'Rodeo Cowboy', especially Bruce Ford - rodeo champion. 28 monochrome photos and a movie film.
- WHEN: Apr 4(Thu) - June 2(Sun), 2002 1:00pm - 6:30pm Close: Wednesday
- WHERE: Art Photo Site Gallary (6-20-29 Shimo-meguro, meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan)
- Walk for 15 mins from Gakugeidaigaku Station of Touyoko line
- PRICE: Free
- CONTACT: Blitz International TEL: 03-3714-0552 / Goldberg & Son inc.
- May 24(Fir) - 26(Sun), 2002
- Kiyosato Develop Meorial Fair " John Deer & Western Fair"
- Every year they have a fair on John Deer, American Tractor that they need to develop Kiyosato. They'll have Fast Draw, Rope trick and Country Music.
- WHEN: May 24(Fri) - 26(Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Moeginomura, Kiyosato Kougen, Yamanashi
- SPONSOR: Moeginomura Inc.
- CONTACT:Blue Pub Restaurant ROCK (0551-48-2521)
- APR 26 (Fri), 2002
- 14th Tiara Koutou Concert
- A country music concert.
- WHEN: Apr 26 (Fri), 2002 Open 6:30pm Start 7:00pm -
- WHERE: Tiara Koutou Small hall (Koutou-ku, Tokyo, Japan)
- APPEARING:Shintaro Ishida & The Citylites / Guest Dave Kuboi
- PRICE: ¥4,000 (¥3,500 in advance) - All seats reserved
- CONTACT: Teraon 045-662-2121
- HOST: The Citylites Office
- Western Apparel
- MAY 8 (Wed) - 19 (Sun), 2002
- Sale in Marry Western Shop
- Annual Sale in Marry Western Shop. 20% OFF!!
- WHEN: May 8 (Wed) - 19(Sun)
- WHERE: Marry Western Shop (0940-34-6077)
658 Ikeda, Genkaicho, Munakatagun, Fukuoka, Japan
- MAY 19 (Sun), 2002
- MARRY 3rd Anniversary Country Live
- WHEN: May 19 (Sun) START 7:00pm -
- WHERE: Marry Western Shop (0940-34-6077)
658 Ikeda, Genkaicho, Munakatagun, Fukuoka, Japan
- APPEARING:Willie Kusuyama & Rallyart band
- PRICE: ¥5,000 (Free Drink) ¥4,500 in Addvance
- CONTACT:Marry Western Shop (0940-34-6077)
- MAY 11 (Sat), 2002
- MUSIC ON THE RANGE
- Country live music in a ranch.
- WHEN: May 11, 2002 START 20:00pm -
- WHERE: RODY'S STABLE (072-869-0035)
1981-3 Tatsuma Daitoushi, Osaka, Japan.
- APPEARING: BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN BOYS, WILD HORSE SURVIVAL
- PRICE: ¥2,000 (1 drink)
- CONTACT: Homepage (Japanese)
- MAY 12 (Sun), 2002
- The Country Connection
- Many country bands will come from North and Sounth Japan.
- WHEN: May 12 (Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Kyoto Kaikan 2nd Hall (10mins walk from Higashiyama Station of Touzai Subway) Kyoto,JAPAN
- APPEARING: Beau Yatani & his DALLAS, Naomi & The Country Steppers, Shin Ueda & Truckers, Wild Horse Survival, Tony Nakamura & Rodeo Clown, Mutsuo Yoshida & Cabbage Down, Miya Ishida, Shingo Ohno, Isao Ishibashi
- PRICE: ¥3,500 (¥3,000 in advance)
- CONTACT: Honky Tonk TEL 075-701-8015 Homepage (Japanese)
- MAY 12 (Sun), 2002
- 7th LONESTAR PICNIC
- An annual Event of Country music and dance with more than 10 country music bands Live!Homepage (Japanese)
- WHEN: May 12 (Sun), 2002 OPEN 10:30am START 11:00am - 4:30pm
- WHERE: Tokorozawa Kouku Kinen Kouen - Yagai stage (5min walk from Kouku Kouen station on Seibu Shinjyuku line) JAPAN
- APPEARING: Kanehira Takashi & Texas Company / Cathy / Hiroko Fukuda / All Mountain Playboys / Henry / On TheBorder / Roper Boots / All Country boys / Big Forest Cowboys / Wild Wood Roses / Gentaro & Net Forcus and more.
- PRICE: ¥4,000 (¥3,000 in advance) / High school student ¥1,000 / Elementary school student or less Free
- CONTACT: Lone Star Cafe (Japanese) TEL: 03-3207-5369 (Takadanobaba, Japan)
- APR 16 (Sat), 2002
- Japan Country Music Association
5th JCMA Country Party
- JCMA (Japan Country Music Association) will hold a get-together party so that we can exhange information on country music. They will have a speaker of music reviewer, live music consert with dancing.
- WHEN: Apr 16 (Sat), 2002 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- WHERE: Canadian Seafood Restaurant "KOJI VANCOUVER" Phone: 03-3583-5414
- B1F Kokusai Shin Akasaka Buld. East 2-14-27 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
- PRICE: ¥5,000 including food
- CONTACT: JCMA
- HORSE SHOW
- MAR 9 (Sat), 10 (Sun), 2002
- JWRA Spring Western Chanpion Ship
- The all Japan competition of Western equitation, hosted by the most popular western riding association in Japan, the JWRA(Japan Western Riding Association). They will have horse show in Kyousyu (southern Japan), this time. Competetors will also get points of reining and stock sheet metal of JRHA(Japan Reining Horse Association).
- JWRA / JRHA
- WHEN: Mar 9(Sat), 10(Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Fukuoka-ken Equestrian ground (Koga city, Fukuoka-ken, JAPAN)
- HOST: JWRA (Japan Western Riding Association)
- CONTACT: JWRA in El Rancho Rannde Phone: 09737-9-2217
- FEB 12 (Tue) - MAR 3 (Sun), 2002
- Houston Live Stock Show & Rodeo
- A Big rodeo in Houston, USA Homepage
- WHEN: FEB 12 (Tue) - MAR 3 (Sun), 2002
- WHERE: Houston, Texas, USA
- COUNTRY DANCE
- MAR 3(Sun), 2002
37th Tokyo Country Dance Workshop
- You can take country dance lesson and enjoy it. 1st class for beginner. Homepage
- WHEN: Mar 3, 2002(Sun) 1:30pm - 7:30pm
- WHERE: IkiIki Plaza Ichibancho Cascade Hall
Hanzoumou station (Hanzoumon line)
- HOST: Crazy Feet Tokyo
- PRICE: 1st (Novice class)13:30-15:30 : ¥1,500
2nd (Experieced person) 16:00-19:30 : ¥2,000
(Both: ¥2,500)(Crazy Feet Tokyo Member: ¥1,500)
CONTACT: Crazy Feet Tokyo
Hiroshi Suzuki TEL/FAX:03-3754-0087 E-mail:email@example.com
- FEB 16 (Sat), 17 (Sun), 2002
- OBRA All Japan Finals Rodeo
- Real Bull Riding in JAPAN! This is the Finals of rodeo by Okinawa Bull Riding Association in Japan! Top 8 members will compete there in last year.
- WHEN: FEB 16 (Sat), 17 (Sun), 2002 / 3:00pm - 6:00pm
- WHERE: Western World (Okinawa, JAPAN)
- CONTACT: Okinawa Bull Riding Association
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