13th Annual Kamloops Cowboy Festival - reporter Mag Mawhinney said "Singer/musician
Gordie West, bass player Mike Dygert, along with honky tonk piano player Jinny Lowe
from Idaho, entertained folks in fine style during the dinner hours."
2009 and 2008 Three Hills Parade, Royal LePage Country Realty - We've had the boys out
for the past 2 years to play on our parade float - and they've been a huge hit with the
crowds both years. Last year they played an in-promptu concert on main street after the
parade - playing for a variety of folks, all of whom raved about the variety of their
material and the enthusiasm with which they delivered it. This year they played at a
pre-parade breakfast and brought smiles to all who braved the early morning. It's
wonderful to experience their performances!
"We had Gordie West play at our annual Cariboo Country Night and he was great - amazing
even. It didn't seem to matter what song the crowd threw at him, he knew the words and
sang the song! He seemed to really love the requests - like a game to him. I don't think
we've ever had so many people on the dance floor at one time before."
From the Cariboo Country Night Organizing Committee
"It's very seldom that we bring an entertainer back two or more years in a row but Gordie
West and Mike Dygert just seem to be there every year ... this is mainly because they are
such terrific entertainers. I say entertainers because these two are not just singers -
they are a whole show. The humour and wit, the way they play off each other, the huge
variety of songs, all make the audience happy - thrilled even and that, to us, is what
makes the show the huge success that it is!" From Mark McMillan, Entertainment Committee
Chair, Kamloops Cowboy Festival.