4/4. Tex-Mex-influenced country balladeer Tom Russell explores the links between American cowboy culture and the "cowboy song". Citing contemporary USA as "bland, boring, one big strip mall", Russell searches for the last cowboys, from the borderlands of Juarez to the National Cowboy
Poetry Festival in Elko. Tonight he winds down the series with a look at the cowboy renaissance of the past 20 years - a time when notions of the American West and its frontier have rolled like tumbleweed across the consciousness of the public.
New series 1/6. Richard Herring returns with a cocktail of stand-up, sketches and nonsense to recall this week throughout history. Accomplices include
Emma Kennedy , Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell , with music from Christian Reilly and his band Novalounge.
Producer Liz Anstee Rptd Saturday 1.30pm
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