Event Calendar

Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

America's Soul Live! - 7:30 pm
7515 Grandview Avenue
Arvada, Colorado 80002
303-421-2304
Price: 15 bucks (about a dollar a song, how's that for a bargain?)

Doc Mehl returns from Alberta, Canada to play the stage once again at "America's Soul Live!"  Along the popular Canadian entertainer Eli Barsi, Doc joins host Jon Chandler and his band of western music magicians, the "Wichitones." It's a night of singer-songwriter entertainment that you won't want to miss.  There isn't a bad seat in the house for this intimate stage performance.  But call the week before to reserve your seat, the house fills up fast. 

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Daytime shows,evening shows, even a Sunday matinee
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446

It's Doc Mehl's hometown show... even if it isn't his home town any longer.  Oh sure, Doc has moved to Alberta, Canada now.  But his heart will always be in Colorado.  Come to the epicenter of Doc Mehl's cowboy poetry heritage.  If you only make it to one Doc Mehl appearance in all of 2018, make it this one!

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Daytime shows,evening shows, even a Sunday matinee
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446

It's Doc Mehl's hometown show... even if it isn't his home town any longer.  Oh sure, Doc has moved to Alberta, Canada now.  But his heart will always be in Colorado.  Come to the epicenter of Doc Mehl's cowboy poetry heritage.  If you only make it to one Doc Mehl appearance in all of 2018, make it this one!

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Daytime shows,evening shows, even a Sunday matinee
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446

It's Doc Mehl's hometown show... even if it isn't his home town any longer.  Oh sure, Doc has moved to Alberta, Canada now.  But his heart will always be in Colorado.  Come to the epicenter of Doc Mehl's cowboy poetry heritage.  If you only make it to one Doc Mehl appearance in all of 2018, make it this one!

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

"Gathering Friday" - Starts 10 am, Doc on stage at 11:15 am
56 East Folklore Trail
Hereford, Arizona
520-378-6165

Every year during the week of the Sierra Vista Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, the Arizona Folklore Preserve hosts a special Friday event, "Gathering Friday."  Catch Doc's solo stage presentation from 10 to 11 am.  Come early, get a good seat, and stay to hear performances from 10 am to 3 pm, with lunch included in your ticket price.  Learn more at: https://arizonafolklore.co

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering - All day... and into the evening
Sierra Vista, Arizona

Doc returns to Sierra Vista, Arizona for this great gathering of western entertainers.  Check out the website for more details about performance times.  This gathering is as big as the great Southwest itself.  Come be part of it!

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering - All day... and into the evening
Sierra Vista, Arizona

Doc returns to Sierra Vista, Arizona for this great gathering of western entertainers.  Check out the website for more details about performance times.  This gathering is as big as the great Southwest itself.  Come be part of it!

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Kamloops Cowboy Festival - All day long, and into the evening
Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Center
Kamloops, British Columbia
1-888-763-2221

It's Doc Mehl's first appearance at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival, a three day extravaganza of western entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.  Isn't it time you made your way to British Columbia to join in the festivities?  Come join the party!

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Kamloops Cowboy Festival - All day long, and into the evening
Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Center
Kamloops, British Columbia
1-888-763-2221

It's Doc Mehl's first appearance at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival, a three day extravaganza of western entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.  Isn't it time you made your way to British Columbia to join in the festivities?  Come join the party!

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Kamloops Cowboy Festival - All day long, and into the evening
Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Center
Kamloops, British Columbia
1-888-763-2221

It's Doc Mehl's first appearance at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival, a three day extravaganza of western entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.  Isn't it time you made your way to British Columbia to join in the festivities?  Come join the party!

Past Dates

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

(Private event for Lake Bonavista residents) - 7:00 pm
11800 Lake Fraser Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta - Canada T2J 7G8
403-258-1849

Doc Mehl and Doris Daley proudly present a private evening of entertainment for the residents of Lake Bonavista Village Retirement Center.  Creating some brand new memories for folks who are known to enjoy a stroll down memory lane.

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

It's a House Concert!
Doc Mehl and Doris Daley - 7:00 pm
Turner Valley, Alberta
Canada
403-933-5099. Or... les.diane.antoniuk@gmail.com
Price: Suggested donation $20

Doc Mehl and Doris Daley have teamed up!  And not just in marriage.  Doc and Doris will be appearing together in a house concert at the home of Les and Diane Antoniuk in Turner Valley.  Come enjoy the intimate setting of a house concert... it's up close and personal.  Proceeds will benefit Southern Alberta wildfire victims.

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Amica at Aspen Woods, Senior Living Center
A Journey West (Private event for Amica residents) - 7:00 pm
10 Aspenshire Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta - Canada

Doc Mehl and Doris Daley present a private show for the residents of Amica at Aspen Woods.  These good folks have been around the block, and they've seen it all.  Doc and Doris will be there to share a smile, and to reminisce about all things western. 

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

The Diamond Music Fest - All day long (Doc plays at 2:40 pm)
Erma Joy Brown Park (Oilfields Regional Arena)
Black Diamond, Alberta
Canada
403-933-4348
Price: Ten dollars suggested donation

Doc Mehl plays the stage in his brand new home town of Black Diamond, Alberta.  Oh sure, most of you are a thousand miles away.  But what the heck, come fly or drive across the 49th parallel and enjoy the fun.  Black Diamond is waiting for you... and July is the right time to visit!

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

A four Day Extravaganza of Cowboy Poetry and Western Music - 1 pm - 3:30 pm
American Mountaineering Museum Theater
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446 or 303-433-4949

Kick off the New Year with the best January event west of the Mississippi!  It's the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Doc's home town (almost) show!  Doc will do one number in the evening Potpourri show on Thursday, he will perform during the Friday and Saturday daytime sessions, and he will emcee the Sunday Matinee show.  (Check out all of the evening shows as well, January 19, 20, 21... an all--star cast!)  You've been waiting all year for this, so grab  your cowboy hat and put on your boots.  See detailed show schedules and much more information at http://www.coloradocowboygathering.com.  See you in Golden!  

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

A Four Day Extravaganza of Cowboy Poetry and Western Music - 10 am - 5 pm
American Mountaineering Museum Theater
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446 or 303-433-4949

Kick off the New Year with the best January event west of the Mississippi!  It's the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Doc's home town (almost) show!  Doc will do one number in the evening Potpourri show on Thursday, he will perform during the Friday and Saturday daytime sessions, and he will emcee the Sunday Matinee show.  (Check out all of the evening shows as well, January 19, 20, 21... an all--star cast!)  You've been waiting all year for this, so grab  your cowboy hat and put on your boots.  See detailed show schedules and much more information at http://www.coloradocowboygathering.com.  See you in Golden!

Friday, January 20th, 2017

A Four Day Extravaganza of Cowboy Poetry and Western Music - 10 am - 5 pm
American Mountaineering Museum Theater
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446 or 303-433-4949

Kick off the New Year with the best January event west of the Mississippi!  It's the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Doc's home town (almost) show!  Doc will do one number in the evening Potpourri show on Thursday, he will perform during the Friday and Saturday daytime sessions, and he will emcee the Sunday Matinee show.  (Check out all of the evening shows as well, January 19, 20, 21... an all--star cast!)  You've been waiting all year for this, so grab  your cowboy hat and put on your boots.  See detailed show schedules and much more information at http://www.coloradocowboygathering.com.  See you in Golden!  

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

A Four Day Extravaganza of Cowboy Poetry and Western Music - 7:30 pm
Miner's Alley Playhouse
Golden, Colorado
720-213-6446 or 303-433-4949

Kick off the New Year with the best January event west of the Mississippi!  It's the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Doc's home town (almost) show!  Doc will do one number in the evening Potpourri show on Thursday, he will perform during the Friday and Saturday daytime sessions, and he will emcee the Sunday Matinee show.  (Check out all of the evening shows as well, January 19, 20, 21... an all--star cast!)  You've been waiting all year for this, so grab  your cowboy hat and put on your boots.  See detailed show schedules and much more information at http://www.coloradocowboygathering.com.  See you in Golden!  

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

America's Soul Live! - 7:30 pm
7515 Grandview Avenue
Arvada, Colorado
303-421-2304
Price: 15 dollars

As they say in the abbreviated texting vernacular of the younger generation... OMG !!  Doc Mehl will once again be on stage for the singer-songwriter event "America's Soul Live," with host Jon Chandler and his great house band, the Wichitones.  What could be better than that?  Turns out, here's what's even better... acclaimed western entertainer Jim Jones will also be there, along with Canadian cowboy poet extraordinaire (and Doc's new bride...), Doris Daley!  It will be a western-themed love-fest... and you're invited!  Call for reservations, seating is limited.  More info at http://www.picknparlor.com .

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

The Pikes Peak Cowboy Gathering - 1 pm and 7 pm (and other stages in Cripple Creek to be announced)
Cripple Creek Heritage Center
Cripple Creek, Colorado

It's the second annual Pikes Peak Cowboy Gathering, and it's bound to be fun!  Join Doc along with premiere western poets and musicians in a celebration of the Old West.  Visit the town... and visit the show!  You'll be glad you did.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Real Live Music by Two Live Wires - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur, #200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free - (Just pay for your coffee...)

Washtub Jerry is in town!  Doc Mehl performing with Washtub Jerry, now there's a pair to draw to!  Doc & Tub, a live music performance at Zoe's Coffee in Westminster.  Come for the music, stay for the caffeine.  Or vice versa...

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Open Mic with Doc & Tub - 7 pm
71 East Yale Avenue
Denver, Colorado
303-777-1003
Price: Free

True... it's just an "open mic" event, right?  But who knows what might happen with Doc & Tub get together?  Washtub is in town from South Texas, so why not rock the house with a little "westclectic" entertainment?  Doc & Tub will both be there, so why not you too?  (Does every sentence in this entry end with a question mark?  Really?  Impressed?)

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

Doc Mehl Performs at the Stony Plain Cowboy Festival - All Day...
Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada

It's Doc's first Canadian Cowboy Festival… And what a great place to start!  Doc joins up with many other cowboy poets and western music entertainers for this great three-day event.  Check out the website for more details:  www.stonyplaincowboypoetry.com.   Get away from the August heat in the US, and join Doc for the long pleasant days of the Canadian summer.  You won't regret it!

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Doc Mehl Performs at the Stony Plain Cowboy Festival - All Day...
Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada

It's Doc's first Canadian Cowboy Festival… And what a great place to start!  Doc joins up with many other cowboy poets and western music entertainers for this great three-day event.  Check out the website for more details:  www.stonyplaincowboypoetry.com.   Get away from the August heat in the US, and join Doc for the long pleasant days of the Canadian summer.  You won't regret it!

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Doc Mehl Performs at the Stony Plain Cowboy Festival - All Day Long...
Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada

It's Doc's first Canadian Cowboy Festival… And what a great place to start!  Doc joins up with many other cowboy poets and western music entertainers for this great three-day event.  Check out the website for more details:  www.stonyplaincowboypoetry.com.   Get away from the August heat in the US, and join Doc for the long pleasant days of the Canadian summer.  You won't regret it!

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Up a Creek… Avec Caffeine - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free (Just buy a cup of coffee…)

Is it light rock, or heavy wood? Caffeinated or decaffeinated? You decide! Doc Mehl will be performing with "Up a Creek" at Zoe's Coffee, 6-8 pm. It's going to be a hot day, so why not try "Up a Creek?" Cool!

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

The Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering - All Day (...and into the night)
Grand Encampment, Wyoming
307-326-8855
Price: Free daytime show in the park

Come join us at the greatest small town gathering in all of Wyoming.  Evening open mic on Friday, outdoor stage all day Saturday, headliner show on Saturday evening, campfire jam sessions Friday and Saturday under the stars, and even a Sunday morning cowboy church.  Doc will be there... and you should be too!  

Friday, July 15th, 2016

The Grand Encampment Cowboy Gathering - 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Grand Encampment, Wyoming
307-326-8855
Price: Free

Come join us at the greatest small town gathering in all of Wyoming.  Evening open mic on Friday, outdoor stage all day Saturday, headliner show on Saturday evening, campfire jam sessions Friday and Saturday under the stars, and even a Sunday morning cowboy church.  Doc will be there... and you should be too!  

Friday, July 8th, 2016

It's "Not Quite Up A Creek" - Live! - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free (Just buy a cup of coffee…)

It's not the full band, and so… It's "Not-Quite-Up-A-Creek!" Two thirds of "Up A Creek" will be performing at Zoe's Coffee in Westminster on July 8, from 6 to 8 pm. Come see NQUAC (Eric Christiansen and Doc Mehl). You'll hear a bit of singer-songwriter faire, a bit of "westclectic," a bit of heavy wood, and a cowboy poem or two. Come get caffeinated...or de-caffeinated…you choose! Zoe's coffee is located at 11225 Decatur St. in Westminster, 303-246-6173. www.zoes-coffee.net

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

America's Soul Live! ...With Jon Chandler and the Wichitones - 7:30 pm
Arvada, Colorado
303-421-2304
Price: 15 Dollars

It's the best singer-songwriter event west of the Mississippi, and Doc's invited once again!  Jon Chandler hosts this monthly event along with the incomparable house band, the Wichitones (Ernie Martinez, Johnnie Neal, Jeff Graves).  On May 17, Doc will be on stage once again; watch for a new song or two as Doc plays this round-robin format.  Joining Doc and Jon, the great West-Americana duo Mark Gardner and Rex Ridout will also be on stage.  This show will take you back in time, so turn off the cell phone for one night and join us for a great evening of music and laughter!  Call for reservations, seating is limited.  

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Doc Mehl, a house concert benefit - 5:00 pm
Louisville, Colorado

By invitation only, this BBQ dinner and house concert entertainment at the home of Laure Lisk will be a benefit for San Francisco based "Alliance for Smiles."  Doc and Laure, along with twenty other volunteers, with be traveling as a medical team to Beira Mozambique to provide free surgeries for children with cleft lip and cleft palate deformities.  Learn more at www.allianceforsmiles.org.  Even though the house concert is by invitation only, you can learn more and even make a contribution by going to the Alliance for Smiles website.  Watch for photos and news upon Doc's return from Mozambique!  

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Up A Creek… It's Rock-N-Soul! - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: No cover, just buy a cup-o-joe.

They're back again… Up A Creek!  It's Jerry Green on guitar, Eric Christiansen on keyboard, and Doc Mehl on western cello.  You're not gonna hear any heavy metal… just heavy wood.  Come join us at the best little coffee shop this side of Interstate 25.  

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Extravaganza - All Day Long...
Golden, Colorado
303-433-4949

It's that time of year again!  You've seen the National Western Stock Show again and again… so isn't this the year to drive over to Golden instead, and join the gathering of cowboy poets and western entertainers?  It's an all-star cast!  Don't miss Doc's original "westclectic" cowboy poetry and music.  Watch for more information at www.coloradocowboygathering.com .  See you there!

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Extravaganza - All Day Long...
Golden, Colorado
303-433-4949

It's that time of year again!  You've seen the National Western Stock Show again and again… so isn't this the year to drive over to Golden instead, and join the gathering of cowboy poets and western entertainers?  It's an all-star cast!  Don't miss Doc's original "westclectic" cowboy poetry and music.  Watch for more information at www.coloradocowboygathering.com .  See you there!

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Extravaganza - Evening
Golden, Colorado
303-433-4949

It's that time of year again!  You've seen the National Western Stock Show again and again… so isn't this the year to drive over to Golden instead, and join the gathering of cowboy poets and western entertainers?  It's an all-star cast!  Don't miss Doc's original "westclectic" cowboy poetry and music.  Watch for more information at www.coloradocowboygathering.com .  See you there!

Friday, November 20th, 2015

It's "Heavy Wood…" with "Up A Creek!" - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
(303) 246-6173
Price: No cover, just buy a cup-o-joe.

A fun evening of classic light rock and cowboy contemporary.  It's heavy wood!  Sorry, no death metal on this show, not even death plastic… just acoustic vibes of old and new.  Doc pulls out the western cello to join Jerry Green on guitar and Eric Christiansen on the keyboard and harmonica, together they are undoubtedly "Up A Creek."  Come caffeinate with us!

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Doc Mehl, on stage at Old West Days
Valentine, Nebraska

This one is special!  This is the cowboy poetry gathering where Doc first cut his teeth as a greenhorn.  What a special invitation to return to the Sand Hill Country, and the great town of Valentine, Nebraska.  Doc will appear in daytime performances Friday and Saturday, and an evening performance on the main stage as well!  If you liked Mayberry USA, then you'll love Valentine Nebraska.  Andy Griffith will be there, I presume… maybe even Aunt Bee.  

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Doc Mehl, on stage at Old West Days
Valentine, Nebraska

This one is special!  This is the cowboy poetry gathering where Doc first cut his teeth as a greenhorn.  What a special invitation to return to the Sand Hill Country, and the great town of Valentine, Nebraska.  Doc will appear in daytime performances Friday and Saturday, and an evening performance on the main stage as well!  If you liked Mayberry USA, then you'll love Valentine Nebraska.  Andy Griffith will be there, I presume… maybe even Aunt Bee.  

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Up a Creek… It's Rock-N-Soul! - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St, #200
Westminster, Colorado
(303) 246-6173
Price: No cover, just buy a cup-o-joe.

It's not heavy metal… it's heavy wood! And it’s caffeinated! From 6-8 pm on Friday, September 18, Doc Mehl brings out the cello to play at Zoe's Coffee Shop in Westminster CO with "Up A Creek." Eric Christiansen on keyboard and harmonica, Jerry Green on guitars and vocals, and Doc himself on the western cello. It's acoustic rock-n-soul. Zoe’s coffee is at 11225 Decatur St, #200 (NE corner of Federal and 112th, Westminster).  

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Two Days of Western Music and Cowboy Poetry
Cimarron, New Mexico

2015 marks the second year for this great cowboy poetry and music gathering in northern New Mexico, and it marks Doc Mehl's first appearance there.  Come visit this magic little corner of the Great American West, and return home Sunday after a weekend of being thoroughly entertained.  Shows at the historic St. James Hotel and at the Philmont Scout Ranch.  It's a cast of thousands… (OK, maybe dozens…).  Doc will be there… Washtub Jerry too.  "Doc & Tub," the dynamic-duo-westclectic!  Come be part of the fun! 

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Two Days of Western Music and Cowboy Poetry
Cimarron, New Mexico

2015 marks the second year for this great cowboy poetry and music gathering in northern New Mexico, and it marks Doc Mehl's first appearance there.  Come visit this magic little corner of the Great American West, and return home Sunday after a weekend of being thoroughly entertained.  Shows at the historic St. James Hotel and at the Philmont Scout Ranch.  It's a cast of thousands… (OK, maybe dozens…).  Doc will be there… Washtub Jerry too.  "Doc & Tub," the dynamic-duo-westclectic!  Come be part of the fun! 

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Western Music at the Railroad Museum - Noon to 4 pm
17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, Colorado
303-279-4591
Price: Free with museum admission

Come get a taste of the old west… and the old western trains… all at the same great event.  It's an afternoon of western music at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.  The music starts at noon with Jimmy Lee Robbins, then Jon Chandler, and then Doc performs from 3 to 4 pm.  See you there… All aboard!

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Doc Mehl with Eric Christiansen - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free (Just buy a cup of coffee, and hang out…)

How about an evening of acoustic retro rock, some soulful serenades, a cowboy crooner, and maybe a poignant poem or two?  It’s DOC MEHL (guitar and cello) and ERIC CHRISTIANSEN (keyboard and harmonica) playing at their favorite coffee shop, Zoe’s Coffee! Zoe’s is located at 11225 Decatur St. #200, Westminster CO, (303) 246-6173. www.zoes-coffee.net. It's not heavy metal… it's heavy wood!

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Saturday Stage… In the Town Park - All afternoon
Encampment, Wyoming
Price: Free outdoor stage

You deserve an afternoon under the wide Wyoming sky… and Encampment Wyoming is the place to find it on Saturday, July 18.  Doc will be joining a bevy of western entertainers on the outdoor stage in the town park.  Come early for the dutch oven cook-off and the children's stick horse rodeo in the morning, then stay all afternoon for non-stop western music and cowboy poetry.  The afternoon show is free, but why not call ahead for tickets to the night show, and then join Doc again at the campfire jam session back in the park, starting around dusk and continuing until O-dark-thirty.  Wyoming is calling… for you!

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

It's a House Concert Benefit !!
Doc & Tub… Up Close and Personal - Doors Open 6 pm, Music Starts 7 pm
At the Home of Chris Marchioni and Eric Christiansen
Westminster, Colorado
Price: All donations go to "Healthy Learning Pathways"

It's an old fashioned house concert, a benefit for Healthy Learning Pathways.  This is a group that helps to teach children about lifestyle choices, healthy eating, exercise patterns.  What a great way to support getting kids moving and getting kids healthy.  And Washtub Jerry is in town to share the excitement.  It's a chance to see Doc Mehl performing with the premier washtub bass player in all of North America!  Doc & Tub… They're a hoot!  Better yet, Doc and Washtub will join Jerry Green and Eric Christiansen in the second half of the show.  It's "Up A Creek… Plus One."  Email Doc for more information about the show.  

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Doc & Tub… Caffeinated !! - 5:30 - 7:30 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free (Just buy a cup of coffee…)

Doc Mehl and Washtub Jerry are going to put on a show for the coffee drinkers!  (Tea drinkers also allowed.  Chai drinkers?  Questionable…)  It's Doc & Tub, playing their signature brand of "westclectic" music.  It will be like campfire coffee out under the stars… well, almost.  Be there!

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Doc & Tub… A Celebration of Respite Care - 4 pm
6203 S. Lemay Ave.
Fort Collins, Colorado
Price: (Private)

Doc & Tub take time out of their busy schedule (at the week-long convention of the International Society of Bassists) to visit the great folks at Respite Care in Fort Collins.  Respite Care, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Larimer County that provides short term, quality care for children with developmental disabilities, giving respite to their families, and enhancing the quality of life for the entire family.  And on June 3, "quality of life" includes a little "westclectic" music… thanks to Doc & Tub!  Fun!  Thanks also goes out to Herman and Jennifer Lopez for their invitation to drop in and visit!

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Washtub Jerry - "Sticking to Bass-ics" - 11:00 am
Fort Collins, Colorado

Doc doesn't even play the bass.  So what's Doc doing at a convention of the International Society of Bassists?  Well… playing second fiddle, of course.  Doc will be there to accompany Washtub Jerry.  It's Doc & Tub, on stage together, and having some big-time fun!  (If you can't make the Fort Collins event, you can enjoy Doc & Tub in your home by checking out the latest CD, "Doc & Tub, Live!"  It's a hoot!)  

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Doc & Tub… Featured Performers - 7:30 pm
605 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, Colorado
970.493.5555
Price: Free

Doc & Tub get their first chance to play Avo's!  Every week the eatery "Avogadro's Number" in Fort Collins offers a featured performer performance on their music stage.  And this week, don't miss featured performers Doc Mehl and Washtub Jerry.  It's a performance of Doc's original "westclectic" music on a time-honored stage.  

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Doc & Tub… A preview of things to come... - 9:30 am
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free (Just buy a cup of coffee… and loiter)

Come join Doc Mehl and Washtub Jerry for a morning cup of coffee, and music that will wake up your western soul.  It's a preview show, a little taste of what's to come when Doc & Tub play their feature show at Zoe's Coffee on the evening of June 5.  Wake up, sleepy-heads, and get on over to Zoe's!

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Old-Fashioned House Concert
Doc & Tub… Bring Down the House! - 3 pm (Doors open 2 pm)
At the home of Joan and Jan Larsen
Windsor, Colorado
Price: 15 Dollars

Up close and personal, that's the best way to experience Doc & Tub!  It's Doc Mehl performing with his sidekick Washtub Jerry, in the home of Joan and Jan Larsen, super-fans of western entertainment.  Email Doc for more information about the event.  This will be a Tub-full of Fun… Guaranteed!

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Fox Cities Book Festival - 7:30 pm
303 North Oneida
Appleton, Wisconsin
Price: Twenty dollars… That's less than 99 cents per song!

It's an evening of "westclectic" music and poetry!  Doc Mehl presents a feature performance, a benefit event for the Fox Cities Book Festival.  You'll hear all of your Doc Mehl favorites… "Asphalt Cowboy," "Good Enough," "The Bearded Buffalo," "Stupid Dog," "Happy Trail Mix to You!"  Come join the fun, and be transported from the Mid-West to the West-West.  This is gonna be Fun-Fun!

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

America's Soul Live! ...With Jon Chandler and the Wichitones - 7:30 pm
7515 Grandview Avenue
Arvada, Colorado 80002
303-421-2304
Price: 15 dollars

This is Doc's favorite local stage… An evening of round-robin singer-songwriter celebration.  And on April 21, Doc shares the stage with Pop Wagner, host Jon Chandler, and the inimitable "Wichitones."  Call for reservations, seating is limited.  You're going to remember how to smile, how to laugh, and how to tap your toes.  Cowboy boots are optional, but smiling and laughing is not optional… in fact, it's guaranteed!

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

An Enchanted Evening - Celebrating 35 Years of CTRC Magic! - 6 pm
Boulder Country Club
Boulder, Colorado
303-652-9131

In support of the magic that the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center provides to it's many riders with special needs, Doc Mehl performs just one song… but it's a doozy!  Written by Doc especially for the occasion of the 35th anniversary of CTRC, you'll want to be there to hear Doc accompany young vocalist (and CTRC rider) Sarah Lee.  For the the first time on any stage, Doc and Sarah present "Feel the Freedom."  Come for the song, come for the dinner, come for the benefit auction and the magic show.  It's a horseback magic that they manufacture at CTRC!

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Up a Creek… Caffeinated! - 6-8 pm
11225 Decatur St. # 200
Westminster, CO
303-246-6173
Price: Free… (but don't forget to pay for your coffee)

Doc Mehl pulls out the cello to play at Zoe's Coffee Shop in Westminster CO with "Up A Creek." It's Eric Christiansen on keyboard and harmonica, Jerry Green on guitars and vocals, and Doc himself on the western cello.  Acoustic rock-n-soul.  It's not heavy metal… it's heavy wood!  Maybe Doc with throw in a poem or two.  Be there!

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

"Round-ups and Rodeos"
Sierra Vista, Arizona
(520) 678-9952

Doc returns to Sierra Vista, Arizona, and this time… as a headliner!  Check out Saturday February 7 to see Doc as a featured performer in the evening show, or catch him during the daytime programs as well.  Learn all about it at www.cowboypoets.com

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

"Round-ups and Rodeos"
Sierra Vista, Arizona
(520) 678-9952

Doc returns to Sierra Vista, Arizona, and this time… as a headliner!  Doc will be a featured performer during the evening performance Saturday, February 7, or catch him during the daytime programs as well.  Learn all about it at www.cowboypoets.com

Friday, February 6th, 2015

"Round-ups and Rodeos"
Sierra Vista, Arizona
(520) 678-9952

Doc returns to Sierra Vista, Arizona, and this time… as a headliner!  On Friday February 6 Doc will be performing in the local schools, and performing again with sidekick Washtub Jerry from 5-6 pm at the Sierra Vista Mall.  Check out the Saturday February 7 schedule to see Doc as a featured performer on the evening show, or catch him during the daytime programs as well.  Learn all about it at www.cowboypoets.com

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

"Round-ups and Rodeos"
Sierra Vista, Arizona
520-678-9952

Doc returns to Sierra Vista, Arizona, and this time… as a headliner!  And to kick things off, you'll find Doc and all the other performers putting on a hootenanny of a show at Big Nose Kate's in Tombstone on Thursday, February 5.  Order a beer, order a burger, and order up some fun.  Comin' right up !!  Learn all about it at www.cowboypoets.com

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

The 31st Annual NATIONAL Cowboy Poetry Gathering - All day and all evening. Check the website for times
Western Heritage Center and Associated Venues
Elko, Nevada
888-880-5885, ext 222

Elko, Nevada was the first town to revive the Cowboy Poetry gathering some 31 years ago.  And Elko is still the biggest, and the best.  Join Doc, as he makes his first-ever appearance at this show-to-beat-all-shows.  And if Elko isn't near your hometown… (and I'm pretty sure it isn't…) then plan to spend a few days, and take in all the festivities.  You won't regret it!  www.westernfolklife.org .

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The 31st Annual NATIONAL Cowboy Poetry Gathering - All day and all evening. Check the website for times
Western Folklife Center and Associated Venues
Elko, Nevada
888-880-5885, ext 222

Elko, Nevada was the first town to revive the Cowboy Poetry gathering some 31 years ago.  And Elko is still the biggest, and the best.  Join Doc, as he makes his first-ever appearance at this show-to-beat-all-shows.  And if Elko isn't near your hometown… (and I'm pretty sure it isn't…) then plan to spend a few days, and take in all the festivities.  You won't regret it!  www.westernfolklife.org .

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The 31st Annual NATIONAL Cowboy Poetry Gathering - All day and all evening. Check the website for times
Western Folklife Center and Associated Venues
Elko, Nevada
888-880-5885, ext 222

Elko, Nevada was the first town to revive the Cowboy Poetry gathering some 31 years ago.  And Elko is still the biggest, and the best.  Join Doc, as he makes his first-ever appearance at this show-to-beat-all-shows.  And if Elko isn't near your hometown… (and I'm pretty sure it isn't…) then plan to spend a few days, and take in all the festivities.  You won't regret it!  www.westernfolklife.org .

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Extravaganza - Shows all day and evening… Check the website
American Mountaineering Museum Theater
Golden, Colorado
720-242-7971

It's Doc's very favorite hometown cowboy poetry and music gathering.  It's the show where Doc got his first chance at the microphone some eleven years ago.  The show is back again, and better than ever!  Check out the website for much more detail.  And be sure the get tickets early, shows sell out for this once-a-year and one-of-a-kind gathering.  Can't wait!  www.coloradocowboygathering.com . 

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Extravaganza - Shows all day and evening… Check the website!
American Mountaineering Museum Theater
Golden, Colorado
720-242-7971

It's Doc's very favorite hometown cowboy poetry and music gathering.  It's the show where Doc got his first chance at the microphone some eleven years ago.  The show is back again, and better than ever!  Check out the website for much more detail.  And be sure the get tickets early, shows sell out for this once-a-year and one-of-a-kind gathering.  Can't wait!  www.coloradocowboygathering.com . 

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Cowboy Poetry and the Ballad Form - A Workshop - 11:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 10th and Garrison
Lakewood, Colorado

Doc Mehl presents a workshop for the members of the Poetry Society of Colorado on Saturday, January 15.  Here's a chance to try your hand at cowboy poetry.  But first a warning:  Cowboy poetry rhymes.  Free verse poets come prepared to get outside of your comfort zone…

Friday, January 16th, 2015

"Up a Creek" - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11225 Decatur (# 200)
Westminster, Colorado
303-246-6173
Price: Free… (but remember to pay for your coffee)

Zoe's is trying out a little live music on Friday nights.  Here's your chance to see Doc Mehl playing his signature western cello with the acoustic light-rock band "Up a Creek."  See Doc (cello, guitar, vocals) along with Jerry Green (guitar and vocals), and Eric Christiansen (keyboard, harmonica, and vocals).  Have some coffee, order a sandwich, and don't forget to ask for a second serving of fun! 

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

The WMA Convention and Showcase
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-563-0673

Watch for Doc Mehl's stage times to be announced during this five day extravaganza.  Everything you need to know is at www.westernmusic.org.

Friday, November 14th, 2014

The WMA Convention and Showcase
The Marriott
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-563-0673

Watch for Doc Mehl's stage times to be announced during this five day extravaganza.  Everything you need to know is at www.westernmusic.org.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

2014 WMA Convention and Showcase
The Marriott
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-563-0673

It's that time of year again… Time to give thanks… And maybe give thanks for Western Music as well.  And where better to do it than the rendezvous of musicians and poets each fall, just one week before Thanksgiving, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Watch for stage times to be announced during this five day extravaganza.  Everything you need to know is at www.westernmusic.org.

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Doc Does Heber City - Day 2... - All day long...
Heber City, Utah
435-654-3666

You know Doc… he'll have all brand-new material for Day 2.  Some come to either day, October 31 or November 1… or come to both !!  This is Doc's first performance swing through Utah.  But you can bet it won't be his last !!  Learn more at www.hebervalleycowboypoetry.com.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Doc Does Heber City… It's a First !! - All day long...
Heber City, Utah
435-654-3666

Between the Mississippi River and the California Coast, you won't find a more authentic Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  Doc Mehl joins the festivities for the first time at the 2014 Heber Valley Western Music and Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  Look for Doc during the daytime sessions on October 31 and again on November 1.  Watch out, Utah, Doc's comin' to town !!  Much more information at www.hebervalleycowboygathering.com

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

A western celebration of cowboy music and poetry - All day… All weekend !!
Durango, Colorado
970-749-2995

It a four day celebration, starting on Thursday October 2 with an evening melodrama featuring every 2014 performer.  On Friday October 3, sign up for the "poetry" train, a special excursion of the Durango-Silverton narrow gauge railway with performers in each car, then a night show of headliners. But Saturday October 4 is your best chance to catch Doc Mehl on the daytime stages.  Stick around for the evening show, or Sunday morning Cowboy Church.  So many choices… now that's a celebration!  Check the website for ticket information:  www.DurangoPoetryGathering.org

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

The Cowboy Poet… Loves Gueoul !! - 5:30 pm potluck dinner, 6:30 pm showtime !!
Call for reservation and directions… Near University of Denver
Denver, Colorado
303-788-1716
Price: $ 15.00

Doc Mehl is thrilled to perform for this unique event and uniquely worthy cause.  (Previously scheduled in July, please note the new date in September.)  Every dollar of your ticket price goes to Friends of Guéoul, a Colorado non-profit organization. The group's mission is the education of girls in the village of Guéoul, Sénégal (pronounced GAY-ool), girls whose families are too poor for them to go to school. Your support gives these young girls the opportunity to go to school based on their talent and initiative.  This is your chance to see Doc Mehl in a feature performance right near home on the Colorado Front Range… and support Friends of Guéoul… all at the same time !!

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Western Music, Cowboy Poetry, and Jam Session - 1 - 4 pm
The Florissant Grange
Florissant, Colorado
719-748-0358
Price: Just 5 dollars !

Join Doc in Florissant on this beautiful summer weekend, and enjoy music and poetry presented by members of the Colorado Chapter of the Western Music Association.  It's an all-star cast of performers!  Fun, fun, fun!!  See you there!

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Festival of Cowboy Poetry and Western Music - Doc's on stage Saturday afternoon in the town park
Grand Encampment, Wyoming
307-326-8855

Come see Doc performing at the Grand Encampment Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Grand Encampment, Wyoming.  When you think about the word "Americana," it was either born in Mayberry, USA or in Grand Encampment, Wyoming.   See Doc on the Saturday afternoon stage in the town park on July 19, or catch him at the nighttime bonfire jam session in the park, 9 pm July 18 and again 9 pm July 19.  Learn more at http://www.grandencampmentgathering.com .

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

In Support of SABE (Self Advocates Becoming Empowered) - 11 am - 3 pm
The Backyard of Cynda and Marcel Arsenault
Superior, Colorado

Doc takes the stage with other talented musicians in a celebration and fundraiser for SABE, in support of people with disabilities living and thriving in their communities.  An outdoor celebration, food and festivities, and a really good cause.  Come out and play!  

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

America's Soul Live, with Jon Chandler and the Wichitones - 7:30 pm
Arvada, Colorado

Doc Mehl makes a cameo appearance.  It's a night to celebrate Colorado performing artists honored by the Western Music Association.  Mary Kaye from Utan (honorary Coloradan for one night) and Barry Ward are the headliners. But you'll also see honorees Johnny Neil, Ernie Martinez, Bill Barwick; and Doc himself will appear on stage for one poem that will leave you smiling.  Drop in!  More details at www.picknparlor.com

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Transforming Local Government Conference
A Taste of the Colorado West
Downtown Sheraton Hotel
Denver, Colorado
Price: (Private)

If you're a city manager… then you're probably already scheduled to be there. Otherwise, you might have to keep looking for Doc Mehl in concert at another Denver area venue… stay tuned.  Still, this should be fun, Doc Mehl on stage with Jon Chandler and Ernie Martinez, entertaining all those in the local government arena, visiting Denver from states all across the U.S.  Who could ask for more? This will have them loosening their neckties, no doubt!

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Celebration of the West
A solo performance… Doc Mehl Presents… - Two shows… 6:30 pm; 7:15 pm
Lafayette Elementary School
Lafayette, Colorado

It's a home town celebration.  At the home town elementary school.  Drop in for this Friday evening celebration of poetry and song.  Doc Mehl promises a family-friendly introduction to cowboy poetry and "west-clectic" music.  Cowboy boots optional… cowboy hat required.  Come celebrate the West!

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Doc Mehl performs in Sierra Vista, Arizona - All day!
Sierra Vista, Arizona
(520) 678-9952

If you are anywhere near the town of Sierra Vista in southern Arizona this February, don't miss Doc Mehl's appearances at the Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival.   This three day event runs from February 7th through the 9th, with night shows and daytime stages.  Find Doc winding his way between the several daytime stages on Saturday February 8.  What a great collection of western entertainment talent in one great western town.  More information at www.cowboypoets.com.  See you in sunny Arizona!

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Doc Mehl performs at the CCPG - 1:00 pm
Golden, Colorado

One last chance to catch Doc Mehl at the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  The afternoon showcase runs from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm.  See Doc on stage along with Liz Masterson, Pop Wagner, Doris Daley, Bob Bovee, Mark Gardner, Rex Rideout, Jon Chandler, and Ernie Martinez.  Wow!  Now that's quite a posse!  What a great way to end a great four day event in Golden, Colorado, the gateway to the West!  Don't forget to reserve your seats, the shows are known to sell out fast… so go to www.coloradocowboygathering.com and learn more today!

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Doc Mehl performs at the CCPG - 10 am to 10 pm !!! All Day !!!
Golden, Colorado

Doc is on stage again at the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, and on Saturday January 18 he is on stage just about all day long!  Check out the Saturday morning "Round-up," one song or poem from each entertainer, a potpourri of western talent from 10 am until 12:30 pm.  And Doc will run back and forth to be on the Campfire stage that same morning between 10 and 11 am.  Then somewhere between 2 and 4:30 pm, Doc will share the main stage with long-time friend Yvonne Hollenbeck and new friends Terry Nash and young Mikki Daniel. What fun!  If that's enough for one day, Doc will be master of ceremonies for the night show, with headliners R.P. Smith, Carol Heuchan, Jean Prescott, and (…wait for it…) Riders in the Sky!!!  Find out more about tickets at www.coloradocowboygathering.com.  If you can't get your fill on Saturday January 18… then just check the next post for Sunday, January 19… What a gathering this is going to be!

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Doc Mehl performs at the CCPG - 10 am and 1 pm
Golden, Colorado

It's that time of year again… January!  And that can only mean one thing… The Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering is back in town!  The gathering actually kicks off Thursday evening, January 16, with headliner Baxter Black! Doc will be on stage Friday, January 17, first with a quick appearance in the morning "Variety Show" from 10 am until 12:30 pm, one song or poem from every artist, a veritable cornucopia of western talent.  And then Doc's back up on the stage again at 1 pm for a round robin stage with Mikki Daniel, along with Mark Gardner and Rex Rideout.  What a hoot!  More information at www.coloradocowboygathering.com.  And see the next post for Doc's stage times on Saturday, January 18...

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

The Yampa Valley Boys… with special guest Doc Mehl
Bar Lazy L Ranch
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
(970) 879-1082

One night only!  Doc Mehl joins the Yampa Valley Boys on the evening of January 28 at the Bar Lazy L ranch.   What a great chance to enjoy a sleigh ride, a hearty western meal, and great live entertainment.  One night only for Doc, but catch the Yampa Valley Boys all winter long at this great wintertime event.  More information at http://barlazylranch.com . 

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Music Showcase and Entertainment Festival
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-563-0673

November 21-24, makes plans now to attend the Western Music Association Showcase!  Performers from all over the country (including Doc Mehl...) will be there, performing during the daytime, and jamming together in the hallway and ballroom until the wee hours of the morning.  It's a non-stop four day musical medley, with a few awards sprinkled in to recognize the best of the best.  Join the fun!  Just navigate to www.westernmusic.com for more information. 

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

A Festival of Western Music and Cowboy Poetry - 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Durango, Colorado
970-749-2995

It's a four day celebration of cowboy poetry and western music, October 3-6... with an all-star cast!  See Doc Mehl on Saturday, October 5 during the daytime sessions, and catch Doc with Washtub Jerry in a cameo appearance Thursday night October 3 on the "variety show."  But why not come for the whole weekend?  You won't find a better collection of western entertainment performers, with a variety of evening and daytime shows from which to choose.  The leaves will be turning, and the toes will be tapping.  Be there!  Advance tickets and much more information at www.durangocowboypoetrygathering.org.

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

An Evening of Cowboy Poetry - 4:00 pm
5550 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
(719) 531-6333

Mark your calendar for September 28 in Colorado Springs.  Dick and Jane Morton are helping to put together this fall celebration of spoken word... western style!  Can't wait!  The show starts at 4 pm; look for Doc to take the stage around 5:30 pm.  And there's an open mic starting at 6 pm; here's your chance to present your own poem on stage.  That's how Doc got started, you know...

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Doc Mehl, an hour of streaming live radio featuring Doc's music and poetry - 10 am Mountain Daylight Time
Santa Clarita, California
(661) 298-5487
Price: It's free! It's streaming radio!

Join Doc on streaming internet radio with host Bobbi Jean Bell.  An hour of audio entertainment featuring Doc's music and poetry.  You can listen by navigating to the the website of KHTS 1220 AM in Santa Clarita California, just click on www.hometownstation.com.  You can even call into the show at 661.298.5487.  Heck, you've always wanted to visit Santa Clarita... so here's your chance!

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Camped along side the Colorado River
Poems by the River - Dusk
The Grand Canyon, Arizona
No lap tops, sorry... no cell phones, sorry

Doc floats the river, and presents a poem each night by the campfire.  It's an alumni trip with folks from the Colorado College.  Doc will be out of touch for a couple of weeks, 200 miles rafting the journey of John Wesley Powell.  Catch Doc on the flip side... (oops, best not say "flip side" and "rafting" in the same sentence!)

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

An outdoor cowboy music and poetry festival in the park - 12:00 noon until 3:30 pm
Grand Encampment, Wyoming
307-326-8855

Join the weekend fun in Grand Encampment, Wyoming.  It's a weekend celebration of cowboy poetry and western music.  "Doc & Tub" (Doc Mehl with Washtub Jerry on the washtub bass...) will be on stage Saturday afternoon July 20.  But come for the full weekend, get advance tickets for the evening performances, and join the campfire jam session July 19 and July 20.  Much more information at www.grandencampmentgathering.org.  

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

"Doc & Tub" - Doc Mehl performs with Washtub Jerry - 7:00 pm
Miner Pickin' - A Music Store, and More...
Idaho Springs, Colorado
303-567-2433

These folks just feel like family.  Maybe that's why Suzie and Gary Solomon call it a "house concert" when it's being held in a store. (And it's a great little store to find yourself a guitar, or a ukulele, or a chance to play in a friendly jam session and learn a lick or two.)  On July 18, come see the dynamic duo of "Doc & Tub" in concert.  Washtub Jerry will be in town all week.  You'll see Doc & Tub perform the washtub solo, and (if you're lucky...) you might even see Washtub play the washtub bass and the ukulele simultaneously!  A can't miss show on the Colorado Front Range.  For more information, just wander over to www.minerpickin.com 

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Jon Chandler hosting "ASL" with Doc Mehl and Juni Fisher - 7:30 pm
Olde Town Pickin' Parlor
Arvada, Colorado
303-421-2304
Price: $ 15.00

It's the best singer-songwriter circle west of Nashville!  Jon Chandler and the Wichitones host this monthly event.  And on the third Tuesday in July, Doc Mehl (along with Washtub Jerry) will join Juni Fisher on stage with Jon and the Gang.  This is a rare opportunity to see the "westclectic" duo, "Doc & Tub;" if you're lucky, they might even agree to feature the infamous washtub solo before the evening is over.  And Juni Fisher?  She's an angel, a songbird, and she can ride and rope and get your toes a-tappin' with her original western music!  This is Doc's favorite show of the year... and it will be yours, too.  Don't forget to call in July for reservations.  More information at www.picknparlor.com (just click on "events").

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

"Doc & Tub" - Doc Mehl performs with Washtub Jerry - 1-5 pm
5744 N. 71st Street
Longmont, Colorado
303-527-0888
Price: It's a benefit! (Bring some dough...)

The Association for Community Living in Boulder County assists people with developmental disabilities to be fully integrated in their communities.  Come enjoy some great entertainment, and support a great cause.  It's your first chance in 2013 to see Doc Mehl and Washtub Jerry on stage together, so be there!

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Featured Performer, Medicine and Management Seminar
Doc Mehl presents... An Introduction to Cowboy Poetry - 7:30 pm
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Price: (Private)

Doc Mehl present a private performance for physician attendees from across the nation.  Some fun!  Soon they'll be writing prescriptions with meter and rhyme! 

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

"Hands on Heritage" - 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Denver, Colorado
Price: Free outdoor stage

Doc Mehl will be on the outdoor stage at noon, May 18.   Come join in the fun at the "Hands On Heritage" festival.  Learn out Colorado History, and maybe get your hands just a little dirty at this "hands on" celebration of our Colorado roots. 

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Under a Fiddler's Moon - featuring Doc Mehl, Jon Chandler, and Ernie Martinez - 6:30 pm - until we're all tuckered out
Longmont, Colorado
303-652-9131
Price: Come prepared to donate and participate

Come join the fun!  It's a benefit for CTRC, the third largest therapeutic riding center in all of the U.S.  Help support this therapeutic environment for children and adults with special needs.  Time spent horseback is therapy for us all, and you can help.  You'll hear Doc Mehl along local favorites Jon Chandler and Ernie Martinez.  Come enjoy the musical entertainment, great food, lively games, and maybe a silent auction or two.  More information at www.ctrcinc.org.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Doc Mehl celebrates Poetry Month
A solo performance of spoken word (with a song or two, just for fun) - 6:30 pm
Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge
Westminster, Colorado

It's Doc's first appearance performing for the residents of Keystone Place.  But it won't be his last.  Join the fun.  

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

"Up a Creek" plays the benefit... for Kathy - 4-6 pm
Mile High Karate Club
Thornton, Colorado
Price: Come prepared to donate to Kathy's cause

You know the question, now be part of the answer!  Music, food, silent auction, and friends helping friends.  Kathy needs your support, and the band is happy to help out.  Doc Mehl pulls out the western cello to play with local folk rock band "Up a Creek."  Hear your old favorites from an era of acoustic folk rock.  You've never really taken to "heavy metal," so step back in time and hear some toe-tapping "heavy wood."

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Cochise Cowboy Poetry Gathering
See the website for times and locations...
Sierra Vista, Arizona
520-678-9952
Price: Catch Doc on the daytime shows... Only 5 dollars!

The Cochise Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a potpourri of western entertainers and cowboy poets.  The shows start on the evening of Thursday February 7 (in the nearby town of Tombstone, no less), and the performances continue through Sunday February 10.  Come visit beautiful Sierra Vista, Arizona in February... or stay in your own snowy cold state... you choose!  Look for Doc on Thursday evening, and then again on the daytime stages both Friday and Saturday.  Find much more information at the website:   www.cowboypoets.com

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

The Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Cowboy Poetry and Western Entertainment... At Its Best! - Saturday Morning Variety Show - 10 am.
American Mountaineering Museum Theater
Golden, Colorado
720-242-7971
Price: www.coloradocowboygathering.com for ticket prices

Don't miss Doc on stage as the Master of Ceremonies for the Saturday morning variety show.  It's an all-star cast of sixteen performers, and poor Doc is supposed to keep them all in line somehow!  Better yet, come for the whole weekend, with shows from Thursday January 17 through Sunday January 20.  With three evening shows, two weekend matinees, a Saturday morning variety show, and a Sunday mornning Cowboy Church, you can't go wrong!  Find more informaiton at www.coloradocowboygathering.com .  You might even find Doc hosting an open microphone stage on Saturday January 19, so bring your guitar and your rhyming words, and step up to become part of the show.  That's how Doc got started... and you can too!

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Western Music Association
2012 WMA Showcase and Awards Show - The festival runs November 14-18
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Price: Daytime shows are free! See Doc perform on the featured artist stage, Saturday November 17 at 2:20 pm.

This five day event draws western entertainers from around the country, to perform, to recognized their award-winning members, and to play music into the wee hours of the morning in every corner of the hotel lobby and hallways.  This event is exhausting... in the very best of ways.  Come join the fun.  Check out www.westernmusic.com for more information. 

Friday, October 5th, 2012

"Old West Days"
The Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering - October 4-7
Valentine, Nebraska
800-658-4024
Price: Daytimes free, call for info. Look for Doc on the daytime stages Oct 5 and 6

Don't miss Doc Mehl at this quintessential gathering of western entertainment.  This is "Western Americana" at its best, in the heartand of these United States.  Come for the day show, stay for the night show, and be sure to wander by the hotel for the midnight jam sessions that go well past midnight.  Information about tickets at www.nebraskacowboypoetrygathering.com, seating is limited so be sure to call in advance.

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

A Benefit Event for the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center
"Under a Fiddler's Moon" - 6 pm
2675 North Park Drive
Lafayette, Colorado
303-652-9131
Price: $ 100 (It's all goes toward a super cause...)

Doc Mehl makes a cameo appearance on stage with the evening''s featured performer, Gary McMahan.  Don't miss this chance to support the great work of the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center.   Find much more information at www.ctrcinc.com

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

National Forest Service Retiree Convention
Rendezvous in the Rockies - Evening
Vail Marriott
Vail, Colorado
Price: Private event

If you join the Forest Service in May...  Retire in June... Pay your dues to join the retiree club in July or August... then you are also welcome to attend.  Otherwise, I suppose you're out of luck. 

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Rocky Mountain Oysters Shooting Club
Featured Performer
Denver, Colorado

Wonder what they'll be serving for the evening meal... Rocky Mountain oysters, perhaps?

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Grand Encampment Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Performance in the Park, An Afternoon of Western Entertainment - 12 - 5 pm
Grand Encampment, Wyoming
Price: The afternoon show is free! And come for lunch, it's priced right.

It's three days of great western entertainment, starting Friday night July 20 with an evening show and campfire Jam Session, then Saturday entertainment in the park, the evening show, the campfire again, Sunday morning cowboy church, and more.  Catch Doc Saturday afternoon July 21 in the park, and then jamming with the others around the late night campfire.  There's stars in these Wyoming skies, my friend.  Catch this Gathering!  Check out www.grandencampmentgathering.org for more details.

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Mother's Day with "Hawk & Doc"
"Hawk & Doc" - Not your father's ice cream!
Azura of Lakewood, Rehabilitation Center
Lakewood, Colorado
Price: (private for residents)

It's Pam Hawkins and Doc Mehl, on stage together, as "Hawk & Doc," performing for the residents.  A private venue.   This is not your father's ice cream... Just a soulful afternoon of music!

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Alliance for Smiles, Team member
15 Poems in 15 days, A Salute
Free surgical repairs for cleft lip and cleft palate
City of Yaounde, in Cameroon Africa
Price: Free, drop in! (Airfare $ 2200, plus extras)

It's a private event... One poem every evening to recognize the efforts of the volunteers on this Alliance-for-Smiles surgical team, performing repair of cleft lip and cleft palate for dozens of children (and even adults), changing their lives (and changing our own).  I'm on the team; the poems are just for fun. 

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

America's Soul Live!
John Chandler hosts "ASL" with Doc Mehl, Bill Barwick - 7:30 pm
Olde Town Pickin' Parlor
Arvada, Colorado
303-421-2304
Price: $ 12.00

See Doc Mehl on stage in the intimate setting of "America's Soul Live."  Host Jon Chandler and host band "The Wichitones" will be on stage to accompany Doc; also featured will be local western music star Bill Barwick.  Don't miss this songwriter-circle extravaganza!

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Sunday Afternoon Poetry and Music Session - Doc featured at 1 pm
American Mountaineering Center; 710 10th Street
Golden, Colorado

It's a new location, but it's the same Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering that you've been enjoying for over two decades.  Come join the show January 20-22, with Doc Mehl featured during the afternoon session (around 1 pm) on Sunday, January 22.

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Saturday Daytime Poetry and Music Sessions - Rotating sessions all day; Doc featured at 1 pm
American Mountaineering Center; 710 10th Street
Golden, Colorado

It's a new location, but it's the same Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering that you've been enjoying for over two decades.  Come join the show January 20-22, with Doc Mehl featured during the afternoon session (around 1 pm) on Saturday January 21.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

America's Soul Live
Rocky Mountain Stocking Stuffers
Olde Town Pickin' Parlor
Arvada, Colorado

 

Doc Mehl joins on cello and a holiday poem or two, see the Rocky Mountain Stocking Stuffers, with Jon Chandler and the Wichitones hosting.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

America's Soul Live
Rocky Mountain Stocking Stuffers
Olde Town Pickin' Parlor
Arvada, Colorado

Doc Mehl joins on cello and a holiday poem or two, see the Rocky Mountain Stocking Stuffers, with Jon Chandler and the Wichitones hosting.

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Western Music Association Festival
Western Music Association Showcase - 4:00 pm
Marriott Albuquerque (2101 Louisiana Boulevard NE)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
(505) 881-6800
Price: Free

Don't miss this boatload of talent, as the Western Music Association showcases Doc Mehl and other premiere Western Entertainment performers.  Visit www.westernmusic.com for more information.  See you there!

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Western Music Association Festival
Western Music Association Showcase - 3:00 pm
Marriott Albuquerque (2101 Louisiana Boulevard NE)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
(505) 881-6800
Price: Free

Don't miss this boatload of talent, as the Western Music Association showcases Doc Mehl and other premiere Western Entertainment performers.  Visit www.westernmusic.com for more information.  See you there! 

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Second Annual Safe Harbor Lab Rescue Benefit Shindig - 7:30 pm
Olde Town Pickin' Parlor, 7515 Grandview Ave.
Arvada, Colorado
303-421-2304
Price: $ 15

A great evening of entertainment for a great cause.  Help support canine rescue of the laborador retriever variety, and have a smile and a laugh or two at the same time.  And yes, Toby the wonderdog will be there.

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Benefit House Concert for the Historic Hoverhome - 7:00 pm
Near Hover Road and Mountain View Ave. intersection
Longmont, Colorado
303-774-7810, or 720-494-9300
Price: $ 20

Doc Mehl joins forces with Liz Masterson for an evening of "westclectic" entertainment.  It's a night of western music and cowboy poetry... just BYO imaginary campfire for a night under the stars.  Proceeds go toward the preservation of this stately building, the historic Hoverhome.  See the website for address and directions, near the intersection of Hover Road and Mountain View Avenue.  http://www.stvrainhistoricalsociety.org/Hover_Home_Tours_Events.html

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Old West Days
20-Year Reunion Show - 1:30 pm
Valentine Rural High School
Valentine, Nebraska

It's the 20-Year anniversary of the Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  And it's the gathering where Doc Mehl cut his cowboy teeth!  Don't miss Doc as the emcee of this Saturday matinee extravaganza. 

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Old West Days
20-Year Reunion Show - All day
Valentine Rural High School
Valentine, Nebraska

It's the 20-Year anniversary of the Nebraska Cowboy Poetry Gathering.  And it's the gathering where Doc Mehl cut his cowboy teeth!  Catch Doc on stage during this all-day festival of cowboy poetry and music.

 

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Doc Mehl; A One-Man Show - 7:00 p.m.
Eldorado Canyon State Park Visitor Center
Eldorado Springs, Colorado
303-494-3943
Price: Free (State Park admission fee required)

Don't miss this one-man show, featuring Doc Mehl's original "west-clectic" music and cowboy poetry.  (And these poems even rhyme...Imagine that!)  Bring a patio picnic and enjoy Doc Mehl under the setting sun.

 

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

House Concert at the Arsenaults
Song and Sweets with "Doc & Tub" - 7:30 pm
211 S. 3rd Avenue
Superior, Colorado
303-499-7038
Price: $ 10 donation suggested

A very special night of entertainment in the backyard refuge of Cynda and Marcel Arsenault.  You won't want to miss Doc Mehl (original songs, guitar licks, and cowboy poetry) and his sidekick Washtub Jerry (playing the washtub bass, the ukulele, and who knows what else).   It's an evening of "westclectic" entertainment.  Be sure to RSVP for this event by email or telephone:    ibrand@realcapitalsolutions.com or 720-810-5430.

 

 

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Littleton Chorale - Western Welcome Week
Western Welcome Week: Across the Wide Missouri - 7:30 pm
Littleton United Methodist Church (5894 S. Datura)
Littleton, Colorado
Price: $ 15.00

Doc Mehl returns for an encore performance with the 80-voice Littleton Chorale.  This isn't just an "O.K. Chorale"... This is a FANTASTIC Chorale.  Join Doc and the choir for an evening of "west-clectic" music.

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Littleton Chorale - Western Welcome Week
Western Welcome Week: Across the Wide Missouri - 7:30 pm
Littleton United Methodist Church (5894 S. Datura)
Littleton, Colorado
Price: $ 15.00

Doc Mehl returns for an encore performance with the 80-voice Littleton Chorale.  This isn't just an "O.K. Chorale"... This is a FANTASTIC Chorale.  Join Doc and the choir for an evening of "west-clectic" music.

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Community of Grand Encampment
Grand Encampment Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering - Afternoon in the park, evening by the fire
Grand Encampment, Wyoming

Doc Mehl plays his original contemporary western music on stage in the town park.  Come to Wyoming's favorite small-town outdoor performance.  Stay for the night show and the campfire jam session as well.  It's just like the tourism board slogan says… "Find yourself… in Wyoming!"