2017 Events


July 1: The 118th anniversary of the Battle of San Juan Heights.  Read Mark's article on how the battle put TR on the fast track to the presidency at The Daily Beast.


Aug. 5: Rocky Mountain Book & Paper Fair, Denver, Colorado.

Aug. 10: ​American Museum of Western Art, Denver, Colorado.

Sept. 24:Rocky Mountain Storytelling Festival, Douglas County Library, Castle Rock, Colorado.


October 1: Mark performed old-time music with his son, Vance, at the annual Harvest Festival, Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, Colorado Springs.


October 14: Memphis University School, Memphis, Tennessee.


December 17: Mark and Vance performed holiday songs and old-time fiddle and banjo tunes at Rock Ledge Ranch for its annual Holiday Evening


Watch a scene from the Jesse James episode here.

2016 Events

​June 11: Mark is one of the "talking heads" in the epic eight-part docuseries The American West, produced by Robert Redford and airing on AMC.

January 19-22Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Golden, Colorado.  Mark and his pard Rex Rideout are very pleased to be invited back to this wonderful event. 

April 8Mountain of Authors, talk and book signing, Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs.  Free to the public.


April 11: Bemis Public Library, Littleton, Colorado.  Details to come.


May 23: HarperCollins releases the trade paperback edition of Rough Riders.  Order here.

July 30:​ Mark will again MC at the annual Fiddles, Vittles & Vino at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site.  This year's headliners are the Quebe Sisters!