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Academy of Western Artists 24th Annual Will Rogers Awards.

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The event, which includes a show and dinner, will be held in July or August (TBD) at the Brown Lupton Ballroom on the campus of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Individual tickets purchased are $100 and tables of eight are $950. No tickets will be sold after April 2. Purchasers will receive confirmation, but all tickets will be held at the door for pickup. Tickets can be purchased through ticketstothecity.com or by calling 866-499-2787.

The categories include Young Artist of the Year, Pure Country, Western Swing, Western Music and they will all have awards for Male, Female, Duo/Group, Album and Song. There is also a category for Instrumentalist of the Year. Host for this year’s event is Penny Gilley, host of “The Penny Gilley Show” which is taped at Lil Red’s Longhorn Saloon in the historic Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas. “The Penny Gilley Show” airs on RFD-TV.

The Will Rogers Awards show and dinner is open to the public. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. The Awards show will start at 7 p.m. Many of the nominees will be performing during the show.



July 1
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Brown Lupton Ballroom – TCU
2901 Stadium Dr
Fort Worth, Texas 76129