Syd Masters is....

2-Time Academy of Western Artists
~ Male Vocalist of the Year! ~

Composer & Recording Artist of
The Official New Mexico State Song! (cowboy)~"Under New Mexico Skies"  ~

2-Time New Mexico Music Industry
~ Vocalist of the Year! ~

U.S. Dept. of State Cultural Ambassador
to 26 Foreign Countries during the
Diplomatic Security Anti-Terrorism
Assistance Program

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Latest News

3,000th Syd Masters & The Swing Riders Concert Grows Closer! Sometime during 2018 will be the milestone performance by Syd & his cowboy band. The first show was in 1997 and Syd has never looked back. He has sang his brand of western music in 157 cities and towns in New Mexico alone. Add to that countless venues in 31 United States as well as Mexico and Canada. Many dance halls, ranches, rodeos, music festivals, weddings, chuckwagon dinners, trail rides, cow pie covered mountain tops and dried out scorpion patches later his music continues to persevere. When asked if there was anything in the works for show #3,000 Syd replied "I'm not exactly sure when it will be, but I plan to make it something special.

Cowboy Evenings in Red River, NM! Celebrate 27 consecutive years of great food and western entertainment with opening night on June 19, 2018! Thanks to your hosts Henry & Sue Lewis this is one of the longest running shows of its kind in all of the West. As always it is located at Bobcat Pass Wilderness Adventures in Red River, NM. This summer we will serve thousands of rib-eye steaks fresh off the big grill along with all the fixin's to many happy patrons every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday throughout the season. Meal is served at 6:00PM with pre-dinner entertainment by Michael Smith at 5:30PM. Click on "shows" in the menu bar and choose the best date for you and your family to visit the high country and enjoy a Cowboy Evening!

 Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO! Syd Masters & The Swing Riders are once again booked in Branson at the number one attraction in town, Silver Dollar City! The National Crafts & Cowboy Festival dates are Sept. 19 thru 23 with several shows each day. The band will be performing in one of the finest examples of old timey wood surface radial theaters anywhere to be found. The Riverfront Playhouse. The acoustics are so incredible it'll make you wonder why architects ever stopped designing concert halls this way. It also has the best air conditioning in the whole park!

Arizona Tour in February of 2019!  Several dates are booked already and more requests keep coming in. Between Swing Rider shows and a few solo concerts Syd will be rambling the backroads of The Grand Canyon State most of the first half of the month. If you would like to throw a shindig, hootenanny, or a hoedown click the "contact" page and give him a holler!

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