Syd Masters is....

2024 Western Writers of America Spur Award 
~ Best Western Song! ~ Both 1st & 2nd Place!
"High Country Trail" & “Cowboy Afterlife”

2019 Western Heritage Wrangler Award 
~ Outstanding Traditional Western Music CD! ~
"Sunset on the Rio Grande Revisited" _______________

       2019 International Western Music Association                                  ~Presidents Award~                            _______________

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"    _______________

10 Career New Mexico Music Industry Awards
~ Including 2-time 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

2024 Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Song has been presented to Syd for two of his songs. Yep. Both 1st & 2nd place in this category! “High Country Trail” & “Cowboy Afterlife”. Thank you WWA!

2024 New Mexico Music Award for Best Original Western Song for “High Country Trail”. Thank you WWA!

Cowboy Evenings in Red River, NM! Celebrate 33 consecutive years of great food and western entertainment with opening night on June 18, 2024! 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 and the concert follows dinner. 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!

2023 CD Release Cabin Songs hits #8 on the Western Music Playlist Charts. Opening track, “High Country Trail” reaches #5 it's first week out on the singles chart. Thanks to all the great DJ's worldwide for spinning the tunes!