Gold Hill Hotel hosting cowboy performer John Tyson Feb. 18

Local celebrity and cowboy music performer John Tyson will bring his American Cowboy show back to the Gold Hill Hotel on Thursday, Feb. 18, as part of the hotel’s Thursday night presentation series.

Tyson, a Vietnam veteran, has worked as a law enforcement officer, range manager, cowboy, train engineer, entertainer and journalist. He is best known as a former reporter for KOLO-TV Channel 8.

Tyson, who contributed to the Wild Horse Crossing CD produced by Lacy J. Dalton in the 1990s, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Gold Hill Hotel’s Great Room, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill.

Dinner is from 4-8 p.m. at the Crown Point Restaurant. The cost is $25 for the dinner and lecture and $10 for the lecture only. For reservations, call 775-847-0111.

Upcoming lectures include: Nicholas Clapp’s Virginia City: To Dance with the Devil on Feb. 24; Candace Wheeler’s Silver Terrace Cemeteries on March 3; and Shawn Mahan’s Morals, Ethics and Old West Justice on March 18.


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