R.J. Vandygriff is an award winning Texas singer/songwriter/playwright/actor and real cowboy. In 2004 he received the Will Rogers Award from the AWA for excellence and most recently R.J.'s "Keep The Campfire A Burnin" was honored by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for "Outstanding Original Composition" of 2012 receiving the Wrangler Award. In 2011, "The Cowboy Ain't Dead Yet!" Vol. III was the most requested and played western CD in America.
R.J. Vandygriff is a soulful balladeer, when he sings you feel the honesty in his voice. He's believable and he should be, he's the real deal! He's at home on stage, in front of a camera or horseback in the big pasture. Robert Joe grew up ridin' horses and strumming an ol' guitar in Roxton, TX, competed in Saddlebronc and Bareback as well as working as a rodeo clown and bullfighter. Whether he's performing as a solo artist or starring in the highly acclaimed musical "The Cowboy Ain't Dead Yet!" R.J. has the God given talent to walk on a stage in front of any audience and connect with them. He is one of those performers who "creates" a moment when he steps to the microphone, a moment remembered by all.
Learn more about R.J. at www.cowboyaintdeadyet.com
"he can write, sing and he's the real thing!" Michael Martin Murphy Cowboy Singer/Poet