Since the early '90's, Miss "V" has been exploring America by foot, horse, train, bus, boat, wagon and plane, sharing her signature Cowbilly music, unique insight, subtle humor and creative charm with audiences from all walks of life. In addition to her performance career, she has worked as a ranch hand, wrangler, chinker, instrument builder, leather worker and river guide and spent fourteen years living off grid as a modern day homesteader where driving teams, splitting wood and hauling water were everyday chores.
A troubadour in her own right, The Gypsy Cowbelle has been dubbed "an American original" and her intriguing story has been chronicled in books, magazines, newspapers and through myriad radio and television interviews nationwide. "V" also hosts children's workshops on Homespun Instruments, delivers historical theme concerts and portrays Amelia Earhart. She has produced five CDs of original music and one documentary. "Nothing Fancy But Guaranteed Authentic!"
- "V" The Gypsy Cowbelle
Wyoming Arts Council video spotlighting the Homespun Instrument workshop
- Homespun Instruments on gypsycowbelle.com
- Gypsy Cowbelle's Homespun Instruments Kid's History Day at the Big Horn County Museum / Hardin, MT / May 2019
PERFORMANCE RATES - 2023Homespun Instruments
- Standard 1 hour performance: $370 + lodging
- Each additional hour: $100
- 2 -3 performances in 50 mi radius: $300 each + lodging
- 4 or more performances 50 mi radius: $275 each + lodging
- Additional concert performances available
***Discounts and/or lodging waiver available if booked through South Dakota Humanities Council