Freedom Annual

Rodeo 2021

Freedom's annual rodeo, held the third weekend of August, has been drawing fans and contestants from all across the nation for over 84 years. This three-day celebration includes every major event in the sport of rodeo ranging from barrel racing to wild bull riding. This beloved rodeo event combines professional action with hometown color and style. A dance is held nightly following the rodeo and features some of the best country musicians around to ensure a foot stompin' good time. On Saturday, guests are invited to the Old Cowhand Reunion at 11am and then to partake in a free chuck wagon style dinner at noon. The Old West setting of Freedom's Main Street provides the perfect backdrop to all of the rodeo activities.

Advance Tickets
Adults: $8 / Child (6 to 13): $4 / Child (5 and under): Free

At the Gate 
Adults: $15 / Child (6 to 13): $10 / Child (5 and under): Free



Experience pure Americana and true Western heritage at the annual Freedom Rodeo & Old Cowhand Reunion in northwest Oklahoma. Held since 1938, this has been continuously recognized as one of Oklahoma's most outstanding annual events. Make your way to the small town of Freedom, nestled on the banks of the Cimarron River, to enjoy a KPRA/IPRA Rodeo, a street dance Thursday night on Main Street, a 5K and fun run, a parade, a free chuckwagon feed on Saturday.


Sam Cox Thursday the 19th

Sam Cox Band

Formed in 2012, Immediately following high school graduation, 17 year old Sam Cox formed Sam Cox Band and has since released 4 albums and played well over 1000 shows all over the United States.

Sam Cox has performed and worked with artists such as Brandon Jenkins, Mike McClure, Trace Adkins, Joe Nichols, JB and the Moonshine Band, Micky and the Motorcars, and members of Reckless Kelly and Turnpike Troubadours.

Between the years of 2016 and 2019, Sam toured with and co-fronted the band Ragland. Along with 4 albums, Ragland achieved 3 Top 40 hits on the Texas/Red Dirt Charts (TRRR) and was nominated for “Duo/Group” of the year for the TRRR Music Awards in 2019.

In 2020, Sam Cox Band started to release bits and pieces of the 4th studio record "The Lost Years." 
The full album was finally released in February of 2021. Since the release of it's first single in late summer of 2021, 2 of the tracks from the new record have reached the Top 100 of the Texas/Red Dirt Charts, TRRR Charts, CDX (Nashville) and Texas Music Pickers Spotify Charts. 

"Losing Someone" managed to peak at #51 on the Texas Regional Radio Report while the sophomore single  "Make a Livin" is still working its way up the charts. 


(Click the nearby link to check out Fox News covering "Losing Someone" by Sam Cox Band)

Sam Cox Band is proudly endorsed by Buffalo Apparel Company.