I’m delighted to welcome Cody to the “Best of Wyoming” roster of cities. We often imagine the history of Buffalo Bill when we think of Cody, and there certainly is a wonderful historical center commemorating his life located in the city. But there’s so much more in Cody that waits to be explored, like the Yellowstone Jazz Festival and the Cody Country Art League. “Best of Wyoming” is dedicated to just this kind of exploration that highlights the people and history of a city. We hope that our focus on
The Yellowstone Jazz Festival will be celebrating 25 years of presenting live jazz to audiences this July. The Alex Nauman Jazz Trio will start the event with a free performance from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Cody City Park. The “Jazz on the Lawn” outdoor jazz event will be held the next day at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center outdoor stage in Cody with a different set of music featured every 45 minutes from 5:00 to 10:00 PM. Audience members will be able to hear everything from big band jazz to contemporary smooth jazz or to hear a great jazz vocalist.
CODY, Wyo. – After six months and millions of dollars in major renovations, the Buffalo Bill Museum—one of five museums within the Buffalo Bill Historical Center located in Cody, Wyoming—will officially re-open just in time for the 2012 summer vacation season. And even as the final pieces are put into place, the venue is already receiving buzz as one of the country’s hottest new tourist attractions. The Center is a short drive from the east gate of Yellowstone National Park.