The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Located at the top end of the festival, the Wild West remains one of our favourite city districts, with no shortage of ad hoc street performances, bars and live venues to keep folks entertained. Yeeehi!

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Entering the Wild West.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Water gunfight.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

One cowboy accuses another cowboy.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Who accuses him right back.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Medical supplies.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

We were called up for jury service. The man in the dock stood accused of spilling drink over someone’s trousers.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The judge listens carefully.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Testimony is given in court.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The court artist captured all the details.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The jury find the defendant GUILTY!

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

He is placed in the stocks outside for punishment.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Dancing in the streets.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Man down!

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

At the Rusty Spurs stage.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

Dancefloor scenes.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

On the Crazy Calamities stage.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

A dinosaur on the loose.

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

The Wild West at Boomtown: courtroom scenes, gunslingers and hoedowns, August 2016

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