Get To Know The 6th Street Cowboy With This Exclusive Interview!


THE AUSTINOT — To know Sam is to love Sam. You know that guy who rides his horse in downtown Austin? That’s Sam Olivo, the 6th Street Cowboy.

If you saw Olivo riding on a horse alongside someone else at the recent Texas Book Festival, that someone else was me. He was kind enough to let me tag along on a peaceful jaunt down Congress Avenue, as he told me his story and sang a few songs.

Our journey had us trotting through downtown Austin, and culminated…