Western swing

Western swing is a style of popular music that began in the 1920s in the American Southwest among the region’s popular Western string bands. It is dance music, often with an up-tempo beat. The music is an amalgamation of rural, cowboy, polka, and folk, New Orleans jazz or Dixieland, and blues blended with a jazzy “swing”. and played by a hot string band often augmented with drums, saxophones, pianos and, notably, the steel guitar. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

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Sunday 11 May 2014
Asleep at the Wheel
Asleep At The WheelConcert
The New Parish
Oakland, San Francisco, United States
37.807775 -122.272736

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Thursday 5 June 2014
Asleep At The WheelConcert Knuckleheads
Kansas City MO, United States
39.120633 -94.548667
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Friday 6 June 2014
Wayne Hancock
Wayne HancockConcert
The State Room
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
40.755273 -111.888884

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