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: Hank Williams III

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Friday 13 February 2015
Hepcat
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite BoysConcert
The Observatory North Park
San Diego, CA, United States
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Saturday 14 February 2015
Hepcat
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite BoysConcert
The Observatory
Santa Ana, CA, Los Angeles, United States
34.155601 -118.134254

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Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite BoysConcert
The Observatory
Santa Ana, CA, Los Angeles, United States
34.155601 -118.134254
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Friday 20 February 2015
Asleep At The Wheel [early show]
Asleep At The WheelConcert
The Kessler Theater
Dallas TX, Dallas, United States
32.74943 -96.842563
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Asleep At The Wheel [late show]
Asleep At The WheelConcert
The Kessler Theater
Dallas TX, Dallas, United States
32.74943 -96.842563
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Friday 17 April 2015
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite BoysConcert Lee's Liquour Lounge
Minneapolis MN, United States
44.97888 -93.281546

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