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The McCallum Theatre Is ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL For The HolidaysThe McCallum Theatre Is ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL For The Holidays
by David Green - Dec 9, 2016

The McCallum Theatre presents Asleep at the Wheel and "Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all!" on Sunday, December 18, at 7:00pm.Asleep at the Wheel has recorded two albums of Texas-centric holiday music through its four-decade history, but it was just a few years ago that the group launched this first-ever western swing holiday concert. Expect a wonderful evening that combines Asleep at the Wheel's most popular songs, new material, and holiday favorites such as "Christmas in Jail," "Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all," "Mele Kalikimaka," "Swingin' Silent Night" and many more. (more...)

Brad Absher and the Swamp Royale Serve Up Magical Gumbo of Blues, Gospel, Americana, Folk & JazzBrad Absher and the Swamp Royale Serve Up Magical Gumbo of Blues, Gospel, Americana, Folk & Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Perfectly embodying the title of his new Triple A/Americana driven album, Brad Absher (www.bradabshermusic.com) is one 'Lucky Dog'! (more...)

Classic Western Music Comes to Duplex Cabarey and Piano Bar with COWBOY CHORAL TonightClassic Western Music Comes to Duplex Cabarey and Piano Bar with COWBOY CHORAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Pau Sheesley brings 'Classic Western' Music to NYC with Cowboy songs and ballads ie Hand Williams, Marty Robbins, Bob Wills etc. set in a circa 1950's television show in West Texas and the love that dare not speak it's name! With Paul Sheesley, Justin Gaynor, Beth CAllen, and Ian Kenselaar. (more...)

Classic Western Music Comes to Duplex Cabarey and Piano Bar with COWBOY CHORALClassic Western Music Comes to Duplex Cabarey and Piano Bar with COWBOY CHORAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2016

Pau Sheesley brings 'Classic Western' Music to NYC with Cowboy songs and ballads ie Hand Williams, Marty Robbins, Bob Wills etc. set in a circa 1950's television show in West Texas and the love that dare not speak it's name! With Paul Sheesley, Justin Gaynor, Beth CAllen, and Ian Kenselaar. (more...)

Austin Samba to Present TEXAS! A Horse Opera, 2/6Austin Samba to Present TEXAS! A Horse Opera, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Austin Samba, Austin's internationally-renowned traditional Rio-style samba school presents Texas! A Horse Opera one night only, Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Stateside at the Paramount, located at 716 Congress Avenue in Austin. (more...)

Asleep at the Wheel Says MERRY TEXAS CHRISTMAS Y'ALL at The Grand TonightAsleep at the Wheel Says MERRY TEXAS CHRISTMAS Y'ALL at The Grand Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Nine-time Grammy award winners, Asleep at the Wheel returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House with a popular western swing holiday themed concert, 'Merry Texas Christmas Y'all,' tonight, December 22, 2015 at 8pm and is part of Galveston Island's Winter Wonder Island Celebration. (more...)

Asleep at the Wheel to Say MERRY TEXAS CHRISTMAS Y'ALL at The Grand, 12/22Asleep at the Wheel to Say MERRY TEXAS CHRISTMAS Y'ALL at The Grand, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Nine-time Grammy award winners, Asleep at the Wheel returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House with a popular western swing holiday themed concert, 'Merry Texas Christmas Y'all,' on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 8pm and is part of Galveston Island's Winter Wonder Island Celebration. (more...)

Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors FestivalJudy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country's longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22, 2015. A range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition will be presented across three weeks, from July 22 - August 9. (more...)

David Gray and Amos Lee Play Radio City Music Hall TonightDavid Gray and Amos Lee Play Radio City Music Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced today that David Gray and Amos Lee will be co-headlining a concert on The Great Stage of Radio City Music Hall tonight, June 17, 2015 at 7:30PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINEBWW Reviews: A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 5, 2015

That will also explain my rapturous response to the performance of A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, a dramatized tribute to the country music superstar that opened at Dickson's Gaslight Dinner Theater on Thursday, June 4, running for a much-too-short two weekends at what was once known as The Renaissance Center. (more...)

David Gray and Amos Lee to Play Radio City Music Hall This SummerDavid Gray and Amos Lee to Play Radio City Music Hall This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced today that David Gray and Amos Lee will be co-headlining a concert on The Great Stage of Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Asleep At The Wheel's Bob Wills Tribute Album Out TodayAsleep At The Wheel's Bob Wills Tribute Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Today Relix is premiering Asleep at the Wheel's “The Girl I Left Behind Me” with The Avett Brothers from the upcoming Bob Wills tribute albumStill The King: Celebrating The Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. “When [The Avetts] came in the studio they were primed and ready to roll,” says Ray Benson, frontman of Asleep at the Wheel. “The result is a joyous romp with hilarious lyrics!” Stream the track via Relix HERE. (more...)

2015 Ameripolitan Music Award Winners Announced at Paramount Theatre2015 Ameripolitan Music Award Winners Announced at Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

The 2nd Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards took place last night at the historic Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, presented by Lone Star and Fender Guitars, with winners in classic country music categories as Honky Tonk, Western Swing, Rockabilly and Outlaw. (more...)

Asleep At The Wheel's 'The Girl I Left Behind Me' Debuts on Relix; Bob Wills Tribute Album Out 3/3Asleep At The Wheel's 'The Girl I Left Behind Me' Debuts on Relix; Bob Wills Tribute Album Out 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Today Relix is premiering Asleep at the Wheel's “The Girl I Left Behind Me” with The Avett Brothers from the upcoming Bob Wills tribute albumStill The King: Celebrating The Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. “When [The Avetts] came in the studio they were primed and ready to roll,” says Ray Benson, frontman of Asleep at the Wheel. “The result is a joyous romp with hilarious lyrics!” Stream the track via Relix HERE. (more...)

Four Seasons, ABBA Among 2015 Inductees into Recording Academy's Grammy Hall of FameFour Seasons, ABBA Among 2015 Inductees into Recording Academy's Grammy Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. (more...)

VIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby'VIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Below, get a first look at the official music video for the track from the duo's new album 'Cheek to Cheek'! (more...)

The Two Man Gentlemen Band Brings Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn TonightThe Two Man Gentlemen Band Brings Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Cheeky vaudevillian favorites The Two Man Gentlemen Band are playing in Brooklyn, NY at Jalopy Theatre tonight, September 26. (more...)

The Two Man Gentlemen Band to Bring Hot Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn, NYThe Two Man Gentlemen Band to Bring Hot Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn, NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Cheeky vaudevillian favorites The Two Man Gentlemen Band are playing in Brooklyn, NY at Jalopy Theatre on September 26. (more...)

The Two Man Gentlemen Band to Bring Hot Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn, NYThe Two Man Gentlemen Band to Bring Hot Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn, NY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Cheeky vaudevillian favorites The Two Man Gentlemen Band are playing in Brooklyn, NY at Jalopy Theatre on September 26. (more...)

The Two Man Gentlemen Band to Bring Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn, 9/26The Two Man Gentlemen Band to Bring Jazz & Humor to Brooklyn, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Irreverent songwriters, expert instrumentalists, former street-performers, and consummate showmen, The Two Man Gentlemen Band has been barnstorming from coast to coast for half a decade (more...)

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