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September 1-4, 2016 WILL ROGERS DOWNS SWING FESTIVAL at the KOA indoor facility on the racetrack grounds, Claremore, OK. Tulsa Playboys, LOne Star Troubadours, Byron Berline, Billy Mata, The Round Up Boys, Jason Roberts, Sunday morning with The Round Up Boys. Call Bob Fjeldsted 918-607-3600
September 15-17, 2016 Texoma Shindig Dance Festival 5 miles south of Madill, OK at the Pacesetter Ballroom. Dan Buck and the Country Wranglers, The Ada Playboys, Suzanne Cannon. Two dances daily: 1 pm & 7pm. $7 each. Full RV hookups, concessions, gift shop. 580-795-7684 or -3224.
October 6-9, 2016 BOB WILLS FIDDLE FESTIVAL WEEKEND in Greenville, TX. Thursday night dinner and dance with Jason Roberts Band. Fri Asleep at the Wheel, Dale Watson, Jason Roberts with Leon Rausch, Sat The Time Jumpers, Jason Roberts, Tulsa Playboys and Cherokee Maidens. Sat night dance Tulsa Playboys! Sunday Fiddle contest!! All weekend family fun. BobWillsFiddleFest.com.
October 7-9, 2016 Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium Janie Fricke and Moe Bandy, Johnny Rodriguez, Special October 6 The Time Jumpers. Tickets 575-378-4431.
October 20-22, 2016 Jim Fuller is doing it again! The big Classic Country and Honky Tonk Halloween Party at the Civic Center in downtown Canton, TX. Jake Hooker, Larry Lange, Landon Dodd, Jeff Woolsey, Billy Mata, Coby Carter. Two shows every day, starts at noon. 903-245-6300.
November 6, 2016 Connecticut Pedal Steel Guitar Association show. At the Doubletree Hotel in Norwalk, CT. Hall of Fame Emcee Mike Gross. Cindy Cashdollar, Jim Cohen, Jeff DeMaio & Gunsmoke, Raphael McGregor, Buck Reid and others.
November 12, 2016 ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL at the Round Up Pavilion Hall, Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange, TX. Dance to benefit the Texas Dance Hall Preservation Inc. 8pm. 512-921-1250. asleepatthewheel.bpt.me
December 10, 2016 The 13th Annual Rehab Big Country Christmas Ball at the Coliseum in Snyder, TX. LANDON DODD AND THE DANCEHALL DRIFTERS.8pm. $15. Benefit for West Texas rehabilitation Center. WestTexasRehab.org. 325-660-8338.
December 16, 2016 WENDELL SOLLIS AND THE SIDEKICKS ALL STAR BAND at the Jackson County Expo Center in Altus, OK. Ronny Dale Shultz, Steve Ham, Bobby Baker, Larry Reed, Rodney Lay, Lucy Dean Record, Greg Gibbs, Terry Thompson, Ginny Mac and more. Dance $30 at 7:30pm. Meal and concessions available starting 6pm. JW Sollis. 940-839-7870.
December 17, 2016 WENDELL SOLLIS AND THE SIDEKICKS ALL STAR BAND at the Unity Center in Floydada, TX. Dinner and Dance 6pm. Benefit for Lockney and Floydada VFD. Ronny Dale Shultz, Steve Ham, Bobby Baker, Larry Reed, Rodney Lay, Lucy Dean Record, Greg Gibbs, Terry Thompson, Ginny Mac and more. $35. TICKETS: Elaine LaBaume 806-983-9153; Dustee Sollis 806-983-6228.
December 31, 2016 New Years Eve Dance with Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band at the River Club in Proctor, TX. 9pm. $30. 254-592-3515.
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January 18, 2017 Don Walser's Pure Texas Band Reunion #7 at the Broken Spoke in Austin. Members of the Original Band: Jason Roberts, Howard Kalish, Skinny Don Keeling, Scott Walls, Phillip Fajardo, Floyd Domino, Rick McRae, John Chandler, Lynn Daniel, Paul Glasse, Gilbert DeloSantos. And Many, many Special guest artists: Bill Kirchen, Earl Poole Ball, Carl Hutchens, Glen Collins, Janet Lynn, Cornell Hurd, Jon Emery, Tony Harrison, Gurf Morlix, Alex Dormont, Billy Curtis, Rod Moag, Al Dressen, Jerry Webb, Ken Simpson, And more. 8:15pm. $10 cover.
January 21, 2017 Lake Country Five at the Main Room in Olney, TX. Doors 6pm/dance 7pm-11pm. $10. Info: gplthr@gmail.com. Band is the "Lake Country Five". Admission is $10.00.
January 22, 2017 Set sail with Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band from Galveston to Belize and more. Cabins start at $609. 7 day cruise. Call K.C.E.'s Holiday 432-689-3500.
February 16-18, 2017 Valentine Western Swing Dance Weekend at the Civic Center in Canton, TX. RV parking, hotels nearby. Bands include Bobby Flores, Jeff Woolsey, Jimmy Burson, Kelly Spinks, Monte Good, Brady Honeycutt. 903-567-0575
March 3 & 4, 2017 Texas Western Swing showcase at the Expo Center in Belton, TX. Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band featuring the Stars of tomorrow. Info and tickets: 254-592-3515.
March 9 - 12, 2017 Texas Steel Guitar Jamboree at the Sheraton North DFW. Special seminars, showcases of all the major steel legends on the circuit, Western Swing dance. 817-558-3481.
March 9 - 12, 2017 Best Little Cowboy Gathering in Texas at the Fayette Co. Fairgrounds, La Grange. Indoor and outdoor shows and dances all weekend, family entertainment. Shoot Low Sheriff, Jeff Woolsey, Jason Roberts, Billy Mata, Jody Nix and more. Tickets at Eventbrite or info 979-249-3033.
March 16, 2017 SAVE THE DATE! Academy of Western Artists presents the 21st Annual Will Rogers Awards Dinner and Show in the Brown Lupton Ballroom, third floor on the campus of Texas Christian University. 2901 Stadium Drive, Ft. Worth, TX. For sponsorship and program ads, contact working_cowboy@hotmail.com. If you are interested in performing please send email. Tickets must be purchased by March 9, 2017. * To purchase tickets through Pay Pal, go to the website AWAAwards.org 21st Annual Award Pay Pal Tickets on the left side of the screen. To purchase tickets by mail send check to AWA Tickets, P O Box 35, Gene Autry, OK 73436. $75 per person or $750 per table (seats 8 per table) Dinner: 6 PM Award Show: 7:30 PM. *All tickets will be held at the door. The Host Hotel is the Radisson Fort Worth North Fossil Creek Hotel, 2540 Meacham Boulevard, Ft. Worth, TX. 800-333-3333. Ask for $89 rate until February 13, 2017, mention the Academy of Western Artists.rate.
April 7 & 8, 2017 Swing on the Square and Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Weekend at the Courthouse Square in San Marcos. Fri eve 7pm Hall of Fame show and dance with Al Dressen, Louise Rowe, Paul Anastasio, Bobby Flores, Howard Kalish, Lucy Dean Record, Mikki Daniel and more. Tickets 512-745-0659. Saturday daytime dances start at 9:30am. At 3:30-5:30 catch Louise Rowe and her Texan Playboys with Mark Minton, Jim Baker, Johnny Case and more. Special Guests: Bobby Flores, Lucy Dean Record, Paul Anastasio. Sat Nite Dance is Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band.
April 20 - 22, 2017 The 30th Annual Texoma Shindig Dance Festival at The Pacesetter Ballroom south of Madill, OK. The Country Wranglers with Dan Buck, The Ada Playboys and more! $7 per session, two each day. Full RV hook ups. 580-795-7684 or -3224.
May 6, 2017 The 19th Annual Cowtown Society of Western Music SwingFest at the Holiday Hills Country Club in Mineral Wells, TX. $15. High Noon til 10pm hosted by Leon Rausch and Greg Gibbs: Cowjazz, Louise Rowe and her Texan Playboys, CSWM All Stars, Brady Bowen, Kelly Spinks and more. Wood dancefloor, bar, meals available for purchase. Hall of Fame induction. (Fri night jam, call for info 817-558-7580.)
May 19 & 20, 2017 Annual Shuffle Festival in Navasota Texas at The Western Club. Kick off dance Thurs night FREE with Cornell Hurd Band. Fri and Sat: Rocky King, Jeff Woolsey, Billy Mata, Justin Trevino, Jody Nix and more. Fiddle Extravaganza on Saturday. 979-220-1141.
June 8 - 10, 2017 West Texas Western Swing Festival at the Scurry Co. Coliseum in Snyder. Wed night gathering for early-comers. Rv parking. Ted Scanlon, Jeff Woolsey, Bobby Flores, Jody Nix, Billy Mata, Justin Trevino, Jake Hooker and more. 325-573-3558
June 15 - 17, 2017 Legends of Western Swing Music Festival at the MPEC Center in Wichita Falls, TX. Noon - 11pm each day. Thurs ($35) is The J Boys: John England, Jake Hooker, Jody Nix. Fri ($35) Ted Scanlon, Jason Roberts, Billy Mata. Sat ($45) Dave Alexander, Bobby Flores, Asleep at the Wheel! Purchase tickets at door. Or mail your check to Gloria Miers Productions, 4461 Ringgold Lane, Plano, TX. 75093.
August 4, 2017 Cruise with Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band from Seattle to Alaska, four ports. 7 days start at $840. Call K.C.E.'s Holiday 432-689-3500.

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