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July 16-20, 2017 The 6th Annual Bobby Flores Music Camp Retreat at Solid Rock Camp in Eastland, TX. Classes in fiddle, guitar, steel and voice. Call Bulverde Academy of Music 830-438-3565.
August 2-5, 2017 Dancer’s Network Weekend at the Elks Lodge in Wichita Falls, TX. RV parking. Jimmy Burson and Texas in the Swing and more! 940-723-1532. Benefit for Fisher House Foundation.
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.
August 25 & 26, 2017 Boogie Back to Bastop Texas starring Doug Boggs, Rocky King, Jeff Woolsey, Frank Cavitt at the Convention Center. 512-332-8981.
October 13-15, 2017 28th Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium at Ruidoso Downs, NM. Tracy Byrd, Dave Alexander, Red Steagall with Asleep at the Wheel, Floyd Domino Trio, Mickey Gilley, Jody Nix, more. Tickets on sale June 1. 575-378-4431. www.CowboySymposium.org
October 13-15, 2017 Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Weekend in Greenville, TX. Fri night dinner/dance. Sat Johnny Bush, Clay walker, Street dance with Tulsa Playboys. Sun Fiddle contest finals.
October 19-21, 2017 Swing Fest II at the Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, OK. Bobby Flores, Tulsa Playboys, RoundUp Boys, more. 918-607-3600.
October 26-28, 2017 Country and Honky Tonk Halloween Party at the Civic Center in Canton TX. Jim Fuller’s 40th year to produce dance festivals! Monte Good, Jake Hooker, Coby Carter, Jeff Woolsey, Billy Mata, Kelly Spinks. Tickets start at $20. All shows, all weekend only $75. Less expensive packages available. 903-245-6300.
October 27-29, 2017 Red Steagall’s Cowboy Gathering at the Stockyards in Fort Worth. Leon Rausch, Bobby Flores, Mikki Daniel, Jason Roberts, Jake Hooker, cattle drive, rodeo, poets, Walk of Fame inductions, so much more.
November 4, 2017 Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band – A Tribute to Western Swing and Traditional Country Music! Dance at the VFW on Avenger Field Dr in Sweetwater, TX. 8pm. Call for tickets, Brian 325-260-1440.
November 12, 2017 PSGA Steel Guitar Show at the Doubletree Hotel in Norwalk, CT. MC Mike Gross.
November 18, 2017 RANDY TRAVIS with Dave Alexander and his band at North Central Texas College Performing Arts Center in Gainesville, TX. 8pm. Benefit for Randy Travis Foundation. $30, back stage pass available additional $20. www.davealexander.com.
December 2, 2017 A Texas Fiddling Christmas Ball with Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band at Twin Sisters Dance Hall 6720 Hwy 281 South, Blanco, TX. Doors 5pm/Dance lesson 6pm/Dance 7pm. buy.ticketstothecity.com
December 9, 2017 A Texas Fiddling Christmas Ball with Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band at Twin Sisters Dance Hall 6720 Hwy 281 South, Blanco, TX. Doors 5pm/Dance lesson 6pm/Dance 7pm. buy.ticketstothecity.com
December 9, 2017 Holiday Dance! The 14th Annual Rehab Big Country Christmas Ball at the Coliseum in Snyder, TX. with BOBBY FLORES AND THE YELLOW ROSE BAND. 8pm. $15. Benefit for West Texas Rehabilitation Center. 325-660-8338.
December 16, 2017 Holiday Dance! WENDELL SOLLIS AND THE SIDEKICKS ALL STAR BAND at the Unity Center in Floydada, TX. Dinner and Dance 6pm. Benefit for Lockney and Floydada VFDs $40. Dustee Sollis 806-983-6228.
December 31, 2017 Big New Years Eve Dance! BOBBY FLORES AND THE YELLOW ROSE BAND at The USO Building in Marfa, TX. $50. BYOB. Reservations 682-429-8881.
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February 15-17, 2018 Big 10th Annual Classic Country, Western Swing and Honky Tonk Music Festival at the Civic Center in Canton, TX. Caddo Creek Band, Jeff Woolsey, Will Banister, Shane Vandiver, Brady Honeycutt. Hotels and RV suggestions, tickets: 903-245-6300. Starting at $20.
March 3, 2018 Bob Wills Birthday Bash at Cains in Tulsa. Bob Wills Texas Playboys. Round Up Boys open 7pm.
March 8-11, 2018 34th Annual Texas Steel Guitar Jamboree at the Sheraton DFW North Airport. All the major steel guitar stars are here, special guest Lloyd Green. www.texassteelguitar.org.
March 15, 2018 The 22nd Annual Will Rogers Awards in the Brown Lupton Ballroom on the campus of Texas Christian University. 2901 Stadium Drive, Ft. Worth, TX. Penny Gilley, star of RFD Television’s Penny Gilley Show will be the Mistress of Ceremonies.$75 per person or $750 per table (seats 8 per table) Dinner and show 6pm. For sponsorship and program ads, contact working_cowboy@hotmail.com.
April 6, 2018 Pappy and Junior's All Star Western Swing Extravaganza at the Redwood Coast Music Festival in Eureka, CA. Big Show and Dance with Dave Stuckey, Hal Smith, Dan Walton, Jamey Cummins, Rusty Blake, Wally Hersom, Dave Bennett, Marc Caparone, Andy Stein, Dan Weinstein, James Mason. H-U-G-E Western Swing Band!! (Festival runs all weekend RCMFEST.ORG.)
April 14, 2018 The 17th Annual Wild West Vintage Cowboy Ball at Shriner's Ballroom at 6600 Zuni SE, Albuquerque, NM. 7 pm to 11 pm. Syd Masters and the Swing Riders. $20. Prize for Best Vintage Costumes. Snacks Provided, Cash Bar. Tickets: Doug & Betty (505) 507-2850 or mail your check to Betty Carter 10608 Easy St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87114.
May 4-6, 2018 Cowboy Way Fest 2018 first weekend in May. Everything Cowboy, Celebrating the Spirit of the Cowboy! Celebrities, Performers, Chuck Wagon Chow, and more! Leslei Fisher, Executive Director. 580-768-5559. geneautryoklahomamuseum@gmail.com
May 5, 2018 The 20th Annual Cowtown Society of Western Music at Holiday Hills Country Club in Mineral Wells, TX. Live Western Swing Bands, dancing, awards shows to honor new inductees. Email: jmlbubbles032443@att.net or call Joyce at 817/558-7580. $17/adv -- $20/door. Noon til 10PM. Jam Friday afternoon.
May 18 & 19, 2018 Annual Shuffle Festival at The Western Club in Navasota, TX. Fri: Rocky King, Justin Trevino, Jeff Woolsey, Jake Hooker. Sat: Rocky King, Coby Carter, Can't Hardly Playboyz, Jody Nix. May 17 Thurs night is free Cornell Hurd dance. Laura 979-220-1141
June 7-9, 2018 West Texas Western Swing Festival in Snyder at the Coliseum. Jeff Woolsey, Rocky King, Bobby Flores, Jody Nix, Landon Dodd, Billy Mata, Jake Hooker and more. 325-573-3558

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