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February 12-14, 2015 Annual Western Swing Valentine Party at the Civic Center in Canton, TX. 903-245-6300. Landon Dodd, Bobby Flores, Jody Nix, Jake Hooker, Billy Mata, Jeff Woolsey. RV Hook ups, discounts at area motels. Don't you dare miss it!
February 14, 2015 Coby Carter and Five Miles West Valentine Dinner/Dance at the Yam Theatre in Portales, NM. Reservations ASAP 575-607-6951
February 19, 2015 Tony Harrison Band "Thursday Night Live" at the Front Room of the Broken Spoke, Austin. 6-8pm
February 28, 2015 Celebrate Texas! Starring Dave Alexander and his big Texas Swing band with Special Guest Jason Roberts! And the Quebe Sisters! Benefit for the Big Texas Swing School. All starts at 6PM. Eisemann Center in Richardson, TX 972-744-4650
February 28, 2015 Hot Texas Swing Band at Lil Red's Longhorn Saloon at the Fort Worth Stockyards. 9PM
March 5, 2015 Tony Harrison Band "Thursday Night Live" at the Front Room of the Broken Spoke, Austin. 6-8pm. Best Happy Hour in town!
March 7, 2015 Texas Western Swing Showcase and Dance at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, TX. Showcase concert noon - 5pm. Dance 8PM featuring Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band. 254-939-8390
March 12 - 15, 2015 Annual Texas Steel Guitar Jamboree All the biggest names in steel guitar today are here. Star Showcases all day and evening. At the Sheraton DFW/North in Irving, TX 817-558-3481
March 12 - 15, 2015 The 7th Annual Best Little Cowboy Gathering in Texas at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange, TX. Two stages of big name entertainment Jody Nix, Billy Mata, Shoot Low Sheriff, Carolyn Martin, Jason Roberts, Jeff Woolsey, Heybale, Mikki Daniel, many more. Family entertainment. RV parking. BYOB. Bestlittlecowboygathering.org.
March 19, 2015 Tony Harrison Band "Thursday Night Live" at the Front Room of the Broken Spoke, Austin. 6-8pm. Best Happy Hour in town!
March 26, 2015 (Every) Thursday Night Dance at the Bossier Council on Aging in Bossier City, LA. 7PM. Doors open at 6PM. $6. 318-741-8302
March 27 - 28, 2015 Academy of Western Artists Annual Will Rogers Award Dinner and Show at the Sheraton DFW/North in Irving, TX. Fri night Casual Jam in the Lounge, hosted by Billy Bowles. Artists must email working_cowboy@hotmail.com to be listed to perform at jam. Sat is Dinner and Awards Show: Wear your best Western attire!
April 2, 2015 Tony Harrison Band "Thursday Night Live" at the Front Room of the Broken Spoke, Austin. 6-8pm. Best Happy Hour in town!
April 4, 2015 Coby Carter and Five Miles West at Western Swing Spring Fling at the Yellow Rock Theatre - Amarillo, TX. 8PM until midnight. cobycartermusic.com
April 16, 2015 Tony Harrison Band "Thursday Night Live" at the Front Room of the Broken Spoke, Austin. 6-8pm. Best Happy Hour in town!
April 16 - 18, 2015 Annual Spring Texoma Shindig Dance Festival! at Pacesetter Ballroom, 5 mi. South of Madill, OK. Country Wranglers with Dan Buck, The Ada Playboys, and more. Concessions, on site RV parking with full services. Call 580-795-7684 or 580-795-3224.
April 30, 2015 Tony Harrison Band "Thursday Night Live" at the Front Room of the Broken Spoke, Austin. 6-8pm. Best Happy Hour in town!
May 9, 2015 Billy Mata and The Texas Tradition at Martinez Hall near San Antonio. Benefit for Hunter's Dog Rescue, an active and successful non-profit saving lives every day. Come to the Doggie Dance! Wear your poodle skirt! $20 donation includes dinner and dance, it's a bargain and for a worthy cause. 6PM til midnight. BYOB. www.facebook.com/huntersdogrescue 210-336-0707. Just come - all your friends will be there!
May 15 & 16, 2015 The 2nd Annual Shuffle Festival at The Western Club in Navasota, TX> Noon to midnight both days. Fri: Rocky King, Brady Bowen with Greg Gibbs, Amber Digby and Bobby Flores. Sat: Rocky King, Jeff Woolsey, Billy Mata and Jody Nix. Big dance festival!! $40 per day or both days $70. Reservations: 979-220-1141. Comfortable indoor venue, great atmosphere and wood dance floor. Food and full bar available. www.westernclubbg.com
May 16 & 17, 2015 Swing on the Square, Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame show and dance at the downtown courtyard square in San Marcos. Sat 9:30AM Coffee Talk with some of the performers. 11AM All Day music FREE with Carolyn Martin, Al Dressen's Super Swing Revue, Tony Harrison Band, Jason Roberts, Louise Row and the Texan Playboys, Hot Texas Swing Band, Mikki Daniel and more. Awards show at 6:45PM, reserved seats $25. Sun: Kent Black's BBQ Cowboy Gospel then 1-8PM The Gathering with Louise Rowe and the Texan Playboys with Johnny Case and Casey Dickens, Mikki Daniel, Carolyn Martin and more. The Gathering and BBQ Dinner $40 per couple. Al Dressen: 512-745-0659.
June 4 & 18, 2015 TONY HARRISON "Thursday Nite Live Band" at the Front Room, Broken Spoke Austin. 6-8pm. Best happy hour in town!
June 7, 2015 JOHNNY GIMBLE CELEBRATION from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Let's gather to celebrate the life + music of Johnny Gimble at Luckenbach Texas! The Family invites everyone! "Y'all Please come!" Benefits the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. Watch for more details at www.johnnygimble.com.
June 11, 2015 TONY HARRISON AND HIGH COUNTRY at El Mercado Restaurant on So. 1st St. in Austin, 7-9:30pm.
June 11-13, 2015 West Texas Western Swing Festival at the Coliseum in Snyder, TX. Tommy Hooker, Curtis Potter, Bobby Flores, Lonestar Troubadours, Jody Nix, Eddie McAlvain, Billy Mata and more! $25/day. RV parking. Snyderchamber.org.
June 18-20, 2015 Legends of Western Swing Music Festival at the MPEC in Wichita Falls, TX. ALL HEADLINERS WEEKEND Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys with Leon Rausch and Tommy Allsup, Jason Roberts Band, Hot Club of Cowtown, Jake Hooker, Johnny Bush, Dave Alexander and his Big Texas Swing Band, From England The Swing Commanders, more! RV parking. (318)792-3303 . GloriaMiers@tx.rr.com or legendsofwesternswing.com.
June 20, 2015 TONY HARRISON AND HIGH COUNTRY at Guero's on So Congress in Austin. 6:30-9:30pm.
July 11, 2015 BOBBY FLORES 7th Annual Birthday Bash at Martinez Hall in San Antonio. Dinner and Dance. 6pm. BYOB. 682-429-8881.
July 14-18, 2015 Big Texas Swing School Camp at North Central Texas College (NCTC) in Gainesville under the Direction of Dave Alexander. Information and Registration kits are available now, please visit www.bigtexasswingschool.com or call 214-564-7528, davealex@mac.com. The primary purpose of this 5-day music camp is to provide an educational setting for young musicians ages 12 to 17 to learn to play in a Western Swing Big Band. $750 standard fee includes meals, lodging, instruction, evening seminars and events, materials, and Awards Concert. Information and scholarship applications are available. Deposits are accepted to hold a student's seat in the program. Full payment is due by July 1, 2015. Payment is by check made available to Dave Alexander Productions, mail to Big Texas Swing School, PO Box 288, Era, TX 76238. Gift your talented youngster with his/her tuition, purchase a scholarship for a rising star. Make a generous donation to the Swing Camp, all donations in their entirety will fund scholarships. This educational experience, learning to play in a Western Swing band, will enhance a player's skills, talent, and confidence. This is the future of our music!
July 18, 2015 Louise Rowe and her Texan Playboys at the Civic Auditorium in Allen, Texas. 7PM. Sponsored by the Bob Wills Foundation and the City Library. Special guest Casey Dickens, health permitting. Free, first come first served.
July 18, 2015 JIMMY BURSON AND TEXAS IN THE SWING featuring Lucy Dean Record at the Main Room in Olney, TX. Special Guest Leddy Bragg. 7:30pm. BYOB. 940-564-6138.
July 19-23, 2015 BOBBY FLORES 4th Annual Music Camp Retreat in Eastland, TX. Contact Bulverde Academy of Music. 830-438-3565. www.bam8.com.
September 11-12, 2015 Third Annual San Angelo Cowboy Gathering at the San Angelo Texas Fairgrounds, Wells Fargo Pavilion - 325-763-9923. Starring: Jeff Woolsey, Jake Hooker, Billy Mata, Jason Roberts, Coby Carter, Kristyn Harris & Brook Wallace, KR Woods, Jody Nix, and MORE! http://www.sanangelocowboygathering.com/.
October 2 and 3, 2015 Boogie Back to Bastrop Western Swing Festival at the Bastrop Convention Center. Details to follow. www.bastropconventioncenter.com. 1408 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, Texas, 78602.
October 8-10, 2015 SAVE THE DATE!! The 2nd Annual Classic Country and Honky Tonk Music Revival at the Civic Center in Canton, TX. Reserve your hotel room now, it's peak tourist season. Updated info at www.SwingCanton.com and at www.WSMonthlyOnline.com. 903-567-4635 or cell: 903-245-6300.
October 9-11, 2015 The 26th Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium at Ruidoso Downs, NM. Early Bird Discounts on all concerts and shows purchased by June 30, best seats guaranteed! Order on www.CowboySymposium.org or call 575-378-4431.
October 15-18, 2015 Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest will take place at several locations in historic downtown Greenville, TX. Jason Roberts Band and many more. Fiddle contests and family activities all weekend! www.greenvillechamber.com.

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