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Thursday Night April 23rd between 9pm and Midnight: ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL: Still the King...

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL: Still the King...

Western Swing: One of America's best musical inventions! This wonderful hybrid incorporated Dixieland jazz, Gypsy jazz, big band swing, blues, fiddle & stringband, and the great steel guitar of cowboy & country wonder we at WNCW love it! The king of this style was and is without a doubt Bob Wills, and he and His Texas Playboys have been duly celebrated on this new release from the contemporary torchbearers of Western Swing, Asleep at the Wheel. But this is much more than just Ray Benson and band covering their favorite band (for their third tribute album to them!)  Amos Lee, Old Crow Medicine Show, Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Kat Edmonson, Pokey LaFarge, The Del McCoury Band, Buddy Miller, and others take turns leading each song, often dueting with Ray. It's one of the most dynamic, eclectic, and above all fun albums of the year. Get your dancing shoes on, we're steppin' out this Thursday night.