E-mail: steve@westernswing.com Last updated March 12, 2018


2018 WESTERN SWING CALENDAR

MARCH 8–11 - 34th Annual Texas Steel Guitar Jamboree - Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel, 4440 W. John Carpenter Fwy. (114), Irving, TX (contact: 817-558-3481)

MARCH 12–14 - 10th Annual Best Little Cowboy Gathering In Texas - Fayette County Fair, 400 W Fair Grounds Road, La Grange, TX (contact: 979-702-0086 or rowdyj@cvctx.com)

MARCH 15 - 22nd Annual Academy of Western Artists Will Rogers Awards - Brown Lupton Ballroom, Texas Christian University, 2901 Stadium Drive, Ft. Worth, TX (contact: working_cowboy@hotmail.com)

APRIL 12–15 - Swing In The Square: 25th Annual Western Swing Heritage Festival - Courthouse Square, San Marcos, TX (contact: 512-393-8430 or mainstreet@sanmarcostx.gov)

APRIL 28 - 47th Annual Bob Wills Day - Turkey, TX (contact: camp site info.: 806-423-1033)

MAY 5–6 - 19th Annual CSWM Swing Fest. & Heroes of Western Music Awards Ceremony - Holiday Hills Country Club, Mineral Wells, TX (contact: 817-558-7580 or jmlbubbles032443@att.net)

MAY 25–28 Western Swing Out Weekender - Tehachapi, CA (contact: westernswingout@gmail.com)

JUNE 7–10 - 19th Annual West Texas Western Swing Festival - The Coliseum, 900 E. Coliseum Dr., Snyder, TX (contact: 325-573-3558 or synchcom@snydertexas.com)

JUNE 14–16 - 31st Annual Legends of Western Swing - Multi-Purpose Events Center, 1000 5th St., Wichita Falls, TX (contact: Gloria Miers: 318-792-3303)

JULY 13–15 - 18th Annual Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest Hall of Fame Showcase, The Great Plains Coliseum, Comanche County Fairground, 920 S. W. Sheridan Rd., Lawton, OK (contact: 580-354-5555)

AUGUST 9–12 - 28th Annual Western Swing Music Festival and Hall of Fame, Expo Center Field House, 1456 Roosevelt Ave. E., Enumclaw, WA - (contact: 425-374-2452)

AUGUST 25–26 - Boogie Back to Bastrop Western Swing Festival, Bastrop Convention & Exhibit Center, 1408 Chestnut St., Bastrop, TX - (contact: 512-332-8984 or kdanielson@cityofbastrop.org)

SEPTEMBER 7–8 - 6th Annual San Angelo Cowboy Gathering - Wells Fargo Pavilion, 50 East 43rd Street, San Angelo, TX (contact: 325-763-9923 or 325-655-9200 and terri@sanangelocowboygathering.com)

OCTOBER 5–7 - 37th Annual Western Swing Hall of Fame Music Festival & Inductions - The Machinist’s Hall, 2749 Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA (contact: 916-974-1236 or halloffame@westernswingsociety.org)

OCTOBER 12–14 - 29th Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium - Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, 1461 Hwy. 70 W., Ruidoso Downs, NM (contact: 505-378-7262)


WESTERN SWING SOCIETIES

Cowtown Society of Western Music, 3709 East Highway 67, Cleburne, TX 76031 (contact: Gary Beaver 817-558-7580 or jmlbubbles032443@att.net)

Northwest Western Swing Music Society - Monthly music showcases, second Sunday of month.

Texas Western Swing Hall Of Fame - (contact: 512-295-2770)

Visalia Area Western Swing Society - meets third Sunday every month 2—6 PM - Memorial Building, Exeter, CA (contact: 209-747-1200)

Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest - Meets quarterly - (contact: 918-266-7997 or sandra.guthrie@cnent.com)

Western Swing Society - Music session with guest bands and jams, first Sunday of month 1—6 PM - The Machinist’s Hall, 2749 Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA


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