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  1. Wednesday's event pick: Ray Benson at BookPeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Austin American Statesman

    Asleep at the Wheel frontman Ray Benson during a performance at the Saxon Pub Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The band celebrated the music of Bob Wills Tuesday night Grammy Award-winning artist Ray Benson will be at BookPeople to talk about his new book, "Comin' Right at Ya: How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country, Or, the Often Outrageous History of Asleep at the Wheel."


  2. David Feherty auctions last CBS jacket with George Strait for wounded solidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 |

    ... will miss the people." Prior to the auction, a Celebration Party featured entertainment by Ray Benson & Asleep at the Wheel , Keith Gattis, Dean Dillon, and Jamey Johnson. Strait and Benson packed the stage with wounded warriors in an emotional and ...


  3. Isle of Wonder Galveston's holiday events make the season merry and brightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Texas Highways

    ... the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical, Dec. 19; and Merry Texas Christmas Y'all with Ray Benson and Asleep At The Wheel, Dec. 22); 800/821-1894. The Salute to Sunset (Dec. 5, 2015) at the GHF's Texas Seaport Museum and 1877 Tall Ship Elissa , ...


  4. Austin's Armadillo Christmas BazaarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 |

    ... musicians such as John Fullbright and Gina Chavez as well as returning local icons Ray Wylie Hubbard, Asleep at the Wheel and Ruthie Foster. This year's Bazaar will take place December 15 - December 24, 10am to 10pm daily at the Palmer Events ...


  5. Austin rock band Vitera releases new - Tequila Rock' EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Austin American Statesman

    ... 1997 when he joined country artist Rick Trevino's band as a fiddle player and later went on to tour with Asleep at the Wheel, now also rocks the electric violin. Listeners will hear more of the signature electric violin sound in this latest EP. An ...


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    Saturday Nov 7 | Austin Monthly

    ... be on display and available for purchase. Her work can be found on the album covers of Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel, in addition to features in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Texas Monthly. Entertainment for the event will ...


  7. Honky tonk JewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Jerusalem Post

    The product of a Reform Jewish upbringing in a Philadelphia suburb, the two-meter-tall guitarist and founder of off-kilter country and swing music band Asleep at the Wheel is an unreformed hippie. Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on


  8. Alarming number of motorists confess to drowsy drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... and figures on the prevalence and danger of driving while fatigued or sleepy. In opening remarks at the Asleep at the Wheel forum Wednesday morning in Washington, D.C., Rosekind estimated that between 5,000 and 7,000 lives are lost each year in the ...


  9. Asleep At The WheelRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 4 | The Session

    Written by Michael Grey, and transcribed from Duncan Chisholm's "Redpoint" album. Not my favourite of his , but it does have some great tunes like this on it.


  10. Wake-Up Call: Alarming Number of Motorists Confess to Drowsy DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | ABC News

    ... and figures on the prevalence and danger of driving while fatigued or sleepy. In opening remarks at the Asleep at the Wheel forum this morning in Washington, D.C ., Rosekind estimated that between 5,000 and 7,000 lives are lost each year in the ...


  11. Bluesman Johnny Nicholas Fans the Flames of a Second CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Houston Press

    ... immersed in the blues even after relocating to Austin in 1978 to join Ray Benson's Western Swing band Asleep at the Wheel. It wasn't long before Nicholas met his sweetheart, married, and, by 1981, quit the road and the life as he and his wife opened ...


  12. Rhonda Vincent Hosts "Larry's Country Diner" November 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Cybergrass

    Country music stars Mo and Holly Pitney and Asleep At The Wheel join Renae The Waitress, Sheriff Jimmy Capps, Keith Bilbrey and hilarious church gossip Nadine this November in ALL-NEW upcoming episodes of "Larry's Country Diner" airing nationwide on RFD-TV. By popular demand, RFD-TV will revert the show back to its original primetime airtime on Thursdays at 7 p.m. CT / 8 p.m. ET and Saturdays at 10 p.m. CT / 11 p.m. ET beginning November 5. Bluegrass artist Rhonda Vincent hosts on the 12th and 14th and Jeannie Seely hosts on the 5th and 7th shows.


  13. MuZicCardZ - New Online Music Video Greeting Card Company Launches Using 'Happy Birthday To You'Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 1 | PRWeb

    ... and schedule eCards for delivery up to a year in advance. Nine-time Grammy Award winner Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel is featured on the website singing "Happy Birthday To You" and "Silent Night" at . "These eCards are ...


  14. Watch Gary Clark Jr.'s Jaw-Dropping 'ACL' Performance of 'Grinder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | RollingStone

    ... Austin City Limits ' 41st season has featured performances from Cassandra Wilson, Sturgill Simpson , Asleep at the Wheel and Don Henley. After Clark Jr. and Barnett's episode will be TV on the Radio and the War on Drugs (November 7th), James Taylor ...


  15. Asleep at the Wheel to Say Merry Texas Christmas y'All at The Grand, 12/22Read the original story

    Friday Oct 30 |

    Nine-time Grammy award winners, Asleep at the Wheel returns to The Grand 1894 Opera House with a popular western swing holiday themed concert, "Merry Texas Christmas Y'all," on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 8pm and is part of Galveston Island's Winter Wonder Island Celebration. The performance is sponsored in part by Texas First Bank, Texas First Mortgage, Rust-Ewing Insurance, Texas Commission on the Arts and Art Works - National Endowment for the Arts.


  16. PACE Center's Holiday Season SetRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 |

    With the wonder and glory of the Holiday Season right around the corner, celebrate it with some of the nation's best performers and local homegrown favorites at the PACE Center in Parker. Ray Benson and nine-time Grammy winners Asleep at the Wheel kick off the season, honky-tonk holiday style, on Friday, November 27. These Texas legends serve up two concerts that day, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. They'll perform their holiday favorites and originals such as "Christmas in Jail," "Santa Loves to Boogie," and a "Swingin' Silent Night" in their iconic western swing band style, all while wishing you a Merry Texas Christmas Y'all.


  17. TrackingPoint & Taya Kyle Unite for First-Ever $1M American Sniper ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | AmmoLand

    ... public and includes a music festival featuring country superstar Easton Corbin, nine time Grammy winner Asleep At the Wheel, the Scooter Brown Band, and Donica Knight, a rising country star with pure southern style. The mission of the Chris Kyle ...


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    Oct 25, 2015 | Austin Monthly

    ... live musical entertainment will be provided by Grammy Award winning Texas Swing artist Jason Roberts (Asleep at the Wheel) and his band with the screening itself kicking off after sundown at 7:30 PM. This family-friendly screening will be an ...


  19. Jimmy Fallon To Induct The Roots Into Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk Of FameRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... Stone magazine, The Roots will be honored by Fallon with fellow Class of 2015 members Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, Billie Holiday, Cinderella, The Trammps, Andrea McArdle, and WOGL air personality Harvey Holiday at the new Fillmore ...


  20. Asleep at the Wheel keeps rolling alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... who lent their skills to this 22-track tribute. "This is our third (tribute) Bob album," said Benson, of Asleep at the Wheel, during a recent phone interview. "We did something different, and we had a great time with everyone that came in. If you're ...