The Western Flyers
Swing Band(5 Reviews)
Country: United States
Based In: Fort Worth, Texas
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The award winning Western Flyers play a wide variety of roots flavored music as a duo, trio or four piece band. They specialize in Western swing (the Official State Music of Texas!), classic country, honky tonk, jazz & swing classics and fiery toe tapping fiddle tunes. Music can be tailored to a specific genre and the best for the event - more jazz & swing or more country flavored etc. Comfortable on stages large and small, band members are US State Department Cultural Exchange Alumni and virtuosos on their respective instruments. The Western Flyers do their best to deliver a memorable experi ... ence for an audience at every performance.
Reviews (5 Reviews)
Dubbed “The Biggest Little Band in the Land,” powerhouse Western swing trio 'The Western Flyers' serve up an irresistibly hot, unmistakably Texas-style sound popularized by Bob Wills in the 1940s with an electrifying energy all their own. Featuring a fresh, all-star lineup led by Western swing master Joey McKenzie on rhythm guitar & vocal, national champion fiddler Ridge Roberts on fiddle & vocal, upright bassist Matthew Mefford, and Grammy award winning telecaster master Redd Volkaert (Merle Haggard's 'Strangers' band fame) on lead guitar & vocal. Delivering a mix of Western swing, classi
... c country, 1940's swing & jazz classics, fiery Texas fiddle tunes, the Ameripolitan Western swing group of the Year is guaranteed to have even the shyest of wallflowers tappin' their toes or swinging on the dance floor.
Worlds Fair Dubai, Merlefest, National Folk Festival, Library of Congress, Richmond Folk Festival, Lowell Folk Festival, Grand Old Opry, National Folk Festival Australia, Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, One World Theater Austin, Texas Motor Speedway, Texas Rangers & Dallas Mavericks, The Down Home, Minnesota State Fair, Texas State Fair, Kennedy Center, Folk Alliance, US State Department & Sister City tours representing Texas tourism, numerous fairs, folk & bluegrass festivals, corporate & private events.
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