Asleep at the Wheel has seen miles and miles of Texas, and they got their kicks on Route 66. The longtime band continues to introduce the western swing genre to a new generation. “It’s been an amazing ride. From Paw Paw to the Bay Area to Austin, we’ve seen it all,” says Wheel front man Ray Benson. “But, rest assured, there are still so many exciting projects in the works. The Wheel keeps rolling!”
They return to the Fox Theatre on the heels of their recent holiday themed concert series “Merry Christmas Y’all“. With this tour they plan on bringing Christmas cheer with a western swing twist! Expect a wonderful evening that combines Asleep at the Wheel’s most popular songs, new material and holiday favorites such as “Christmas in Jail” and “Merry Texas Christmas Y’all“! Don’t miss a fun-filled evening with these Texas legends performing holiday music inspired by the Lone Star State
The group is bringing a fresh look and sound in their 2019 lineup. With recent additions Katie Shore (fiddle, vocals), Dennis Ludiker (fiddle, mandolin) Connor Forsyth (keyboard, vocals) and Josh Hoag (Bass) Asleep at the Wheel’s newest members have given a newfound energy and their own unique style within the band. Asleep at the Wheel veterans David Sanger (Drums) Eddie Rivers (Steel Guitar) and Jay Reynolds (Saxophone and Clarinet) round out the now 8 piece band. Between those Texas Twin Fiddles and Boogie Piano, you can bet you’ll be dancin’ down the aisles and swingin’ all night long when the Wheel rolls into town!