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Asleep at the Wheel Awake to Sold-Out Virginia Show
Asleep at the Wheel's shows make one wonder if the band's name is something of a misnomer.
It certainly was at a recent show in Falls Church, Va., when it seemed that at least a quarter of the audience was out of their seats and dancing in the aisles as the band played some of its classics tunes, inc…
‘Willie & the Wheel II’ Set to Arrive in May
'Willie & The Wheel' was such a success, they're doing it again.
When Willie Nelson and Ray Benson, leader and founder of Asleep at the Wheel, teamed up in 2009 for the 'Willie & The Wheel' album and tour, they said the collaboration was 30 years in the making…
Asleep at the Wheel Recruit Willie Nelson for Anniversary Bash
Alice Cooper likely won't be in attendance, but the upcoming 40th anniversary celebration of western swing band Asleep at the Wheel will include performances by Willie Nelson, Wheel co-founders Lucky Oceans and Leroy Preston and many others who played with and influenced the group during its fo…
Willie Nelson’s July 4 Show Boasts Star-Studded Lineup
Willie Nelson's annual Independence Day celebration, dubbed the 'Backyard Summer Picnic,' is only days away, and we now know who's hitting the stage with the legendary entertainer.
Willie's star-packed show, held at Austin's Backyard at Bee Cave, will include performances by Jack Ingram, Jamey Johnso…
Asleep at the Wheel Keeps Western Swing Rolling
Asleep at the Wheel founder Ray Benson laughs as he recalls how attendees at a recent business meeting applauded when he walked in.
"They were applauding because we have won nine Grammy Awards," Ray tells The Boot. "I told them it was a great honor, but they should remember…
Asleep at the Wheel to Receive Award of a Lifetime
Nine-time Grammy winners Asleep at the Wheel will soon have another prestigious trophy for the case. The band, founded by Ray Benson more than 35 years ago, are this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Americana Honors and Awards ceremony...
Willie Nelson Partners With Asleep at the Wheel
Willie Nelson is going on the road again with Asleep at the Wheel. The country legends have teamed up for 'Willie and the Wheel,' a collaboration of classic western swing songs due for release on February 3. A supporting tour is set to start February 11...