Thursday, July 20; 6:00—7:30 PM
Location: Children’s Area
Learn different styles of Texas folk dancing , then try out your moves with live music from the Hot Texas Swing Band!
John Luper is a dance instructor at The Mercer Dancehall in Driftwood, Texas
With one boot in Cowboy music and the other in Swing, the Hot Texas Swing Band is riding the trail previously blazed by groups like Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys and Asleep at the Wheel. Backed by a passion for traditional Western Swing, the Hot Texas Swing Band adds Rockabilly, Latin beats and original material for high-energy live shows that have critics and fans raving.
Alex Dormont (upright bass and vocals), Jon Keppainen( fiddle), J.D. Pendley (guitar), Steven Vague (saxophone), Selena Rosanbalm (drums and vocals)