Bobby Flores brings western swing to Llano Main Street
October 16, 2013, 8:00 am by Doris Messer
To wind down a busy Heritage Weekend, Llano Main Street has invited Bobby Flores to Llano fora concert and dance on East Main Street Saturday evening, October 19th, from 8 – 11:30 p.m.
There will be no admission to the dance, and you are welcome to bring a cooler for a $5 charge. Glass containers will not be allowed.
If you have never seen Bobby, do not miss this fantastic opportunity to dance to the best boot scootin’ music around. Bobby Flores, 2003 Grammy Award winner, carries a six-piece band that features three fiddles and professional studio musicians that are known as the best in their fields. He, along with the Yellow Rose Band, brings to you the best of Traditional Country and Western Swing music. Bobby is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, arranger, producer, composer, and first call session musician. His instrument specialties include electric and acoustic guitars, classical guitar, steel guitar, fiddle/violin, mandolin, dobro, banjo sexto, bass guitar, lead and background vocals. He has recorded and performed on stage with the legendary Ray Price. He toured with Mr. Price for five years as his First Fiddle/Violin, and led the complete string section he was carrying at that time. He has also shared the stage and recorded with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, and Doug Sahm just to name a few.
Bobby has been performing in Texas dance halls since he was 9 years old. He has performed on Austin City Limits, The Grand Ole Opry, TNN Prime Time, The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and numerous Willie Nelson 4th of July picnics. He was featured on the "Stars Over Texas” show on CMT, along with Vince Gill and Dolly Parton. He is currently featured on the new Tru-Country Show, airing on the RFD TV channel, which has been receiving numerous rave reviews from country music lovers everywhere. Bobby has also had the honor of being an inductee into the "Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame”.
Bring your chairs and boots, and we will see you on East Main Street Saturday! For more information, call the Visitor Center at 325-247-5354.
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