Cookin' All Day, Dancin' All Night
This year's 3rd Annual Bob Wills Day Cook-Off was a resounding success, approximately 20 cook's and crews participated in this years festivities. Delicious brisket, pork spare ribs, chicken, turkey, and dessert were judged throughout the day on Saturday. Click here to view the results of the cook-off. We would like to congratulate the Grand Champion, Ray Campbell and Reserve Grand Champion, Josh Branam. The Bob Wills Foundation would like to thank everyone for your participation and we hope to see you next year. If you missed out this year don't forget to sign up next year for the 4th Annual Bob Wills Day Cook-Off. Have a . . .
Our friend Billy Mata will be returning to Bob Wills Day this yaer, he is set to play on Friday night, 5:30 - 8:30 at the Turkey Highschool. This will be a treat for you Western Swing lovers so don't miss out, Billy Mata will be leading Friends of the Texas Playboys. So bring your dancing shoes and join us on Friday night, $15 at the gate.
Billy Mata is a veteran of over 40 years in the San Antonio music scene and is celebrating more than a quarter of a Century making music with his own band, The Texas Tradition. . . .
Western Swing Fiddler
Jimmy Young will be back for Bob Wills Day this year, he is a can't miss Western Swing fiddler. He will be performing throughout the weekend, so don't miss it. This is a great article on Jimmy Young, enjoy!
Fiddlin' with legends Musician knows deep within his heart, lies a melody by: Rick Storm Jimmy Young has fiddled around the past 60-plus years and loved just about every minute of it. "I watched my dad play the mandolin and learned the chording," the 74-year-old Amarillo fiddler said. He was all of 3 years old. . . .