Asleep at the Wheel

Founded in 1970, Asleep at the Wheel has been a part of the American Roots Music landscape for more than 50 years. Although the band got its start in Paw Paw, West Virginia, they have become a cornerstone of the Austin, Texas music scene since arriving there in 1973. Inspired by Western Swing and Honky-Tonk Country, the band has accrued 10 Grammy awards. Larger than life, leader Ray Benson and his band get audiences up and moving to the music. Don’t miss this special Windjammer Festival Week appearance by these legends of Western Swing. Advance discount tickets $30, available only from the box office at 207-633-5159 (open Wed – Fri from 10-2). Regular tickets $35 on the day of show and online at boothbayoperahouse.com. The Opera House currently requires all audience members to show proof of full vaccination plus booster at the door.