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The Western Flyers Set To Descend On Greenville

(Left to right) Upright bass player Gavin Kelso, fiddle player and vocalist Katie Glassman, and lead singer and rhythm guitarist Joey McKenzie.
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(Left to right) Upright bass player Gavin Kelso, fiddle player and vocalist Katie Glassman, and lead singer and rhythm guitarist Joey McKenzie.

In the tradition of music pioneers like Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Tex Williams and Spade Cooley, Joey McKenzie's band The Western Flyers are proudly carrying the western swing torch into a new era.

McKenzie, who also co-founded Greenville's Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest, is excited to share the Municipal Auditorium stage on Saturday with Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers. KETR spoke with Joey from The Western Flyers World Headquarters in Burleson, Texas.

More about the band is available at their website, and more about the Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest can be found here.

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