Western Swing Extravaganza
Come enjoy and evening of Western Swing Music. This subgenre of American Country music originated in the late 1920’s in the West and South. It is dance music, often with an up-temp beat. The music is an amalgamation of rural, cowboy, polka, folk, Dixieland jazz and blues blended with swing. A big part of early American history, Western Swing created many wonderful dance halls and became a household word. Western Swing Band Leader Hank Thompson said it was not uncommon to see ten thousand people at Western Swing Dances. Carlos Washington’s Steel Horse Swing brings you back to a time when a song made people happy and makes you want to dance. The Setting Step into a piece of Colorado History at Cherokee Ranch and Castle with its beautiful scenery and ranchlands steeped in ranching history. This was the A list of party venues. Tweet Kimball the ranch baroness of the estate lived larger than life and loved all things western including the music that is so unique to the western culture. This 1920’s Scottish style castle provides the perfect setting for a night of reflection of the great Western Swing Sound that was so prevalent in our country during the 20’s 30’s and 40’s.