Asleep At The Wheel over for exclusive show at Tuckerville Festival30-08-2019
Ray Benson has been the one constant in Asleep At the Wheel since the band’s founding in 1970 in Paw Paw, WV. Since that time, more than 100 musicians have passed through the Wheel, but Benson remains the front man and the keeper of the vision, in the process racking up more than 25 albums, ten Grammy awards and literally millions of miles on the road.
New Routes, the latest album by Asleep At the Wheel, marks both a new path forward and a nod to the freewheeling roots (get it?) of one of Texas’ most beloved bands. With New Routes the Wheel has released their first album of new material in over a decade!
With a fresh new 8 piece lineup, a bracing blend of original songs and vibrant cover material and some unanticipated new musical tangents, Asleep At the Wheel demonstrates convincingly it’s more relevant, enjoyable and musically nimble than any time in its 49 year history!
Excited to have Asleep At The Wheel exclusively perform at Ilse Delange's Tuckerville Festival this weekend!