Texas Plains Trail Region

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Turkey: 46th Annual Bob Wills Day

April 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 11:45pm

46th Annual Bob Wills Day - APRIL 29 2017

Ticket Information

Unlike a lot of festivals, at Bob Wills Day, it doesn't cost a thing to enjoy many of our popular events, like, the downtown parade, arts and crafts show or the FREE Outdoor Concert on Saturday, April 29th at 1:30 p.m. Featuring friends of the Texas Playboys, Western Swing Entertainer of the Year--Billy Mata and Texas Fiddle-Man-Jason Roberts.  We are happy to announce Former Texas Playboys' Bobby Koefer will be returning this year, along with vocalist Leon Rausch, and Joe Settlemires on guitar. Dr. Charles Townsend will be the Master of Ceremonies for the free outdoor concert. The outdoor concert will be held on the old football field next to the high school.

Thursday dance tickets are $15.00, Friday & Saturday dance tickets are $20 per person.

Thursday night April 27th 8:00 p.m., we will kick off our annual Bob Wills dances with a show like never before. This year we are excited to welcome a compliation of great Western Swing performers. Joe Settlemires, Bobby Koefer, Jason Roberts, Wayne Glassen, Lee Barlow,  and Jimmy Burson. 

On Friday, April 28th, your $20.00 ticket gets you in for both Jake Hooker and the Outsiders and Friends of the Original Texas Playboys. Dancing from 5:30 p.m. to midnight!

On Saturday, April 29th, we welcome back our long-time friend Jody Nix and The Texas Cowboys for a wonderful dance. The South Plains College western swing band will kick things off at 5:30 - $20 for a ticket

Also, don't forget about live music featuring Jason Roberts, in the Bob Wills Museum. 

For more information you can call the Bob Wills Museum in Turkey any weekday at 806-423-1253 or City of Turkey at 806-423-1033


  • Bob Wills Museum
  • 602 Lyles St.
  • Turkey, Texas
  • 79261


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