BRING IT ON DOWN TO MY HOUSE
Welcome to the Official Home OF BOB Wills. It’s good to see you! Won’t you take off your coats, throw them in the corner and stay a little longer? We’re here to pay tribute to John and Emma’s eldest child…Bob Wills, the King of Western Swing!
Among those who knew Bob Wills is a passion for telling ‘Bob’ stories. That’s how Bob affected the world. Today’s audiences keep swinging to his music and loving his story. others approach curiously. What makes him an American treasure? His impact is real, his music enduring and his story inspiring.
Not to Miss!
ANNUAL BOB WILLS DAY
TURKEY, TX – LAST SATURDAY IN APRIL
TAKE ME BACK TO TULSA!
Bob to be featured at Oklahoma Historical Society’s Project OKPop.
October 13-15 is Fiddlin’ Time in Greenville TX
Bows Up for the 4th Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest…
WESTERN SWING NAMED OFFICIAL
STATE MUSIC OF TEXAS
Western Swing became the official state music of Texas on June 17, 2011 when Governor Rick Perry signed Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 35…
ROOTS OF WESTERN CHIC:
Bob Wills often dressed in double-breasted suits and custom-made boots. His Texas Playboys wore western suits or trousers, white shirts and neckties. On their way to becoming America’s famous Western Swing band, the image of ‘western chic’ had dawned.
SIGNATURE BOB WILLS
‘Ah…hahh!’ Fiddle and bow, diamond ring, Sharp eyes, cigar and cigar holder, western hat, His Texas playboys, the ‘Playboy Limited’ black and white bus, palomino stallion ‘punkin’ and silver saddle