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Behind the Beat: The North Westerns

Event Details

Friday, February 1, 2019
5-7 p.m.
Der Rathskeller, Memorial Union
Winter Carnival Just Because It's Winter Doesn't Mean We Can't Play Outside! Chill out, but stay warm, inside Der Rath with WUD Music's Behind the Beat! The North Westerns play Western swing from the north. 

Expect a range of classic country and "western swing" done in a jazzy style by this five piece Madison, WI band.  The North Westerns features a lineup of vocals with twin fiddles, steel guitar, electric guitar, and acoustic rhythm guitar.  Jazzed up arrangements of Hank Williams and Bob Wills classics mixed with swing era jazz standards will be played! Members include: David Heuring on Vocals and Rhythm Guitar, John Henry on Violin, Chris Ruppentha on electric Guitar, Mark Roeder on Steel Guitar and Violin, and Mike Steen on Upright Bass. 

 join us for a whole week of winter fun!