ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL
“We held out as long as possible but sadly Asleep at the Wheel August / September 2020 UK tour has been postponed due to the virus and quarantine restrictions. The tour will be rescheduled to May/June 2021 and new dates announced very soon. Many thanks for your support."
The number of individual artists and bands who have sustained a thriving career for a half-century is infinitesimally small. Against all odds, Asleep At the Wheel is one of these. The stars aligned in 1970 when three friends Ray Benson, Lucky Oceans and Leroy Preston moved to Paw Paw, West Virginia (it’s not a made-up place, you can look it up). It was there that their dream of forming a band began after a mutual friend gave them access to his uncle’s cabin on an apple orchard just outside of town. The three friends began to – quite literally -- woodshed and found others who would join them in their mission to play old-style roots/Americana music. This was long before the genre/movement even had a name.
Presented by DHP.
This is a 16+ event. You may be asked to prove your age and if you’re unable to show valid ID, you may be refused entry. Valid ID includes passports, driving licences, 16+ Zip Oyster photocards and CitizenCards. Photocopies will not be accepted.