Texas's finest Western swing, Vintage country, hot string jazz, Texas fiddle band! Churning out true blue authentic Texas flavored music, internationally-renowned guitar master Joey McKenzie drives the train, National Fiddle champion Ridge Roberts astounds, and world-class upright bassist Matthew Mefford adds fuel to the fire. Named 'Best Western Swing Group' at the Ameripolitan Awards, as well as their debut album 'Wild Blue Yonder' receiving the Best Western Swing Album Award from both the Academy of Western Artists and the Western Music Association, the trio delivers old school professionalism in every sense, appealing to a diverse cross section of music fans young and old alike.  Look & Listen

 

"I love The Western Flyers. When I listen to them play I know that I am in the presence of modern masters in motion." - Marty Stuart

"Together they perform with a brilliance and panache that will draw in any fans of traditional American string music." - Bluegrass Today

"The most wonderful modern take on post-war Western Swing" – Country Music People

"Somewhere, Bob Wills is smiling......"  -   No Depression 

"Joey McKenzie: Master of the guitar! As you watch him play, you know he has been blessed with power and perfect control over the instrument. In my opinion, he is the greatest guitar player this side of Heaven." - Leon Rhodes

 

Collective performances highlights include: The National Folk Festival, Grand Ole Opry, tours of France, South America, Russia and Australia, Lowell Folk Festival, Library of Congress, Prairie Home Companion, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, multiple US Embassy tours, private events, theaters and major acoustic music festivals across the United States.