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Kristyn Harris & Hailey Sandoz Cowboy Swing Concert
October 8, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$16 – $29
4-time IWMA Entertainer of the Year, Kristyn Harris, and IWMA Instrumentalist of the Year Hailey Sandoz return to the Bowery Stage!
Texas-bred musical powerhouse, KRISTYN HARRIS, is noted for her shimmering vocals, solid swing rhythm guitar style, unique songwriting, award winning yodel, and captivating stage presence. At 26 years, she is the youngest person in history to be awarded the International Western Music Association Entertainer of the Year, which she has received 4 years in a row (2016-2019), and her latest album was most recently awarded the prestigious Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy &Western Heritage Museum. She is also a 4-time recipient of the IWMA Female Performer of the Year (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019), and was named the Ameripolitan Music Awards Western Swing Female Artist of the Year (2017) and the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association’s 2017 Entertainer of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year. Her singing has been praised as “timeless” with “the warmth and power ofTexas sunshine”.
HAILEY SANDOZ is a Texas-bred musician, following a less-trodden path among millennials. Her style is rooted in Western Swing, Jazz, Bluegrass and Celtic. This remarkable young artist captures the attention of audiences young and old through her dynamic performance and representation of Western Swing, “The Official Music of Texas.” Hailey is known for her exceptional fiddling, jazzy vocals and creative arranging skills. While Western swing is her most fun wheelhouse, Hailey is at home playing Celtic, Country and anything in between. For the past 10 years, Hailey has traveled all across the world performing at festivals and concert halls in the United States and abroad, including the Caribbean Islands and Equiblues Festival in France. At age 18, Hailey was hired full-time with Grammy-Award Winner, Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band. Since then, Hailey has appeared with Bobby Flores on two seasons of the RFDTV series, TruCountry. Hailey has also been recognized for herachievements by being named the 2019 & 2017 International Western Music Association Instrumentalist of the Year, 2019 Cowtown Society of Western Music Rising Star of the Year, 2016 Academy of Western Artist Young Artist of the Year and 2015 International Western Music Association Crescendo Rising Star, as well as winning several fiddle competitions. This dynamite performer breaks the mold of tradition, offering America a new taste of its origins