The Western Swing Authority (2009)

August 23, 2009

Band: Western Swing Authority (The)
Year: 2009
Home: Ontario, Canada
Chatham Kent Connection : Drummer Charles St. Denis
Style: Western Swing

Note: Charles has played in many bands. In his early days of drumming, he played in M.C.M. and Company with Cassandra Vassik.

  In the classic style of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys and inspired by great bands like The Time Jumpers and Asleep at the Wheel…. The Western Swing Authority is a collaboration of studio and touring musicians who share a common love for western swing and have taken it upon themselves to create an opportunity to play it..

Band Members:
Shane Guse – Fiddle
Stacey Lee – Vocal
Paul Chapman – Guitar
Dan Howlett – Fiddle
Pee Wee Charles – Steel Guitar
Matt Lima – Bass
Charlie St. Denis – Drums

Since April 14th, the WSA plays every other Tuesday night from 8:30-11:00pm at the Commercial Tavern in Maryhill ON. Come out and hear some great music and have a great time. It’ll be the best five bucks you can spend on a Tuesday night!!


Their Website.



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