Shane and Ed bring home the CCMA All Star Band Awards for Fiddle Player and Steel Guitar Player of the Year!!!
WSA receives 2 CCMA Award Nominations!! Group or Duo and Roosts Artist. Plus Ed and Shane received nominations in the All Star Band Categories for Steel Guitar, Fiddle and Specialty instrument (mandolin). This is super exciting news! See you in Edmonton in September!
May 26th 2014 - WSA wins Roots Artist of the Year at the 2014 CMAO Awards!!!!
The new WSA single "One Of Us Is Lying" is now available on iTunes Get your copy today!!
April 28, 2014 - New single goes to radio today!! "WSA's latest release, One Of Us Is Lying, features Stacey Lee Guse on vocals and showcases not only one of the the finest voices on the scene but also highlights the incredible musicians that make up this unique collection that is The Western Swing Authority."
The WSA receive two CMAO Award nominations. Group or Duo and Roots Artist. Visit the CMAO website for more details on the upcoming awards show being held in Markham ON on May 26th. WSA will be performing on the show along with a star studded line up of Canadian Country artists.
March 2014 - I've Got a Feelin' is a finalist for the Great American Song Contest!
Feb 12th 2014 - The Western Swing Authority sign with On Ramp Records!
Nov 30th 2013 Another nomination for The Western Swing Authority! Thank you to the Ameripolitan Music Awards for Nominating the WSA for best Western Swing Group! www.ameripolitanmusic.com to vote!!
Nov 14th 2013 The Western Swing Authority has been nominated for two Academy of Western Artists Awards!! Western Swing Group and Stacey Lee for female vocalist. Thank you AWA!!
Sept 2013 The Western Swing Authority bring the swing to the CCMA's in Edmonton AB. Ed Ringwald wins Steel Guitar Player of the Year!!
Aug 2013 The Western Swing Authority WIN the IMA for Best Americana Song with I've Got A Feelin'!!!!
April 2013 WSA Nominated for two CMAO Awards!! Group or Duo and Songwriter of the Year (Shane Guse/Jason Blaine) for "All Dolled Up". TheAwards show will be held on May 27th at The Markham Theatre. Visit the CMAO website for ticket info. We will be performing.
WSA Nominated for an Independent Music Award!! Best Americana Song for "I've Got A Feelin". Two separate awards or open to us. The main one is judged by a celebrity industry panel, but the other is fan voted. Click here to login and help us take the Vox Pop Award!! Every vote counts and 5 stars from you could make the difference for us. Thanks!
NEW ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE!!
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