The Western Swing Authority


WSA is nominated for a 2015 CCMA Award for Roots Artist of the Year!  Shane Guse and Ed Ringwald also garnered nominations in the All Star Band categories for Fiddle Player of the Year, Specialty Instrument, and Steel Guitar Player of the Year!  Thank you Canadian Country Music Association!

WSA brings home the awards for Group of the Year and Roots Artists of the year at the 2015 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards.  Thank you CMAO!!

 WSA wins the Academy of Western Artists Award for Best Western Swing Group in Dallas TX Sat Mar 28th!!!  Thank you AWA's!

The WSA plays JUNOfest Sat Mar 14th at the Underground in Hamilton

We are honoured to be nominated for best Western swing group and Western Swing Female at this years Academy of Western Artists awards held in Dallas TX on Mar 28th. 


 Visit the WSA Store and order your copy of the new Western Swing Authority album "Now Playing"!

WSA signs with eOne Music Canada. New album "Now Playing" will be out Feb 3rd 2015!

 WSA is nominated for 3 Ameripolitan Music Awards!! Western Swing Band, Female (Stacey) and musician (Ed).  It's a fan voted award so please visit and cast your vote! We'll be heading down to the Awards Show in Austin TX on Feb 17th and performing! We are super excited about it.  Don't forget to vote before Jan 2! 

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!!!!


  March 2014 - I've Got a Feelin' is a finalist for the Great American Song Contest!


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