Fort Worth Symphony announces Pops Series opening headliner

Asleep at the Wheel. (FWSO/Mike Shore)

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will open the 2020-2021 Pops Series with Grammy Award-winning band Asleep at the Wheel on Sept. 11-13, the symphony announced.
The Austin-based Roots/Americana band is celebrating 50 years as a touring guardian of Western Swing. Asleep at the Wheel will be joined by special guests, The Quebe Sisters.

“We are excited to get back to playing some music. And it doesn’t get any better than with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra,” Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel said in the release. “Our extremely talented friends The Quebe Sisters will be joining us for a few tunes. There’s gonna be a lot of fiddles on stage, so don’t miss it.“

This performance will take place Friday-Saturday Sept. 11-12, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium. Prices range from $35.00 to $99.00. Tickets: Call the box office at (817) 665-6000 or at
The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is working closely with its venues and government health authorities to create an experience that is safe for our patrons, musicians, and staff while maintaining a shared live music experience, the news release said.
Safety precautions such as socially distanced seating, mandatory face masks, contactless ticketing, dedicated entry times, no intermissions, health screenings and more are being implemented for Fall performances.
To stay up to date on what the symphony is doing to protect attendees, please read the symphony’s Health & Safety Guidelines.