Friends of the Oklahoma Twisters


JV’s Restaurant                                     The JV has been in business for over 60 years.  


Chick Hall’s Surf Club                           Since 1955. “The oldest honky-tonk inside the beltway”




The Hula Monsters: One of our favorite area bands

Squeeze Bayou: Great Cajun band

Ruthie and the Wranglers: Rockin’ American Roots music (also known as FUN!)

One Horse Town: Brother Leon’s other band. One of DC’s BEST roots bands.

Ira Gitlin: Ira's website

Jeff Reynolds: The Twisters’ fiddle man and his side projects

Mark Delaney: Bluegrass banjo player extraordinaire


Other Great Links: The official site of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys.

Western Swing Monthly: A complete and up to the minute listing of dances, shows, festivals and events playing Western Swing music.

Jim Lowe has one of our favorite sites.  Covers the beginnings of Western Swing, and recommended reading/listening. What else is there to say?