Watson provides the music
Monday, June 15, 2015
– Dale Watson will provide the music for a Texas two-stepping dance competition on tonight's episode of ABC's "The Bachelorette."
Filmed at Gruene Hall, Texas' oldest dance hall, Watson and his band,The Lone Stars, provide the music for the dancers. The show airs at 8 p.m. eastern on ABC.
Watson released "Call Me Insane," recorded with veteran producer Lloyd Maines (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker), last week.
Watson will be touring this summer, including dates in Chicago (Fitzgerald's) on July 4, Nashville (Grand Old Opry) on July 8, New York (Bowery Ballroom) on July 11, and the DC area (Birchmere) on July 10.
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