Alex Dormont named "Hero of Western Swing"


On Saturday, May 7th, the Cowtown Society of Western Music honored Alex Dormont, bandleader of Hot Texas  Swing Band, as a "Hero of Western Swing".  Alex was introduced by Texas Playboy, Leon Rausch. The music festival and Awards Ceremony was…
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Summer 2016 dates announced!

We are hitting the road throughout the summer months for a number of performances. Check out our Gigs section for a full list of upcoming  tour dates!
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Academy of Western Artists Nominations

The Academy of Western Artists named Hot Texas Swing Band as a Top 5 Western Swing Finalist for their newest CD, Ain't Dead Yet, for Album of the Year, Selena Rosanbalm for Female Vocalist and Alex Dormont for Male Vocalist.

Ain't Dead Yet is still #1!

Ain't Dead Yet is still #1 on the Top 10 Western Swing Album winter charts in Western Way. Check it out below!

Ain't Dead Yet is #1!

Ain't Dead Yet is #1 on the Top 10 Western Swing Album charts in Western Way. Check it out below!

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Austin Chronicle: Top 10 Jazz Band

For the 3rd year in a row, Hot Texas Swing Band was voted Top 10 Jazz Band (no Western Swing category) in the 2015 Austin Chronicle Readers Poll.

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Austin Chronicle: Top 10 Jazz Band

Hot Texas Swing Band was again voted a Top 10 Jazz Band (no Western Swing category) by fans in the 2014 Austin Chronicle Readers Poll.

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Academy of Western Artists Nominations

The Academy of Western Artists has honored the Hot Texas Swing Band as a Top 5 Finalist in 2 categories:

Western Swing Female Vocalist of the Year - Selena Rosanbalm 
Western Swing Song of the Year - Alex's original "Way Too Soon"