About Cowboy Bob and Gypsy Dust
Cowboy Bob and Gypsy Dust is a Western Swing dance band that plays a mixture of Cowboy Bob’s original songs and, Western Swing songs from the 1950s. This band has a toe-tapping, foot-stomping, make you want to dance energy that is contagious!
The band’s most recent CD was selected by the Montana Arts Council to be reviewed in their magazine Lively Times and in their online publication State of the Arts.
Cowboy Bob Benda, a founding member of the Western Music Association, has performed numerous times at the National Western Music Festival in Tucson, Arizona. He performed at Montana’s first Cowboy Poetry Gathering and at many Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Gatherings since then. He has played at many clubs, concerts, ranches, festivals and venues across Western United States.
The Band has a Honky Tonk Ragtime Style of music played by Cowboy Bob Benda, singer, songwriter and guitar player, Bonnie Jo Geier, keyboards, Wally Benjamin, harmonica, Chuck Porte, bass, and Tim Pool, drums.
Cowboy Bob and Gypsy Dust have recently performed in concert at the Rialto Bozeman Theater in Bozeman, Montana, at the Covellite Theater in Butte, Montana, at the Montana Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Gathering in Lewistown, Montana and at The Celtic Cowboy in Great Falls, Montana for Western Art Week, during The Charlie Russell Art Show.
Come and dance to and listen to one of Montana’s own Cowboy Bands!