A Texas Hall of Fame Western Swing Band in true tradition of Tommy Duncan and Bob Wills, led by Billy Mata, the Ambassador of Western Swing. Billy Mata & the Texas Tradition is known for startling audiences - and other musicians - with a 'different' kind of country music. Mata's band recreates the original tradition of Western Swing. They thrive in the unique tradition of historic Texas Dancehalls that provide real, danceable, country music for their whole area communities and beyond. And for the whole family, from kids to grandpa.