The folks who run the Tractor Tavern in Ballard must have a genuine love for roots music, because their calendar has plentiful infusions of The Real Thing.
September starts off with a visit from Wayne "The Train" Hancock, the definitive purveyor of the Texas honky-tonk tradition.
Details: Sept. 1, 9 p.m. Tickets $12 (available in advance at Sonic Boom in Ballard)
Opening: Marshall Scott Warner (rockabilly)
DJ: rockabilly expert DJ Tom LG