The Has-Beens were formed in 1981 and more than 145 musicians have been a part of this professional swing band. You will hear the music of the big band era of the 30's, 40's, and 50's and some of the best music of the 60's and 70's. Members of the band have played with many of the best bands in the land including Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Bunny Barrigan, Buddy Morrow, Les Brown and his Band of Renown among others. They had the honor of performing at the Knoxville World's Fair in 1982, and in venues in Roanoke, Winston-Salem, and points all over the TN, VA, and Western NC area. They also performed several years at the Fly-Ins during Trade Days and have performed previously at Heritage Hall Theatre.