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Follow us on the road: Sept. 15-18, Addison Oktoberfest; Sept. 23-25, St. Charles Oktoberfest, St. Charles, Mo.; Oct. 21-24, Tulsa Linde Oktoberfest; Dec. 9-11, Tomball German Christmas Market

Follow us on the road: Sept. 15-18, Addison Oktoberfest; Sept. 23-25, St. Charles Oktoberfest, St. Charles, Mo.; Oct. 21-24, Tulsa Linde Oktoberfest; Dec. 9-11, Tomball German Christmas Market

Save the date for our next club dance: Sunday, Oct 30! Dujka Brothers will provide the music at the American Legion Hall in Sealy.

Save the date for our next club dance: Sunday, Oct 30! Dujka Brothers will provide the music at the American Legion Hall in Sealy.

Watch for us in the parade on Sept 24: Hallettsville Kolache Festival.

Stop by and see the new Msgr. Joseph Hybner Center during Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 15 at Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center.

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

 

Tuesday, September 20

Edna: Flag City Opry (3rd Tuesday) @ Jackson County Services Building, 7P 361-782-9211

Houston: Houston Accordion Association Jam @ Pizza Inn on Mangum & 18th, 6P
713-861-2389

Waco: Out of the Blue @ Sul Ross Senior Center, 7-10P 254-855-0796

 

Wednesday, September 21

Flatonia: Mike Stroup Trio @ Red Vault Bistro, 7-9P 361-865-3663

Houston: Auf Geht’s @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6P 713-428-2019

Round Top: Rawkit @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P
281-388-1075

San Antonio: Jim Bolado @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P 210-661-2422

Schulenburg: Pettit Brothers @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P 979-743-2300

 

Thursday, September 22

Columbus: Colorado County Fair – The Triumphs, 7:30-11:30P 979-732-9266

El Campo: Gravel Road @ American Legion, 7:30-10P 979-543-5396

Fort Worth: Oktoberfest @ Panther Park Pavilion – Alpine Village Band, 5P & 8P; Walburg Boys, 6P & 9P; Off the Grid, 6P; Nick Ballarini, 6P & 9P; AlpenMusikanten, 8P & 10P; Brave Combo, 9P, 10P (Banner ad, above)

Midland: Jody Nix @ Midland Children’s Rehab Center Fundraiser, 6:30-10:30P
432-498-2053

Round Top: Mike Stroup Trio @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

 

Friday, September 23

Austin: Jason Roberts Band @ Broken Spoke, 9:30P 512-442-6189

Bandera: Cactus Country @ 11th Street Cowboy Bar, 8:30P 830-796-4849

Columbus: Colorado County Fair – Lost Cause, 5-8P; The Urban Cowboy Reunion featuring Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee, 8:30-11:30P

Conroe: James Garner (60+ Club) @ Conroe Activity Center, 6:30-10P 936-662-8099 or 281-615-8612

Fort Worth: Oktoberfest @ Panther Park Pavilion – Off the Grid Band, 5P & 8P; Das Ist Lustig, 6P, 7P & 9P; AlpenMusikanten, 6P, 9P & 10P; 3rd Generation, 8P & 10P; Nick Ballarini, 9P; (Banner ad, above)

Granger: Big Anton/Alley Cats @ Cotton Club, 8:30P-12A 512-859-0700

Houston: Good, Bad & Ugly @ SPJST Lodge 88, 8-11:30P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

Houston: Auf Geht’s @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6P 713-428-2019

Leander: Leander Bluegrass Festival @ Robin Bledsoe Park 512-528-9909
The Sieker Band, 7P; Indian & the Jones, 8P; Milk Drive Trio, 9P

McKinney: Oktoberfest @ Historic Downtown Square – Stage 1: Sounds of Oktoberfest, 4P, 9P & 10:30P; The Royal Klobasneks, 5P & 6:30P; STV Almrausch, 7:30P; Brave Combo, 8P & 9:30P. Dallas Morning News Stage: Sounds of Oktoberfest, 4P, 6P & 10:30P; Alpine Village Band, 5P, 6:30P, 8P & 9:30P; Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein, 7:30P; STV Almrausch, 9P (Banner ad, above)

Pearland: Enzian Buam @ King’s Biergarten, 6-10P 832-569-4141

Round Top: Charles/Fab 4 @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P
281-388-1075

Round Top: Mike Stroup Trio @ Teague's Tavern, 5-9P 979-249-3077

Warrenton: Mike Stroup with Tom Duplissey @ The Old Feed Store, 11A-2P

 

Saturday, September 24

Austin: 7th Annual Benefit for Malia Moore, 5-10P, @ Opal Divine’s Penn Field – Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces, Twilight Trio, Two Hoots & A Holler, Redd Volkaert – MaliaMoore.org

Bandera: John Christopher Way @ 11th Street Cowboy Bar, 9P 830-796-4849

Baytown: Liberty Opry Show & Dance @ Community Center, 2-6P, $15 prepaid/$30 at door 936-336-5830

Big Spring: Jody Nix @ The Stampede, 9P-12A 432-267-2060

Blanco: Raise the Roof Fundraiser @ Twin Sisters Dance Hall – Live Music All Day; Dance-Hot Texas Swing Band, Jason Roberts Band, 7P-12A (Banner ad, above)

Columbus: Colorado County Fair – Josh Tiemann Band, 3-5:30P; The Hit Men, 6-8P; Cameran Nelson, 9-10:30P; Zane Williams, 11P-12:30A

Eagle Lake: Charles/Fab 4 @ Vivian’s, 7-11P 979-234-5212

Fort Worth: Oktoberfest @ Panther Park Pavilion – Alpine Village Band, 11A-1P; Nick Ballarini, 11A, 12P, 1P, 6P & 9P; 2P: AlpenMusikanten, 2P & 3P; Brave Combo, 2P & 3P; Off the Grid, 4P, 6P, 8P, 10P; Das Ist Lustig, 5P, 7P & 9P; 7P: 3rd Generation, 7P, 9P & 10P (Banner ad, above) 

Fort Worth: Bobby Flores @ Stagecoach Ballroom, 8:45P-12:15A 817-831-2261

Goliad: Robert Ellis @ Schroeder Dance Hall, 8P 361-573-7002

Gonzales: The Hot Attacks @ Templin Saloon, 8-11:55P 830-519-4503

Granger: Texas Family Tradition @ Cotton Club, 9P-1A 512-859-0700

Hallettsville: 22nd Kolache Festival @ KC Hall – Food Court: Dujka Brothers, 11A-2P; Chris Rybak, 3-5:30P; Los Kolaches, 6-9P. Biergarten: Southern Express 11A-2P; Red Ravens, 2-4P; Czechaholics, 4-6P; Damon Curtis/Nomads, 6-9P (Banner ad, above)

Houston: Oktoberfest Houston @ The Water Works 12:30-6:30P – Auf Geht’s, Eurofest, Gene Hackemack, German Folk Dancers, Texas Renaissance Festival German Court (Banner ad, above)

Houston: Oktoberfest @ Liederkranz Hall – Munich Evergreens, 7-11P (Banner ad, above)

Houston: Lesa Cormier/Sundown Playboys (CFMA) @ VFW #10352, 7:30-11:30P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

Houston: St. Jerome Fall Festival, 3-10P – Black Tie Affair (Banner ad, above)

Leander: Leander Bluegrass Festival @ Robin Bledsoe Park 512-528-9909
Rusty Razors, 6P; Pine Island Station, 7P; The Deer, 8P; The Whiskey Shivers, 9P

McKinney: Oktoberfest @ Historic Downtown Square – Stage 1: Sounds of Oktoberfest, 10A, 4P, 5:30P, 7:30P, 9P & 10:30P; Czech & Then Some, 11:30A, 1P, 3P, 4:30P, & 6:30P; Alpine Dancers, 2P; Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein, 6P; Brave Combo, 8P & 9:30P. Dallas Morning News Stage: Sounds of Oktoberfest, 10A, 5:30P, 7P, 8:30P & 10:30P; The Royal Klobasneks, 11:30A, 1P, 2:30P; Texanischer Schuhplattler Verein, 12:30P; STV Almrausch, 2P; Alpine Dancers, 3:30P; Alpine Village Band, 4:30P, 6P; Alpenmusikanten, 7:30P & 9P (Banner ad, above)

Navasota: Billy Mata @ The Western Club, 8:30P-12:30A 936-825-9070

Pearland: Enzian Buam @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P 832-569-4141

Port O’Connor: Tunes & Tails – All day music by Jerry James, Pat Matula/Lone Star Playboys, Bill Pekar/Rainey Brothers, The Gin Tonics, The Hot Attacks, Meander Scar, The Nightriders; Dinner/Concert featuring Joel Nava/The Texas Border (Banner ad, above)

Round Top: Sandy Hickey Band @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

San Antonio: Whiskey & Wishes Gala of Heroes @ Leon Springs Dancehall 6P-12A, Music by Johnny Lee & The Urban Cowboy Band, Benefitting Wish for Our Heroes,
210-360-9199

Sealy: Country Knights (Sealy Dance Club) @ American Legion, 8-11:30P 281-705-6266

Shiner: Methodist Church Dance @ Family Center – Red Ravens, 7-11P 361-594-3830

Webster: Kenny James @ Alpine Brauhaus, 6-9P 281-336-0788

 

Sunday, September 25

Cyclone: St. Joseph Church Picnic – Jerry Haisler/Melody 5, 11A-2P

El Campo: St. Philip Church Picnic @ KC Hall – Dujka Brothers, 11A-1P

Geronimo: Glen Collins @ VFW, 3-6:30P
830-379-0506

Granger: Can’t Hardly Playboyz @ Cotton Club, 5-10P 512-859-0700

Houston: Detour @ VFW #10352, 2-6P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

Houston: St. Jerome Fall Festival, 11A-9P – Robert Pulido (Banner ad, above)

Houston: Houston Slavic Heritage Festival @ Bayou City Event Center (New Venue!) 12-6P (Banner ad, above)

McKinney: Oktoberfest @ Historic Downtown Square – Stage 1: Sounds of Oktoberfest, 11A, 3P; Czech & Then Some, Noon; STV Almrausch, 1:30P; Alpenmusikanten, 2P & 3:30P. Dallas Morning News Stage: Sounds of Oktoberfest, 11A, 2P & 3:30P; Auf Geht’s, 1P, 2:30P & 4P (Banner ad, above)

Robstown:  DanceHall Sounds with DJ Allen Pollard @ Robstown Community Hall, 4-7:30P $10/Nonmembers, $8/Members
361-549-8119

Round Top: Alyse Black Trio @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

San Antonio: Jim Byrom @ Martinez Social Club, 3-6:30P 210-661-2422

Seaton (Temple): Charles/Fab 4 @ Sefcik Hall 254-985-2356

Seguin: St. James Parish Picnic @ City Coliseum – Los Kolaches, 11A-2P; Czechaholics, 3-7P

Serbin (Giddings): Wendish Fest @ Wendish Heritage Museum – Brazos Polka Kapala, All day (Banner ad, above)

Victoria: Czech Heritage Festival @ Community Center – Sheila Lee, 10-11A; Shiner Hobo Band, 11A-1P; Fritz Hodde/Fab 6, 1-4P; Red Ravens, 4:30-7:30P (Banner ad, above)

West: Country/Polka Battle – Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat, Jodie Mikula Orchestra @ KC Hall, 1-6P 254-826-7770

 

Monday, September 26

Austin: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Evangeline Cafe, 6:30-8:30P
512-282-2586

Austin: Central Texas Accordion Assoc. Meeting/Jam @ Casa Chapala, 7:30P
512-459-4242

Round Top: Brenda Guy @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P
281-388-1075

Warrenton: Mike Stroup Trio @ Reba's Upper Deck @ Hillcrest Inn, 11A-2P 979-249-3074

 

Tuesday, September 27

Brady: Justin Trevino with Mona McCall @ Heart of Texas Events Center, 7-10P
325-597-1895

Round Top: Sophia Johnson Band @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

San Antonio: San Antonio Accordion Assoc. Meeting/Jam, 5:30P (New start time!) @ Chester’s Hamburgers, NE Loop 410
210-805-8600

Waco: Jus Country @ Sul Ross Senior Center, 7-10P 254-855-0796

 

Wednesday, September 28

Houston: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6P 713-428-2019

Mt. Pleasant: Titus County Fair – Finding Favour 903-577-8117

Round Top: Karaoke w/Kirby Farek @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

San Antonio: Bimbo & Borderline @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P 210-661-2422

Schulenburg: Pettit Brothers @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P 979-743-2300

 

Thursday, September 29

Buda: Off the Grid @ Huntington Retirement Apts, 6-8P 512-295-4071

El Campo: Charles/Fab 4 @ American Legion, 7:30-10P 979-543-5396

Mt. Pleasant: Titus County Fair – Bri Bagwell, 3 Fools on 3 Stools

Pearland: Enzian Buam @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P 832-569-4141

Round Top: Sean Orr @ Stone Cellar, 7P

Round Top: Abbi Walker Band @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

 

Friday, September 30

Conroe: Detour (60+ Club) @ Conroe Activity Center, 6:30-10P
936-662-8099 or 281-615-8612

Fredericksburg: Oktoberfest @ Marktplatz – 6P: Oma & The Oompahs, Boerne Village Band, Czech & Then Some; 6:30P: Off the Grid; 7:30P: Das Ist Lustig; 8P: Sound Connection; 8:30P: TubaMeisters; 9P: Ennis Czech Boys, Walburg Boys; 9:30P: Red Ravens (Banner ad, above)

Gonzales: Come & Take It Celebration – Damon Curtis/The Nomads, Texas Unlimited Band, Bellamy Brothers 888-672-1095

Granger: Clay Caster @ Cotton Club, 8:30P-12A 512-859-0700

Houston: Chris Rybak @ St. Arnold’s Brewery, 6-9P 800-801-6402

Houston: Mike Gest & Bob Suttie @ Rudi Lechner's, 6-10P 713-428-2019

Mt. Pleasant: Titus County Fair – JB/Moonshine Band, Genevieve Allen

Pearland: Enzian Buam @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P 832-569-4141

Round Top: Kountry Chick Karaoke w/Denise Whittington @ Stardust Martini Bar, Arbor Antiques Show Grounds, 8-11P 281-388-1075

San Antonio: Oktoberfest @ Biergarten Riverwalk – Eurofest, 4-8P; Chris Boss Band, 8P-12A (Banner ad, above)

Slaton: Jody Nix @ Together Again Club, 8P-12A, 940-452-1910

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Sacred Heart Picnic, Hallettsville See the photos by John Roberts

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