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Mark your calendar for our upcoming dance: Sunday, August 11 with Donnie Wavra Orchestra, 2-5:30 pm at American Legion in Sealy.

Celebrating our 30th anniversary! Join us for a mega party on Sunday, July 14. Details TBA.

Visit us during Slavnost at Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center on Sun., May 19. Join us for the 13th Annual Memorial Celebration, Polka Mass, Meal, Free Dance on Sat., Dec. 14.  See the flyer .

Visit us during Slavnost at Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center on Sun., May 19. Join us for the 13th Annual Memorial Celebration, Polka Mass, Meal, Free Dance on Sat., Dec. 14. See the flyer.

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Weekend Lineup e-blast
May 16: Sunday dancing in La Grange, New Taiton, Schulenburg, Tomball

 

Monday, May 13

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

Tuesday, May 14

AUSTIN: Bob Wills Night (2nd Tues) with Al Dressen/Super Swing Revue @ Sam’s Town Point, 7-9:30P…512-282-0083 

GERONIMO: Jam Session (2nd Tues) @ VFW, 3-6:30P - Musicians, singers, and listeners are welcomed…830-303-9903

PLANO: Alan Walling @ Bavarian Grill, 6:45-10P…972-881-0705

VICTORIA: Crossroads Country Opry (2nd Tues) @ VFW, 7P…361-579-8460

 

Wednesday, May 15

AUSTIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ South Austin Rec Center, 7:30-9:45P…512-448-0787

FLATONIA: Mike Stroup & Friends @ Red Vault Bistro, 7-9P, Sushi Night…361-865-3663

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

NEW BRAUNFELS: Off the Grid @ Krause’s Café, 6-9P…830-625-2807

PLANO: Alan Walling @ Bavarian Grill, 6:45-10P…972-881-0705

SAN ANTONIO: Countrymen @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30P…210-661-2422

 

Thursday, May 16

BRENHAM: Bluebonnet Opry (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Wings Ballroom, 7:30P, Polka Show w/Tim & Alicia Kulhanek, Shane Lala, Chris Rybak…979-451-0816

CISTERN: D. Brunson Barber (3rd Thurs) @ Cistern Country Store, 9-11P…361-865-3655

CONROE: Mike Gest/Night Session @ Carriage Inn, 4-6P, Free dinner & dance…936-760-1966

NAVASOTA: Shuffle Festival Appreciation Dance w/Cornell Hurd @ Western Club, 8-11P…936-825-9070

SAN ANTONIO: Tejano Conjunto Festival @ Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. See the schedule.

SEGUIN: Silver Opry (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Center, 7-9P…830-303-6612

 

Friday, May 17

AUSTIN: Sean Orr @ BD Riley’s Downtown, 10P…512-494-1335

BURTON: Rocky King @ White Horse Tavern, 8-11P…979-277-5768

CISTERN: Vic Rodriguez, Karaoke & Dancing @ Cistern Country Store, 8P-12A…361-865-3655

COLUMBUS: Magnolia Days @ Courthouse Square – Zach Nytomt, 5P; Nnamdi, 6:30P; Black Cat Choir, 7:30P; Zack Walther Band, 9:30P…979-732-8385

FAYETTEVILLE: Cajun Festival @ St. John The Baptist Catholic Church – Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces, 7-11P…979-249-7449

GIDDINGS: Lee County Fair – Lost Cause, 6-8:30P

GRANGER: One Ton Country @ Cotton Club, 8P…512-859-0700

HICO: 16th Texas Steak Cookoff @ Downtown – Cookoff Kickoff Party Stage - Push N Luck Band, 7P; Tejas Brothers, 9P; Street Dance – Gary Anderson/The Moonlighters…817-875-5059

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

IRVING: Brave Combo @Whistlestop Plaza, 7-8:45P…972-721-2501

NAVASOTA: Shuffle Fest @ The Western Club – Rocky King Band, 12-2P; Justin Trevino, 2-5P; Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings, 6-9P; Jake Hooker/The Outsiders, 9P-12A…936-825-9070

NORDHEIM: May Feast @ Nordheim Shooting Club – Chad Anderson Band, 8P-12A…361-935-6306

PEARLAND: Off the Grid @ King’s Biergarten, 6-10P…832-569-4141

SAN ANTONIO: Maifest @ Beethoven Maennerchor – TubaMeisters, 5-6P…210-222-1521

SAN ANTONIO: Tejano Conjunto Festival @ Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. See the schedule.

SEGUIN: Charles/Fab 4 @ Silver Center, 7:30-11P…830-303-6612

SWEET HOME: 14th Fireman’s Fest @ Sweet Home VFD – Los Kolaches, 6-8:30P; Nathan Colt Young, 8:30P-12A

WALBURG: Edward Kopecky’s Fun Time Czech Band @ Dale’s Essenhaus, 7-11P…512-819-9175 

 

Saturday, May 18

ANHALT: Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings @ Anhalt Hall, 8P-12A…830-438-2873

CISTERN: EZ Country @ Cistern Country Store, 9P-1A…361-865-3655

COLUMBUS: Magnolia Days @ Courthouse Square – Victor Rodriguez, 12P; Darrel Appelt, 2:30P; Shiner Hobo Band, 4:30P; Jon Stork, 6:30P; Courtney Patton, 8: Kyle Park, 9P…979-732-8385

GRANGER: People’s Choice @ Cotton Club, 9P…512-859-0700

HICO: 16th Texas Steak Cookoff @ Downtown – Ennis Czech Boys, 12-3P…817-875-5059

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

LA GRANGE: Matt Cranley Acoustic @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247- 4220

NAVASOTA: Shuffle Festival @ Western Club – Rocky King Band, 12-2P; Landon Dodd/Dancehall Drifters, 2-5P; Can’t Hardly Playboyz, 6-9P; Jody Nix/Texas Cowboys, 9P-12A…936-825-9070

NORDHEIM: May Feast @ Nordheim Shooting Club – Nathan Colt Young, 9P-1A…361-935-6306

PEARLAND: Off the Grid @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

PEARLAND: Music to My Beers Fest @ Town Center - Buck Yeager, 2:30P; Byrd Law, 3:30P; Beat Root Revival, 5P; Hector Ward & The Big Time, 7P

SAN ANTONIO: Tejano Conjunto Festival @ Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. See the schedule.

SWEET HOME: 14th Fireman’s Fest @ Sweet Home VFD – Southpaw, 12-2:30P; Mama Tried, 3-6P

SWEET HOME: Fire Department Fest Dance @ Community Center, Broken Alibi, 8P-12A (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

WALLIS: Charles/Fab 4 @ American Legion, 8-11:30P…979-478-9913

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

 

Sunday, May 19

ELGIN: Edward Kopecky/Fun Time Czech Band @ SPJST Lodge 18, 3-7P…512-285-3100

GERONIMO: Lone Star Pickerz @ VFW, 3-6:30P…830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506

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

HOUSTON: Country Jim/The Allstars @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

LA GRANGE: Slavnost/May Fest @ TCHCC – Texas Dutchmen, 12:30-5P (Banner ad above)

NEW TAITON: Military Tribute Dance w/Texas Legacy Czech Band & Al Sulak/Country Sounds @ Taiton Community Center, 2-7P (Banner ad above)

NORDHEIM: May Feast @ Nordheim Shooting Club – Chris Rybak, 3-7P…361-935-6306

SAN ANTONIO: Monte Good @ Martinez Social Club, 3P…210-661-2422

SAN ANTONIO: Off the Grid @ Pearl Brewery Farmers Market, 11A-2P

SAN ANTONIO: Tejano Conjunto Festival @ Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. See the schedule.

SCHULENBURG: Fritz Hodde/Fab 6 (Swiss Alp Dance Club) @ KC Hall, 3-6:30P (Banner ad above)

SEATON (Temple): Jerry Haisler/Melody 5 @ Sefcik Hall, 6-9P…254-985-2356

TOMBALL: Rosehill Social Club Fundraiser @ VFW Hall - BBQ Lunch, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Grand Raffle, Dance by Country Knights, 5-9P (Banner ad above)

 

Monday, May 20

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

AUSTIN: Central Texas Accordion Assoc (Last Mon. held early because of Memorial Day) @ Casa Chapala, 7P, Featuring Los Texmaniacs...512-459-4242

LA GRANGE: Fayette County Country Music Opry (3rd Mon) @ KC Hall, 7P, Featuring Suzette Zapalac, Trail Boss Troy, & Minnie & Ella Jordan…979-966-3568

See full May schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Videos

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Praha Brothers and special performance by Alice Sulak, Alfred Vrazel, Jerry Haisler at Sefcik Hall...the Dujka Brothers in Sealy...Walburg Boys on New Year's Eve...Czechaholics in Elgin...Jodie Mikula in West

Watch the videos by George Weber of the El Campo Polka Fest featuring Red Ravens, Fritz Hodde & Fab 6, The Majeks...Enzian Buam in Sealy...Red Ravens & Texas Sound Czech in Rosenberg

 

 

Safeguarding the Dance Hall Days of Texas  - a feature in Preservation magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Safeguarding the Dance Hall Days of Texas - a feature in Preservation magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation