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Save the Date! Sunday, January 20, 2019 Dance to the Dujka Brothers at American Legion in Sealy.

Join us for our member meeting and installation of officers and royalty + public dance with Enzian Buam on Sun., Jan. 13 at American Legion in Sealy!

  Find out  about our gun and gift card raffle. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Benefits the museum’s building fund.

Find out about our gun and gift card raffle. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Benefits the museum’s building fund.

  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

Monday, December 10

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

KILLEEN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ American Legion 223, 7-11P…254-634-8091

Tuesday, December 11

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

 

Wednesday, December 12

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

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

SAN ANTONIO: Countrymen @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P…210-661-2422

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

 

Thursday, December 13

EL CAMPO: Gravel Road @ American Legion, 7:30-10P…979-543-3108

SAN ANTONIO: Off the Grid @ Quarry Hofbrau, 8-11P…210-290-8066

WACO: Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat (Boot Scootin' Club) @ Sul Ross Center, 7-10P...254-752-6412

 

Friday, December 14

AUSTIN: Sean Orr @ BD Riley’s on 6th, 10P…512-494-1335

BURTON: Paul & Tara Schlesinger @ White Horse Saloon, 8P-12A…979-277-5768

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

ELM MOTT: Roger Kirby/Texas Heartbeat @ American Legion 7-10P…254-822-1218

HOUSTON: Bob Suttie & Mike Gest @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

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

SEGUIN: Countrymen @ Silver Center, 7:30-11P…830-303-6612

 

Saturday, December 15

CARMINE: Sean Orr @ Texas Casual Cottages, 4:30P…979-337-8293

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

GRANGER: Cotton Barons Christmas Ball @ Cotton Club – Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings, 9P-1A…512-859-0700

HALLETTSVILLE: Christkindlmarkt @ Hallett Oak Gallery – Ruth Rouse & Denise Drozd, 6-8P (Banner ad homepage)

HOUSTON: Bob Suttie & Mike Gest @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

HOUSTON: Nitebeat Band (Big Band) @ Lodge 88, 8P, just added (See ad Monthly Calendar page)

LA GRANGE: Blake Harlow (Acoustic) @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247- 4220

NAVASOTA: Jason Roberts Band @ Western Club, 8:30P-12:30A…936-825-9070

PEARLAND: Das Ist Lustig @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

RED ROCK: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ Watterson Hall, 8P-12A…512-304-5860

SAN ANTONIO: 40th Annual TubaMeister Christmas Concert @ Arneson River Theater, 12-1P (Banner ad above)

SAN ANTONIO: Christmas Party – Jim Byrom @ Martinez Social Club, 8P-12A…210-661-2422

 

Sunday, December 16

AUSTIN: Jason Roberts Band @ Little Longhorn Saloon, 4-8P…512-524-1291

ELGIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ SPJST Lodge 18, 3-7P…512-285-3100

GERONIMO: Charles/Fab 4 @ VFW, 3-6:30P…830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506

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

HOUSTON: Liz Talley/Dusty Spur @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

HOUSTON: TexMex Christmas - Los Texmaniacs featuring Flaco Jimenez @ The Heights Theater, 8P…214-272-8346

NEW TAITON: Annual Christmas Party with Texas Legacy Czech Band @ Taiton Community Center, 2-6P…979-543-4110

SAN ANTONIO: Jim Bolado/Country Sounds @ Martinez Social Club, 3-6:30P…210-661-2422

SEATON (Temple): Edward Kopecky/Fun Time Czech Band @ Sefcik Hall, 6-9P…254-985-2356

SWEET HOME: Nathan Colt Young @ Community Center, 2-6P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

 

Monday, December 17

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

LA GRANGE: Fayette County Country Music Opry (3rd Mon) @ KC Hall, 7P…979-966-3568

See full December schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Saturday, January 26
Exploring Resources for Discovering Our Roots presented by Texas Czech Genealogical Society, 8 am-4 pm
Civic & Visitor Center, Caldwell

Through February 9
Texas Dance Hall Preservation Photo Exhibit
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange
 

Videos

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Franz & Schorsch in Walburg...Ennis Czech Boys in Elgin...bands from his European trips

Watch the videos by George Weber of Alfred Vrazel and Fritz Hodde sitting in with Praha Brothers at Marak Picnic

 

 

  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