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Watch for our float in the Fayette County Fair Parade on Sept. 1, 2018 in La Grange

  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

 Check out our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Guide to plan your fall festival travel schedule!

Check out our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Guide to plan your fall festival travel schedule!

Monday, August 20

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 - Gospel Show featuring D'Vine Testament and Clifton Jansky…979-966-3568

 

Tuesday, August 21

EDNA: Flag City Opry (3rd Tues) @ KC Hall, 7P…361-782-9211

HOUSTON: Houston Accordion Association Jam (3rd Tues) @ Pizza Inn on Mangum & 18th, 6P…713-861-2389

NEW BRAUNFELS: Comal County Country Music Show (3rd Tues) @ KC Hall, 7:30-10P, with Chuck Woods, Lynn Poe, Fruit Balderas, Sally Carlson, Vernon Doege, & Paul & Tara Schlesinger…830-625-2279

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

 

Wednesday, August 22

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

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

 

Thursday, August 23

DENTON: Carl Finch Sound @ Backyard on Bell...940-243-4990

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

WACO: Old Friends (Boot Scootin’ Club) @ Sul Ross Center 7-10P…254-855-0796

 

Friday, August 24

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

BASTROP: Boogie Back to Bastrop @ Convention & Exhibit Center – Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings & Rocky King Band, 1-11P (Banner ad above)

CISTERN: Briana Adams @ Cistern Country Store, 8P-12A…361-865-3655

GRANGER: DJ/Karaoke @ Cotton Club, 7-10P…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

PEARLAND: Chris Rybak @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

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

WACO: Branded Heart (Boot Scootin’ Club) @ Sul Ross Center 7-10P…254-855-0796

 

Saturday, August 25

AUSTIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ Guero’s Taco Bar, 6:30-9P…512-447-7688

BASTROP: Boogie Back to Bastrop @ Convention & Exhibit Center – Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings & Rocky King Band, 1-11P (Banner ad above)

CAMERON: Bill Mock @ VFW, 8:30-11:30P...254-295-6222

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

GRANGER: Debonaires @ Cotton Club, 9P-1A…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Summer Fling with Red Ravens @ KC Hall, Whitney Dr, 7-11P (Banner ad above)

HOUSTON: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

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

LA GRANGE: Mike Stroup @ Blissful Folly Farm, 1-5P...979.249.5652

LIBERTY: Liberty Opry on the Square – Country Legends, 4P…936-336-5830

NAVASOTA: Can’t Hardly Playboyz @ Western Club, 8:30P-12:30A…936-825-9070

PEARLAND: Chris Rybak @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

PROCTOR: Bobby Flores/Yellow Rose Band @ The River Club, 8:15P…254-592-3515

ROUND TOP: Sean Orr @ Stone Cellar, 7-11P...979-249-3390

SAN ANGELO: Czechaholics (Wall Dance Club Public Dance) @ St. Ambrose Parish Hall, 8P-12A...325-656-8470

SEGUIN: Heart of Texas Roadshow with Doug Stone, Dottsy, Jade Jack @ Texas Theater, 7:30P…830-372-6168 $15

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

 

Sunday, August 26

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

CISTERN: Sts. Cyril/Methodius Church Picnic – Incredible Music Makers, 11:30A-3P…361-865-3568 Check out info on the Karaoke Contest with cash prizes!

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

ELLINGER: St. Mary’s Church Bazaar @ C of C Community Center – Holub Polka Band, 10:30A-12:30P (Banner ad above)

GERONIMO: Tom Teboe @ VFW, 3-6:30P...830-305-8829

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

HOUSTON: Southern Breeze @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

NEW TAITON: Charles & Fab 4 @ Taiton Community Center, 2-6P…979-543-4110

SEATON (Temple): Roger Kirby/Texas Heartbeat @ Sefcik Hall, 6-9P…254-985-2356

YORKTOWN: GEEZER @ Gruenau Hall, 3-6:30P…361-816-7200

 

Monday, August 27

AUSTIN: Central Texas Accordion Assoc (Last Mon.) @ Casa Chapala, 7P, Featuring a jam session...512-459-4242

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

See full August schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Sat., August 25
24th Annual Gala
Czech Center Museum Houston
Fine dining & dancing to music by Mark Halata & Texavia

Sat., September 29
Celebrating the Centennial of the Founding of Czechoslovakia and the U.S. and Czech Partnership
Presented by Texas Czech Genealogical Society 8A-4P
Caldwell Civic Center

Through November 25, 2018
World War I & The Birth of Czechoslovakia
Also celebrating 100 years of Czech independence
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange

Through November 26, 2018
Lidice 1942
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange
 

Videos

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Texas polka bands and bands from his European trips

Watch the videos by George Weber at Moravia Parish 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