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Save the Date! Sunday, July 10. American Legion Hall, Sealy. Membership meeting, dinner and dance. Polka Mass at 10:30 am. Dinner, 11:30 am. Meeting, 12:30 pm. Dance with music by Czechaholics, 2-6 pm.

Stop by and see the new Msgr. Joseph Hybner Center during Slavnost on Sunday, May 15 at Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center.

Save the Date! Summer Bash on Sunday, August 7, from 1-6 pm at Flag Hall in Cyclone. Music by Jerry Hailser/Melody 5 and Praha Brothers.

Save the Date! Summer Bash on Sunday, August 7, from 1-6 pm at Flag Hall in Cyclone. Music by Jerry Hailser/Melody 5 and Praha Brothers.

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Join us Saturday, June 18 for Wurstfest, 6-10P. Enjoy music by Odessa. See banner ad. Houston_Liederkranz@yahoo.com

Join us Saturday, June 18 for Wurstfest, 6-10P. Enjoy music by Odessa. See banner ad. Houston_Liederkranz@yahoo.com

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Thursday, May 26

El Campo: Charles/Fab 4 @ American Legion, 8-11P

Ennis: National Polka Festival Polka On! Pre-Party @ KJT Bar (Banner ad, above)
Czech & Then Some, 7:30-11:30P

Grapeland: 18th Annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival @ Salman Lake Park

Schulenburg: Mike Stroup Trio @ The Garden Co., 6:30-9P

 

Friday, May 27

Austin: Jason Roberts @ Broken Spoke, 8P

Bandera: Bandera Stompede @ 11th Street Cowboy Bar - Jake Penrod, 5P; Johnny Lee & Jeannie Sealy, 8P

Conroe: JEM Dandy Legends (60+ Club) @ Conroe Activity Center, 6:30-10P

Austin: Jason Roberts Band @ Broken Spoke, 8P

Ennis: 50th National Polka Festival (Banner ad, above) - Mark Jirikovec Orchestra @ KJT, King/Queen Dance Contest, 7-11:30P

Fredericksburg: Crawfish Festival @ Marktplatz (Banner ad, above) - Fred Rusk/Zydeco HiSteppers, 6P; Kaylee Rutland, 7:30P; Charlie Robison, 9:30P

Granger: Out of the Blue @ Cotton Club, 8:30P-12A

Grapeland: 18th Annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival @ Salman Lake Park

Houston: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6P

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

San Antonio: Almost Patsy Cline @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8:15P

Taylor: Ed Kopecky/Fun Time Czech Band @ SPJST, 7:30-11:30P

 

Saturday, May 28

Bandera: Justin Trevino @ Arkey Blue’s Silver Dollar, 3-7P

Bandera: Bandera Stompede @ 11th Street Cowboy Bar - Bret Mullins, 1P; TG Sheppard, 7P; Tommy & Jake Hooker, 9P

Ennis: 50th National Polka Festival (Banner ad, above)

KJT – Texas Sound Check, Fritz Hodde, 11:30A-4P; Jodie Mikula, Texas Dutchmen, 4-8:30P; Brave Combo, 9P-12A

Sokol – Jerry Haisler/Melody 5, The Travelers, 11:30A-3:30P; Dujka Brothers, Mark Vyhlidal Orchestra, 3:30-7:30P; Country Concert featuring Lonestar, 9P

KC – The Moravians, Mark Halata/Texavia, 11:30A-4P; Praha Brothers, Mark Jirikovec Orchestra, 4-8:30P; Ennis Czech Boys, Happy Players, 9P-12A

Street Dance – Czechaholics, Happy Players 12:30-4P

Fredericksburg: Crawfish Festival @ Marktplatz (Banner ad, above) - Fred Rusk/Zydeco HiSteppers, 11A, 3:30P; Bayou City Brass, 12:30, 5P; Bayou Roux, 2, 6:30P; Jason Boland/Stragglers, 9:30P

Grand Prairie: Jason Roberts Band @ Uptown Theater, 8P

Granger: Debonaires @ Cotton Club, 9P-1A

Grapeland: 18th Annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival @ Salman Lake Park

Houston: Jason Deleon/Cajun Friends (CFMS) @ VFW #10352 (New location!), 7:30-11:30P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

Houston: Das Ist Lustig @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6P

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

San Antonio: Bobby Flores/Yellow Rose Band @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8:15P

Shiner: Brenda Guy @ Howard's, 8-10P

Stafford: Mike Masse @ Red Neck Country Club, 7-11P

Tomball: Wade Andrew Smith/Driftwood @ VFW, 9P-1A

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

 

Sunday, May 29

Bandera: Bandera Stompede @ 11th Street Cowboy Bar - Junior Gordon, 1P; Marty Haggard, 7P; Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings, 9:30P

Ennis: 50th National Polka Festival (Banner ad, above)

KJT – KBEC Live Broadcast, 9-11A; Mark Vyhidal Orchestra, 12-4P

Sokol – Czechaholics, Happy Players, 12-4P

KC – Polka Mass, 10-11:30A; Czech & Then Some, 4:30-8P; Brave Combo, 8:30-11:30P

Street Dance – Holub Polka Band 12-4P

Fredericksburg: Crawfish Festival @ Marktplatz (Banner ad, above) - Kaylee Rutland, 12P, 3P; Bayou Roux, 1:30P, 4:30P

Geronimo: Almost Patsy Cline @ VFW, 3-6:30P

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

Grapeland: 18th Annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival @ Salman Lake Park

Hallettsville: Sacred Heart Picnic @ KC Hall
J&S Playboys, 11A-1P; Red Ravens, Jodie Mikula Orchestra, 1-9P

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

Pearland: Enzian Buam @ King’s Biergarten, 4-8P

San Antonio: Vernon Doege @ Martinez Social Club, 3-6:30P

Shelby: Fire Department Fundraiser – Texas Sound Check, 3-7P

Shiner: Sts. Cyril/Methodius Spring Picnic (Banner ad, above) - Accordion Jam, 11A; Shiner Hobo Band, 2P; Lazy Farmers, 4P; Chris Rybak, 6P; The Emotions, 9P

 

Monday, May 30

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

Pearland: Enzian Buam @ King’s Biergarten, 6-9P

 

Wednesday, June 1

Flatonia: Mike Stroup & Friends @ Red Vault Bistro, 7-9P

Schulenburg: Pettit Brothers @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P

 

Thursday, June 2

Austin: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Cypress Grill, 6:30-8:30P

Bastrop: Farm Street Opry @ Bastrop Convention Center, 7P

El Campo: Czechmates @ American Legion, 8-11P

The Woodlands:  Glenn Lenderman (60+ Club) @ S. County Community Center, 6:30-10P

 

Friday, June 3

Austin: Sean Orr @ Russian House, 9P

Austin: Billy Mata/Texas Tradition @ The Broken Spoke, 8P

Granger: Steel Country Outlaws @ Cotton Club, 8:30P-12A

Houston: Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings @ SPJST Lodge 88, 8-11:30P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

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

Refugio: Country Opry @ Expo Center - Chris Rybak, 7P

San Antonio: Gunpowder Soup @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8:15P

Stafford: Reckless Kelly @ Red Neck Country Club, 7-11P

Yoakum: Tom Tom Festival – Los Kolaches, TBA

 

Saturday, June 4

Austin: TX German Bier & Kase Festival @ Scholz Garten, 5-11P – Brave Combo

Cat Spring: 160th June Fest @ Agricultural Hall (Banner ad, above) - Lazy Farmers, 5-6:30P and after auction ~8:30P-11:30P

Granger: Kenny Orts @ Cotton Club, 9P-1A

Houston: 27th Accordion Kings & Queens @ Miller Outdoor Theatre (Banner ad, above)
David Lee Garza, Geno Delafose, Magnolia Sisters, Czech Melody Masters, 7-11P

Houston: Moonglow Orchestra (Big Band) @ SPJST Lodge 88, 8-11:30P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

La Grange: Mike Stroup Band @ Rohan Meadery, 1-5P

Liberty: Liberty Opry on the Square – Gospel, 2P

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

San Antonio: Rocky King @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8:15P

Schulenburg: Frank Martin Gilligan @ The Garden Co., 6:30-9P

Sealy: Central Texas Sounds (Sealy Dance Club) @ American Legion, 7:30-11:30P

Shiner: Red Ravens @ KC Hall, 8P-12A

Stafford: Bri Bagwell @ Red Neck Country Club, 7-11P

Tomball: Honky Tonk Festival – Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings, TBA

Yoakum: Tom Tom Festival

 

Sunday, June 5

Elgin: Chris Rybak @ SPJST Lodge 18, 3-7P

Flatonia: Sacred Heart Picnic – Incredible Music Makers, 11A-1P & 3-6P

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

Houston: Homecoming @ SPJST Lodge 88 (Banner ad, above) - All Around Czechs, Red Ravens, 2:30-7P

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

Jarrell (Corn Hill): Holy Trinity Church Picnic (Banner ad, above) - Jodie Mikula Orchestra, 1-5P

Sweet Home: Kowboy Kountry @ Community Center, 3-7P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

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Latest Posts

It's a Free For All!
Central Texas Accordion Association is ready for some accordion wrestling on June 7

Sing a Czech Song
Frances Barton and Dr. John Novak presented Varied and Vibrant Sources of the Czech Song in Texas

 

Texas Heritage Music & Dance Club, Sealy, Al Sulak/Country Sounds

See the photos by Earline Berger Okruhlik

Fiddlers Frolics Hallettsville

See the photos by Karen Williams, John Roberts, Julie Matus

Videos by Julie Matus

Muenster German Fest

Click on photo above to see images by by Gary E. McKee

 

Watch the videos of Czech & Then Some, Dujka Brothers and polka jam in West