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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

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Wednesday, April 27

San Antonio: Vernon Doege @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P

Schulenburg: Pettit Brothers @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P

Shiner: Texas Thunder Radio Music Showcase @ William Green Building
Featuring Breelan Angel, 8P

 

Thursday, April 28

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

Ennis: Mollie B Polka Party @ Sokol Hall (Banner ad, above)
Enzian Buam, Das Ist Lustig, Walburg Boys, Eurofest, Kenny, Tony, Dana & Mollie B, Mike/The Middletones, Mark Halata/Texavia, All Around Czechs

Hurst: Brave Combo @ Hurst Library, 7P

 

Friday, April 29

Conroe: Grateful Geezers (60+ Dance Club) @ Conroe Activity Center, 6:30-10P

Ennis: Mollie B Polka Party @ Sokol Hall (Banner ad, above)
Chris Rybak, Royal Klobasneks, Czech Melody Masters, TubaMeisters, Red Ravens, Texas Tribute, 3rd Generation, Fritz Hodde/Fab 6

Goliad: Diamond Rio @ Schroeder Hall, 9P

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

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

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

San Antonio: Finger Pistol @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8P

Turkey: 45th Bob Wills Day
Friends of the Texas Playboys, Billy Mata, Jason Roberts, 5:30-7:30P; Jake Hooker/The Outsiders, 9P-12A

 

Saturday, April 30

Austin: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Little Woodrows Palmer Lane, 2-4P

Carrizo Springs: Bobby Flores/Yellow Rose Band @ BullNanza – Honoring the Teachers, 9P-12A

Ennis: Mollie B Polka Party @ Sokol Hall (Banner ad, above)
Praha Brothers, Shiner Hobo Band, Czechaholics, Swingin' Dutchmen, Jodie Mikula Orchestra, Wayne Appelhans/Dutch Hops (Colorado), Odessa, Texas Dutchmen

Fort Worth: Jake Hooker/The Outsiders @ Stagecoach Ballroom, 8P

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

Katy: St. Bartholomew Picnic @ Parish Grounds – Red Ravens, TBA

Liberty: Liberty Opry on the Square – Cajun Night w/Bayou Sounds, 7P

Lovelady: Darrell McCall’s Birthday Bash w/Justin Trevino, 8-11:45P

Moravia: Moravia Fest Tractor Show/20th Store Anniversary @ Moravia Store
Mark Halata/Texavia, 8:30P-12A (Banner ad, above)

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

San Antonio: Landon Dodd @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8P

Tomball: Jeff Woolsey/Dance Hall Kings @ VFW, 9P-1A

Turkey: 45th Bob Wills Day
South Plains College Western Swing Band, 5:30-7:30P; Jody Nix/Texas Cowboys, 8P-12A

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

Yoakum: Donnie Wavra (Pearl City Dance Club) @ Turner Hall, 7-11P (Banner ad, above)

 

Sunday, May 1

Austin: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Continental Club, 3:30-6:30P

Blessing: May Festival @ Blessing Community Center
Live music by The Lazy Farmers Polka Band starting at 11A until ?, BBQ lunch plates for sale, games, raffle, arts and crafts booths, street parade

Denton: Arts & Jazz Festival @ Quakertown Park – Brave Combo, 7-9P

Ennis: Mollie B Polka Party @ Sokol Hall (Banner ad, above)
Squeezebox, Czech & Then Some, Seven Dutchmen, Moravians, Incredible Music Makers, Ennis Czech Boys, Czech Harvesters

Geronimo: Glen Collins @ VFW, 3-6:30P

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

Hostyn: Holy Rosary Spring Picnic @ Parish Grounds - Texas Sound Check, 11A-3P; Czechaholics, 3-7P

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

San Antonio: Country Tradition @ Martinez Social Club, 3-6:30P

San Antonio: San Antonio Accordion Association Fiesta Party @ Olympia Neighborhood Party House, Universal City, 2-8P

Seaton (Temple): Fritz Hodde/Fab 6 @ Sefcik Hall, 6-10P

Sweet Home: Nathan Colt Young @ Community Center, 3-7P (Ad, Monthly Calendar page)

 

Monday, May 2

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

Giddings: Lone Star Opry @ Giddings High School, 7:30P
Featuring Bo Porter, Ed Gary, Allen Orts, Briana Adams, Elderly Brothers

 

Tuesday, May 3

Geronimo: The Gathering Music Show @ VFW, 7P

Houston: Houston Accordion Association Jam @ Son Nam Vietnamese Restaurant, 2903 Woodridge @ Winkler, 6:30P

 

Wednesday, May 4

San Antonio: S.A. Country @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P

Schulenburg: Pettit Brothers @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P

Shiner: Texas Thunder Radio Music Showcase @ William Green Building
Featuring Jason Cassidy, 8P

 

Thursday, May 5

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

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

El Campo: Texas Mavericks @ American Legion, 8-11P

Floresville: Floresville Opry @ Event Center - Clifton Jansky, Jarrett Akers, Lorraine Chavana, Gary Trial, 6-9:30P

The Woodlands: Glenn Lenderman(60+ Dance Club) @ S. County Community Center, 6:30-9:30P

 

Friday, May 6

Austin: Sean Orr @ Russian House, 9P

Austin: First Friday Dance @ Pioneer Farms Dance Hall - Music by Swingsters, 8-11P

Brenham: 126th Maifest @ Fireman’s Park
Benjamin Laskosie, Amalang Brothers, Steven Marshall, The Blue Grooves (Banner ad, above)

Eagle Lake: This Is It! @ Community Center, 7:30-10:30P

Houston: 10th Polish Festival @ Our Lady of Czestochowa, 4-10P (Banner ad, above)

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

Navasota: Anthony Moreno Band @ Western Club, 8:30-11:30P

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

Richmond: Appreciation Lunch for First Responders @ Firehouse, 200 Houston St., 11A-1P
Das Ist Lustig will play music for the lunchtime tribute. Sauerkraut Food Truck will be on site. Have lunch with the first responders, buy them a meal and let them know they're appreciated

San Antonio: Monte Good @ Leon Springs Dancehall, 8:15P

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Read the Polka On! Blog. Latest Post Sing a Czech Song Frances Barton and Dr. John Novak presented Varied and Vibrant Sources of the Czech Song in Texas  

Read the Polka On! Blog.

Latest Post

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

 

History of Texas Czech Songs Austin See the photos by Gary E. McKee Read the story

History of Texas Czech Songs
Austin

See the photos by Gary E. McKee Read the story

Battle Dance in Seaton Fritz Hodde/Majeks See the photos by Earline Berger Okruhlik Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Fritz Hodde/Fab 6, Leo Majek Orchestra & Polka Jam with Vrazels

Battle Dance in Seaton
Fritz Hodde/Majeks

See the photos by Earline Berger Okruhlik

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Fritz Hodde/Fab 6, Leo Majek Orchestra & Polka Jam with Vrazels

Burton Cotton Gin Festival See the photos by Gary E. McKee Watch the video of Dujka Brothers at Cotton Gin Festival

Burton Cotton Gin Festival

See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Watch the video of Dujka Brothers at Cotton Gin Festival

Shiner VFD Fundraiser w/Shiner Hobo Band, Los Kolaches See the photos by Karen Williams and Joe Pavlicek

Shiner VFD Fundraiser w/Shiner Hobo Band, Los Kolaches

See the photos by Karen Williams and Joe Pavlicek

Anhalt Cajun Fest w/Gulf Coast Playboys & The Oeuvals See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Anhalt Cajun Fest w/Gulf Coast Playboys & The Oeuvals

See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Texas Sound Check @ Lodge 88 See the photos by Earline Berger Okrhlik and Julie Matus plus video by Julie

Texas Sound Check @ Lodge 88

See the photos by Earline Berger Okrhlik and Julie Matus plus video by Julie

Off the Grid Band in Bastrop See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Off the Grid Band in Bastrop

See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Floresville Opry See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Floresville Opry

See the photos by Gary E. McKee

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Jerry Haisler/Melody 5 at Elgin SPJST Lodge 18

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Jerry Haisler/Melody 5 at Elgin SPJST Lodge 18