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Watch for our float in the Moulton Jamboree parade on Sunday, July 29!

  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, July 16

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, Featuring Rocky King, Dana Rowan, and 13-year-old Wyatt Aleman…979-966-3568

 

Tuesday, July 17

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, July 18

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

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

SAN ANTONIO: S.A. Country@ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P…210-661-2422

 

Thursday, July 19

BRENHAM: Bluebonnet Opry (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Wings Ballroom, 7:30P, featuring Holly Tucker, made the top 10 on The Voice in 2013…979-451-0816

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

The Woodlands: Mike Gest & Night Session @ Rob Fleming Park Rec Center, 7-9:30P…281-516-7348

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

 

Friday, July 20

CISTERN: DJ Marty Mar, Dancing @ Cistern Country Store, 8P-12A…361-865-3655

GOLIAD: Lefty Tribute Journey AC/DC Band & Blink of an Eye @ Schroeder Hall, 8:30-11P…361-573-7002

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

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

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

ROUND TOP: Neil Kulhanek @ Stone Cellar, 7-11P...979-249-3390

SAN ANTONIO: Monte Good @ Martinez Social Club, 8-11:30P…210-661-2422

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

TOURS (West): Roger Kirby/Texas Heartbeat @ Tours Hall, 7-10P…

 

Saturday, July 21

AUSTIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ Rustic Tap, 9P-12A…512-662-4121

CISTERN: Vic Rodriguez, Karaoke & Dancing @ Cistern Country Store, 9P-1A…361-865-3655

FREDERICKSBURG: Night in Old Fredericksburg @ Gillespie County Fairgrounds – Chris Rybak, 6P; Arkey Blue, 9P…830-997-2359

GOLIAD: Jake Hooker & The Outsiders @ Schroeder Hall, 8:30P-12:30A…361-573-7002

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

HOUSTON: Al White/Chaparral Band @ SPJST Lodge 88, 8-11:30P (Banner ad homepage)

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

LA GRANGE: Blue Note Brothers Band @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247-4220

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

ROUND TOP: Sean Orr’s Texas Gold Trio @ Stone Cellar, 7-11P...979-249-3390

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

 

Sunday, July 22

ELGIN: Sterling Country @ SPJST Lodge 18, 3-7P...512-285-3100

GERONIMO: Jimmie Bolado & Country Sounds (Chef Special: 3 Taco Meal) @ VFW, 3-6:30P...830-305-8829

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

Houston: Detour @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

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

SAN ANTONIO: 106th Anniversary of Martinez Social Club - Chris Rybak, 1-4P; Tom Teboe @ Martinez Social Club (Banner ad homepage)

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

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

 

Monday, July 23

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

See full July schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Friday, July 13
Free Concert & Movie Night
Music for World Peace Project, 6P, Movie Night: Ice Mother, 7P
Czech Center Museum Houston

Saturday, July 21
Cabaret Variety Show, 7-9P
You Do Speak English, Don't You?
Mark & Helena Greathouse
Czech Center Museum Houston

Saturday, July 21
Life Is  Journey, Not a Destination Speaker Event sponsored by Texas Czech Genealogical Society 9A-4P, Civic & Visitor Center, Caldwell, Texas

Through August 18, 2018
Eugene Cernan: A Czech on The Moon Exhibit
Czech Center Museum, Houston

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 Red Ravens in Cyclone and the bands at 12th Annual Ennis Czech Music Festival

 

 

  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