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Join us for the 13th Annual Memorial Celebration, Polka Mass, Meal, Free Dance on Sat., Dec. 14.  See the flyer .

Join us for the 13th Annual Memorial Celebration, Polka Mass, Meal, Free Dance on Sat., Dec. 14. See the flyer.

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Weekend Lineup e-blast
Oct 17: Fests in Anhalt, Fredericksburg, Houston, La Grange, Needville

Monday, October 21

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

NEW BRAUNFELS: Beer & Hymns @ Krause’s Cafe, 7-10P (Banner ad above)

Tuesday, October 22

NEW BRAUNFELS: Men’s Round Up – Joe White @ Krause’s Cafe, 6-9P (Banner ad above)

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

WEST: Mužátske Sbory Charvatčané a Valtičané @ West Columbus Hall, 7P…254-826-7770

 

Wednesday, October 23

HOUSTON: Auf Geht’s @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

NEW BRAUNFELS: San Antonio Dutchmen @ Krause’s Cafe, 6-9P PLUS German Swap Meet (Banner ad above)

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

SAN ANTONIO: Drug Store Cowboys @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30P…210-661-2422

SCHULENBURG: Keith Hickle @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P… 979-743-2300

 

Thursday, October 24

CANTON: Honky Tonk Festival @ Civic Center – Bobby Flores/Yellow Rose Band, 12-2P & 6-8P; Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings, 2:30-4:30P & 8:30-10:30P…903-245-6300

CISTERN: DJ Marty-Mar, Text song requests @ Cistern Country Store, 8:30-11:30P…361-865-3655

EL CAMPO: Charles/Fab 4 @ American Legion, 7:30-10P…979-541-5788

GRANGER: TG Sheppard @ Cotton Club, 8P…512-859-0700

NEW BRAUNFELS: Health Fair @ Krause’s Cafe, 4-7P (Banner ad homepage)

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

SEATON: Mužátske Sbory Charvatčané a Valtičané @ SPJST Lodge 47 Star Hall, 7P…254-985-2548

TEMPLE: Alzheimers Benefit @ First Lutheran Church – Mike Middleton/The Middletones, 11A…254-760-6984

 

Friday, October 25

CANTON: Honky Tonk Festival @ Civic Center – Jim Burson/Texas in the Swing, 12-2P & 6-8P; Will Banister/Modern Day Ramblers, 2:30-4:30P & 8:30-10:30P…903-245-6300

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

ELGIN: Hogeye Festival - Street Dance with Kenny Orts & No Chance band, 8P-12A

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

FLATONIA: Czhilispiel 47 – Vic Rodriguez, Cristina Tribute Show, DJ Superman, DJ Luna, 6P-12A (Banner ad above)

FT WORTH: Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering @ The Stockyards, featuring Bobby Flores and more…817-444-5502

GALVESTON: Oktoberfest – Music Stage: Das Ist Lustig, 5-7P; Midlife Crisis, 7-10P; Courtyard Stage: TubaMeisters, 5-8P; Das Ist Lustig, 8-10P (Banner ad above)

NEW BRAUNFELS: Soul Sessions @ Krause’s Cafe, 7-10P (Banner ad above)

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

SALADO: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ Barrow Brewing Co, 7-9P…254-947-3544

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

WALBURG: Oktoberfest @ Walburg Restaurant – Walburg Boys, The Siekers, Music by Evelyn, 6-10P…512-863-8440

 

Saturday, October 26

AUSTIN: Oktoberfest @ Brewtorium – Austin Polka Band, 4-6P…512-524-0323

BLANCO: Brave Combo @ Arnosky Family Farm…830-833-5428

CISTERN: Kirby James, live music – country @ Cistern Country Store, 9P-1A…361-865-3655

CANTON: Honky Tonk Festival @ Civic Center – Landon Dodd/Dancehall Drifters, 12-2P & 6-8P; Can’t Hardly Playboyz, 2:30-4:30P & 8:30-10:30P…903-245-6300

ELGIN: Hogeye Festival – Mainstreet stage: Monty Thomas Family, 10A; Gypsy Drifter Band, 11:30P; David Lewis, 1P; Fenix Theory, 2:30P; Sowpremes, 4P; Nathan Colt Young, 5P; Veterans Park stage: Max Zimmet/Hot Pickin’ 57s, 10A; Peterson Brothers, 12P; Possums in the Fridge, 1:45P; Rian C Band, 3:15P

FLATONIA: Czhilispiel 47 – Czhili Stage: Brandi Behlen, 1-3P; Main Stage: Czechaholics, 1:30P; Barditch Hippies, 5P; Broken Alibi, 7P; Logan Samford, 9P; Shane Smith/The Saints, 11P (Banner ad above)

GALVESTON: Oktoberfest – Main Stage: Das Ist Lustig, 11A-12P; 12:30-2:30P; 3:30-5P; The Line Up Band, 7-10P; Courtyard Stage: TubaMeisters, 1-3P; 5-7P; Yodel Blitz, 3-5P; 7-9P (Banner ad above)

HOUSTON: Le Recolt (CFMA) @ VFW #10352, 6-10P…832-493-3440

HOUSTON: Mužátske Sbory Charvatčané a Valtičané @ Czech Center Museum, 8-10:30P…713-528-2060

LA GRANGE: Risky Liver Band @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247-4220

QUIHI: Rocky King Band @ Quihi Dance Hall, 9P-1A…830-426-2859

ROUND TOP: OktoBierFest @ Rifle Hall, 11A-6P – Enzian Buam, Auf Geht’s, Round Top Brass Band (Banner ad homepage)

SWEET HOME: South Paw @ Community Center, 8P-12A (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

TEMPLE: Mike Middleton/The Middletones @ CAC performance, 11A…254-760-6984

WALBURG: Oktoberfest @ Walburg Restaurant – Walburg Boys, Brushy Creek Brass Band, The Siekers Band, 6-10P…512-863-8440

WALLIS: Lost Cause @ American Legion, 8-11:30P…979-478-9913

 

Sunday, October 27

AUSTIN: 6th First Annual Polkapocalypse @ Elisabet Ney Museum – Brave Combo, more, 12-5:30P (Banner ad above)

AUSTIN: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ The Little Darlin, 2-4P…512-814-0999

BELLVILLE: Sts Peter & Paul Oktoberfest – 11A-4P with the Dujka Brothers (Banner ad above)

CALDWELL: Czech Heritage Day @ Burleson County Expo Center – Texas Legacy Czech Band, 1-5P…979 229 4241

FLATONIA: Czhilispiel 47 – D’Vine Testament, 10A-12P; Shiner Hobo Band, 1-2:30P; Los Kolaches, 3-6P; LC Rocks, 6:30-9P (Banner ad above)

GALVESTON: Oktoberfest – German Polka Church Service with TubaMeisters & Captain Accordion, 10A-12P (Banner ad above)

GERONIMO: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ VFW, 3-6:30P…830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506

GOLIAD: Polka Party with Czechaholics @ Schroeder Hall, 4-7P (Banner ad above)

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

HOUSTON: Lutherfest @ Our Savoir Lutheran Church – Das Ist Lustig, 11A

JARRELL (Corn Hill): Fall Polka Social @ Moravian Hall – Jodie Mikula Orchestra, 1-5P (Banner ad above)

NEEDVILLE: St. Michael’s Picnic @ KC Hall – Texas Sound Check, 11A-2:30P (Banner ad above)

SAN ANTONIO: County Line @ Martinez Social Club, 3P…210-661-2422

SCHERTZ: Bexar County Czech/Slovak Fest @ Mikulski Hall – SA Combo, 11A-4P

SEGUIN: Emmanuel Lutheran Fall Fest – Mike Middleton/The Middletones, 12:30-1:30P…254-760-6984

SWEET HOME: Red Ravens @ Community Center, 2-6P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

 

Monday, October 28

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

AUSTIN: Central Texas Accordion Assoc Meeting @ Casa Chapala, 6P…512.699.6491

See full October schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Videos

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Praha Brothers and special performance by Alice Sulak, Alfred Vrazel, Jerry Haisler at Sefcik Hall...the Dujka Brothers in Sealy...Walburg Boys on New Year's Eve...Czechaholics in Elgin...Jodie Mikula in West

Watch the videos by George Weber of the El Campo Polka Fest featuring Red Ravens, Fritz Hodde & Fab 6, The Majeks...Enzian Buam in Sealy...Red Ravens & Texas Sound Czech in Rosenberg

 

 

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