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Join us for a dance on June 16 (Mark Halata & Texavia) at American Legion Hall, Sealy.

Join us Sunday, July 8 for our membership meeting and dance. Music by Enzian Buam 2-6 pm.

  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, June 18

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 Jack Phillips, Tim & Alicia Kulhanek, and Mary Dooley...979-966-3568

 

Tuesday, June 19

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, June 20

AUSTIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ South Austin Rec Center, 7:30-9:45P...512-448-0787

HOUSTON: Bob Suttie & Mike Gest @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

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

SAN ANTONIO: Countyline @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P…210-661-2422

SAN ANTONIO: Sunset Sessions (every Wed) @ Pearl Park - DJ Breezah, 5:30-9:30P

 

Thursday, June 21

BRENHAM: Bluebonnet Opry (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Wings Ballroom, 7:30P - Featuring Jack Phillips, Amanda Peevler, David Lewis

EL CAMPO: Charles/Fab 4 @ American Legion, 7:30-10P…979-543-3108

LULING: Watermelon Thump – Main Stage: Texas Unlimited Band

WACO: Roger Kirby/Texas Heartbeat (Boot Scootin’ Club) @ Sul Ross Center 7-10P…254-855-0796

 

Friday, June 22

AUSTIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ Grumpy’s Saloon, 9P-1A…512-382-5441

BREMOND: Polski Dzien – Praha Brothers, 8-11P (Banner ad above)

CISTERN: Texas Soundmasters, Karaoke & Dancing @ Cistern Country Store, 8P-12A…361-865-3655

GRANGER: Les Huff @ Cotton Club, 7-10P…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Chris Rybak @ King’s Bierhaus, 6-10P…281-990-3042

HOUSTON: Bob Suttie & Mike Gest @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-428-2019

LULING: Watermelon Thump – Main Stage: Jay Perez/The Band, David Lee Garza/Los Musicales; New Beer Garden: Wyatt Weaver Band, Damon Curtis Band

PEARLAND: Das Ist Lustig @ King’s Biergarten, 6-10P…832-569-4141

ROUND TOP: Austin English @ Stone Cellar, 7-11P...979-249-3390

TAYLOR: Fritz Hodde/Fab 6, Skooter D/Sterling Country @ SPJST Lodge 29, 7:30-11:30P…512-352-9139

 

Saturday, June 23

BREMOND: Polski Dzien – Main Street Stage: Jim Mazurkiewicz & Friends, Jodie Mikula Orchestra; White Eagle Music Hall: Brian Marshall & Friends; Street Dance: Gordon Collier Band, 8P (Banner ad above)

CAMERON: Bobby Flores/Yellow Rose Band @ VFW #2010, 8:30-11:30P...254-295-6222

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

ELGIN: Glen Collins/The Alibis @ SPJST Lodge 18, 2-5P – Free dance!…512-285-3100

HOUSTON: Chris Rybak @ King’s Bierhaus, 5-10P…281-990-3042

HOUSTON: Celebrating Summer Dance @ Liederkranz Hall, 7-10P – Bob Suttie & Mike Gest…713-957-9004

LA GRANGE: Al Sulak/Country Sound @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247-4668

LIBERTY: Liberty Opry on the Square 25th Anniversary Show – Carrie & Debbie Moore, 4P…936-336-5830

LONDON: Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings @ London Hall, 9P-1A…325-475-2296

LULING: Watermelon Thump – Shiner Hobo Band, 12-3P; Main Stage: Dalton Domino, Parker McCollum, The Mavericks; New Beer Garden: Praha Brothers, Dr. Zog, Wyzer, Rock Hard

NAVASOTA: Jason Roberts Band @ Western Club, 8:30P-12:30A…936-825-9070

PEARLAND: Das Ist Lustig @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

ROUND TOP: Richard Edwards & Cody Reynolds @ Stone Cellar, 7-11P...979-249-3390

SAN ANTONIO: Off the Grid @ Pearl Brewery Farmers Market, 11A-2P

SEATON (Temple): FREE Public Dance with Ennis Czech Boys @ Star Hall, 6-9P...254-985-2548

TOMBALL: Rocky King Band @ VFW, 8:30P-12:30A…281-351-2427

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

 

Sunday, June 24

GERONIMO: Paul Sanchez/Wrangler Country @ VFW, 3-6:30P...830-305-8829

GRANGER: Sts. Cyril & Methodius Picnic with Fritz Hodde/Fab 6, Ennis Czech Boys @ Parish Hall, 3-9P (Banner ad above)

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

HOUSTON: Liz Talley/Dusty Spur @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad this page)

HOUSTON: Al Sulak/Country Sound @ SPJST Lodge 88, 2-6P (Banner ad homepage)

LULING: Watermelon Thump – Main Stage: Nathan Colt Young, The Hot Attacks

LYONS: United Evangelical Church of Christ Homecoming – polka service, 10:30 am, music afterwards with Chris Rybak…979-596-1456

PLUM: Sts. Peter & Paul Plum Feast – Music during the day by Ken Brothers; Free dance with Holub Polka Band, 6-9:30P (Banner ad above)

SAN ANTONIO: Countrymen @ Martinez Social Club, 3-6:30P…210-661-2422

SEALY: KC Music Fest @ KC Hall w/Charles & Fab 4, 1-5P…979-885-6370

SWEET HOME: Lost Cause @ Community Center, 3-7P (Ad this page)

 

Monday, June 25

AUSTIN: Central Texas Accordion Assoc (Last Mon.) @ Casa Chapala, 7P – Featuring Terry Cavanagh...512-459-4242

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

Industry: Four County Opry (Last Mon) @ Fireman's Hall, 6:30P…979-250-3226 or 281-684-4082

See full June schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Thursday, June 21
Spoetzl Brewery’s Latest and Greatest Beers - presentation by Brewmaster Jimmy Mauric
Victoria County Czech Heritage Meeting, 6:30 pm
Holy Family Church, Victoria
 

Friday, June 22
Author Joan McGuire Hohr, PhD
Presents The Czech & Slovak Legion in Siberia, 1917-1922
7-8:30 pm, Hanslik Hall
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange

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

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
 

 

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