Weekend Lineup
Two-step in Pearland, ballroom in Houston, 
polka in Schulenburg!

Tony Booth plans to celebrate his birthday in a big way with a birthday bash at Billy's Hall on Saturday night in Pearland. Click here to get all the details. Can't make it Saturday? Tony, along with Darrell & Mona McCall, and Dennis Ivey will perform at the Hometown Opry in Pasadena on Friday night. Or make a weekend of it and attend both events and really help Tony celebrate his birthday. 

If the smooth sound of Frank Sinatra is more your style, head to Lodge 88 in Houston on Saturday. Rickey Davis, also called the Classic Man, will present his tribute to ol' blue eyes. 

On Sunday, the Swiss Alp Dance Club invites you to dance to the Red Ravens at the KC Hall.

Also this weekend: Friday - Lost Cause is in Eagle Lake...Enzian Buam is in Pearland...Gary P. Nunn is playing a fundraiser in Round Top...Rex Allen McNiel is in Seguin. Saturday - Rocky King is in Cameron...Abel & The Boys are in Cistern...The Majeks are in Corpus...Victor Rodriguez is in Flatonia...Augie Meyers Group is in Houston...Lost Cause is in La Grange...New Baden Jamboree - click here to read about the featured artists...Glen Collins & The Alibis are at Watterson Hall...Charles & The Fab 4 are in Sealy...Kenny James is in Webster. Sunday - Jim Bolado is in Geronimo...Can't Hardly Playboyz are in Granger...Southern Breeze is at North Houston VFW...Justin Trevino is in San Antonio.

Looking ahead to next week: Tuesday - The Gathering Music Show in Geronimo features Dottsy, Priscilla Speed & Sally Carlson...Houston Accordion Association meets at Son Nam Vietnamese Restaurant. Thursday - Floresville Opry features Bob Appel, Terrell O'Neal, Darryl Seabrook...Farm Street Opry in Bastrop features Sean Orr, Tori Vourganas, Jake Penrod...Mike Gest and Night Session play in The Woodlands.

Short month. Lotsa dances. Polka On!

Coming in February: Find out how Mollie B and 18 Texas polka dancers ended up in Clint Eastwood's latest movie "The Mule." Mollie and the dancers share their stories and photos. Gary McKee's column tells the story of Leo Sharp, the real mule on which the movie is based, plus he gives his opinion of the movie. Justin Everett reviews the song, "A Day to Say Thanks," written by Mollie and Ted Lange for the movie. Justin also profiles Austin public radio DJ Thomas Durnin. TPN welcomes a new columnist, Rick Rzeszutko, president of the International Polka Association. Of course, we have your listing of dances, festivals, and live music events, including the South Texas Polka & Sausage Festival and Tomball German Heritage Festival, both in March. Visit texaspolkanews.com to see the latest issue.

March preview: The Majeks and Czech migration to Corpus Christi PLUS the 4th Annual Spring & Summer Fest Guide.

Photo Gallery 
IPA Benefit Dance @ Sefcik Hall
Click on photo to see images by Justin Everett, Harvey Wise, and Gary E. McKee 

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of the Praha Brothers and special performance by Alice Sulak, Alfred Vrazel, and Jerry Haisler.
El Campo Polka Fest
Click on photo to see images by Earline Berger Okruhlik, Harvey Wise, and Gary E. McKee

Watch the videos by George Weber featuring Red Ravens, Fritz Hodde & Fabulous 6, and The Majeks

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Boogie Allen Band @ Sweet Home

Click on photo to see images by Joe Cool Pavlicek

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
It was mealtime during an airline flight.   
"Would you like dinner?"   the flight attendant asked John, seated in front. 
"What are my choices?" John asked.   
"Yes or no," she replied

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