Squeezebox begins Texas tour;
polka in Needville
Texas will roll out the red carpet for Hollywood stars Mollie, Ted, Joe, and Dana, aka Squeezebox. Tour begins this weekend in Hallettsville on Saturday (hope you have your tickets; it's sold out!), then Sunday at Lodge 88 in Houston. Bring your Feburary issue of the Texas Polka News to get the band's autographs during the meet-and-greet. The issue features the band's movie debut in The Mule, starring Clint Eastwood.
Meet some of the polka-dancing stars from The Mule: Louis & Elaine, Ross & Valina, Louis & Pat, Patsy, & Steve. (Get their autographs, too!) Just added: FREE DANCE LESSONS at 12:15 pm.
The Needville KCs are gearing up for the 25th Annual Polka Fest on Sunday at the KC Hall. From 1-6 pm the music will never stop as the Red Ravens and Czechaholics take turns playing your fave polkas, waltzes, and country turnes. Enjoy a massive sausage dinner.
Friday - Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat in Elm Mott...NiteBeat Band at Lodge 88 in Houston...Off the Grid in Pearland. Saturday - Das Ist Lustig at Rudi Lechners in Houston...Czech Melody Masters in New Braunfels...Charles & Fab 4 in Rosenberg...Bayou Sounds in San Antonio...Kenny James in Webster. Sunday - Fritz Hodde & Fab 6 in Elgin...Southern Breeze at VFW #10352 in Houston...Charles & Fab 4 in Sweet Home.
Looking ahead to next week: Tuesday - Al Dressen & Super Swing Review at Bob Wills Night in Austin...Jam session at Geronimo VFW...Squeezebox at Tip O' Texas RV Resort in Pharr...Crossroads Country Opry in Victoria...Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat in Waco. Wednesday - Das Ist Lustig at Rudi Lechners in Houston...Drug Store Cowboys at Martinez Hall in San Antonio. Thursday - Squeezebox at Krause's Cafe in New Braunfels.
The sun will shine again! Polka On!