Weekend Lineup
Are you ready for the wurst?
It's time for Wurstfest! Yay! Meunchholzhauser Blaskapelle will kick off the music at 4 pm Friday. Also on Friday night: Jodie Mikula, Die Bayrischen Hiatamadln, Alex Meixner, Terry Cavanagh, Kerry Christensen, Ennis Czech Boys, Mark Halata/Texavia, Chris Rybak, Alpenmusikanten. Check out what Alex has in store for his 20th appearance at Wurstfest. Stop by and say, "Polka On!"  to Chris making his comeback to the fest after a 15-year absence. See sie full fest schedule.


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Also this weekend: Texas Dance Hall Tour - Thursday in Gruene, Friday in Quihi, Saturday in Blanco, and Sunday in Stonewall... Bob Wills Fiddle Fest in Greenville Friday and Saturday...Hunters Weekend in Bandera with lots of great music at 11th Street Bar and Arkey Blue's. Friday: Charles & Fab 4 in Eagle Lake...Sean Orr in Austin...Wolf & Bill at Rudi Lechner's Houston. Saturday: Charles & Fab 4 in Caldwell...Victor Rodriguez in Flatonia...Moonglow Orchestra at Lodge 88 in Houston...Al Sulak & Country Sounds in Sealy. Sunday: Czechaholics in Corpus...Second Hand Rose in Elgin...Liz Talley & Dusty Spur at VFW in Houston.

It's fall y'all! Get out there and Polka On!
 

Coming in November: It's a salute to veterans! And the story of one polka musician who took his trumpet with him on the USS Intrepid. The story comes from a new book - Veterans Voices and Home Front Memories by Elaine Thomas. Find out how this book came about and how to order a copy. Gary's column features a salute to the American Legion. Theresa pays tribute to her dad's WWII service. A former Hi-Topper takes a trip down memory lane. Justin Everett reviews a gospel CD by D'Vine Testament, profiles DJ Alfred Vrazel, and features teen polka idol Josef Slovak. We remember Allen Pollard, musician, DJ, and long-time advertiser in Texas Polka News. Of course, we have your listing of dances, festivals, live music events, and church picnics. Visit texaspolkanews.com to see the latest issue.



 
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Czhilispiel 46
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Elgin Hogeye Festival
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Houston Soup Tasting
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Round Top OktoBierFest
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Taylor Cz Chorus 50th
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Czech Center Houston
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Houston Lutherfest
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Burleson Co Dinner/Dance
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Polkapocalypse
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Fun @ Rudi Lechner's
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Watch the videos  by George Weber of Bluebonnet Opry Polka Show...Incredible Music Makers at Hostyn Church Picnic

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of TCHCC Heritage Fest: Enzian Buam and Jerry Haisler & Melody 5, Legends Series Tribute to Vrazels' Polka Band...Fritz Hodde & Fab 6 in Elgin...Fredericksburg Oktoberfest performances by Chris Rybak, Walburg Boys, Czechaholics, and Jodie Mikula Orchestra
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