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Wintertainers

  • Bill Chrastil

    Genres: Elvis, Country, Gospel
    Specialty: Guitar, Piano, Impressionist, Vocals
    Webstie: https://billchrastil.com/home
    Tour Dates: https://billchrastil.com/schedule
    Videos: https://youtu.be/BbQ8lRM1bJw

    Chrastil img 6370Bill Chrastil has been a full time musician and entertainer since 1983. In addition to being a songwriter and producer, he is also an accomplished instrumentalist, playing the guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums and harmonica.

    Bill has been honored with numerous awards in Branson, Mo., including Best Gospel CD of the year, Best Vocal Impressionist of the year, Best Horizon Show of the year.  Bill has been inducted into the Nebraska and South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame.  He is also a member of the Nashville Songwriters Association.

    At the "Valley Star Awards" in the Texas Rio Grande Valley he was named

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  • Bob “Tunda” Hupp

    20171110 Bob Hupp Image 005Bob 'Tunda' Hupp is a nationally known singer, songwriter, entertainer, comedian, music historian, and national recording artist from Norfolk, Nebraska. He started playing professionally at the age of fourteen.

    He has appeared on national television shows including Dick Clark's American Bandstand, Cleveland's Upbeat, and New York's Scene 70. He has also appeared on numerous local Rock & Roll television shows.

    Bob Hupp was inducted into the Nebraska Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Iowa Hall of Fame in 2007 and the South Dakota Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Recording with The Smoke Ring at the legendary Sam Phillips Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee and on the Buddah Records label, Hupp's recordings have ranked in the National Top 100 Charts, and have also ranked in the Top 10 on many regional charts.

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  • Bottomline Band

    Genres: Country (new, old, classic), Rock, Disco, Pop, Funk, Tejano, Dance, Waltz's, Polkas, Line dances, etc..
    Specialty: Playing what the crowd wants to hear!
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/bottomlinergv/
    Tour Dates: Check our Facebook
    Videos: Check our Facebook
    Music: Check our Facebook

    Bottomline BandBottomline Band is a Country/Variety band from South Texas, playing together since they were kids. All members have their specialty instrument and also use their vocal talents. Band members include Chris Marshall, guitar; James DeBarry, fiddle; Jay Alvarado, bass; Steve Molina, Keyboard; and Peter Shotts on the drums.

    You can find Bottomline Band in parks throughout the season and special events such as Party on the Boulevard.

    Contact Info: Please contact Peter Shotts for bookings at 956-720-1606 or email to
    thebottomlineband@gmail.com

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  • Dale and Gayle Eisenhauer

    Genres: Country, folk, cowboy, gospel, rock & pop, and comedy
    Specialty: Vocals, Piano, Guitar
    Website:http://www.daleandgayle.com/
    Tour Dates: https://rgvaff.com/DaleAndGayle/schedule.html
    Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC29YjhvZbHYYVjyelFGdm8Q
    Music: https://rgvaff.com/DaleAndGayle/#audioclips

    Dayle and GayleDale & Gayle Eisenhauer, now simply “Dale & Gayle” are retired school teachers from the little town of Newkirk in northern Oklahoma. They are on their 10th year as full-time entertainers, traveling and spreading their love of music to everyone they meet. Since their retirement of 30 years each in the public school systems, they have visited and entertained in 38 states and performed nearly 1,000 shows.

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  • Dave and Daphne

    Genres: Country, Yodel
    Specialty: Guitar and Vocals
    Website: https://www.daveanddaphne.com/
    Tour Dates: https://www.daveanddaphne.com/upcoming-shows
    Videos: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dave+and+daphne
    Music: https://www.daveanddaphne.com/music

    Dave and DaphneDave Salyer has toured the world with Barbara Mandrell, performed for presidents at the White House and appeared on countless TV shows.

    Roy Clark proclaimed Dave as one of the most fabulous guitarists on the planet and I quote, “I can't believe this guy; If I could get my hands on him, I'd kill him!!" Barbara Mandrell simply states, "Dave Salyer is the best guitarist I've ever had.”

    Dave credits his uncles—(Bluegrass Legends and Grand Ole Opry Members) Jim & Jesse…

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  • Gordy & Debbie

    Genres:Country, 50’s & 60’s, Gospel, Patriotic Music, Comedy
    Specialty: Vocals

    GordyDebbie tnWith over a quarter century of success in the entertainment industry, Gordy and Debbie Kaye Wensel bring their Branson show to South Texas during Winter Texan season.  The show is an upbeat variety show that is a mixture of country, music from the 50’s and 60’s, gospel and patriotic music combined with comedy and suitable for all audiences.

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  • Helen Russell & Company

    Genre: Country, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Gospel, Classic Rock
    Specialty: Live Music/Comedy Variety Shows and Dances
    Website: www.helenrussell.net
    Tour Dates: https://www.helenrussell.net/Performance-Dates.html

    Helen Russell PROMO 3

    Helen Russell & Company are from Missouri and very excited to be returning to the Rio Grande Valley for their 4th season! They are honored to have been awarded "Best Small Band Variety Show" by the Valley Star Awards for 2018 and 2019!

    Their 2020 show "Little Bit Country, Little Bit Rock & Roll" will entertain you with great vocals, scalding piano, hot licks on…

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  • Lindley Creek

    Genres: Bluegrass
    Specialty: Vocals, Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, Upright Acoustic Bass, Acoustic Rythm Guitar
    Website:www.lindleycreek.com
    Tour Dates:https://www.lindleycreek.com/schedule
    Videos: https://www.lindleycreek.com/video-music
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/user/lindleycreekband

    2018Lindley Creek BandLindley Creek is an acoustic family band showcasing beautiful, traditional bluegrass & gospel music, soulful, soaring lead vocals, soothing family harmonies, intricate instrumental breaks and original songwriting, Lindley Creek presents compelling acoustic music and a sincere family sound. 

    “At a Lindley Creek concert, you will laugh, smile and tap your foot along with awesome music and unique arrangements. Lindley Creek has a great mix of cover and…

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  • Pat Davison's Comedy Magic Circus

    Genre: Variety Show
    Specialty: Comedy, Magic,Juggling
    Website: www.SuperComedyShow.com
    Tour Dates: http://www.supercomedyshow.com/ourschedule.html
    Videos: http://www.supercomedyshow.com/youtubevideos.html

    familyborderPAT DAVISON & TESS have been presenting Comedy and Variety Entertainment worldwide for more than 50 years, including 35 years entertaining Winter Texans here in the Rio Grande Valley with their unique and popular “Comedy Magic Circus”! 

    Their show is a one-of-a-kind spectacular that features hilarious Comedy, Magic, Juggling, Audience Participation and even Unicycling.  Think “The Ed Sullivan Show meets America's Got Talent!” (In fact, for you old-timers, Pat even worked with Vaudeville stars George Jessel and Nick Lucas.  Remember them?!)

    Pat grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a typical Scandinavian background.  As a result he can tickle the…

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  • Patsy Cline Tribute Show with Rainy

    Genres: Classic Country, Rock and Roll, Comedy
    Specialty: Patsy Cline, Connie Francis, Karen Carpenter, Anne Murray

    PatsyCline Rainy

    Rainy returns to the Rio Grande Valley with her special tribute to the Legendary Patsy Cline. With a voice that is distinctly "Patsy", she presents a convincing performance celebrating the songs and spirit of this country music legend.

    Along with all your favorite Patsy Cline hits, Rainy has recently introduced more amazing music from three 60’s and 70’s legendary ladies with tributes to Connie Francis, Karen Carpenter and Anne Murray.  The addition of their memorable music has been met with much approval and audience response has been overwhelming…

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  • Ralph Kuster

    Genres: Standards, Classic Country, Broadway, Gospel, Easy Listening
    Specialty: Vocals

    Website: www.ralphkuster.net
    Tour Dates:
    ralphkuster.net/#schedule
    Music:
    www.ralphkuster.net/listen.shtml

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    Ralph’s life-long passion for music became a reality with the production of his first 3 CD’s from 2003 to 2005. In 2006, he was thrilled and honored to perform ‘I May Never Get to Heaven’ by Conway Twitty and ‘Unchained Melody’ by the Righteous Brothers before 2000+ people at the annual COSAP Variety Show at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Canada.

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  • Roger Kenaston Band

    Genres: Bluegrass, Country
    Specialty: Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Lap Steel, Vocals, Trumpet
    Website: www.wahoocountrymusicshow.com

    kenastonThe Roger Kenaston Band is a high-energy group that plays bluegrass, country and other genres of music. The band has worked with numerous celebrities, including back up for such artists as Charlie McCoy, Jean Shepard, Stonewall Jackson, Leona Williams, Jimmy C. Newmann, Jack Green, Claude Gray, Les Gilliam and many others.

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  • Rusty Rierson

    Genres: Country
    Specialty: Country, Gospel, Christmas
    Website: http://www.rustyrierson.com/
    Tour Dates: http://www.rustyrierson.com/calendar.html
    Videos: http://www.rustyrierson.com/music.html
    Music: https://youtu.be/Gnvqj54l_k8

    Rusty Rierson 2Rusty Rierson is a native of Leon, KS. He has been entertaining audiences for 23 years although this is his first full season in the RGV. Growing up on the family farm he fell in love with agriculture and pursued the degree at Kansas State in Agricultural Economics. Rusty graduated in 2008 and then completed a masters degree in Animal Science from K-State as well in summer 2011. Rusty got into music when his father, Roger, suggested that they take lessons together. In 2005, Rierson won the state wide "YF&R talent find contest" hosted by Farm Bureau and performed at the…

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  • Ruthi

    Genres: Country
    Specialty: Vocals, Banjo

    Ruthi_Holly-SmallRuthi has been one of the top booked artists in the RGV Valley for the past three years and after her whirlwind summer tour of eight states she is excited and proud to be invited back for a fifth season here in the Rio Grande Valley.

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  • Sherwin Linton

    Genres: Country, Gospel, 50s, Johnny Cash Tribute
    Specialty: Vocals, Guitar

    Website: http://www.sherwinlinton.com/
    Tour Dates:
    http://www.sherwinlinton.com/schedule.asp
    Music:
    http://www.sherwinlinton.com/Downloads.htm

    47Get ready for a 60 to 90 minute Country and Popular Music show packed full of your favorite classic songs. Amazing vocal harmonies and touching duets are accented by humor & stories. We tell the truth.... it's funnier than anything we can make up! Audiences are amazed by Sherwin's ability to bring back the image and sound of Johnny Cash. Dick Moebakken's affable personality adds to his great impression of "Grandpa McCoy" and Dick's vocal likeness to Freddy Fender is a show stopper.

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  • Sundae + Mr. Goessl

    Genres: Jazz, 20s to today
    Specialty: Guitar, Vocal, Charm
    Website: www.vintagejazzduo.com
    Tour Dates: http://sundaeandmrgoessl.com/calendar-1?view=calendar&month=02-2019
    Videos: www.youtube.com/sundaeandmrgoessl
    Music: http://sundaeandmrgoessl.com/listen

    Sundae goesslSundae + Mr. Goessl features award-winning vocalist Kate Voss (Earshot Magazine's Vocalist of the Year, two-time Seattle-Kobe Vocal Jazz Princess) and Seattle's most versatile virtuoso guitarist, Jason Goessl. This charming husband/wife duo incorporates humor, vintage style, interesting instrumentation, nostalgia and serious chops in their act. Awarded Best Jazz Act of 2017 from Seattle Weekly, this industrious couple has produced 5 albums since their inception in 2014 and enjoys "living the dream" as full-time musicians performing 300+ shows per year! Bringing back the sounds from a by-gone era and spreading the joy of jazz like Johnny Appleseed, this act…

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  • Tavie's 'Rock & Roll' Show

    Genres: Rock & Roll
    Specialty: Classic 50's and 60's Music
    Website: https://www.rocknrollshow.net/
    Tour Dates: https://www.rocknrollshow.net/gigs
    Videos: https://youtu.be/DS42xjnmIkQ
    Music: https://youtu.be/DIg7jlDGNtg

    TavieTavie’s “Rock & Roll” Show will take you back to a simpler time, a time of innocence...the 50’s and 60’s. Feel free to come dressed in your poodle skirt and saddle shoes, as Tavie does, and be ready to “rock & roll.” Tavie has performed all over the U.S. and at venues across Germany and Italy during her 27 year tenure in the U.S. Army, and has been heard on oldies stations across the country for many years. She has performed with talent such as The Coasters, Jimmy Clanton (Venus in Blue Jeans), The Country Comedy Tour, The…

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  • Terry Smith

    20170126 Terry Smith EditedBorn in Oklahoma and reared in Denton, Texas. Terry Smith has been a resident of Nashville, TN since 1972, when he moved there to pursue a songwriting career. By day, he taught school and afternoons and evenings he walked the streets of Music Row, knocking on doors, visiting publishing companies, and pitching his songs.

    His persistency paid off. Over the years his songs have been recorded by a wide array of artists. His most well-known composition is “Far Side Banks of Jordan,” first released by Johnny and June Carter Cash and subsequently cut by over 300 performers.

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  • The Freddie and Sheila Show

    Genres: Country Classics, 60's Rock, Yodeling, Clogging, Comedy
    Specialty: Guitar Instrumentals, Singing, Comedy
    Website: www.freddiepelletier.com
    Tour Dates:
    https://www.freddiepelletier.com/show-schedule

    PELLETIERThe Freddie and Sheila Show is an energetic concert featuring world class guitar picking and fantastic singing. Lots of humor between (and during) songs make their concerts fun for everyone! They perform a variety of country classics, 60's rock, yodeling,clogging and more!

    Freddie's specialty is playing Chet Atkins style finger picking guitar instrumentals. The married duo perform in the RGV each January before moving on to resorts in Arizona and California as…

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  • The Texans

    Genres: Gospel
    Specialty: Vocals, Guitar, Comedy

    Website: thetexans.org
    Tour Dates:
    http://thetexans.org/#/
    Music:
    http://thetexans.org/#/store

    the-texans_thumbThe Texans got their start singing country gospel music as a traveling quartet based out of Dallas Christian College. Today the group consists of Sam Ray, lead singer and emcee, his wife, Brenda Ray, who sings tenor and is a comedian, and their son, Curtis Ray, who sings baritone.

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  • Tom Wurth

    Genres: Country, Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Blues, Pop, Rock and Roll
    Specialty: Guitar and Vocals
    Website: www.TomWurth.com
    Tour Dates: https://www.tomwurth.com/tour
    Videos: https://www.tomwurth.com/videos
    Music: https://soundcloud.com/tomwurth

    TOM WURTHOut of the gate Tom Wurth was nominated for a Grammy at only twenty years of age. That milestone built a foundation for his career. The Grammy experience fresh in his mind, Wurth pushed forward with his songwriting aspirations.

    Wurth initially signed as a staff writer with Belden Enterprises later signing with one of the largest publishers in the world, BMG Music Publishing. At BMG he garnered two major record label cuts -“If the Road Runs Out” (appearing on Ty Herndon’s Greatest Hits album) and a Ken Mellons cut,…

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  • Trailer Park Patsy - Donna Sue

    2017 Donna Sue ThumbPerforming for shows and dances. 
    Classic Country, Blues, Big Band, Rock, 50 and 60's, Folk, Gospel.

    I was raised by a single Mother and my love of music came early in life.  Mother worked as a waitress at a Honky Tonk and we heard many country bands as I grew up.  Mom also loved Gospel, Big-Band and Blues music.  My best audience was Grandma and I sang and danced to her for hours.  So, from knee high I was always singing...it was in my blood you could say. 

    I started really learning about singing when I joined the choir at church and then in my high school years in the High School Choir.  Then marriage and children took over my life for many years and my singing was to small children and while…

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  • Williamson Branch

    Genres: Country, Gospel
    Specialty: Gospel, Country, Bluegrass, Clog Dancing
    Website: https://www.williamsonbranch.com/home
    Tour Dates: https://www.williamsonbranch.com/tour
    Videos: https://www.williamsonbranch.com/video
    Music: https://youtu.be/VxSWpDBNQuw

    WilliamBranchNashville based, Williamson Branch, is a high energy, high steppin’ show that features a fine-tuned variety of bluegrass, gospel and country music, accentuated by world class Appalachian clog dancing. As Pinecastle recording artists, this family fills every performance with memorable moments of love and laughter. In recent years audiences from Canada to the Cayman Islands, Maine to the Mexican border have thrilled to the soaring vocal harmonies and sparkling personalities of Williamson Branch!

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