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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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  • 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
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    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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  • Goldwing Express

    Genres: Bluegrass, Gospel, Old Country
    Specialty: Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Fiddle
    Website: www.goldwingexpress.org
    Tour Dates: http://goldwingexpress.org/goldwing-express-2017-schedule/
    Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GletK-1IjZk

    GoldwingExpress 2018Goldwing Express is made up of Three Native American brothers and their father. A segment of their performance is dedicated for their Indian Heritage. Each brother wears his very own Native American headdress which represents the Creek Indian tribe their mother is from. This family music show comes from Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Now the family resides in Branson, Missouri producing their own music show along with many appearances throughout the United States and into Canada.

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  • Heart to Heart

    Genres: Country, Gospel, 50's & 60's Top 40, Doo-Wop, R&B, Patriotic, Comedy & Rockabilly
    Specialty: Vocal, Guitar, Keyboard
    Website: www.hearttoheartmusicgroup.com
    Tour Dates: www.hearttoheartmusicgroup.com/schedule
    Videos: www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6u77RaR_es
    Music: www.reverbnation.com/hearttoheart4

    HearttoHeart Jerry n Sharon THUMBSharon and Jerry Mays, better known as Heart To Heart, "The Heart & Soul of Branson, Mo." bring a brand new variety show to the RGV each season, power packed with toe-tapping, hand-clapping Country, Gospel, 50's & 60's Top 40, Doo-Wop, a little Old Rock and R&B, Patriotic, Comedy—a little of everything for an all-around good time for everyone!

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  • Helen Russell & Company

    Helen Russell PROMO 3Elvis & Helen Russell are from Osage Beach, Mo and provide LIVE toe-tappin' music for shows and dances for a variety of venues throughout the entire Rio Grande Valley.

    Helen Russell & Company is a legendary show that is one of a kind! Winner of the 2018 Valley Star Award for “Best Small Band Variety Show”! Elvis & Helen bring live music that features keyboard, bass, banjo and drums with a great variety of Country, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, Gospel and Classic Rock of the 50's to the 70's, plus a tremendous tribute to our Veterans! Entertainment includes fun audience participation with comedy to tickle your funny bone and impersonations of entertainers such as Reba, Cher, Loretta Lynn, Dolly, Tammy Wynette, Waylon, Willie and many more!

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  • Kenny Hess

    Genres: Country
    Specialty: Vocals, Songwriting
    Tour Dates: www.kennyhess.com/tour
    Website: www.kennyhess.com

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    Kenny Hess has now been a part of the music industry since the 80’s when he started a life of making music for a living. Born in Outlook Saskatchewan music was always a part of his life and at just 15 Kenny started traveling the country singing the songs of such greats as Charlie Pride, Don Williams and Merle Haggard and it wasn’t long before he was singing his own songs and sharing the stage with those very same great artists.

    A prolific songwriter, Kenny was noticed by Nashville’ legendary songwriter Harlan Howard and soon Kenny began…

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  • LaDawn

    Genres: Country, 50s & 60s
    Specialty:
    Christmas Show, Sentimental Journey Show, Country/50s &60s Rock Show, Vocals
    Website:
    LaDawnMusic.com
    Tour Dates:
    http://ladawnmusic.com/schedule.html
    Music: http://ladawnmusic.com/music.html

    ladawnLaDawn grew up singing to her mother’s 45s, so when she was approached by a young man in church demanding that she either sing with him or accompany him on the piano, the choice was simple. She had never considered herself a singer, but that day changed her mind. It was a stirring performance that convinced her that God had blessed her with a talent, one that could not be hidden.

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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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  • One More Time

    Genres: Musical Comedy Variety, Vaudeville, Broadway, Vegas-style
    Specialty: Vocals, Keyboard

    Website: www.omtmusic.com
    Tour Dates:
    http://www.omtmusic.com/OMT_schedule.html
    Videos:
    http://www.omtmusic.com/homepage.html

    The Beahms-Illustration tnOne More Time is Larry and Melissa Beahm, the Musical Comedy Variety Duo. Traveling throughout the country, One More Time focuses on providing excellent music and tasteful humor for the boomers and seniors of our great United States. “Fifty-five plus” communities, RV parks, churches and senior centers hire One More Time to perform their musical comedy variety shows: professional yet personal Vaudevillian/Broadway/ Vegas-type shows!

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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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  • 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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  • Redhead Express/PaperDolls

    Genres: Bluegrass, Gospel, Irish Country, Christmas
    Specialty: Violin, Piano, Guitar, Vocals, Banjo, Mandolin
    Website: https://paperdolls.band/
    Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/redheadexpress
    Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu7utivt4y8

    20190102 Redhead Express 4PaperDolls. You may know them as the Redhead Express: Kendra, LaRae, Alisa and Meghan. They have performed in almost all 50 states at state fairs, arenas, stadiums, churches, casinos and corporate events. In their 11 years together they have amassed upwards of 3,000 shows and over 3,000,000 YouTube views. But peel away the acclaim and the glamour of the stage, and they are four sisters who grew up surrounded by the mountains of Alaska. Fishing, hiking & camping were their favorite past-times, and carhartts & bare feet perfectly acceptable fashion-wear. They grew up on salmon, moose-steaks and the northern lights. This is and…

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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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  • 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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  • 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 Punches Family

    Genres: Bluegrass, Gospel
    Specialty: Guitar, Fiddle, Vocals
    Website: www.thepunchesfamily.com
    Tour Dates: http://thepunches.net/punches-family-schedule-2013/

    Punches FamilyOnce again this season The Punches Family will be back in the Rio Grande Valley entertaining Winter Texans with rock ‘n roll oldies from the ‘50’s and 60’s. Performing old favorites like “Run, Run, Run,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and “The Twist” the Punches Family will bring back memories and fun with their lively performances.

    Because The Punches are also known for their bluegrass and gospel performances, each show will include several of the songs for which the family is known in other areas. The Punches Family has been featured on Great American Gospel Show, which plays on over 200 stations across America and many countries around the world.

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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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