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  • 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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  • Bobbi and Punch

    Genre: 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, gospel and music of today
    Specialty: Vocals, comedy, live instrumentation
    Website: https://thepunches.org
    Tour Dates: https://thepunches.org/tour
    Booking: Bruce at (573) 944-0032

    Bobbi and PunchBobbi & Punch are an energetic duo that perform a variety of hits from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s as well as gospel and current music of the day. Everything from CCR and Martina McBride to Bob Seger and Alabama is included in their show and features dynamic vocals, live instrumentation, and comedy in a terrific show with a down-home feel.

    Bobette grew up singing and playing bass and guitar in a family band, while Bruce has performed all over the country playing fiddle, guitar, and mandolin in many…

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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.

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  • Dale and Gayle Eisenhauer

    Genres: Country, folk, cowboy, gospel, rock & pop, and comedy
    Specialty: Vocals, Piano, Guitar
    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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  • 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/texas-tour-dates

    Helen Russell PROMO 3

    Helen Russell & Company are from Missouri and very excited to be returning to the Rio Grande Valley for their 7th season! They are honored to have been awarded "Best Small Band Variety Show" by the Valley Star Awards for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022 and received the Wintertainer of the Year Award in 2020 and 2022!

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  • Jason Whorlow: The Piano Man

    Genres: All
    Specialty: Taking requests and crowd interaction
    Website: www.whorlowentertainment.com
    Tour Dates: Check website
    Videos: View website
    Booking Information: (515) 460-5862

    Jason WhorlowJason Whorlow is entering his fifth year entertaining Winter Texans. He has been nominated and won several awards during this time. As well as becoming in high demand for his extremely versatile, unique and interactive show. Jason has had crowds of 400+ singing along to Sweet Caroline with their hands raised high in the air and couples dancing emotionally to "I can't help falling in love" and "Unchained Melody."

    Winter Texans have enjoyed his energetic performances of Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Joel and Elton John as well. He enjoys just…

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  • Kenastons

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

    kenastonThe Kenastons, along with the Burtons of High Country and Mike Hughes features two of the best female singers in the Midwest and three of the best guitar pickers too. They’ll keep it country with a little western swing featuring lots of steel guitar, electric guitar and some fiddle.

    Barry and Linda Burton’s High Country Band, is one of the most popular bands in Missouri and Iowa.  They have performed in the RGV for several years and are extraordinarily talented. Mike Hughes is also well known through Northwest Missouri, Iowa…

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  • Kenny Ray Horton

    Genres: Country, Singer-Songwriter, Folk, Bluegrass, Pop, Rock and Roll
    Specialty: Guitar and Vocals
    Website: www.KennyRayHorton.com
    Tour Dates: https://www.kennyrayhorton.com
    Videos: https://www.kennyrayhorton.com
    Music: https://www.kennyrayhorton.com
    Booking and Press Contact for RGV: Valerie Clark, Print It PR, PRServices@PrintItPR.com, 615-473-1105

    Horton PIC WEBKenny Ray is an RIAA Gold Record Award Winner for his composition of “A Soldier’s King” recorded by Kenny Rogers on the Christmas album, “The Gift.” He is also the former lead singer for the US Navy’s Country Current Band retired in December 2021.

    Kenny Ray’s music was born and bred in southeast Missouri. Living on a dairy farm outside a small town he…

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  • Lindley Creek

    Genres: Bluegrass
    Specialty: Vocals, Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, Upright Acoustic Bass, Acoustic Rythm Guitar
    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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  • Midnight Mustang Band

    Genres: Country, Classic Rock & Roll, Blues
    Facebook Page: The Midnight Mustang Band
    Booking Info: Don McClain (956) 533-2257

    MidnightThe Midnight Mustang Band is a very unique and talented group of musicians from The Rio Grande Valley of Texas, and is considered by many to be one of the finest new bands in South Texas.

    Band members: Lars (Bass guitar; Vocals), Don (Rhythm guitar; Lead Vocals), Kim (Drums) and Rob (Lead Guitar). All have had years of experience playing and performing, mostly for Winter Texan events.

    "We love to entertain our Winter Texan friends", said Don McClain, and we are here to do our very best for them".

    For booking information, please call McClain at (956) 533-2257.

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  • Mountain Highway

    Genres: Bluegrass, light country, danceable bluegrass, and gospel music
    Specialty: Banjo, bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and tight blood harmony!
    Website: https://mountainhighway.com
    Tour Dates: https://mountainhighway.com/tour
    Videos: https://mountainhighway.com/videos
    Music: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Mountain.Highway/videos/

    Mountain Highway 500With a style all their own, Mountain Highway puts a fresh spin on songs once made famous by icons like Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, and The Carter Family. Four sibling singers play banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and guitar, while their dad plays upright bass. They’re often heralded for their solid picking and tight family harmony.

    After seeing them perform in Nashville, Debra Jean Wagoner said, “I had chill bumps. Their music transported…

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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.

    During her high-energy show, she slips in a few memorable hits paying tribute to 60’s pop artists Connie Francis, Karen Carpenter and Anne Murray.  Mix this with a little trivia and some hilarious (not-so-true) stories and you're in for an entertaining and fun-filled evening. 

    Sadly, this will be her final season in the Rio Grande Valley.

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  • Ralph Kuster

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

    Website: www.ralphkuster.net
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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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  • Rich ‘n Friends Forever Together Band

    Genres: Original Christian songs (country/southern gospel) written by Rich and/or Joanie, Classic old hymns, traditional Christian songs, and plantation songs from an era gone by.
    Specialty: Sharing God’s Love through Word and Song Website: JesusCrossMyHeart.org
    Website: JesusCrossMyHeart.org
    Bookings/Contact: Jesuscrossmyheart@yahoo.com, (573) 220-8782, Rich; (618) 691-8348, Joanie

    rich and friendsrich ‘n friends … wealthy in friendships

    FOREVER TOGETHER …. we are all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, and we will spend eternity forever together in heaven.

    Band …. not like a band with instruments, rather like a band of brothers standing for the same purpose … to bring others into His family.

    Mission Statement: Luke 14:23 And the lord said unto the servant,…

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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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  • 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 Castaway

    Genres: Rock/Island Music, 50’s, 60’s and Country
    Website: http://www.the-castaway.com/
    Tour Dates: http://www.the-castaway.com/event_calendar/
    Videos: http://www.the-castaway.com/videos/
    Booking: (218) 841-4863 or crasswelldennis@gmail.com

    Castaway Dennis IMG 0849The Castaway is Dennis Craswell, an Original Castaway, known for being a million-dollar seller of the famous song “Liar, Liar.” He currently plays solo with occasional guests. He plays in Minnesota during the summer and most of his winter is spent playing on South Padre Island and all around the Rio Grande Valley. He and Rich are currently regulars on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at Laguna Bob.

    Dennis is a former member of the bands The Castaways and Crow. He has six Rock ‘N Roll and Country Hall of Fame awards. The Castaway…

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  • The Texans

    Genres: Gospel
    Specialty: Vocals, Guitar, Comedy

    Website: thetexans.org
    Tour Dates:

    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
    Booking and Press Contact for RGV: Valerie Clark, Print It PR, PRServices@PrintItPR.com, 615-473-1105

    Tom Wurth WEBOut 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.

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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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