Bier with Benno

Benno Engel, beloved retired New Braunfels German teacher is hosting a Stammtisch style gathering “Bier with Benno” on Wednesday May 18th at 5pm. Former students can gather and share in some gemutlichkeit and memories, in addition to bringing their German language skills back into practice! Krause’s full menu of Texas German favorites will be available and Yodel Blitz will be [...]

Yodel Blitz

Yodel Blitz [yohd-l] – to sing with frequent changes from the ordinary voice to falsetto and back again [blits] – the German word meaning “lightning” as in “thunder and lightning” Do you like to have fun? …. So does Yodel Blitz! Yodel Blitz is a hilarious, German, folk-music based musical group that is ready to bring you beer-drinking, polka-dancing, yodel-blitzing [...]

The Lonely Hearts Club

The Lonely Hearts Club is Austin’s newest, high-energy Beatles cover band. No silly wigs or fake accents! The band consists of four of Austin, TX’s hardest working, regularly gigging musicians bringing you music that spans across the entire Beatle catalog with their own little flair added to the tunes (imagine how The Beatles would’ve played a lot of their songs [...]

Ben Zuniga

Ben Zuniga is a Texas born guitarist and singer/songwriter. He performs solo acoustic as well as full band, with styles ranging from Blues, Rock, Country and Americana. Debut record set to release early 2022.

Eurofest

Eurofest is known for the folk music of central Europe.

Soul Sessions

Soul Sessions is a unique group of Central Texas’ top R&B, Soul and Funk musicians.

Dachshund Race

Let the Dachshund Races begin! Come see why this is one of our most popular events at Krause’s. Save the date for Sunday, May 22nd, at 2 pm! We are accepting food and supply donations for the HSNBA.

Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed Weiner dog as well as the race winner!

Tickets are $5 for spectators 12 and older.

Doors open and racer check-in begins at 1pm! Each Racer gets 2 tickets for their “handlers” to use Registration is now full! Sign up for our email list for future race dates.

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Das Ist Lustig

The name translates to “That’s Fun” and this German Band based in Houston, Texas delivers. Das Ist Lustig performs nationally year round. They’ve entertained in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee and all over Texas, sharing their energetic style with restaurant clientele, festival patrons, corporate events, private parties, and students of all ages. They play for their travel guests [...]

Ruben V

Ruben has been awarded the title of “Best Guitar Player” by the city of San Antonio, four times as well as “Best Songwriter” and “Best Blues Band, in 2010.” Ruben’s style on stage is electrifying. From the moment he hits the stage to the last note of the night. The crowd is mesmerized. Hanging on every sound coming from his [...]

Terry Cavanagh

Terry Cavanagh guarantees high-quality entertainment and fun for groups of all ages through games, comedy, audience participation, and, of course, great music! Let us bring you a yodeling, alphorn-calling, shoe-slapping, line dancing, cowbell-playing good time!

Alex Meixner Band

Alex Meixner is a nationally acclaimed musician, performer, and a leading advocate of polka music. Alex has cross-pollinated his versatile playing styles through pop music, funk, jazz, and polka. He is an active ambassador for polka music, revitalizing interest coast to coast, resulting in sold-out shows, renewed cultural interest, and growing mainstream acceptance. For Alex, it’s more than playing energetic shows; it is a mission to provide a much-needed positive experience that pulls communities together to celebrate the history, culture, and genuinely good times.

Doors Open 5:00 pm

Alex Meixner begins at 7:00 pm

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Lederhosen Junkies

The 2020 Big Squeeze Polka State Champion, Isaak Klaus was born with a pretzel in one hand and a sausage-on-a-stick in the other. His love for polka music began from listening to his dad’s collection of polka CD’s and from watching all of the awesome bands at Wurstfest. The frontman for The Lederhosen Junkies, Isaak, has played at many festivals [...]

Alex Meixner Band

Alex Meixner is a nationally acclaimed musician, performer, and a leading advocate of polka music. Alex has cross-pollinated his versatile playing styles through pop music, funk, jazz, and polka. He is an active ambassador for polka music, revitalizing interest coast to coast, resulting in sold-out shows, renewed cultural interest, and growing mainstream acceptance. For Alex, it’s more than playing energetic shows; it is a mission to provide a much-needed positive experience that pulls communities together to celebrate the history, culture, and genuinely good times.

Doors Open 5:00 pm

Alex Meixner begins at 7:00 pm

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Nick Zamora Band

Born and raised in San Antonio, Nick Zamora has been performing in local music venues and leading worship for churches over the past 25 years. Growing up in San Antonio and the Helotes area, Nick was raised listening to a wide variety of music including Christian worship, country, folk, R&B, and pop. With a mother who danced Ballet Folklorico and [...]

Pivo & Polka Band

The Pivo & Polka Band was formed in the Summer of 2019. The band name explains it all. We like Beer (Czech: Pivo) and Polka Music. Members of the band are from the San Antonio/New Braunfels area. In addition to being professional musicians, we are all full-time music educators. We’ve played events and venues such as Church Services, Christmas Markets, [...]

Sunset Avenue

We are a collaboration of musicians coming from all backgrounds and genres of music. This 6-piece band started out as a simple acoustic trio. From the beginning, their vocal strength and expanding song list was a defining strength. They soon realized they would require more instrumentation and the idea of bringing a full size band to their performance emerged. Over [...]

RockCastle

RockCastle performs contemporary and classic country, rock, pop, r&b, and dance tunes from Chris Stapleton to Stevie Wonder to Garth Brooks to Depeche Mode to Hank Williams Jr. to Elton John to Cheap Trick to Toto to Midland to Lady Gaga to The Beatles to John Pardi and so much more.

Monte Good

This traditional country music singer draws on the rich tradition of the Texas dance halls of yesterday…..combining world class musicianship and true country music and western swing!! 2021 nominee for ‘Western Swing Artist / Band of the Year’ by the Texas County Music Association!!

Zydeco Blanco

Zydeco Blanco has been playing Cajun, Zydeco, and Country music at Dancehalls, Honky-tonks, and Crawfish Boils in and around Blanco County Texas since 1995.

Walt Harfmann Plus

Walt Harfmann, born in St. Louis, Missouri, on the mostly German “south side”. He has played on stage many times with Grammy winner “America’s Polka King” Frank Yankovic, Grammy winner “Canada’s Polka King” Walter Ostanek, as well as many Polka leaders in the USA over the years. His music includes German, Austrian, Czech, Slovenian, Croatian, Swiss, Polkas and Waltzes, Kolos, [...]

All Mixed Up

All Mixed Up is a cover variety band playing a wide genres of music including country, classic rock, pop, swing, and big band.