Alex Meixner Band

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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 4:30 pm Alex Meixner begins at 7:00 pm

Shawn Hart

Shawn Hart, originally from Wisconsin, is now firmly a part of the Texas scene. Shawn writes and performs his own music, a blend of country, folk, rock, and blues, alongside hours of cover songs from a wide range of genres. A captivating stage presence and a friendly attitude will make this performer one you’re sure to enjoy.

Lederhosen Junkies

*Opening for the Alex Meixner Band* Tickets available now 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 [...]

Alex Meixner Band

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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 4:30 pm Alex Meixner begins at 7:00 pm

The Adams Family

Paul and Shelby Adams met at Texas State University in the early 2000’s. 10 years married with two growing boys, today they enjoy musical time with family. Paul has played music in Central Texas with various groups since 2001. Currently, he performs original Americana with Slivercloud and acoustic covers with Two Rivers Revival. Paul and Shelby have always sung together [...]

Pocketsettas

Roots Reggae cover band out of San Antonio, Texas.

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 [...]

Roberto Aponte Trio

Roberto Aponte Trio plays a variety of styles and setups including Blues, Jazz & Swing music with selections from the Great American Songbook, and original tunes.

Tex Porter & Slim Bawb

Tex Porter is a Texas-born-and-raised singer/songwriter with a unique voice and sound. His style includes Country, Honky-Tonk, Red Dirt, Classic Rock, and deep and rich originals! Slim Bawb is a native Californian moved by way to the outskirts of Austin, Texas and has a swampy-blues Louisiana sound, that you would think, just arose out of the fog off the banks [...]

Max & The Waysiders

The Waysiders are an east Houston incarnation that embodies their roots … which plays like the soundtrack of their Americana experience. Wayside Drive runs north and south and dissects Houston’s east-side. Remnants of honky tonks and blues joints have faded to neighborhood cantinas... it’s working class. Max Rios and Chuck Pena are childhood pals that have known each other since [...]

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.

Steve & Don

Steve and Don play amplified acoustic guitars and ukeleles and sing songs that feature close harmonies, specializing in rock from the 60s and 70s.

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.

Masskrugstemmen – Bier Stein Holding Contest – June 4th

Registration for men's and women's competitions begins at 6pm in the Biergarten. Finals Competition is Saturday, August 6th The men's and women's winners on 8/6 will receive a weekend in New York City including airfare for the winner, hotel, and VIP treatment The Winner in NYC will receive a trip for 2 to Munich, Germany

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.

Kade Isakson

Americana to Grunge inspired music from the Rockies. Kade Isakson is a traveling one man band from Inkom, Idaho. Driven by blues grooves, hard rock and acoustic guitar. There’s a little bit of somethin’ to hear, for everyone to enjoy!

Men’s Round Up featuring Enkhsumya Enkhtaivan

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Sumya was born and raised in the country of Mongolia. Born when the country was still a communist satellite of the Soviet Union (USSR), he lived through the move from communism to democracy. He also grew up in a broken home moving from the country to the big capital city when his parents divorced. As a teenager he fought with a drunken step Dad who tried to beat his mother and sister. At 18 years old he was selected to attend the Mongolian Military Academy in Ulaan Baatar. There he came to a faith in Christ in his freshman year led so by a US based military ministry called Centurions. His third year he attended the Bundeswher Military Academy in Germany. Selection for this posting was highly competitive within the Mongolian military. he year abroad is when God called him into full time ministry and he finished his degree in 2009 and knew he was destined to join Centurions in full time service and now is the president and country director for Mongolian Military Christian Fellowship called Centurions and it is under the umbrella of Campus Crusade for Christ International. He is now joined in full time ministry by his beautiful bride Undrah. Fellowship starts at 6:00pm followed by dinner and speaker Ticket includes meal. Outdoor venue, casual dress attire.

Bier with Benno

Benno Engel, beloved retired New Braunfels German teacher is hosting a Stammtisch style gathering “Bier with Benno” on Wednesday June 8th 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 [...]

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 [...]

Rick Cavender Band

Rick Cavender is known to many as the voice and face of his family’s auto dealerships….but when the lights are off on his showroom, the lights on a stage can give a glimpse of his alter ego: Rick leads one of South Texas’s favorite party bands. In fact readers of San Antonio Magazine recently voted the Rick Cavender Band as [...]

The Georges

The Georges are a roots/rockabilly band that has been rocking since 2008! They are known for their high-energy shows and dedication to keeping the crowd dancing! They perform original tunes as well as a mixture of classic songs that reflect their dedication to the true spirit of early roots music! Come see 'em see what the fuss is all about!

Joshua Alderete & The Fellowship

The Fellowship is a community of musicians, based in San Antonio, Texas. Their sound consists of a blend of Jazz music past, present, and future. Their mission is to bring peace and unity, by the gift of music, to the world. The band is comprised of a drum set, piano, bass, and tenor saxophone.

Colton’s Kin

Colton's Kin is an acoustic duo act performing in New Braunfels and surrounding areas. They play a wide range of music-50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and modern day.

Chris Rybak Band

Chris Rybak is the young accordion player who has been filling Texas dance hall floors with fans who enjoy his showmanship and his fresh enthusiastic musical style. Chris' show utilizes his talents on the accordion, along with keyboards, a trumpet and vocals. He plays a variety of music from Czech/German polkas and waltzes, country, and gospel, to his style of [...]

Intersections Jam Band

Krause's Intersections Jam Band is revolving cast of some of the top musicians in the region performing the intersections of Americana, Polka, Traditional Country, Rock, Jazz and a whole bunch more. On June 12th we'll feature Mike Atkins, Brett Cline, Pancho Garza, Alex Meixner, and Michael Morris along with special guests 3 Time Grammy Award winning Tejano superstar- Sunny Sauceda, [...]

GerTexican Dinner & Cooking Demo with Chef Boomer & Alex Meixner

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Krause's Executive Chef Boomer is rolling out a fun cooking demonstration with New Braunfels' own Musical Ambassador Alex Meixner that brings together German, Texan, and Mexican influences! Chef Boomer will show you how to make a Reuben Empanada, Spaeztle Chili Verde and a Smoked Apple Strudel with some comedy and musical interludes from Alex Meixner. After the cooking demonstration, the courses will be paired with drinks for a special dining experience. Course 1: Reuben Empanada paired with a Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita Course 2: Spaeztle Chili Verde paired with Faust Brewing Alex Meixner Polka Pils Couse 3: Smoked Apple Strudel paired with Kleiner Feigling, a traditional German Spirit Limited Seating Avaliable $40 per person

Volksmusik Trio

Die Volksmusik Trio is comprised of Gary Trumet, Manfred Zehentmayr and Alex Meixner performing Volksmusik of Austria, Germany and Slovenia in traditional style. With the instrumentation of Steirische Harmonika (button accordion), Bass and Guitar, as well as vocals and yodeling- the guys will present a fun array of the music they grew up performing as youngsters. All 3 musicians were [...]

Michael Alanis Band

The Michael Alanis Band has been described as having a soulful, bluesy, jazzy, old school style with a little latin flair. Some of his biggest influences have been John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jarrod Lawson, and Ray Charles. Michael can be seen performing all major music venues in San Antonio and surrounding areas in Texas.

Season Ammons Band

With a voice as distinguishable and versatile as her name, Season Ammons is an award-winning songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, blending soulful blues with Texas roots and Americana. Ammons' most recent project, 'Steel Hearts,' is her fourth and most personal album to date. For this recording, Texas-based Ammons took a special trip across the pond and recorded in the legendary Studio [...]

Paul Finley

Guitar virtuoso Paul Finley is in truth a storyteller. His hands create places, characters, and dreams. With 4 solo CDs under his belt and a professional career that spans over 35 years, he has become a true Texas treasure. From 2002 to 2008 Paul was on the road worldwide with the Austin Texas-based duo Spoken Groove, releasing 5 CD’S. His [...]

Off The Grid

A fun band playing a wide variety of music styles including country, classic rock, cajun, zydeco, German polka's and waltzes.

Zack Walther Band

When Zack Walther went to college to major in music, he had to choose an “instrument of study.” And—no accident—he chose his own voice. As a child of the 1980s, he sang in the school choir and learned to play songs by ear on his brother’s upright piano, “But it was mainly the white keys,” he recalls. Then, as an [...]

Masskrugstemmen – Bier Stein Holding Contest – June 18th

Registration for men's and women's competitions begins at 6pm in the Biergarten. Finals Competition is Saturday, August 6th The men's and women's winners on 8/6 will receive a weekend in New York City including airfare for the winner, hotel, and VIP treatment The Winner in NYC will receive a trip for 2 to Munich, Germany

Tony Taylor

Tony Taylor hails from Corsicana, TX. A native of New Braunfels since 2010. A singer/songwriter and performer of what has come to be known as Americana Roots Music.

Julian Escobedo

Julian is best known for his 11 year run playing bass, singing background, writing and arranging for Grammy Award winning Tejano/Country star, Emilio Navaira. During his time with Emilio, he toured all over the US as well as dates in Mexico, Canada and Switzerland. In his over 30 years of performing professionally, he has also backed some other big names [...]

Rick Rice Band

We can play anything. Country is what we do most though ranging from classic, traditional, Texas to new. We can play all types of music and can honor most audience requests of all types music.

Kaffeeklatsch

Kaffeeklatsch aka coffee meetup is scheduled for the 4th Wednesday of every month from 2-4pm.   No matter whether you want to freshen up on your German or learn about the language & the culture, you're welcome to join us!  Here you can meet everyone from native German speakers, people of German heritage, and fans of Germany.  Savor the flavor of the house-made cake [...]

Yodel Blitz

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 fun in the German style. With decades of combined performance experience (but who’s counting?), Yodel Blitz leads their audiences willingly on a musical journey. They will have the crowd dancing, [...]

Trey Gonzalez Band

​There's a lot more than what meets the eye with Country Artist Trey Gonzalez. From his worn hat and boots, dark brown eyes, and light-hearted smile, you would never think a deep sense of ambition was burning in the young cowboy's heart. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Trey grew up listening to country music in an '01 Ford [...]

Soul Sessions

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

J Miller

Starting out with the beautiful bluegrass melody of “Holding You,” J. Miller and company show that Boulder isn’t the only county in Colorado blessed with bluegrass aficionados and honky-tonk twangers

Ben Zuniga Band

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.

Terry Cavanagh & The Alpine Express

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!

Masskrugstemmen – Bier Stein Holding Contest – June 25th

Registration for men's and women's competitions begins at 6pm in the Biergarten. Finals Competition is Saturday, August 6th The men's and women's winners on 8/6 will receive a weekend in New York City including airfare for the winner, hotel, and VIP treatment The Winner in NYC will receive a trip for 2 to Munich, Germany

Curlytop Jazz Quartet

Cassandra has always loved watching and listening to music from old Hollywood musicals as a kid. As a young girl, she took pleasure in imitating many of these song and dance numbers in her living room and putting on shows whenever family came up to visit. This soon opened up the world of jazz music, and her love of singing [...]

Czech Melody Masters

The Czech Melody Masters play a lively mix of Czech and German polkas and waltzes plus Western swing and classic country with some Latin and big band/swing tunes thrown into the mix.