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Welcome to our latest news updates.  Check back to get updates.  Here are a lot of upcoming  events that you won't want to miss!
2023 NEWS

March -- Cactus Country performs at Pearsall Frontier Day for 1st time.   Working on returning there in 2024

April-- Cactus Country Opens for Moe Bandy for 6th time.  Next show with Moe is Fri Oct 13th at 11th Street in Bandera

April -- Cactus Country performs at 52nd annual  Fiddlers Frolics in Hallettsville.  Will be back on Apr 26th 2024

April 1-- 4 couples from Cactus Country wedding shows attend The Den with Cactus Country and get their pics

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May  --  Cactus Country returns to Kissing Tree Resort in San Marcos on June 23

May -- Cactus Country returns for the 21st year at the Utopia Ranch Rodeo in Utopia, Tx on May 28th

June-  Cactus Country will headline the 175th Yorktown Anniversary with a street dance next to the city park

Aug -- Cactus Country Opens for International Polka Hall of Fame Star Mollie B on Aug 31st at Krause's Biergarten

Sept -- Cactus Country returns to the South Texas Maize in Hondo on Sunday Sept 24th

Oct --  Cactus Country will open for country Legend Moe Bandy for the 7th time  at 11th Street Cowboy Bar

Oct  -- Cactus Country returns for Yorktown Western Days on Oct 22 opening for this year's Texas Legend.  Legend should be announced by end of July.

Nov-- Cactus Country will headline Thur night at the International CHILI COOKOFF in Terlingua Tx on Nov 2

2022 NEWS

Jan -- Cactus Country plays debut Show at Goofy's Bar and Grill at Canyon Lake.  5 more shows book there this year

Feb -  Cactus Country to play 4 shows associated wtih San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, including Plaza Show before and after Tanya Tucker plays main Rodeo

Feb-  Cactus Country plays first of 6 shows at Falls City Community Center this year

Feb -- Cactus Country will back up Patsy Torres in her role in SWEET DREAMS of PATSY CLINE- at Little Nashville in Mercedes, Tx

March-  Cactus Country returns to favorite TEJAS RODEO on the 26th, first of 6 shows there this year

April - Cactus Country opens for Texas Artists Kyle Park & Josh Abbott at Fiesta Oyster Bake

May-  Cactus Country plays Cinco De Mayo event for over 275 retired Fed Ex Pilots at the SA Riverwalk

May-  Cactus Country returns for the 20th year to the Utopia Ranch Rodeo in Utopia, Tx

Jun --  Cactus Country returns to Kissing Tree Resort in San Marcos

Oct -- Cactus Country plays for classic T-bird show (55-57s) at Hyatt Hill Country Resort

Dec-- New Year's Eve Celebration at Falls City Community Center once again-- Public invited

2021 NEWS

Jan -- Cactus Country will back up Patsy Torres in her role in SWEET DREAMS of PATSY CLINE- at venues across Texas

Feb -- Bass player and vocalist from the latter 1990's Larry Hernandez passes away after kidney transplant difficulites

July - Cactus Country opens for Texas Artist Cory Morrow at Lampasas Spring HO Festival

Aug-  Cactus Country backs Patsy Torres in SWEET DREAMS of PATSY CLINE at the 2200 seat Plaza Theater in El Paso, opening for Rick Trevnio

Oct -- Cactus Country plays Yorktown Western Days for over the 30th time and opens for Casey Donahew

Sept -  Cactus Country welcomes Eric Scott on bass and vocals to replace deceased Bob Ballentine.  Rest in peace Bob!

Dec-- New Year's Eve Celebration at Falls City Community Center-- Public invited

Cactus Country will play at Fiesta Oyster Bake on Sat April 2, 2022

Cactus Country will open for Moe Bandy again at Texas Pride BBQ Cookoff- April 23, 2022

Cactus Country return to Red McCombs Annual Longhorn Sale-- Johnson City, Tx  April 29, 2022

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS -- pics of  wedding couples from the past

Wedding couple from Feb 5, 2000 - Parish & Elizabeth Austin

Wedding Couple from June 1988  Curt &I Brenda Greer


Wedding Couple from 1998 -  Rob & Lynna Wiseman

5 Wedding Couples from the Past with Cactus Country at Pedrotti's

Oct 13 1990. St h am leg  Joe & Janice Jaksik

 Tom & Debbie Hatzenbuehler Sept 5, 1981. St Gerard church & st hedwig am leg

 Bryan & Terri Kellner Oct 19, 1996.  Lubianski's Hall St. Hedwig

 Gerald & Jackie Sczepanik  Nov 27, 1982. VFW Hall on White

 Allen & Roxy Pruski  May 20, 1989. Lubianski's Hall St. Hedwig

2018 NEWS

Spring -- Fiddling Sensation Regina Matthews has joined Cactus Country full time.  Read her impressive Bio at MEET THE BAND!

Aug - Check out video on Facebook that went viral from a convention show at the Buckhorn with Regina wowing the attendees (link on Home page)

March -- Cactus Country will open at the 60th Annual Yorktown Western Days on Sat Oct 20th opening for Kevin Fowler

May--- Cactus Country to open for Nashville Legend John Conlee at Round Up Beer Garden in Bergheim

Jan -- Cactus Country to play at Grand opening of RIMS convention at the Henry B Gonzales Center for 2500 attendees

March -- Cactus Country will play on the top of the TOWER OF AMERICA's for a Corporate Party During RIMS conference

April  -- Cactus Country will back up  Regional Star PATSY TORRES for 2 theaters Shows of ALWAYS PATSY CLINE in Houston

Aug--   Cactus Country will Headline this years ALZAFAR SHRINE CHILDREN"S Hospital Gala  on Oct 6.  Theme is GRAND OLE OPRY! Special guests will be appearing!

Jan-- Cactus Country to play for Spurs Season Ticket Party at the new RUSTIC at the RIM owned by Country Star Pat Green

Here are some fun pics from Recent Cactus Country events

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2017 NEWS

2017 SAN ANTONIO STOCK SHOW AND RODEO-- Cactus Country will perform on Feb 15th at the Frontier Club, and Sunday Feb 19 in the Coors Tent at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.  Stay tuned to the website for other Rodeo dates as we confirm them.  

2017 FIESTA OYSTER BAKE-- Cactus Country will return to this huge festival on Friday April 21st, on the Y-100 Stage opening for new Nashville group MIDLAND!   Come out and have a bunch of oysters and enjoy the great entertainment!

2017 UTOPIA RANCH RODEO-- Come out the the city park for the rodeo and dance on Memorial Day weekend.  Sunday May 28th-- a great outdoor patio with huge oak trees for dancing!

2017 CRIDER'S RODEO -- Cactus Country will return to summer favorite Crider's Rodeo on Sat June 10th and Sat Aug 5th in Hunt, Tx.  Make plans to come out for a fun night under the Stars!


2017  Pics
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2016 NEWS

XMAS DANCE --  Cactus Country will play their 35th Annual XMAS Dance at the Quihi Dancehall on Sunday Dec 25th.  Come out for a fun time starting at 8:30pm.  We'll then be back at Quihi for New Year's Eve  on Sat Dec 31st 

PARTY IN THE PASTURE-- Cactus Country will return to perform for the Christian Senior Services event to benefit MEALS ON WHEELS at the Rio Cibolo Ranch on Sunday Nov 6. Mark your calendar!

YORKTOWN WESTERN DAYS -  Cactus Country will open for Grand Ole Opr Star JOHN CONLEE on Sunday Oct 23rd at the Yorktown Western Days.  12-3:00pm performance, Conlee comes on at 4pm.

Rockport Seafare Fest -- Cactus Country once again returns to perform on Sunday Oct 9th at this neat Festival next to Ocean in Rockport.  We'll also host the South Texas finals of the National COUNTRY SHOWDOWN!  Congratulations to JR McNutt from Big Spring Texas as the big winner!

HOUSTON TX-- Cactus Country will perform for the HEB QUEST event in Houston at the Royal Sonesta in the Galleria on Tue Aug 9th.   Congrats to these special winners of HEB's contest.

YORKTOWN TX-- Cactus Country will play the NEW 5D Steakhouse that opens this weekend with CLAY WALKER.  Cactus Country will open on April 15th for Texas Artist Jon Wolfe. We'll also return on Aug 20th for a free dance and this wonderful new venue in Yorktown.

SAN ANTONIO RODEO 2016-- Cactus Country will play the END OF THE TRAIL Dance at the rodeo on Friday Feb 12th at the SALE HQ.  We then perform at the COORS TENT on Family Faith night on Tue Feb 16th.  See you at the Rodeo!

SPURS PERFORMANCE-  Cactus Country will perform at the Spurs vs Rocket game on Sat Jan 2nd at the AT&T Center.   It's Texas Showdown night!  We perform before the game at 6:30pm, at half time, and after the game.

CACTUS COUNTRY Announces Summer Rodeo Dates-- On Sunday May29th (Memorial Day weekend) we return to the wonderful Utopia Ranch Rodeo at the Utopia City Park.  We also will play at the Hill Country Favorite Crider's Rodeo on Saturday June 25th, and also on Saturday July 30th.

CACTUS COUNTRY at Kadobe's in Pleasanton-- come out to this neat outdoor restaurant venue.  We'll be there on Friday March 11, April 8th, and May 13th.

2016  Pics

Pics from Joe Jimmy's at Neal's Lodges on July 16!  Thanks to all the Frio River tubers for coming out.

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Pics from Crider's June 25.   Thanks to all who came out even though there were rains in the area.  

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Quihi Pics Feb 27th   Thanks to all who came out, here are pics!

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Holiday Pics:  

Quihi Xmas Dance!

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HUNTERS ALERT-- Come out on Thur Nov 5th to the Bandera Hunter's Weekend kickoff at the 11th Street Cowboy Bar.

PARTY IN THE PASTURE -- Christian Senior Services holds their annual fundraiser at the Rio Cibolo Ranch starting at 1:30pm.  Great cause, and great venue in Zuehl, Tx, near Marion.

Pre Thanksgiving --- Friday Nov 20th  -- We'll be back at the Round Up Beer Garden near Bergheim.  Very cool new place.

Cactus Country will hold it's annual XMAS Dance on Friday Dec 25th at the QUIHI GUN CLUB.  It's always a huge crowd, make sure to plan to come out and finish off a great Xmas Day.   Then come back to Quihi to ring in 2016 on Dec 31st.  Always a great family event.


Cactus Country performed at the Yorktown Western Days as the Friday night Headliner on Oct 16th..  Great to see so many friends to come out.  Special thanks to Colonel Mike and his daughters who came out from Victoria. 

Cactus Country returned for the 4th year in a row to perform at the Rockport Seafare Festival.  This included backing up the South Texas State Finalists of the COUNTRY SHOWDOWN based in Nashville.  


State Fair of Texas  --   Country Country returned to the Main Stage of the State Fair of Texas on Friday Oct 2nd.   1st show at 5:30pm-6:45pm.  Then we hosted the North Texas Finals of the Country Showdown at 8:30pm.  Our last appearance at the State Fair was in 1995 when we played on the same day and stage with the Dixie Chicks and Doug Supernaw so we're excited to return to this iconic venue.   Huge stage, we had a great time.  Weather was perfect.  Special thanks to Bruce Klein of McKinney for pics!

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Crider's Rodeo Summer Dates-- Cactus Country performs after the Rodeo on Sat May 30th and Sat July 11th.  Come out and celebrate the 90th anniversary year for Crider's!

Cactus Country was happy to meet Carrie Underwood's lead guitarist, Ed Eason at the Utopia Ranch Rodeo on May 24th.  Ed has played for Carrie for 10 years, and brought out his family to the  dance at the Utopia Park.  Ed goes back on the road with Carrie in late June!

Utopia Ranch Rodeo on Sunday May 24 over the Memorial Day Weekend.  Come enjoy a unique Rodeo and then dance under the Stars at the City Park with Cactus Country!  Always a great kickoff to the summer.

Sat May 23rd at Quihi was rained out, even with an indoor event.  We were almost set up when the rains hit hard, and within 30 minutes the creeks were rising & the management was concerned with possible flooding.  Sorry to our fans who wanted to come out.  This date has been rescheduled for the fall.  Here's what you missed:  

Cactus Country returns to play at Joe Jimmy's in Concan on Thur Aug 13th and Sunday Sept 6th.  Great summer outdoor venue!

Mark Odom (lead guitar & vocals) won the Acoustic Guitar competition at the Alamo Music GUITAR WARS on Wed May 20th.  This is Mark's 7th win, a San Antonio record.  He won a Limited Edition Fender White Acoustic Guitar valued at $3500.  Congrats to Mark.  Come out and see him live on Stage

April 11th at the Grand Hyatt -  Cactus Country was happy to welcome the San Antonio Children's Choir to sing backup with us on Alabama's song "Angels Among Us", as part of the memorial service for the ICCFA Convention.  The Choir  did a great job and looked sharp.  Thanks to all the kids for coming!

2014 NEWS

Utopia Ranch Rodeo on Sunday May 25 over the Memorial Day Weekend.  Come enjoy a unique Rodeo and then dance under the Stars at the City Park with Cactus Country!  Always a great kickoff to the summer.

Rio Grande Arts Festival at the Laredo Community College welcomes Cactus Country on Friday May 23.  

Cactus Country had a 1st time in band history event at the wedding on April 26, 2014 for Jason and Amanda Staudt in Cestohowa, Tx.  While we've played many times for kids of someone we played for their wedding, this was the first time we had performed for BOTH sets of parents.  Denise & Bobby Staudt were married on April 26, 1986 (celebrated their 28th anniv on Jason's wedding night), and Michelle & Gerry Waclawczyk were married on April 8, 1989.  We truly appreciate both families support.  I doubt any other band in San Antonio can say they've ever done the same! 

New_Folder/Bob & Denise Staudt April 26_1986.pdf     Grooms Parents

MIchelle and Gerry April 8, 1989 Bride's parent's


Cactus Country will return this summer for 6 shows on the Frio River at Neal's Lodges.  Check the website schedule for details.

Yorktown Texas fans-- Cactus Country will return to the YORKTOWN WESTERN DAYS on Sat Oct 18th opening for the headliner (tba)

March 1st:  Cactus Country performs for SPURS Shooting Event on March 1st at the National Shooting Complex.   The Silver Dancers are kind enough to take their picture with Ralph.

 Feb 2014:   Cactus Country will once again back up Western Hall of Fame Artist REX ALLEN JR. from Nashville at the Grand Masonic Lodge in Waco on Oct 20th.  We welcome Rex back to Texas!
2013 NEWS

Oct 2013 -- Want to attend a unique event for a great cause? Check out the  Songwriters at the Ranch event to benefit the Benedictine Sisters: on Sat Oct 19th  www.songwritersattheranch.orgWe'll be in Yorktown that day performing at the Yorktown Western Days, so check out helping out our friends with the Benedictine Sisters!

June 2013-- Lonesome Dove Fest announces that Cactus Country will open for GARY P NUNN on Sat Sept 21st in Karnes City for the annual Festival

June 2013 -- Cactus Country performs in Galveston at Moody Gardens for TCWA Mid-Year Conference

May 2013- Cactus Country to perform at SPURS PREGAME Playoff Game #2  Round 2 vs Golden State Warriors

April 2013  - Special Promotions Inc (Nashville, TN) announces that Cactus Country will be the backing band for all 3 TEXAS STATE FINALIST Competitions in 2013.   Aug 16-- BILLY BOB'S TEXAS-- North Texas Finals     

                                         Sept 28 -- BURNET BBQ COOKOFF-- Central Texas Finals  

                                          Oct 13 -- Rockport Seafair -- South Texas

2013 SUMMER RODEOS with Cactus Country

        Sun May 26  -- Utopia Ranch Rodeo- City Park     Sat June 8  -- Lampasas Rodeo -- Park   

        Sat July 6   Crider's Rodeo- Hunt, Tx   Sat Aug 10  Crider's Rodeo -Hunt,Tx

2013 Summer at Neal's Lodges in CONCAN, Tx  on the Frio River  with Cactus Country  (Free at the Patio at Joe Jimmy's)

    Fri May 31st      Sat June  22    Thu July 4      Sat July 20    Sat Aug 3   Sunday Sept 1st (Labor Day weekend blast!)

We'll see you at the Frio!     Near Garner State Park


June 23rd Crider's Rodeo in Hunt--- Huge crowd likes to dance! 

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Feb 25 Castrovlille 4H Scholarship Dance at Quihi-- Great Crowd!

Cactus Country at Quihi Feb 2012   Bruce & Marlene visit Quihi from McKinney, Tx

Dec 31, 2011  NEW YEAR'S EVE at Quihi Gun Club-- Thanks to over 500 people who attended to Celebrate 2012!
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Dec 25 2011  Over 650 people attend our annual XMAS Dance to benefit D'Hanis Booster Club at Quihi Gun Club

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Nov 2011 Hunters Dance at 11th Street Cowboy bar -  Our friends drove from Corpus Christi to attend!

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Nov 2011 Party in the Pasture at Rio Cibolo Ranch- Fundraiser for Meals On Wheels 

Nathan & Sarah Cernosek at Meals on Wheels 

 2011 Summer Event Pics below.  

Crider's July 2010     More Crider's July 2010     Great Crowd at Crider's Rodeo     Quihi Gun Club Parties with Cactus Country     Quihi Line Dancing

Cactus Country met & opened for the re-united RESTLESS HEART at 2010 Oyster Bake.  This award winning country vocal group from the 1980's were great.  

Cactus Country Opens for Tracy Lawrence at Bayfest in Corpus Christi, Tx

Performing at Corpus Christi Bayfest


Tony Parker & Big KevTony Parker & Big KevTony Parker speaks to the Season Ticket HoldersTony ParkerTony Parker tries out the keyboardTony Parker answers questions

Tony Parker entertains the crowdBrenda with Tony ParkerPlay it like this, Ralph!Spurs CoyoteSilver Stars Mascot, the FoxMatt Bonner

Matt BonnerRampage Mascot, T-Bone, rocks on guitarGO SPURS GO !Spurs PartyRalph jams with the Mascots

2009 Summer-Fall 

11st Street Cowboy Bar featuring Ralphmark & john Labor Day weekend 11th Street Cowboy BarBrenda in Bandera at 11th StreetAlsation Inn Wedding, Castroville, Tx.Aug 2009 Wedding at St. Jerome'sMark & John at Wedding

Convention Group at PedrottisAce Guitarist Mark's "Weapons" of choiceMark Gets down with Crider's Rodeo CrowdRalph in Abilene at Colgate Finals- taking pictures of contestants for his yearbookBrenda sings at weddingBrenda teaching line dancing to a convention group from Mexico


West Texas Fair Abilene     Colgate Country Showdown presented by SPI Nashville  Leon Springs Dancehall Sept 28th  Ride for the Brand Rodeo Helotes Cornyval

Western Hall of Fame & 80's Nashville Star Rex Allen Jr. uses Cactus Country as his band when he performs in Texas.  Here are pics from shows in Houston, 2007, & San Antonio 2008

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 Thanks to  Western Hall of Fame artist Rex Allen Jr. who we performed with on the Roof of the St. Anthony Hotel for a Corporate Group in Jan, and it wasn't too cold.  Great show, Rex!

RODEO 2007 - once again we did the most shows of any regional group at Rodeo!  Sat Feb 10 was a record crowd at the Frontier Club.  Check out the crowds including WOAI's Jennifer Broom partying there!

2007 Rodeo Bud Tent    Bud Tent Record crowd at Frontier Club  Party Time!

rockin crowd! jennifer broom WOAI Meterologist having a great time! Brenda wonders where everyone came from! Full House at the new Frontier Club! Slow dancin' Full dancefloor

Another great night at the rodeo Rodeo is great John staying warm Tambourine player in the crowd........ John does a jig Brenda rocks!

Another great night at the RodeoThanks to Budweiser for their support every year.... Brenda & Chilton at Bud Tent at Rodeo                              Post Rodeo at Uvalde Lone Star Saloon

Summer 2007

Colgate Showdown at Midnight RodeoUtopia RodeoSchertz July 4th Jubilee 


Quihi Gun Club & Uvalde Lone Star Saloon

    Quihi Aug 11Brenda & Tony at Quihi

DEC 2006

Brenda's XMAS puppy Blazer  Ralph at XMAS dance for D'Hanis  XMAS DANCE GREAT CROWDPacked Dancefloor at XMAS Dance  Crowd gets down at D'Hanis XMAS Dance

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HERE ARE SOME SUMMER 2006 Pictures...

And more shots......
Brenda & Chilton  Tony  John  Chilton  Ralph
Merry Christmas!  Christmas at Quihi  Christmas at Quihi  Brenda, Chilton, & John  Christmas at Quihi
Merry Christmas!  Xmas at Quihi  Xmas at Quihi  Merry Christmas!  Just Engaged!
Christmas at Quihi  Merry Christmas!
The Tetco Christmas Carolers joined us for a few songs at their party held at Sonterra Country Club.
Tetco Christmas Carolers     Tetco Christmas Carolers     Tetco Xmas Party
We opened for Tejano star Jay Perez at the San Antonio Police Officers Assn. Xmas party held at the Alzafar Shrine recently.
Ralph     John & Chilton
The Bluebonnet Ball in Kingsville was a fun night once again. See you again next year!

Bluebonnet Ball     Ralph, Chilton, & John


Here are the photos from our December 3 concert with Rex Allen, Jr.

Ralph, Brenda, Rex Allen Jr., John, Chilton     Tony, Brenda, Rex Allen, Jr., John, Chilton     Rex Allen, Jr.     After the show
Tony, Ralph, John     After the show     Tony, Chilton, Ralph


This year the weather was perfect as we performed at Floresville's Peanut Festival Oct. 9:

Chilton     Ralph     Tony     John
Tony     Brenda     Chilton     Floresville Peanut Festival
Chilton     Ralph     John     Chilton


Cactus Country was the backup band for contestants in the South Texas finals of the Colgate Country Music Showdown.  The event was held at Six Flags Fiesta Texas Sept. 18.  A big "THANK YOU" goes out to everyone who was so nice to us that day:  Paul Cowan of Special Promotions, Inc. (producer of the show), Matt & company from LD Systems, Brandon & Joy at Fiesta Texas, and Megan Bishop & Lee Gruwell from Y-100 Radio.  We had a great time!

Before the show     Before the show


We played at the Kendall County Fair in Boerne Sept. 4.  Our thanks go to Suzanne for taking these pictures.

Setting up at Kendall County Fair   Ralph   Chilton   Tony
Chilton & John   Tony & Brenda   Tony & Brenda   Kendall County Fair
Ralph   John   Tony   Brenda


We performed at Quihi (the original little country dancehall) Aug. 14.

Ralph   Tony   Quihi   Quihi
Quihi   Quihi   Groupies Joyce & Marshall   Having a great time at Quihi
Always having fun!   Picture Perfect!   It's getting deep in here!   Party girls!
Joe & Tony getting caught up!   Partying at Quihi   Brenda   Ralph
Chilton & John   Chilton   John   Chilton   Chilton & Suzanne
John & Chilton   I'm getting dizzy!   Having a great time!   Long lost sisters!


It was a fun night at Retama Park when we played there July 30.  Thanks to Chelsey for taking these pictures.

Ralph, the unknown drummer     Steady, John!     Tony & Brenda     Ralph, Chilton, & John
Brenda     Chilton     Chilton     John
Brenda     Too many hot dogs?     Party Girls!     Ralph
Thanks for the photos, Chelsey!     Chilton     Full moon rising at Retama Park     Retama Park
Don't the guys want to dance?     Drummer Ralph     Chelsey     Chilton 
Chilton & John     We see you!     Enjoying the music!      Chilton & John
Ralph     John     Tony & Brenda     Quittin' time!
John     Tony     Chilton

Here are some photos from July 24 at Crider's:

Sing it, Ralph!  Heel, toe, Cotton-Eyed Joe!  Chilton  Tony
Partying at Crider's  Chilton & John  Ralph  Bull****!


We performed at Lackland AFB's Star-Spangled Spectacular on July 4.  Thanks to our friends at Y-100 and Lackland AFB !  Some backstage photos are on the Backstage page.
Tony     Tony & Brenda     Chilton & John (Ralph in yellow)     Brenda, Chilton, & John
Happy 4th of July!     Cactus Country     Waiting for the concert     Celebrating the 4th!
John & Chilton     Brenda & Chilton     Tony     Cactus Country
Waiting for the Fireworks!     Ooo!  Aah!     Brenda, Chilton, & John     Kickin' up their heels!
Laura & Lee from Y-100 Radio     Happy 4th of July!     Celebrating a little TOO much!     Tony & Chilton
Cactus Country     Chilton & Ralph
Here are the photos from June 11 at Leon Springs Dancehall.  Thanks, Chelsey!

Drummer Extraordinaire Ralph     Tony & Brenda     Chilton & Ralph     Partying at Leon Springs
Party Time!
     Leon Springs     Chilton & Suzanne     Two-stepping at Leon Springs
     Chilton & John     Brenda     Two-stepping at Leon Springs
Dancing with Dad     Leon Springs     Brenda & Chilton     Chilton & John
Chilton, Ralph, & John     Leon Springs     Having a good time!     Brenda & John
Cactus Country     Partying at Leon Springs     Leon Springs

Everyone had a great time at Leon Springs Dancehall May 1.

Brenda, Chilton, & John     Brenda     Where's Chilton going?     Tony
John     Leon Springs     Leon Springs     Leon Springs
Leon Springs     Leon Springs     Leon Springs     Chilton
Partying at Leon Springs     Guest singer Whitney Hunt     Way to go, Whitney!     Brenda, Chilton, & John
Ralph     Tony

More photos from St. Luke's Fiesta Finale:
Chilton and John     Brenda     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale
St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     Chilton     John
Ralph     Brenda     Tony     Chilton & John
Brenda     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale
St. Luke's Fiesta Finale
     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale
Photos from Hermann's Happiness:

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Looking good, Gerard!
     Hermann's Happiness 2004     Hermann's Happiness 2004     It's not Quihi, but almost as good!
Hermann's Happiness 2004
     Hermann's Happiness 2004     Hermann's Happiness 2004     Hermann's Happiness 2004

Here are the photos from Leon Springs (Jan. 24).

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We celebrated Christmas in D'Hanis again this year.  According to official reports, it was one of their biggest crowds ever!  Some even waited in line 45 minutes to get in!  WOW! Thanks to all who came out!

Celebrating Christmas!     Celebrating Christmas in D'Hanis     Merry Christmas, Marshall & Joyce!     Chilton & John

Christmas in D'Hanis     Merry Christmas, Vanessa!     Christmas in D'Hanis     Christmas in D'Hanis

Elf Brenda     Christmas in D'Hanis     Christmas in D'Hanis     Christmas in D'Hanis

Chilton & Ralph     Merry Christmas, Ralph!

We also performed for the TETCO Christmas party held at Sonterra Country Club.  Jerry Turner and Dan Cook even got on stage to sing some holiday favorites!

John & Chilton with Dan Cook     Jerry Turner & Dan Cook singing Xmas songs

We opened for Ruben Ramos at the San Antonio Police Officers Assn. Christmas party held at the Alzafar Shrine.
SAPOA Christmas Party     Brenda with Ernest & Anna Elizondo
Saturday, Nov. 15, we performed for the Texas Twilight Gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  The luau-themed event was held at the Verizon Amphitheater in Selma.

Ralph, John, Chilton, Tony     At the Verizon Amphitheater     At the Verizon     Chilton, Ralph, John

At the Verizon     At the Verizon     At the Verizon     At the Verizon

We performed for a Y-100 Supershow at SACU on Huebner Rd. November 8.  Ralph, Chilton, & John got busted for telling too many lame jokes!  (Actually, the officer was there for a children's ID program at the event.)
Ralph, Chilton, & John     At the Y-100 Supershow     Y-100 Supershow at SACU
We celebrated Halloween at Roper's in Floresville.  John wins our costume contest!

John & Claudia   Ralph & John   Angel Brenda   Ralph on the chain gang   Chilton, Ralph, & John

We played for a private party in Pearsall on Oct. 29.  Here are some photos:

Pearsall     Pearsall     Pearsall     Pearsall

Pearsall     Pearsall     Pearsall     Pearsall

We played for the grand opening of Roper's in Floresville Sept. 19.  The crowd was great and we're looking forward to being there again on Halloween.  Here are some photos:

Roper's in Floresville     Roper's in Floresville     What's in that drink?

Thanks to all of you who came out to Leon Springs Dancehall Fri., July 25.  You were a great crowd and we had a wonderful time!  We'll be back there in October.  Here are some pictures (taken by Chelsey Cure):

John     Chilton     Brenda     Tony, Brenda, Ralph

Leon Springs Dancehall     Marsha & Maggie     Chilton     Leon Springs Dancers     

Leon Springs     Tony, Brenda, Chilton     Leon Springs     John

Tony & Brenda     Leon Springs     

Another summer season has begun at Crider's Rodeo in Hunt.  We'll be back there on Sat., Aug. 23.  See you then!  Here are some photos from June 28 and July 12:
Crider's     Y-M-C-A !     Chilton & John     June 28 at Crider's
Having a great time!     Enjoying the summer evening!     Chilton, Ralph, & John     Having a good time, Marsha?

Tony & Brenda     Chilton, Ralph, & John     Y-M-C-A!     Dancing the night away!

Having a great time at Crider's!      Is it Garth?       July 12 at Crider's       Chilton, Ralph, & John

Chilton & John     It's gettin' a little foggy!     July 12 at Crider's     Dancing the night away!

Lookin' good!     Tony, Brenda, & Chilton

We opened for singer/songwriter Radney Foster at the Lonestar Saloon in Uvalde on May 16.  Radney is best known for his songs, "Just Call Me Lonesome" and "Nobody Wins."  He also wrote Keith Urban's latest hit, "Rainin' on Sunday."

Radney Foster     Radney Foster at Lonestar Saloon     Chilton & John with Radney Foster

At little drizzle didn't stop us from having a great time at the 2nd Annual Calaveras Lake Boat Show on May 3.  Cowboy Doug Whittaker was there to entertain the crowd with his trick roping.  Thanks to Laura Ramos and everyone from Y-100 radio for another fine event.
Cowboy Doug     Tony     Brenda     Chilton     John
Ralph and John     Thanks to Y-100!     Ralph
We opened for Tejano star Jay Perez at St. Luke's Fiesta Finale Sunday, April 27.  Thanks to Ernest and Anna Elizondo for all your support!  Joel Elizondo did a great job playing drums on "Cowboy Rides Away."  Thanks also to our photographer, Chelsey Cure!

Our photographer, Chelsey Cure     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     Brenda, Chilton, & John     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale

St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     Tony     Opening for Jay Perez

St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale     St. Luke's Fiesta Finale

Our JUKEBOX CD Release Party was held March 1 at Leon Springs Dancehall.  Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate!  We really appreciate your support!  Thanks to Katie Walla who sold CDs for us; to Jim Blair for videotaping the show; to everyone at Leon Springs; and of course, thanks to Wiley Alexander for all his enthusiastic support.  The event for taped for airing on the Wiley Alexander Country Music Show on Time Warner Cable Channel 20.  Stay tuned for the air date.
Ralph, John, & Brenda sign autographs     Chilton and John     Signing autographs     CD Party
CD Party     Kelsey & Katie     CD Party     CD Party
CD Party     Brenda & Chilton      CD Party     Brenda
Chilton & John     CD Party     CD Party     CD Party
Signing autographs     CD Party     CD Party     CD Party
CD Party     Brenda   
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