Sengelmann Hall

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Upcoming: Alejandro Escovedo, Fantasia, Rick Ross, Etc.

    ​The Rocket Summer: Fri., Nov. 26. The Bronze Peacock Room @ House Of Blues. Aaron Karo: Fri., Nov. 12. Fitzgerald's. Aaron Lewis: Mon., Nov. 1. Verizon Wireless Theater. Alejandro Escovedo: Fri., Nov. 19. ListeningRoom @ NiaMoves. Born Liars, Commie Hilfinger, Really Really, Automatic Th ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 31, 2009

    Buh-Bye 2009

    Where to celebrate the dawn of a new year: Our guide to the best events in town.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Aftermath: Wanda Jackson, Queen Mother of Rock and Roll, at the Continental Club

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty‚Äč Wanda Jackson, unquestionably the true Queen Mother of rock and roll, was fashionably late getting on the stage Saturday night at the Continental Club. It was her seventy-second birthday, and she had played Austin the night before. Who could blame her for being a little sl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    What Is Pul-A-Pul?

    Photos by Nick DiFonzoTo find out, a trip to Schulenburg and the recently revived Sengelmann Hall is in order. Schulenburg lies exactly halfway between San Antonio and Houston along Interstate 10. While the small town itself was formally established in 1875, Czech and German settlers had already m ... More >>

  • Music

    June 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Defending the Polka: Mark Halata of Texavia

    www.halatamusic.comPolka may be a musical punchline to a lot of people, but it's no joke to others. That's why no one was laughing when the Recording Academy announced last week that it was eliminating the Best Polka Recording category starting with next year's awards. As reported in The New York Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Slideshow: Sengelmann Hall in Schulenburg

    Nick DiFonzo Sengelmann Hall, a 115-year old saloon and dance hall in Schulenberg, has been closed up since the 1940s. Until last week, that is, when Houston entrepreneur Dana Roy Harper opened the doors to his million-dollar renovation on this sleepy main street halfway between Houston and San Anto ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Personality Crisis

    The New York Dolls aren't too long in the tooth to sing "Jet Boy."

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: Roky Erickson, Arc Angels, Flo Rida, Quintron and More

    A-Trak, Rye Rye, Treasure Fingers:  Sat., July 11. Warehouse Live.   Arc Angels: Fri., July 10. Warehouse Live.   Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., Aug. 1. Sengelmann Hall (Schulenburg).   Beto Cuevas: Wed., Aug. 26. House of Blues.   Blue October, Switchfoot, Ours: Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: The Cult, Billy Joe Shaver, English Beat, Fall Out Boy, Talib Kweli and More

    Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., Aug. 1. Sengelmann Hall (Schulenburg). Balaclavas, Cave, Twisted Wires: Thu., June 4. Mango's. Babasonicos: Thu., Aug. 20. House of Blues. Billy Joe Shaver: Tue., Aug. 4. Dosey Doe Coffee Company. "Sean Hannity Freedom Concert" with Billy Ray Cyrus, The Charlie Daniels B ... More >>