2010-10-14 / Community News

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, October 18, 2010 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00.

BRIANA ADAMS has been playing guitar for a little over two years and writing her own music. In the summer of 2009 she went to Fort Dodge, Iowa and cut a few records in Junior Motel’s Studio. Briana also tried out for American Idol this pass summer. She continues to play small venues all around the Fayette, Lee, and Bastrop county areas. This summer, Briana opened for Brandon Rhyder at the Bastrop Homecoming.

ZACH NOVAK, CHARLIE BARTOS and DENNIS TOUSEK Zach is 17 years old and loves Czech music. Just give him a keyboard or an accordion and he will show you just how much. Playing music makes him happy but things have not always been easy for him. Zach has overcome many obstacles. He does not read a note of music so sometimes his playing sounds are a little different than everyone else’s. Zach has played as a special guest with Charlie and Dennis with their band the Incredible Music Makers and also in the Czhilispiel Parade. Accompanying Zach will be CHARLIE BARTOS and DENNIS TOUSEK who both love to play the accordion. It was by pure accident that they decided to play their accordions for the Incredible Knockouts at the chili booth at Czhilispiel. This sparked the beginning of the Incredible Music Makers. Charlie is a native of Flatonia, Texas and learned to play the accordion when he was 11 years old. He is mostly self-taught with the exception of a few lessons from his dad, and learned to play by practicing every day. He loves to play polkas, waltzes, and country-western music. Dennis was born and raised in Moulton, Texas, in the vicinity of Cotton Grove. He was 9 years old when his parents purchased an accordion for him to play. He received lessons from the famous Charlie Tousek who had a band around the Moulton area. During his teenage years, Dennis only played for his family, and was even known to play all night long until the sun was coming up. Charlie and Dennis’ dream came true when the Incredible Music Makers band was formed.

JAKE KELLEN was born in the small farming community of Littlefield, Texas and now resides in Warda, Texas. Though Jake enjoyed performing in the local talent shows, his focus remained on becoming a pitcher for the Texas Rangers. The dream of playing professional baseball took him to the campus of Lubbock Christian University where he played ball and continued to play his guitar. In 2003, Jake hung up his glove for his guitar. In 2005, he released his first CD “Take Me Home” which contains 10 original songs. The song “Bullet Proof” remained on the charts for several weeks. This year Jake released another CD entitled “Grace” This CD contains 13 songs produced by Jake himself. Jake describes this CD as a country music roller coaster full of good driving songs, party songs, funny songs, and love ballads.

So be sure to be with us on Monday, October 18, 2010 for toe tapping night.

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