September 30, 2023


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PWFAA hosting ninth once-a-year Octoberfest Saturday | News

The Piney Wood Fantastic Arts Association is hosting its ninth annual Octoberfest Saturday at The Barn at Hickory Creek featuring the award-profitable polka band, Brave Combo.

“The PWFAA carries on to get the job done as a result of these unpredictable situations and will continue to carry you the high quality enjoyment you have appear to expect in this tiny but wonderful town,” explained Ann Walker, PWFAA Director. “All occasions will be held with regard toward social distancing and holding our patrons safe.”

PWFAA is 1 of the ideal once-a-year parties in the pines. From the waltz to the considerably-beloved “Chicken Dance,” the Grammy award-profitable band will keep you dancing.

Brave Combo is an internationally known polka band with a special seem. They have been nominated 7 occasions for a Grammy, successful two times. Their audio has been highlighted in a number of films and strike Tv set exhibits, such as “Fools Rush In,” ABC’s strike series “Ugly Betty,” Fox’s “The Simpsons,” “Xmas Caper,” showcasing the Madagascar Penguins and the “Dragon Ball Z Movie 8 – The Legendary Tremendous Saiyan.”

The strategy for the group created some 37 decades ago when Courageous Combo front gentleman Carl Finch was thinking about how folks have preconceived ideas about audio.

“At that time, polka seemed to be the ‘butt of the joke’ audio,” Finch explained. “I had listened to polka in excess of the a long time and couldn’t have an understanding of how it could have a damaging result on folks.”

Finch claimed he and his band set out to demonstrate polka could be neat.

Enjoying festivals, nationally and internationally, and doing the job with some of the most beloved polka bands in the globe, the Denton primarily based quintet performs a globe new music combine for their concert events, including salsa, meringue, rock, cumbia, Conjunto, polka, zydeco, classical, cha cha, and the blues.

Saturday’s show will mark the band’s ninth effectiveness for the PWFAA.

Band members usually enter the group to clearly show people how to polka and waltz.

Refreshments will consist of genuine German food stuff and Stesti Beer.

This party is funded in element by the Texas Commission of the Arts and is sponsored by Crockett Insurance policies Assistance.

Doorways open at 6 p.m. Audio starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for each person. Young children under the age of 12 get in free. Tickets can be obtained at the door or on the net at