HOT SPOTS // HOT SHOTS

If you are going to do something tonight that you will be sorry for
tomorrow morning, sleep late. Henny Youngman

It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing! Duke Ellington

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. Cowboy wisdom.
Nobody cares if you don't dance well, just get up and dance. Unknown.

If you see someone without a smile…give them one of yours !
Houston Liederkranz, 713-957-9004, 5100 Ella Blvd, 77018, Stan Thornton,

Acting Pres. houstonliederkranz@yahoo.com . Mixed chorus of volunteers.
Board Meeting// Membership Meetings: Irene Pfingsten, @ 281-890-8232.
Liberty Opry: 936-336-5830, 877-729-9105, 1816 Sam Houston Ave.
Liberty, TX. Branson-style shows on Saturday nights.
Pasadena Hometown Opry , 281-479-4232, 7340 Spencer Hwy. Friday Nights.
The Stafford Centre, 281-208-6900, 10505 Cash Rd. in Stafford 77477, seats 1,154, resident home to Fort Bend Symphony, state of the art sound system, &
a $250,000 HD video system. Free parking. Murphy Rd. exit off SW Frwy.
Wed. Game Nights : McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk,
Bring your own, or check out one of ours. Irish Session @ 7:30 p. NO cover.
Open Mic: Firehouse Saloon.
Firehouse Saloon, 713-977-1962, 5930 U.S. 59 S. (SW Frwy), Open Mic every
Wednesday Night. Firehouse Saloon has always been owned and operated by Fire
-fighters. Current owner, Tom Imber, is a retired Firefighter Paramedic. Voted Best Honky Tonk in Houston. Yay ! Woo-Hoo ! Congratulations ! ! Always ½ price tix offered to Firefighters, Police and Military personnel. Welcome !
Bingo ! We Have A Winner.
Every Thursday: SPJST Lodge 88 Houston, 713-869-5767,1435 Beall St. 77008
hundreds of people line up every Thursday evening to mark their bingo cards and
sip on $7 pitchers of beer. Go early: bingo begins @ 7:30 p. Doors open: 5:15 p.
Armadillo Palace:
The giant, shiny armadillo still stands guard at 5015 Kirby. Goode Co.'s beloved restaurant has a Much Expanded space that includes a new dance hall, a new bar, Enormous Patio and a 4,000 sq.ft. Texas Dance Hall ! Woo-Hoo !

Houston birthed the regal pop of Beyonce`, the fiery soul of The Suffers, the comic genius of Chingo Bling and that little ol' band from Texas, ZZ Top.
(Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill & Frank Beard (no beard).

Celebrating ? Bartenders Advice on Hangovers.
Some folks try another drink:
Hair of the Dog that bit you. A cocktail which in-
-cludes gin, lemon juice, Lillet Blanc and absinthe is believed to cure hangovers.
Bitters mixed with soda and lime or lemon juice. The alcohol in the bitters will fix you up. Bottoms Up !
Drinking Wine Spoodie Oodie, Drinking wine……

Any Weekend is an Opportunity to give a happy home to a lonely animal or two. They ask only for love and will give you devotion without question or talking back. Adoption is an option and an opportunity for those who care about God's
Creatures.

Dosey Doe Breakfast & BBQ (DDBBQ) 832-823-4414, 2626 Research Forest Dr., The Woodlands,Texas 77380. Come Buy !

Kemah Boardwalk
, 281-535-8100, 215 Kipp Ave. 77565, Live Music every
Thursday Night. 7-10:30 p. Fireworks ! every Friday Night.
Thursday Nights: Fielding's Local Kitchen, 281-351-2225, 26400 Kuykendahl, The Woodlands, TX. 77375, Creekside, Watering Hole Bar, patio party with
music by Yelba's Trio. 7 p.-10 p. Reservations Please.
Fridays: Latin Fridays @ St. Regis Hotel, Remington Room, 1919 Briar Oaks
Ln. 713-840-7600, dining/dancing/romancing with music by Yelba's Latin Fire
Band. 9 p. Minimum: $25 pp. in food and alcohol.
Night Session Band//Orchestra, 281-469-2404. Bookings: Mike Gest.

Mike Gest: gestfam3@sbcglobal.net

Hurricane dumped more than 51 inches of rain in the Houston & Gulf Coast area.
Our thoughts and prayers remain with all residents in Houston area and Texas who
suffered tremendous loss and damage due to Hurricane Harvey. God Bless.
In
Harris County there are 121,915 homes damaged; statewide 196,292 homes
damaged with another 109,990 affected by the Hurricane Harvey.
Thanks to all who worked and continue to work tirelessly to rescue and help those
in need without regard to gender, color, religion or political party. We are all God's
people on this Earth together. And, we are showing the rest of the world how to come together, supporting each other, no questions asked or needed.
See: Healthy & Wise Section for Clean-Up -After Info.

Sat. Sept. 16
Kirby's Steakhouse, 281-362-1121, 1111 Timberloch Pl, The Woodlands, party
with Yelba's Trio. 7:30 p.-11:30 p.
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Sisters Morales, bi-lin-
-gual sibling duo, harmonies strong and tight, energetic, emotional and rockin'. 7 p
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Kristin Diable. 9:30 p.
Sat. Sept. 16 Oktoberfest.
Houston Liederkranz Oktoberfest. Musical entertainment 7-11 p. by Mike Gest
& Night Session Band. Public Invited. It's a Party !
Sun. Sept. 17
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Tom McKinney's
Vocal Showcase.
Friday, Sept. 22
Capone's Bar/Oven, 832-767-1794, 2303 Richmond Ave. Houston, 77098, party/
dance with Yelba's Band.
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, White Ghost Shivers, Austin band fuses old-school blues, swing and country into a mix it calls Bawd -
-ville. Yes ! 7 p.
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, South Austin Moon-
-lighters Band. Americana at its best-good-natured, down to earth, rock,soul,70s, R&B, Funk, blues. Think: Allman Bros. 9:30 p.
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy., Hamilton Loomis.
Rudi Lechners German Restaurant, 713-782-1180, Music for dining & wining. 6 p.
Sat. Sept. 23
VFW 10352, 281-443-2023, 16035 Waverly Dr. 77032, Dance to Cajun Music
by Lesa Cormier and the Sundown Playboys Band. 6-10 p. Cover: $8/$9. BYOB. Fais Do Do ! And Away We Go !
King's Bierhaus Heights, 281-990-3042, 2044 E. TC Jester Blvd. 77008, party
in the Biergarten with music by Yelba's Variety Band.
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Dan Penn,75, Alabama-born ,singer/songwriter, Southern music, country soul, music has influenced many younger artists, Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, others have made his songs famous, Conway Twitty, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, James Carr, Aretha Franklin. 7 p.
Rudy Lechners German Restaurant, 713-782-1180, music for dining & wining. 6 p.
Monday, Sept. 25
Houston Symphony, 713-224-7575 presents: Garrison Keillor. Tix: From $35.
Flaming Lips To Rock Houston:
Fri. Sept. 29 Revention Music Center, 713-320-1600, 520 Texas, The Flaming
Lips, beloved OkCity psych rock experimentalists on tour with new album
Oczy Mlody. The larger than life stage show has always been a summer festival
outdoors show. Steven Drozd, Wayne Coyne & Michael Ivins are it.
Friday, Sept. 29
St. Regis Hotel, Remington Room, 713-840-7600, 1919 Briar Oaks Ln., party
with Yelba's Latin Fire Band. 9 p. Reservations please: Min. $25 pp in food//
alcohol. Salza, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia the night away. Ole!
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Radney Foster, smart, successful, sensitive songwriter, producer, performer, native of Del Rio, TX, for more than 30 years, building a deep songbook. Louisiana flavored rootsy-rock.
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Buenos Diaz. 9:30 p.
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Kraig Parker:
World Premier Elvis Tribute !
Sat. Sept. 30
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Radney Foster. 7 p.
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Griffin House. 9:30 p.
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy., Bellamy Bros.
Jarrod Birmingham opening for Bellamy Bros.
The Refuge Bar & Bistro, 713-389-5674, 24 Waterway Ave., The Woodlands, 77380, party with Yelba's Variety Band with a Latin twist. 8 p. Reservations.
Friday, Oct. 6
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, John Fullbright, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, keyboardist, from Okla. has a gift for pop-friendly melodies. 2 shows: 7 p. & 9:30 p.
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 5911 I-45 North Frwy. T. Graham Brown.
Rudy Lechners German Restaurant, 713-782-1180, music for dining & wining. 6 p.
Sat. Oct. 7
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 713-528-5999, 2425 Norfolk, Shake Russell, legendary singer/songwriter, Shakes It Up! w/Michael Hearne. 7:30 p.
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Sister Hazel.
Rudy Lechners German Restaurant, 713-782-1180, music for dining & wining. 6 p.

Sun. Oct. 8
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Johnny Rodriguez.
ROCO: (River Oaks Community Orchestra)
Tues. Oct. 10 Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment (FACE)281-440-4850, 6823 Cypresswood Dr.,Spring 77379, presents: ROCO
Principal Wind Trio. 3 p.
Friday, Oct. 13 Lucky Friday !
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Restless Heart.
Sat. Oct. 14
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Moe Bandy.
Rudy Lechners German Restaurant, 713-782-1180, music for dining & wining. 6 p.
Tues. Oct. 17
Bay Area Com. Ctr., Seabrook, Dance to music by Mike Gest & Night Session Band. 7-10 p.
Friday, Oct. 20
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Crystal Gayle.
Sat. Oct. 21
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. The SubDudes.
Toying With Science:
Sat. Oct. 21 Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment (FACE)281-440-4850, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379, presents: Garry Krinsky's Toying With Science. 3 p. Acclaimed Program commissioned by the
Museum of Science, Boston.
Sat. Oct. 28
VFW 10352, 281-443-2023, 16035 Waverly Dr. 77032, Dance to Cajun Music
by Jackie Caillier & Ivy Dugas and Cajun Friends Band. 6-10 p. Cover: $8/$9. BYOB. Fais Do Do ! And Away We Go !
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Sawyer Fredericks.
Thursday, Nov. 2
So. County Comm. Ctr, The Woodlands, presents: Senior Dance 6-9 p. Music
by Mike Gest and Night Session Band.
Sat. Nov. 4
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Gene Watson w/
Sarah Peacock opening for Gene.
Sat. Nov. 4 Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment (FACE)281-440-4850, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379, presents:
Jackie Evancho. (America's Got Talent). 8 p.
Tues. Nov. 14 Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment (FACE)281-440-4850, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379, presents: Anna Petrova, Bulgarian pianist. 3 p.
Friday, Nov. 10
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Stanley Jordan.
Sat. Nov. 11
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Herman's Hermits.
Thursday, Nov. 16
Carriage Inn Senior Ctr., Conroe, 936-760-1966, presents: Dinner & Dance. Free. Music by Mike Gest and Night Session Band. Public Invited. 4-6 p.
Friday, Nov. 17
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Jason Crabb.
Sat. Nov. 18
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Ottmar Liebert &
Luna Negra.
Friday, Nov. 24
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Riders in the Sky, multi-Grammy Award-winning group. America's fave Cowboys for 30 years .
Friday, Dec. 1
Conroe Activity Ctr. presents: 60+ Dance Club Event. 6:30 -10 p. Music for
dancing by Mike Gest and Night Session.
Wednesday, Dec. 6
Bay Area Community Ctr., Seabrook, presents: Mike Gest and Night Session Orchestra for dancing. 7 p.-10 p. Public Invited.
Tues. Dec. 12 Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment (FACE)281-440-4850, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379, presents:
New Houston Harp Ensemble. 3 p.
Friday, Dec. 22
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Pam Tillis:
Christmas Trio.
Sat. Dec. 30
Dosey Doe Big Barn, 281-367-3774, 25911 I-45 North Frwy. Johnny Lee Band.
New Year's Eve:
Sun. Dec. 31 Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment (FACE)281-440-4850, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379, presents: John Mueller's Winter Dance Party, a tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & The Big
Bopper.
8 p.

Tequila probably won't fix your life, but it might be worth a shot.
Gene Sandefur, Sugarland, TX.
But, Gene, I have heard that Tequila makes her clothes fall off.

Music Is Love and Love Is Music, if you know what I mean, and people who
believe in Music are the Happiest People I've Ever Seen.
Mac Davis. Singer/Songwriter.

Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying the grudge, the other guy is out dancing. Buddy Hackett

We Need Music to Restore the Human Spirit.
Leonard Slatkin, Director National Symphony

We are all fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance!
Japanese Proverb.

You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart. Unknown
There are shortcuts to Happiness and Dancing is one of them. Vicki Baum

Music: The greatest good that mortals know, and all of Heaven we
have below. John Addison

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Berthold Auerbach

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music.
Agnes de Mille
To Dance is to Be Out of Yourself, Larger, More Beautiful and
More Powerful ! Agnes de Mille

Let them praise His name in the dance: let them sing praises unto Him with
timbrel and harp. Psalms 149:3

God made man before woman so as to give the man time to think of an answer to her first question.

Dec. 21, 1988: A terrorist bomb exploded aboard a Pan Am Boeing 747 over
Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 people. Terrorists are still killing innocents.

Texas Saying:
You Can't Get the Water to Clear Up Until You Get the Turd Out of the Creek. Yeah, Buddy. 176