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4/22/1981
Texas Dance Hall Opens its doors
5/13/1981
Ronnie McDowell & Charly McClain Our first concert at Texas Dance Hall
6/7/1981
John Anderson Carried all his band gear in a U- Haul trailer
7/23/1981
Hank Williams Jr Put Texas Dance Hall on the map
8/20/1981
Ricky Nelson Ozzie & Harriot send their son
9/10/1981
Ernest Tubb One of country music pioneers
10/1/1981
Ronnie Milsap Sold out two shows. This was the only time it was accomplished
10/28/1981
Ricky Skaggs He brought red hot blue grass to big Baton Rouge
12/17/1981
George Jones He was a big act back then, too
1/28/1982
Jerry Lee Lewis Rock and Roll style of country music


Jerry Lee Lewis 1.28.82


2/17/1982
George Strait Low-dough. Charged a $3 cover charge. He had one hit song called "Unwound"
3/3/1982
Merle Haggard Serious country music superstar
3/17/1982
Steve Wariner He did a great Beatles set
5/5/1982
Lee Greenwood Charged a $3 cover charge
6/23/1982
Jerry Jeff Walker Texas Country Music comes to town
8/12/1982
George Jones Sold out - got drunk - David Allen Coe saved the day
7/30/1983
Texas Dance Hall Closes 405,000 Customers in 119 weeks
10/28/1983
Texas Club opens Our first night with 2,444 friends
11/15/1983
Juice Newton Angel of the Morning spread her Wings
12/15/1983
Jerry Lee Lewis Returns after stomach surgery


George Strait 2.17.82


1/20/1984
Johnny Lee Original Urban Cowboy- Lined up the beer
2/28/1984
David Allen Coe First of 18 appearances at Texas Club
3/22/1984
First male revue show We thought it may be a "one time" promotion
4/20/1984
Sawyer Brown Star Search Wonder Band helps celebrate our third birthday
5/24/1984
Jerry Jeff Walker Back by popular demand
4/12/1984
George Strait He was becoming a huge star
10/18/1984
George Strait He was still becoming a huge star
4/11/1985
George Strait The fourth and last time he would visit. The best yet.
4/30/1985
Emmy- Lou Harris She was as good as she looked
5/30/1985
Steppen Wolf Texas Clubs first rock concert


Merle Haggard 3.3.82


6/27/1985
Molly Hatchet All original members. Guitar Southern Rock
8/6/1985
Bachman Turner Overdrive Randy Bachman, C.F. Turner, And company
9/12/1985
Greg Allman & Elvin Bishop This was a great show
10/31/1985
First Bud Light Fright Night A Halloween Party
10/3/1985
Zebra Randy, Guy and Felix. A lot of great rock from three guys
8/15/1985
Hurricane Danny
10/24/1985
Blackfoot One of original bands last concerts.
11/21/1985
Bonnie Raitt Best Artist without a record deal at the time
12/3/1985
Romantics Have a party band and it will rock
12/10/1985
X Our very first Alternative show


Bonnie Raitt 11.21.85


12/17/1985
George Jones He made up for getting drunk on stage on 8/12/1982
2/26/1986
Merle Haggard Some great acts never change
2/27/1986
Stephen Stills Man can this guy rock, acoustic he is not
3/20/1986
3 Dog Night Joy to the World & Fun for us All
3/15/1987
New Law 18 Year olds cannot purchase goes into effect but they can drink
7/10/1986
Dwight Yoakam California kid on the rise
2/12/1986
100th male show SO much for the "one time" promotion
8/28/1986
Fog Hat Lonesome Dave and Company- Bikers Ball
9/11/1986
Spyro Gyra Jazz at the Texas Club. It worked
10/8/1986
Z 98.1 New Tradition Begins- Turkey eve


Emmy- Lou Harris 4.30.85


11/6/1986
George Thorogood To this day he is the best rocker I have ever seen
1/20/1987
Allman Brothers Band Sold out- Dickie Betts opens for Gregg and they jam till the wee hours of the night
2/5/1987
Skaggs returns Sold out
9/4/1987
Muscular Dystrophy Fund Raiser To Spud McKenzie (Bud Mascot)
Labor Day weekend
8/27/1987
Highway 101 The real deal- too bad it went away
9/17/1987
True Value Showdown w/ WYNK
2/19/1987
John Schneider Dukes of Hazard- Powerful
2/27/1987
Sammy Kershaw And Roundup 54 people drop by. He was still a local boy
4/30/1987
Marshal Tucker Band Fire on the mountain- beer in the belly
4/2/1987
Al Stewart Year of the cat- Night of cool music


Dwight Yokam 7.10.86


4/14/1987
3 Dog Night 2 of the 3 dogs had their day
3/17/1987
Leon Russell And Edgar Winter
5/7/1987
Jason and the Scorchers Alternative country hits town
6/11/1987
Lee Greenwood Sell out: he sang "God Bless The USA"
9/24/1987
John Schneider returns Ladies man and he was good too
11/19/1987
Ricky Van Shelton Young east coast country crooner
2/5/1988
Snowed in Baton Rouge
12/10/1987
Charles Daniels Band He is one large guy and he can play too
12/18/1987
Christmas Party With Bud/ Z 98 666 people showed up- weird


Allman Brothers 1.20.86


1/28/1988
Patty Loveless Young, Beautiful, the next big thing
2/25/1988
Sweethearts of the Rodeo Shot a video that aired on CMT
6/9/1988
Taylor Dayne Sold out; Dance diva at Texas Club
12/23/1987
1,000,000Th Customer enter
7/28/1988
Blue Oyster Cult Euro Rockers- Don't Fear the Reaper
8/25/1988
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts She is serious about her rock baby
12/28/1988
250th male dance show
5/23/1989
Nancy Griffith Hank Jr. Crowd disrupts her show late
6/13/1989
Stevie B. Sold out; more dancing- more N-R-G
8/26/1992
Hurricane Alex


Charlie Daniels 12.10.87


7/18/1989
Noel Sold out; we are on a roll with this
9/5/1989
Mary Chapin Carpenter/ Desert Rose Band She came along for the ride with Chris Hillmans group
9/19/1989
Clint Black A better man- getting even better
9/26/1989
Garth Brooks How could anyone know about this guy?
10/26/1989
27th Birthday WYNK Bellaway Bross Free show
11/21/1989
Verne Gosdin He came with George Jones in 1985
11/14/1989
Kyper Sold out; come dance with us
12/19/1989
First "Feed the Need" show With Rockin' Sidney and Joel Sonnier

 

 

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