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112th Annual

Williamson County Old Settlers Celebration

July 9th, 10th, 11th, 2015

Thursday Night
July 9th
   "Crickets Night"
 
7:00 p.m.
     Official Opening
     Prayer
     Pledge of Allegiance
     Star Spangled Banner
     Welcome to Williamson County
     Scholarship Presentation
 
7:30 p.m.      
     The Knights of Texas Swing
         with Paul Schlesinger
   
Playing honky-tonk & western swing
from the 30's through 60's, and
featuring twin fiddles.   This group
specializes in traditional Texas
Swing dance hall music and plays
in the Central Texas area.  Ray
Tesmer and Bill Dowdy aare both
members of the Texas Western
Swing Hall of Fame.
 
 
 
Friday Night
July 10th
"Fiddle Night"
 
 6:30 p.m.
     Registration of Fiddlers
 
 6:45 p.m.
     Fiddle Time !!!
 
 8:00 p.m.
     A.C. Bible and Friends
 
A.C. Bible with friends Winston Anderson, Joe Chovanek, Duey Walther, Roger Beck and Buddy Ferguson.  This group has been honored with numerous awards and they will play many of your favorite songs.
Saturday Night
July 11th
 
  6:45 p.m.
      Annual Address
 
  7:15 a.m.
      The Jordan Sisters
 
Minnie and Ella Jordan..... Teen sisters from Coupland, Texas and descendants of Williamson County Old Settlers.  These young ladies are a breath of fresh air with their exceptional fiddle playing, and singing of old songs.
     
  7:45 p.m.
      Siekerband
 
These performers are bluegrass music artists from Berlin, Germany, now living near Austin.  Rolf Sieker was one of the first 5-string banjo players in Europe, and won the Texas State Banjo Championship in 2001.  Beate Sieker plays acoustic guitar and her vocals have become the trademark of the band. 
 
"Till We Meet Again"
Sung by all