Hot Nights, Cool Toons concert series returns to Brenham in July

BRENHAM—The Hot Nights, Cool Tunes Summer Concert Ser ies returns to dow ntow n Brenham, keeping a communityfavorite tradition alive. Bring your families, lawn chairs and enjoy an outdoor evening of music and fun at 7 p.m. every Saturday in July.

The lineup for 2012 brings back some crowd favorites while adding a new band, and great performances are in store for those who attend.

Kicking off the event on Saturday, July 7, is The Newsboyz (, a five-piece band from Austin. They play a huge variety of music and really put on an entertaining show.

The second week, Saturday, July 14, concert attendees will hear the band Dysf unk shun Junkshun ( This seven-piece band from Austin was putting on a show last year before having to close down early due to a weather threat. The band’s rock-n-roll, disco, funk and Motown sounds are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Returning to the Hot Nights stage on July 21 is Abbey Rode & Already Gone ( – Beatles and Eagles Tribute bands that continue to be crowd favorites.

Saturday, July 28, Main Street brings back the popular group Suede ( This band plays hits from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s to today.

Car enthusiasts will enjoy the Classic Car Cruise-In that will be lining West Alamo Street for every show, sponsored by the Stray Katz Car Club. Anyone interested in participating can contact Carla at 979-836-2855.

Again this year, food and beverages will be available, thanks to the Brenham Rotary Club and Brenham Main Street Historical Preservation Inc.

“There are a number of things that continue to make this a unique event,” promotion committee chair Traci Pyle said. “It happens in the slow-paced summertime; it’s held in the shade of our beautiful, historic downtown; the quality of the bands is outstanding; and, best of all for the community, it’s free!”

“We are really looking forward to hosting this event again,” Eckermann said. “Those who attend will have the unique opportunity to sit back (bring your lawn chairs), bask in the ambiance of our historic downtown, and enjoy friends and fantastic entertainment, all brought to you by community minded businesses.”

For more information, contac t Jennifer Eckermann at 979-337-7384 or via e-mail at

For a visitor guide or more information about all of the events coming up in Washington County, call 1-888-BRENHAM (273-6426) or visit

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