February 2015

February 7th, Saturday, Humble, TX, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Steve & Donna Bing performing, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble, TX  77338.  Homestead Heritage Day.  Reenactors, crafting, events, music stage with continuous music from 10:00am to 4:00pm on the Homestead Heritage Stage.

February 7th, Saturday, Magnolia Texas Bluegrass monthly show.  Laughing Lizards stage time is 1-hour and will be from approximately 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Sydney O'Connell, 11-year old champion fiddler and our side-kick, will do a special show from 6:45 to 7:00 featuring some absolutely fantastic Texas fiddle tunes with Steve Bing on guitar.  The stage show starts at 6:00pm and goes until 9:00pm featuring bluegrass bands.  The Laughing Lizards will play a combination of Old-Time music and Cajun music.  It will be a combination of the Laughing Lizards and the Bayou Hot Shots.  Admission is FREE and open to the public.  Food and drink is available for purchase.  No alcohol allowed.  Jamming by local musicians is in the lobby of the building and sometimes outside, weather permitting.  Location is Montgomery County Community Development Center Bldg., 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia, TX  77355.   From Houston go north on Hwy 249 to Magnolia and at the flashing yellow light is Friendship Drive.  Turn LEFT on Friendship Drive and the Community Bldg. is about 200 yards on the Right.  Friendship Drive is about 2 miles south of the main Magnolia intersection of Hwy 249 and Hwy 1488.  Here is a link to their Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Texas-Olde-Tyme-Bluegrass-Band/122102914472028

February 15th - Bayou Bend, 6003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX  77007, 1:30pm to 2:30pm, on the historic property on the back yard terrace.  Old time music with the theme "Love and Affection" for Valentine's Day.

February 18th - Wednesday, Happy Fatz Restaurant, 3510 White Oak Dr., Houston "Heights", TX 77007, starting at 7:00pm. The Laughing Lizards will play all acoustic traditional Old-time Appalachian music and Louisiana Cajun music.

February 21st - Saturday, in the evening, Dickinson, TX, private party.

February 25th, Wednesday, 7pm to 9pm, Pizza Inn Old Time jam. 1801 Mangum Dr., (corner of W.18th and Mangum Rd.) just outside the NW 610 Loop. All musicians invited to play old-time music.

February 28th, Saturday, 3:30pm to 6:00pm,  Steve Bing calling square dances and contra dances in Lafayette, First United Methodist Church, 703 Lee Ave., Lafayette.  search Facebook "Louisiana Contras and Squares".