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Gruene Hall

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Address: 1281 Gruene Rd, Gruene, TX
Phone Number: 830 606 1281
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Activities: Dancing
Description: The oldest dance hall in Texas.
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A whole lotta Texas fun!

Historic hall with live music and a bar. What's neat about it is that the whole family can go in and hear the music. Great family time. Music there every day of the week!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
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Cedar Rapids
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Historic hall with live music and a bar. What's neat about it is that the whole family can go in and hear the music. Great family time. Music there every day of the week!

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Westport, Connecticut
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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We caught a free (but great!) casual, kids-friendly live music performance starting in the early afternoon, in the historical Gruene Hall. No real food served and only canned beers, but the atmosphere was great and you shouldn't miss it. The whole Gruene historical district is very cute and has tremendous rustic charm, with this music hall, few wineries, few good... More 

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Feeding Hills, Ma.
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stopped to check out the interior to the oldest running dance hall in Texas after lunch at the Mill. Do not expect fanciness - no pretensions here. This is an old wooden structure with long tables and benches , a stage and dance area plus a bar . We listened to a set by Chip Dolan which we enjoyed.... More 

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Onalaska, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Historical country dance hall in central Texas. Good selection of beer and so so wine list. But you come for the music and dancing. Casual, wear your hat and boots if you got them. Many bands play here. Check the website as the acts are usually sold out in advance. You can listen to bands during the day for free.... More 

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Austin, Tx
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Gruene Hall is a true Texas Legend and one that all music fans should definitely pay a visit too. I have had the pleasure of being part of the scene on many occasions over the past 30 plus years. I had the pleasure of kicking back a few cold ones with Jerry Jeff after meeting him at the trough in... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Most reviews depict the hall very well. The history and vibe of the place is very good. Stopped on a Sunday afternoon, the hall was full, beer flowing, and good music playing.

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Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The town Of Gruene has made itself into a homey tourist destination with antique stores, gift shops, clothing boutiques and its main attraction, Gruene Hall. The town boasts a free parking lot that could serve a small arena and it was nearly at capacity when we visited on a Saturday afternoon. Located between San Antonio and Austin, the hall serves... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Gruene Hall is the oldest dance hall in America. My wife and I went on a whim to see Jason Boland & the Stragglers one night and Rosanne Cash the next night. If you want to go honky tonkin the old fashioned way, this is the place. Gruene Hall consists of a stage in front, a bar in back and... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Being the oldest dance hall in Texas got our attention. We visited the Hall one afternoon but it just didn't do it justice. Then we went there on a Thursday night and it felt like jumping back in time; a good time. Bo Porter was the entertainment and he was great. BUT; you must prepare yourself to be transformed into... More 

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Houston, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A great place to visit while in town. We attended a concert here and while there was a lot of people there it never seemed over crowded. The ladies restrooms inside were open and the line moved quick. The men had to use the portacans outside and my husband said there were no lights out there. Definitely going to start... More 

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