Well folks sorry to announce we are having to re-schedule the Bill Pekar show at Greek’s 205 tonight in Victoria. The rain and the outside patio with our electronic toys won’t fly. So we will let you know when we have another date there. The rain won over the Shiner this time!

Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brother May 20th & May 21st!

Bill Pekar & Friends will be making an acoustic visit to Schroeder Saloon near Goliad TX on Friday May 20th. Doors open at 6pm. There is no cover charge so bring some friends and enjoy a cold beverage and enjoy some great tunes! For more information check out Schroeder Dance Hall!

Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers (full band) will be stopping by downtown historical Victoria TX at Greek’s 205 Bar & Grill on Saturday May 21st. Join Bill, Clinto, Damon, Tim and special guest Phillip Wright on percussion. The band will be kicking off about 9pm on the patio if weather permits and there is no cover charge. Come out early for some great food and drinks! For more information visit Greek’s 205!

Bill Pekar’s Sunday Songwriter Series 2016!

Now a word from Bill:


Remember folks—4 weeks from today (Sunday 5/8) start’s Bill Pekar’s Sunday Songwriter Series in lovely downtown Gonzales, Tx @ The Templin Saloon and Shiner’s finest music venue—- Howard’s!!!!!!
The June schedule as follows:
June 5-Shake Russell/Michael Hearne —Templin Saloon
June 12- Drew Kennedy—–Templin Saloon
June 19-Van Wilks–Howards
June 26 William Thomas Elskes (Tommy)-Templin Saloon

Featured acts start around 6’OH CLOCK! Get there early (4ish or -heck- whenever we feel like starting) for friend’s and neighbor’s doing a lil’ picking!!!! We have many surprises lined up for July and August— Stay Tuned!!!! Brought to you by the Templin Saloon, Howard’s, and our good ole’ friends The Spoetzl Brewery!!!!!

Watch this cool video!

Well Clinto mentioned this video earlier this week. Very well done! Makes you proud to be from Texas and the Gonzales area. Cool little cameo appearance by Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers in Oct 2015 at “Come & Take It” opening for Johnny Lee!

Saturday April 16th Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers appearing at Templin Saloon in Gonzales!

Bill Pekar Poseter Templin Saloon April 16 2016

Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers at our “World Headquarters”

TONIGHT! Sat. March 26th at Howard’s in Shiner TX – see ya there!

Bill Pekar Poster at Howards 3 26 16

Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers schedule last of March 2016

Thursday – March 24th – Bill Pekar & Friends will be appearing at the Victoria Country Club for a happy hour event for the members & guests from 6pm to 8pm.

Saturday – March 26th – Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers return to the “Official World Headquarters” of Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers! Howard’s in Shiner TX. Music starts about 8pm and no cover charge!

Tuesday – March 29th – Bill Pekar Trio will be appearing at The Stardust Martini Bar in Round Top TX. Music goes from 7pm to 10pm. No cover charge!

Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers at Texas Independence Songwriter Festival

Texas finest songwriters throughout the State of Texas March 4-6 2016.
Up and coming music artists are invited to play an open mic Friday night, March 4, 2016. Saturday we will host some of the best songwriters in Texas, performing at the two venues. With a grand finale to end out the night.

$10 day pass for all shows

Texas ind Songwriter Festival 2016

1st Annual

Texas Independence

Songwriter’s Festival

March 4-6, 2016 • Gonzales, TX

Templin Saloon – 621 St. Paul

Running M Bar & Grill – 520 St. Paul

Crystal Theatre – 511 St. Lawrence

OPEN MIC @ Templin Saloon

LIVE MUSIC @ Running M Bar & Grill


Templin Saloon

1 p.m. – Tommy Elskes

2 p.m. – Morgan Ashley

3 p.m. – Zach Walther

4 p.m. – Emily Herring

5 p.m. – Chuck Hawthorne

6 p.m. – Matt Kitchen

7 p.m. – Bill Pekar

9 p.m. – Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros

Running M

1:30 p.m. – Aubrie Lynn

2:30 p.m. – Mitch Jacobs

3:30 p.m. – J.D. Wellfed

4:30 p.m. – Matt Kitchen

5:30 p.m. – Tommy Elskes

6:30 p.m. – Morgan Ashley

7:30 p.m. – Emily Herring

9 p.m. – Aaron McDonnell

GOSPEL BRUNCH – 12:30 p.m.


2 p.m. @ Crystal Theatre




@ Templin Saloon

For More Information,

Contact 713-598-6331

Gonzales Mardi Gras Celebration Sat. Feb. 6th

Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers will be one of three bands performing at the Gonzales Mardi Gras Celebrations. $5 cover to see 3 bands with music starting at 3pm.

Live music, crawfish, king cake, Jackpot gumbo contest.
Alotta’ Cajun in little Gonzales
The block will be closed so we can get the feel that we are in Louisiana right on Bourbon Street.

Live performances:
3pm-5pm, Marcus and The Washboard Machine
6pm-8pm, Ruben Moreno and Zydeco Re-Evolution
9pm-11pm, Bill Pekar & The Rainey Brothers


Bill Pekar & Friends at Victoria Country Club Thurs. Jan. 7th!

Bill Pekar and Friends will be appearing for guests and members of the Victoria Country Club for an acoustic performance for happy hour from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday Jan. 7th!