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Cactus Country Band was established over 20 years ago, and through the years has become one of South Texas' most requested bands for weddings, conventions, private parties, and festivals. In addition to mainstream C&W music, they can perform a variety of styles of music including oldies and classic rock to satisfy even the most diverse audiences.
Cactus Country's resume includes many regional festivals, and they are a favorite of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. They have also performed at the Texas State Fair in Dallas. Last year they opened for the Charlie Daniels Band. Over the years they have been featured with many Nashville stars, including Gary Allan, Johnny Lee, Clint Black, Dixie Chicks (before they were famous), Rex Allen Jr, Rick Trevino, Aaron Tippin, Johnny Rodriguez, Bellamy Brothers, Doug Supernaw, Perfect Stranger, Paulette Carlson, Sylvia, Moe Bandy, Chris LeDoux, and LeeRoy Parnell. They have also opened for Tejano Stars David Lee Garza, Jay Perez, Roberto Pulido, and Grammy winner Ruben Ramos!
In 2000, Cactus Country was a state finalist in the True Value Country Music Showdown. Previously, the band has been finalists in the Marlboro Country Music Talent Roundup and the Miller Battle of the Bands. They have been the backup band the last 5 years for the Colgate Country Showdown, for both the local competition and the State Finals Competition, which is coordinated through the Nashville Headquarters. This year's Local Finals will be June 20, 2008 at Midnight Rodeo. State Finals will be Aug 30th (South Texas) at the Kendall County Fair, & Sat Sept 13th at the West Texas Fair in Abilene, with Cactus Country as the host band all 3 events!!
The band also had the privilege of traveling to Central America, playing two nights for a Texas-themed restaurant opening in San Jose, Costa Rica. They regularly travel around the great state of TEXAS!
The group performs regularly at the LEON SPRINGS DANCEHALL, the QUIHI GUN CLUB, CRIDER'S RODEO, UVALDE LONE STAR SALOON, & RETAMA PARK PROMOTIONAL NIGHTS!
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