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Name: Tex Warner
Born in: 1946 in Gersthofen near Augsburg/Germany
Music Experience:  
connected with country music since 1958
Bandleader, Entertainer, Musician, Songwriter, Arranger, Producer, Country Music Author and Country Music Historian
Established a record label "TAW-Records" 1981
Membership:
KIWANIS International since 1968 (Life Member)
Country Music Association in Nashville, Tennessee/USA Sterling Member since 1977

Some Highlights



1958 - First contact with country music through AFN Munich
1967 - Establishing the first country & western band in Augsburg/Germany "TEX WARNER & THE COUNTRY BOYS"


1968 - Renaming band to "TEX WARNER & THE WESTERNAIRES" - First Country Performance for German audiences




1969 - First Charity Concert for Kiwanis International - First Press Info in Newspapers






1970 - Traveling throughout the continental USA making first contact with US country personalities in Nashville





1971 - Adding new musicians to the Country Band in Augsburg. Entertaining US Troops in Southern Germany. (Die Band besteht nun aus Tex Warner, vocal, acoustic guitar / Dolf Hintermayr - drums / Alfred Ruddigkeit - lead guitar / Rainer Effenberger - bass und Fred Krs - fiddle )

1973 - First Country Single on Tarantel Records - First tour in Southern Germany for German Clubs - Working GI-Clubs with Jeannie C. Riley, Hank Thompson, Bob Luman and others

1975 - First appearance on German TV (Stuttgart)

1976 - various Country Music Festivals in Germany

1978 - Marlboro Country Music Festival im Circus Krone München




1979 - Promotional Tour for German Banks in Stuttgart Area

1980 - Marlboro Country Music Festival in Augsburg





1981 - Establishing Record Label TAW-Records  - Bringing Country Music the first time to the Augsburg Plärrer (a county Fair) - Production of MC
  




1984 - Production of MC "It's Country Music Time Vol. 2" - Production of MC "Orange Blossom & Other Specials" starring "The Westernaires" -Production of Single "Alone in A Crowd" - Organizing the "First Augsburger Country Music Concert" with other local Country Acts


1985 - Concert in Lucerne, Switzerland
   

1986 - Country Music Festival in Austria




1988 - Country Music Show "A Trip Through the USA" at Landsberg Prison using large projection of pictures of the USA complementing the show
1989 - Production of CD "White Cadillac & Country Songs" - Tour with Jerry Rivers (Hank Williams' Fiddler) with Video Projection Show "The Legend Hank Williams"



(l-r: James Belcher - drums / Rainer Effenberger - background vocal & bass / Jerry Rivers - fiddle / Tex Warner - vocal & acoustic guitar / Klaus Hoffmann - background vocal, electric guitar / Steve Porter - pedal steel guitar)

1990 - Release of the CD "White Cadillac & Country Songs"

1991- Charity Show for "Children with Cancer"


1992 - Multi-Media Country Music Concerts with video projection "Tex Warner in America" and other topics;


1996 - Now - Country Music Concerts - Open Air - Charity Concerts
Seit 2003 - Country Music Konzerte in der Besetzung:
Tex Warner - vocal, acoustic guitar / Joe Götz - vocal, 5-string banjo / Roland Höffner - bass


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