22nd Annual Classic Country Music Festival
August 8-11, 2019

Welcome to the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

TCMHOF was initiated in 1998 to celebrate the contributions of Texans to the country music profession. The project highlights those individuals, living or dead, who are recognized nationally as outstanding in their field. The impressive structure encompasses 13,000 square feet of space for exhibits, a gift shop and a large banquet room. The facility can accommodate groups of 300 for lecture-type seating or more than 200 for catered dinners. With soaring ceilings, state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems and a commercial kitchen, the Hall of Fame provides unparalleled meeting space for local groups needing space for banquets and other activities. Read the "Legacy of Tex Ritter" in the County Line Magazine.

The Legacy of Tex Ritter
  • 2018 - Leon Rausch

    2018 - Leon Rausch

    Known as "The Voice" of "Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys", Rausch was Bob's lead vocalist beginning in 1958. After Wills died in 1975, he continued Bob Willls' legacy recording and touring with the original Texas Playboys. In 2011, the Texas Legislature adopted a resolution designating Western Swing as the official "State Music of Texas". Rausch made...

The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Band

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  The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Band
With Shawnda Rains and Charlie Shearer

John Ritter Showcase

Contestant Application Form

Showcase Rules

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TCMHOF Ticket Sales

New Venue-Performing Arts Center

Ticket Pricing


Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

Membership Application

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  • The Tex Ritter Museum

    The Texas Country Music Hall of Fame/Tex Ritter Museum opened in August 2002 in a $2.5 million state-of-the-art facility. Since that date, over 30,000 country music fans have stepped back in time to re-live great moments in country music history. Fans have come from every state as well as numerous foreign countries including England, Scotland,...