|Local Polka Bands - Club Members|
Louis Metro Polka Club is proud to have many local musicians as
The information below has been provided by the bands.
Please keep them in mind if you need a band for an upcoming event.
The Accordion Duo Pat Auberry (on the right) and Sonny Buchmann (on the left) are a fantastic team of talented and versatile musicians that specialize in German Style music, but wow can they play all types of music. Pat masters the Baldoni Accordion and has and Sonny in addition to playing a piano accordion also plays a button box accordion.They routinely are hired for Ocktoberfests throughout the local area.
For additional information or music for any occasion call Pat or Anna Auberry 636-677-2621.
Die Spitzbuam (the Rascals) are a five-piece German band from St. Louis, Missouri. Since 1992, the members have celebrated their German heritage through contemporary and traditional folk music from Germany and other European regions. The band has performed at dances and festivals in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. They add a German touch to Weddings, Anniversaries, and Fasching celebrations. The band schedule can be found at http://www.spitzbuam.org. They are popular at festivals throughout the Midwest.
Herbert Lorenz firstname.lastname@example.org
Combo (or Solo Richie)
Both providing the finest variety of music, Big Band - Jazz - Easy
Listening and more. Rich on Midi Piano with Sampled Organ -
Vibes - Strings - Clarinet - Accordion - Brass - Sax - Drums
and Bass. Rich's website is http://richcullenmusic.com
Richard Cullen 618-281-5543 email@example.com
Box Club Specializes
in polkas, waltzes and variety entertainment. Usually one hour
engagements for seniors in retirement homes, church socials, AARP etc.
Vocals & Jokes. Ethnic music is mostly Slovenian and German.
The group consists of 6 musicians - 5 Button Boxes and 1 piano
accordion. Full MIDI rhythm group formed in 1981 and is still going
strong. Local public events routinely include Czech festivals in April
and October, St. George Parish School Picnic in June, St. Joseph's
Church festivities in May, July and August, St. George Parish's
Oktoberfest , St. Lucas Sausage dinner the first Saturday in
November. The Button Box Club also hosts a picnic in
at Jefferson Barracks park.
Mary Ann 314-845-1509 firstname.lastname@example.org or Delores 314-638-8278
Dave Hylla's Good Times Band
Good Times Band originated in 1975. It
played 400 consecutive Sunday night dance engagements, over 8 years, at
Hall in Madison IL. Dave’s current band has Vince Musielak on
drums and vocals,
Dave Bohnenstiehl and Jeff Steinheimer on trumpet, Jerry Cobetto on
guitar and vocals and Dave on midi-accordion and vocals. The
Good Times still
plays at many dances, weddings, anniversaries and parties throughout
and the Metro-East. The
Good Times Band
is proud to have performed at the St. Louis Metro Polka Club's Annual
Thanksgiving Polka Festival in 1998, the Soulard Oktoberfest in 2005
and truly enjoys keeping the tradition of Polka music alive! The band's
website is http://hyllasgtb.web.officelive.com
Dave Hylla email@example.com 618-931-3758
The Herb Eberle band plays and sings Slovenian, German, Czech and
American Style Polkas
and Waltzes. The very versatile Herb Eberle also plays and
sings Big Band music, Latin, Country and Western as well as some top
40's music. Herb has been a professional musician, singer and composer
for over 55 years and has traveled throughout the US, Canada and Europe
entertaining people of all nationalities. Locally in Herb's
home town of St Louis, MO the band can be seen at the St Louis
Strassenfest, Maifest and Oktoberfest in Hermann, MO plus local
ballrooms and dance halls throughout the area. Herb
is routinely booked in many states such as Colorado, Kansas, Wyoming,
Nevada, California and Florida just to name a few. For more
information and booking contact:
Herb Eberle firstname.lastname@example.org 1990 Camp Solidarity Rd, Pacific, MO 63069-4202. home 636-271-6071 Fax 636-271-6613 Cell - 314-952-6509
Bob Berkemeier on accordion, Tina Wilderman on saxophone and vocals, Levi Kolweier on drums and vocals. Dennis Spindler (absent in photo) plays guitar and does vocals. Contact Tina Wilderman email@example.com 618-719-9824 for bookings.
St. Louis Czech Express - Specialize in ethnic music (polkas, waltzes, etc) Czech, German, Polish, Slovenian, Hungarian, Italian and a variety of American standard songs, country and rock n' roll. The band has been together 15 years and consists of 5-6 members. Perform songs in 5 different languages. Travels throughout the US and Canada. Routinely play at the following local public events (MO): American Czech Center for Czech day, Selsky Ples, Homecoming, Octoberfest St. Charles, American Hungarian Center, German Cultural Center, St Stanislaus Kostka Church, picnics, and festivals. Available for private bookings - wedding receptions and anniversaries.
Joe Polach firstname.lastname@example.org 314-846-7335
Larry Hallar's Two Star Final The Two Star final offers a spectacular range of polkas, waltzes, and American ballroom styles of music. In addition to public events such as the Strassenfest, the band is also available for private bookings such as weddings and anniversaries. Jim Confer the drummer is on the left with accordionist Larry Hallar on the right.
Larry Hallar email@example.com 314-638-7186
- Specializes in polka and waltzes and adds some
country western for a little variety. Mike, the main squeeze,
the right) has been playing the
accordion for more than 50 years. New to the group is Ray Stanowski
also on accordion, and Moe Keller accompanies Mike on guitar and
vocals; and has been doing so for the past 20 years. The
Connection band was formed
in 1989. Polka Connection plays at the Polishfest in DuBois IL
Ann's Catholic Church for their fall picnic Dance and Polka Mass.
The band plays at many Church picnics and summer festivals
Mike Wisneski firstname.lastname@example.org 618-787-4662
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