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partners

we are lucky to have great supporters of our band and polka music! Here's some of our partners who promote our music either on the radio airwaves or with their special events and festivals. 
Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame 

a non-profit, Wisconsin based corporation formed in 1995. The organization is dedicated to recognize and honor those individuals who have excelled in the performance, preservation, and promotion of ethnic folk music in "Polka Style" within the State of Wisconsin. The Polka Dance is the Official Dance of Wisconsin.

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Minnesota Music Hall of Fame

museum is located at First North Street and Broadway in New Ulm, Minnesota. Memorabilia of individual musicians and musical groups as well as photographs of all who have been inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame may be seen and appreciated.

Mollie B.

the multi-instrumentalist and award-winning vocalist who is the host of the Mollie B Polka Party TV show, has been performing music all her life. Mollie B now performs nation-wide -- live performances, as well as on TV and the movie screen, most often, but not exclusively with the band SqueezeBox. Mollie not only has performed on over 35 recordings, she has shared her many God-given talents with fans in over 30 states and eleven countries and continues to inspire young musicians with her love for music. 

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American Queen Steamboat Company

there’s no more unique way to enjoy a Mississippi river cruise and experience the history, heritage and culture of America’s heartland than a voyage aboard a genuine steamboat like the American Queen. Stroll through charming towns and vibrant Mississippi river cities.

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German Fest ~ Milwaukee

always a great time and we really enjoy playing there every chance we get! 

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Michael Martin Murphey

a dear friend of mine that I've really enjoyed getting to know over the years.  He is such a great singer/songwriter and a true steward of the land.  Follow his "Drifting Cowboy Journal" entries on his web site. 

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Wendinger Band & Travel

with their friendly, German heritage 
Peter and Paul Wendinger welcome you to a world of music and travel. You’re sure to enjoy your experience. 


“Laughter is an instant vacation."

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Cashton, Wisconsin

we're proud to call Cashton our home!  We grew up here, work here and raise our families here.  Come visit and see what makes Cashton such a great place to live, work and play! 

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Gary & the Ridgeland Dutchmen

polka music runs through the Brueggen family.  My cousin, Gary, and the Ridgeland Dutchmen are a very popular polka band throughout the country.  Gary and I am lucky enough that we both had our Dads playing in in our bands when they were in their 80's! 

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Bavarian Blast ~ New Ulm, MN

dance your lederhosen off at this Authentic German Festival! Complete with Bier, Musik, Food & Kinderfest! 

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Malek's Fishermen Band

one of the finest polka bands in the Midwest; and continue the great tradition of dance music excellence started by Syl Malek in the 1930's with Malek Bros. Accordion Band.

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Annual Midwest Polka Fest ~ Humboldt, IA

three wooden floors featuring some of Midwest's finest polka bands!  

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Kris & the Riverbend Dutchmen

they play the unique "Dutchmen" style of Old-Time Music made famous by the bands from New Ulm, Minnesota.  The band typically travels as a 5 or 6 piece band for most engagements, but has the capability to expand the instrumentation for larger venues.  The band plays an upbeat tempo great for your dancing and listening pleasure.

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Saturday Polka Show

I've hosted a Polka Show on Saturday mornings from 10:30am - 12:00pm for decades now on WVRQ-AM 1360.  It's so much fun doing a polka radio show every week & thanks to the listeners! 

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Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen

mix three cups of German-style polka music with one cup of Czech music, and a half-cup each of country,  big band, and party favorites, and you've got a recipe for fun with a band that's really cookin'! That's what you get when you see a live performance featuring Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe Dutchmen, a group based out of Mt Vernon, Iowa.

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Wisconsin Polka Boosters Radio Show

offers German Music daily from 4:30pm - 5:00pm.  Saturday mornings from 11:30am - 12:00pm, hosted by Greg Drust. 

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Old Time Music from the Midwest

"Goodtime Radio, WRJQ," is currently an internet-only radio station that plays a mix of old-time music from the midwest.  Studios are in Aaron Schuelke's home on the northeast side of Appleton. Anywhere from

800 to 1,000 listeners tune into the broadcast daily.  

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Polka Jamboree

Listen each week to the Polka Jamboree with Jeff Heinz. 

KNUJ Radio

Great supporter of the German music.  Always a very active partner at the Bavarian Blast. 

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WYTE Radio

area radio stations like WYTE, help promote polka music events/dances and it's always appreciated by our polka music fans! 

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