Featured Bands

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2017 German Fest Bands

Alex-MeixnerThe Alex Meixner Band

Grammy Nominated Musician and Producer, Alex Meixner is back!

Alex’s high energy performances of everything from old time polkas and waltzes to more jazz and pop influenced repertoire has won over audiences throughout North America and continues to attract new fans. Equally at home with traditional and contemporary styles, he performs on about a dozen instruments (including the 12 foot long Swiss Alphorn and trademark Meixner Button Box sound) and vocals in English, German, Slovenian, Croatian, Czech and more!


Freistadt Alte Kameraden BandAlte Kameraden 

37 Years with German Fest!

Large brass band from Freistadt Wisconsin, German music with fun audience participation.





Minnesota band featuring authentic German singing and yodeling, 15 foot Swiss Alphorn.






austrian expressAustrian Express

Austrian/German show and dance band from Wisconsin.




Copper Box

Fronted by Danny and Michelle Jerabek, Copper Box is a genre-bending celebration of fusion roots rock that channels the rowdy communal feel of a small-town party with their refreshing, gutsy, americana sound of artists like the legendary Esteban Jordan (the Jimi Hendrix of the accordion), Doug Sahm, Clifton Chenier, Los Lobos, and CCR…a must see!


dorf kapelleDorf Kapelle

Large show band from Wisconsin – Traditional ethnic style of the typical European Village Band – polkas, marches, waltzes.




Fan favorite German/Austrian folk songs with a little Rock & Roll and Country mixed in.



Jerry Schneider Band

A Wisconsin band featuring traditional German dance music – polkas, waltzes and big band entertainment.



Johnny Hoffmann und die Herzbuben

37 Years with German Fest!

A Wisconsin band featuring traditional German dance music – polkas, waltzes and big band entertainment.







Johnny_Wagner_BandJohnny Wagner Band

An Illinois band featuring Bavarian, Austrian and Slovenian polkas, Swiss Alphorn, yodeling and fun audience participation.



Obenheimer Express Band

9 musicians from Alsace who set fire to the stage with rock and roll, ballads and a multitude of recent hits and oldies.  Experience the Obenheimer Express “Stimmung”, which means “having a good time”!






A German-American band from Illinois with a modern flair, fun audience participation songs, polkas, rock oldies and more.




Plymouth High Junge Kameraden

The only high school German Band in the country!




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