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2018 German Fest Bands


2018 FEATURE BAND – Direct from Austria!

Formed in 1993, the Die Lauser trio transitioned from their traditional lederhosen to the well-known and recognizable Rettl Kilt as they performed their unusual Lauser sound.  Today, a group of six, still sporting kilts, are among the top Volksmusic stars in Europe.  Their featured bagpipes add to the folk-rock sound and their enthusiastic stage presence.  Die Lauser recently released their fourth album, “Welcome to Austria”.  (Fri. Sat. & Sun.) 


NEW!  Alpine Blast

The latest in Alpine Music!  Based in Milwaukee, this duo sings and plays German, Austrian, Slovanian polkas, waltzes, tangos and modern Alpine music.  (Sat.)







Freistadt Alte Kameraden BandAlte Kameraden 

37 Years with German Fest!

Large brass band from Freistadt Wisconsin, German music with fun audience participation.  (Fri. Sat. & Sun.) 




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Minnesota band featuring authentic German singing and yodeling, 15 foot Swiss Alphorn.  (Fri. & Sun.)









Austrian Express

Austrian/German show and dance band from Wisconsin.  (Fri. Sat. & Sun.)






Copper Box

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.  (Fri.)






NEW!  Dan Witucki and Mein Heimatland Musikanten

Known as one of the finest concertina players in the country and having performed for 14 years in Epcot’s Germany Show at Walt Disney World, Dan and his band “Mein Heimatland Musikanten” play many styles of music sure to get your feet tapping, hands clapping and voice singing to the good ole German drinking songs.  (Fri. Sat. & Sun.)


dorf kapelleDorf Kapelle

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






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





Jerry Schneider Band

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





Johnny_Wagner_BandJohnny Wagner Band

An Illinois band featuring Bavarian, Austrian and Slovenian polkas, Swiss Alphorn, yodeling and fun audience participation.  (Sat. & Sun.)






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





Plymouth High Junge Kameraden

The first high school German Band in the country!  (Sat.)




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