WISCONSIN POLKA BANDS
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Below is a list of all polka bands and solo polka artists believed to be currently active in the State of Wisconsin.  The list was compiled from information obtained online, various polka music-related publications, and the input of people like you.  This list is not official, so any misrepresentations of bands is purely unintentional.  Please help us with any additions, deletions, or corrections that need to be made by sending us an email.

  • Note: This list is for polka or polka-variety bands only -- not variety, wedding, novelty, or ethnic bands.  To qualify for listing, the band (or solo artist) must...
    • ...be based in the State of Wisconsin
    • ...have no problem labeling themselves as polka entertainment when appropriate
    • ...have a repertoire of polkas and waltzes large enough to play a four hour dance without repeating songs



A
Mel Albright
Art Altenberg
Greg Anderson
David Austin
Austrian Express

B
Clete Bellin Orchestra
Benaszeski Brothers
Scott Bixby
Blasmusik Milwaukee
Roger Boll
Les Bonde
Arlie Bork
Kenny Brandt
Bob Breuer
Brewhaus Polka Kings
Brian & the Mississippi Valley Dutchmen
Tom Brusky
Duane Burclaw & the Golden Aces
Don Busse
Button Box 'by Gosh
Buttons & Banjos

C
Carol and the Keynotes
John Check & the Wisconsin Dutchmen
Cheri's Polka Euphonics
Concertina Millie
Cynor Classics

D
John Dietz
Domace Bratje
Michael James Dombrowski
Norm Dombrowski and the Happy Notes
Don Chesebro Bands
Dorf Kapelle
Ray Dorschner and the R.V.D.
Doug Young's River City Dutchmen
George Dums, Mr. Concertina

E
Tom Enneper's Old Time Memories Band

F
Family Tradition
John Filipczak
Finn Power
Firemen 5
Don Fleury
Joe Fojtik and the Czech All-Stars
Gary Frank
Frankie Stipko's Internationals
Freistadt Alte Kameraden Band
Don Frodl

G
Gary's Ridgeland Dutchmen
GB's Dance Band
Generations Variety Band
Keith Gennerman
Glas Harmonika Ensemble
The Good Times Band
The Goodtime Dutchmen
Jim Gorman
Jerry Goerl
Mary Groeschl Band
Dan Gruetzmacher
Don Grzanna

H
Hank & Gene's Polka Stars
Randy Hanke and Hocus Polkas
Jimmy Hartwig
Ed Hause
Hocus Phocus
Hauser's Hotshots
Hayes Boys Orchestra
Ryan Herman
Johnny Hoffmann

J
Michelle Jerabek and the Five Fat Dutchmen
Mark Jirikovec Orchestra
The Jolly Polka Boys
The Julida Boys
The Justmann Band

K
Karl & the Country Dutchmen
Earl Kerschke
The Kingsmen
The Kinsmen
Bob Klinger
Tom Kneiss
Mike Kolb
Ray Konkol
Orv Konop & the OK Dance Band
Grant Kozera
Jerry Krueger
Gary Kuchenbecker
Bob Kuether
L
Carl Laack Orchestra (formerly John Roehl Orch.)
Les Bonde's Melody Notes
Bruce Libby
A Little Bit of Heaven
LiveWire

M

Roger Majeski & the Harmony Kings
Maroszek Brothers
Jerry Marsolek
Ken Megal
Steve Meisner
Meitner's Mitey Boys
The Michael Larson Show
Jimmy Monsen
The Mountaineers
Peggy Mueller
Musical Brass
The Music Connection
The Music Venders

N
The New Generation Band
The New Jolly Swiss Boys
The New Justman Band
Northstar Express
Notes of Norway

O
Bryan O'Donnell

P
Paper City Sounds
Don Peachey
Jim Pekol
The Polish Connection
Polka Potion
Polkarioty
Norm Powers
Chad Przybylski & the Polka Rhythms

Q

R
Steve Rauscher
Ray Rollins Orchestra
The Rhythm Playboys
Roger's Jolly Dutchmen
Ron and Lu Music for You
Rosie & Ron
The Rowe Brothers
Russ 'n' Ron
Mike Ryba

S
Jerry Schneider
Mike Schneider
The II Edition
Shorty Shoemaker
Smokey Express
Wayne Solberg Band
Stateline Playboys
Alvin Styczinski

T
Bill Thull Orchestra
Ralph Thull Trio
Vern Tretow
Tuba Dan

U
Uncle Ozzie

V
Valley Spring Polka Boys
Jerry Voelker & His Jolly Gents

W
Roger Walburn
Jeff Walker
Roger Wartgow and His Melody Boys
The What Cha Callums
Fritz Willfahrt Orchestra
Jeff Winard Polka Parties

X

Y
Steve Young
Richie Yurkovich
Yvonne the Rose Kid

Z
Pat Zoromski and the Boys from Polonia



Updated: January 21, 2014
151 Bands Listed To Date