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The impressive strumming, drumming, and all-around soothing vibe of Acoustik Element will transport guests to a place where cobblestoned streets and warm sunshine rule the day. Acoustik Element is best known for adding a Latin twist to songs by Santana, The Eagles, The Beatles, Bob Marley, and more while also staying true to Latin standards such as “Besame Mucho,” “Sway,” and “Malaguena.”
Funky Butt Brass Band
The Funky Butt Brass Band was formed in 2008 by six talented musicians who respect and revere the New Orleans brass band tradition. The FBBB takes traditional New Orleans brass tunes and gives them a twist, in the style of Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rebirth and Bonerama.
Larry Hallar has been entertaining the St. Louis area and the midwest with his accordion since 1961. He has played many country clubs, ballrooms, hotels, restaurants, private parties, festivals and wineries.
ÜberCool is a band unlike any other in America:
In addition to Oktoberfest party standards, they play the German Rock/Pop music that is played on German radio stations every day, not just for special events on German holidays. Pop music from Germany has never been heard on American radio stations because it's not in English. For the first time, you can rock and dance to the REAL German music that doesn't need green hats, bratwurst, nor lederhosen.
If you are looking for authentic Bavarian music, look no further. The Bavarian Stompers, have a wide variety of Ooom-Pa Pa selections and we all have authentic lederhosen outfits.
Denny Potthast & the Soulard Island Dudes
Denny Potthast & The Soulard Island Dudes brings you All the fun and experiences of one of the most celebrated party bands with an island twist.
Mitzi MacDonald & Keltic Reign
Mitzi was born and raised on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Cape Breton is known the world-over for it’s great Scottish fiddlers, and musicians of Celtic based music.
Big Joe & The Bavarians
Liven up Oktoberfest or bring a touch of German heritage to your next family gathering with Big Joe and the Bavarians. Members Joe Schulte, Mary Ann Schulte, and Randy Holmes are veteran musicians: Joe plays tuba, baritone horn, euphonium, and accordion, Mary Ann plays piano, keyboard, and accordion, and Randy plays trumpet, fluegelhorn, herald trumpet, and piccolo trumpet. Plus, they come clad in traditional German outfits, lederhosen and all.
Elsie Parker & The Poor People of Paris
The “très belle” voice of Elsie Parker sounds as if its floated straight from the romantic boulevards of Paris. Elsie and the Poor People of Paris specialize in French popular music and jazz, just like you would imagine hearing at a Parisian cafe
Janet Evra is an international jazz vocalist, bassist, songwriter, and bandleader. She blends bossa nova and Latin jazz, French jazz, and American jazz with a pop crossover twist. The result is fresh, lush music that’s sure to wow your audience.
Strings International- Christos Sarantakis
Christos Sarantakis was born and educated in St. Louis, MO. His parents were both of Greek heritage and as a child he was always listening to European styles of music, mostly Greek. He attended Maryville College in St. Louis, where he studied Music Education and Music Therapy.