Category Archives: Menomonee Falls

Index to Menomonee Falls High School Bands

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Index to Menomonee Falls High School Bands Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 10, 2016 Updated 07/03/2016 a country band – Members: Dane Peterson, Brian Smith, Peter Alt, Paul Oswald, Rian Sommerfield, Dan Ackerman, and Kenny Chakitas American Express – Michael White and Steve Daigle took the band, changed the name to the “American Express”, with Charlie Radtke, Wauwatosa, Lead… Read more »

St. Mary’s School Band and Choir

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St. Mary’s School Band and Choir Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 11, 2016 Updated 06/11/2016 Dan Berg – KNEW I saw that pipe at St Mary’s in Steve L Daigle band post. It is the most photographed pipe in history. This was MY band and choir playing in the basement in 1969…. watch your head! (Me on sax, brother… Read more »

Steve Daigle – The Hidden Drummer

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Steve L. Daigle “The Hidden Drummer” Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 11, 2016 Updated 06/18/2016 Steve L Daigle – Hello Mike! Thanks for Friending me! It’s been so very many years since we were back at M.F.N.H.S. I see you like Music and History, two very important things to me also. I moved to Colorado in May of 71. Then back… Read more »

Elmer Marks and the Nightingale Ballroom

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Elmer Marks and the Nightingale Ballroom Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 14, 2016 Updated 06/14/2016 Marks played polkas, ran club July 09, 2009 SHARE ByJesse Garza of the Journal Sentinel July 09, 2009 When Elmer Marks squeezed out his favorite song from the accordion strapped to his heart, his son, Rick, knew it was Saturday morning. “The hurdy-gurdies, the… Read more »

Burg Band – Menomonee Falls: Polka and Dance

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Burg Band – Menomonee Falls: Polka and Dance “Burg Band” Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 13, 2016 Updated06/13/2016 Dan Burg, June 12, 2016 – Yep.. the Tony Rademacher Band was well known… and although I don’t believe they had a band name, my Dad and my Uncle played at Otzelberger’s Tap back in the ’40’s. Members were John Burg,… Read more »

On Strike aka Boat’n Landing aka Tryst, Menomonee Falls band

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On Strike aka Boat’n Landing aka Tryst, Menomonee Falls band On Strike Added by Michael R. Reilly, July 3, 2016 Updated 07/03/2016 Tim Theys – July 1 at 6:17pm. During the early to mid seventies there was a band that my buddy Dan Jahnke’s older brother Jimmy played bass in. At first it was known as “On Strike” Jim Daigy… Read more »

Triple Threat – Menomonee Falls

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Triple Threat – Menomonee Falls Triple Threat aka “The Cartoons” Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 10, 2016 Updated 06/13/2016 Dan Burg – Steve Fredrichs was the drummer [in Magnum Opus], … back then my band was “Triple Threat” with the Carter brothers (Bob and Dan)… Above: June 11, 2016, Dan Burg – Triple Threat Info. Played private parties, weddings,… Read more »

Rainbow Bridge Band – Menomonee Falls 1976

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Rainbow Bridge Band – Menomonee Falls 1976 Rainbow Bridge Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 13, 2016 Updated 06/23/2016 Above – Dan Burg, June 12, 2016:You need to contactTony Carini from The Crisis! for info about Rainbow Bridge. I believe his brother was in that band around 1976. Here is all I have: “Ross Carini, and Randy Dietz, Marc Winclif… Read more »

The Fastbacks band, Menomonee Falls

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The Fastbacks band, Menomonee Falls Fastbacks Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 23, 2016 Updated06/24/2016 According to Jill Schmidt – Greg Bertucci also belonged to The Fastbacks. See below. Gary Myers – I show Fastbacks as Rick Frederick – ld gtr, Mike Glennon – rh gtr, Jeff Schneider – bs, Gregg Bertucci – dr. They had a 1971 45 on… Read more »

Pearl band, Menomonee Falls

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Pearl band, Menomonee Falls Pearl Added by Michael R. Reilly, June 23, 2016 Updated 06/23/2016 “Pearl” – Jim Popp‎, Menomonee Falls East High School, July 17, 2010