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Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival

Scheduled to appear in 2016:

One More Shot

One More Shot consists of seasoned polka musicians from Mid-Michigan dedicated to playing the polka music we all love. This group consists of members that have played with such well know bands as Marv Herzog. They'll be sharing the stage with Polka Riot on Friday and Saturday night.

Polka Riot

This local versitile group is high energy complete entertainment and never fails to get the crowd on their feet. They bring a local flavor mixing in traditional German Polka. They'll start our Festival off on a high note Thursday night and keep th crowd soaring through Friday and Satudray night. Sunday, they'll take over the Somer Garten for an all out polka jam while you enjoy chicken dinners until 6:00pm.

Kowalski Brothers Polka Band

This group will bring that classic brass thump to the Somer Garten on Saturday from noon until 4:00pm. Don't let the name fool you, they have been playing regular gigs for years and will bring the traditional German polka band sound you crave.

Frankentrost Band

It isn't Bavarian Festival without the areas most prominent German oompa band and we are once again fortunate to have them featured in the Somer Garten on Friday leading up to the raising of the Maibaum and Festival Olympics. You'll love dining on Chicken dinners in the garten while they take you back with traditional German polka music.

Da Frankenmudda Fratz'n

This entertainment group brings it all; music, dance, comedy, and resounding Ein Prosits that will have everyone raining their Maß in celebration. Featuring authentic German dance routines and emphasizing spetator participation, you won't want to miss their performances Thursday thru Satuday!

Big Money & the Sidewinders

Back by popular demand to the Bavarian Festival, this group of young musicians feature a jazz style to help welcome guests attending the 2016 Princess Coronation event.

Time of performances are listed to the left or visit the Bavarian Festival Schedule of Events page.

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival