Kris & The Riverbend Dutchmen
Kris and the Riverbend Dutchmen are an upbeat and energetic polka band headquartered near Mankato, Minnesota. Since 2009, the band has blended traditional German, Czech, and Bohemian Polka with a unique style and energy, uncommon in many old time polka bands. The band normally travels as a 5 or 6 piece band that utilizes traditional instrumentation including the concertina, tuba, trumpets, trombones, flugelhorns, drums, saxophones, and the piano. The band has a wide vocal repertoire and plays fox-trots and modern tunes in addition to traditional polkas and waltzes. The band regularly plays for private parties, festivals, fairs, Oktoberfests, corporate events, casinos, and ballrooms across the upper-Midwest. The band has its own high quality sound system and lighting for events and venues that do not employ a production company.
The Riverbend Dutchmen take pride in the professionalism of their performances and take the time to understand their client's needs. Performances are tailored to make event a success!