The Rhythm Playboys - "Celebrating Over 55 Years of Entertaining"












 For Bookings & Information call:
 715-533-1968 
 


   Check out this video of the band on you    
   tube at this link:
 
Upcoming Events



Sun. Aug. 31  Polka Fest, Community Center, Gays Mills, WI 1-8pm alternating with Malek's Fishermen Band

Sun. Sept 14  Ryan Herman & Karl Hartwich, Palladium Ballroom, Osseo, WI 1-5 pm

Sat. Sept. 20 Fireman's Dance, Fire Station, Taylor, WI 4-8 pm

Sat. Sept 27 Mill Road, Galesville, WI 1-5

Sat. Sept 27  Oktoberfest, La Crosse, WI 8-midnight, southside fest grounds tent


It's a Party and you are invited in honor of   Orville Dahl's retirement.       Rhythm Playboys,  Sunday, September 28, Palladium Ballroom, Osseo, WI 1-5pm  This will be a very special day for the band as we honor our original fiddle player and founding band member, Orville Dahl, as he celebrates his retirement from traveling and performing with the band.   At the current age of nearly 92, and after a lifetime of performing, including a majority of the 56 years of the Rhythm Playboys, it is time we stop and and say thank you to our dear friend and fellow musician.  Help us wish Orville well as he starts a new journey!


Sun. Oct. 5 Concordia Ballroom, La Crosse, WI 1-5

Sun. Oct. 12  Pla Mor Ballroom, Glencoe, MN  1:30-5 :30

Sat. Oct. 18  Mill Road, Galesville, Wi 1-5

Sun. Oct. 26  Pines Ballroom, Bloomer, WI 1-5

Sat. Dec. 6  Palladium Ballroom, Osseo, WI 1-5





 
Orville Dahl - fiddle
Left:  Denny Marion on steel guitar in Dubuque, IA.
Below: Rhythm Playboys in Dubuque, IA
 
 
                     
 Enjoy these pictures of the band members.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       Orville Dahl's Las Vegas debut...at age 87, the audience loved him!   
    Ryan on keyboard, Alvin on drums, Iris on vocals and Don on guitar.
 
 
  (As pictured at the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada
 Left to Right: Ryan Herman, Jimmy Herman, Larry Janke, Don Maug,
  Al Zastrow, John Herman, Ralph Herman.
     One of the longest performing bands in the country with over fifty years of entertaining experience, the Rhythm Playboys generate energy and excitement everywhere they perform.  This dynamic band is comprised of  very talented, dedicated musicians from Western Wisconsin.
Please call Ryan for availability and more information at 715-533-1968 cell.
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  Visit the Wisconsin Polka Music Web site at
    
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2014 Springtime Music and Polka Festival....1st weekend in May....Julie Lee, Leon Olsen, Rhythm Playboys, Ryan Herman and Karl Hartwich

 
PURCHASE ADVANCED TICKETS WITH RESERVED SEATING AVAILABLE NOW!!! SEE BELOW
 
After trying advance ticket sales and reserved seating we got a lot of positive feedback, we will be doing it again in 2014: THERE WILL BE A SECTION OF RESERVED SEATING IN THE BALLROOM, YOU MAY PURCHASE ADVANCED THREE DAY TICKETS WITH RESERVED SEATING BY MAILING A SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE WITH PAYMENT OF $40 PAYABLE TO RYAN HERMAN AT:
 
RYAN HERMAN
N43212 COUNTY ROAD O
OSSEO, WI 54758
call 715-533-1968 for more information
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Check out these pictures of the 50th+ Anniversary.
                                          Above: Dancers at the 50th Party 
Below Left: Ryan, Skyler & Shandler Herman & Al Zastrow     Below Right: Orville Dahl                                               Above: Ryan & Howie Sturtz
   A  Wonderful time
        was had by all!
The Palladium Ballroom in Osseo, WI  
50+ Anniversary Dance Party of the
Rhythm Playboys.
A huge thank you goes out to the over 1000 friends that attended during the two day event.  As members of the band, the 50+ Anniversary was one that will forever be preserved as one of our fondest memories and most enjoyable performances.  Music fans, friends and family from made it special.  Past band members and special guests were awsome on stage-Thank You! Some of the past members in attendance include Mike Berg (both of them!)  Bob Everson,  Elroy Dahl, Charles Stone, David Herman, John Herman and Norm Herman.  Some of the special guests in attendance were Howie Sturtz, Lyle Heck, Kathy &Connie Johns, Deni Marion, Roger Thompson, Molly Klebig, Debbie Dahl and the Herman boys - Randy, Rob, Barrent, Skyler and  Shandler.  We also want to thank Shawn Holden and his staff at the Palladium and Troy Espe and the Leader Telegram for their excellent coverage of the event.
  Ryan Herman
  N43212 County Road O
  Osseo, WI 54758
Osseo Area Lodging______         
   Osseo Inn 715-597-3175
   Super 8     715-597-5000
                       Stoney Creek Campground 
                         715-597-2102                                                                     
Also check out the  following link: www.whitetornadomusic.com
and select Ryan Herman and the Rhythm Playboys page, 
or the Ralph Herman Tribute Page
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