The Rhythm Playboys - "Celebrating 60 Years of Entertaining"

The Rhythm Playboys on the Mollie B Polka Party at Medina, MN

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2017 & 2018 
Upcoming Events: 
Ryan, Karl & Denny's new recording,
Making Music, is now available - see their page!     

Saturday, December 2, 2017  Annual Rhythm Playboys Christmas Dance - Palladium Ballroom, Osseo, WI Noon-4PM Come out and enjoy the day and spread some holiday cheer! 

Sunday, December 10, 2017  Ryan will be at Cricket's Bar & Grill, just north of Amery, WI from 1-4 PM.   If you have never been to Cricket's, check it out, they have a beautiful wood dance floor, a friendly group of dancers and offer a great dinner after the dance.  

Saturday December 16, 2017   Palladium Ballroom, Osseo, WI Noon-4pm  Christmas time at the Palladium is always fun, join Ryan, Karl & Denny for a variety of old time favorites  and some traditional sounds of the season.  

SEE Ryan, Karl & Denny's page for their Arizona Holiday Tour Dates - Wishing our snowbird friends safe travels and hope to see you over the holidays.

Tues. Dec 26  Bonita Vista, Apache Junction 7-10
Wed. Dec. 27 Superstition Sunrise RV, Resort, Apch. Junc. 7-10
New Year's Eve, Dec. 31 Aztec Resort, Mesa, AZ  8:00

Sunday, January 7, 2018  Rhythm Playboys at Concordia Ballroom, La Crosse, WI 1-5 PM  2018 marks the 60th year of the Rhythm Playboys!!! We will be celebrating this summer and are looking forward to entertaining you this year!!

2018 Springtime Music and Polka Festival....May 4, 5 & 5, 2018....Barefoot Becky and the Ivanhoe Dutchmen, Leon Olsen, Rhythm Playboys, 
Ryan Herman, Karl Hartwich, Denny Marion & Don B! 


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

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 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.
  Visit the Wisconsin Polka Music Web site at
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
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