The City of Peterson has many great activities happening year after year:
Gammel Dag, Father’s Day Weekend, June 17, 2017
Music in the Bandstand July, 9, 16, 23, and 30. 5:00-7:00pm
Taste of the Trail, Saturday after Labor Day, September 9, 2017
Christmas in Peterson, 2nd Saturday in December, December 9, 2017
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.
SQUEEZEBOX featuring Ted Lange & Mollie B have become one of the most popular and well known bands specializing in live dance music and entertaining stage shows. Currently based in NW Ohio, their performances include multiple genres of music including polkas, waltzes, fox-trots, 2-steps, big band, swing, square dances, and figure dances. With a repertoire of over 600 songs, and solid vocals in English, Polish, German and Czech, Squeezebox is able to play “something for everyone”, and easily adapts to any venue, ranging from town festivals, polka festivals, ethnic festivals including Polish, Czech, and German festivals and Oktoberfests, to weddings, anniversary parties, church festivals, state and county fairs and music festivals. They currently perform close to 100 engagements a year in up to 20 states a year, including an annual Caribbean Cruise taking place in January.
Jake currently teaches music at Rushford Peterson Middle School, a position he has held for 28+ years. Jake enjoys playing a variety of instruments and often sings lead vocals. He has performed in many groups for 30 years.
Glen just graduated from U of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Glen plays lead guitar and helps out with vocals.
Lyn is the percussionist and has a great voice. Lyn is currently enrolled at U of W LaCrosse where he plays in several musical organizations after earning a jazz scholarship.
Sid is the youngest in the group. He plays bass guitar which he has studied privately for 7+ years. He plays electric and acoustic bass and often shares in the duties of lead singer.
This is a multitalented family playing a variety of music genres in each concert.