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Friday, September 21, 2018
5:00pm - Doors Open!
5:00pm - Ceremonial Keg Tapping

5:00pm - 6:45pm - The Schnitzels!
7:00pm - 10:00pm - The Bratwurst Brothers

10:00pm - Doors Close!

Saturday, September 22, 2018
1:00pm - Doors Open!
1:00pm - Ceremonial Keg Tapping

1:15pm - 2:45pm - Frank K & Company
3:00pm - 5:00pm - Bruce Korosa Orchestra
5:15pm - 10:00pm - Tom Brusky Band

10:00pm – Doors Close!

Sunday, September 23, 2018
1:00pm - Doors Open!
1:00pm - Ceremonial Keg Tapping

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Don Oktoberfest
2:15pm - 6:00pm - Die Musikmeisters


6:00pm - Doors Close!



**Get your ticket to Family Fun and enjoy the Carnival all weekend!



Meet the Entertainment


Die Musikmeisters

Die Musikmeisters have been performing around the Chicago area and the Midwest for over ten years. They have entertained for many festivals, Oktoberfest celebrations, German themed parties, weddings and corporate events. They continue to bring their extensive talents and Gemutlichtkeit to audiences throughout the year. They invite their friends and fans to join them in celebrating  the spirit of Oktoberfest! 



The Schnitzels

The Schnitzels have been performing for over 40 years in the Chicagoland area for a variety of venues. While Oktoberfest performances have become the norm for this group over the past few years, the band is actually comprised of three musicians who have gained their popularity in the Polish polka field. The popularity of Oktoberfest celebrations has brought these performers to expand their horizons to this fun-loving music with people of all ethnic origins enjoying this German tradition that originated in 1810. You can hear The Schnitzels doing Oktoberfest festivities at The Berghoff Restaurant and Mariano's grocery stores during the months of September and October.



The Bratwurst Brothers

This versatile act plays all the traditional German music that you want at your event, while still being able to play any hit tune from other genres if requested to.



Don Reitsma: Keyboard - Vocalist

Don Reitsma is an established entertainer having toured the United States, Europe, and Canada. He has performed on radio, television, and a wide variety of special events. He is a highly versatile musician; playing the keyboard, accordion, piano, and organ. Don will serenade you with his beautiful rich baritone voice - one of the finest in the Chicagoland area. 



Tom Brusky Band

Tom Brusky Band is an authentic, third-generation polka band from Milwaukee, carrying on the music of the great bands from the past. They can rile up a crowd with all the beer hall favorites like Roll Out the Barrel and Who Stole the Kishka, and strike sentimental chords with classic waltzes such as Waltz Across Texas and The Blue Skirt Waltz, but they actually boast a repertoire of over three-hunded polkas and waltzes. 



Bruce Korosa Orchestra

Bruce Korosa has been in the entertainment field for the past 49 years providing great music for all of his listening audience throughout the Midwest and entire country.  You can find Bruce and his orchestra performing at church dances, retirement centers, nursing and rehabilitation centers, senior citizen centers, festivals and monthly dances in the area.  His "Polkas on Tour" radio show can be heard every Sunday from 9:00am-10:00am on WJOL 1340am or at

Frank K & Company

Frank K and Company have years of experience in playing all types and styles of music;  However, Oktoberfest music is one of their specialties. The band is made up of talented, professional musicians that also are great entertainers.  They will put everybody in a happy, joyful mood.  They have played at The Drake Hotel, The Mid America club, several country clubs and Oktoberfest events in the Chicago land area.