LARRY OLSEN
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LARRY OLSEN BAND
1981 State Highway 14
Lake Benton, Minnesota
56149-4204

Telephone: (507) 368-9627

E-mail Address: l.bolsenfarms@gmail.com

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This Webpage Was Last Updated On:  July 5, 2015
About The Band .........
JEFF BUESING

MAY 2015

May 9th
Private Event

May 16th
Elks Club
Watertown, South Dakota
   25th Anniversary
Mr. & Mrs. John Block
Music Begins At 7:30PM

May 23rd
21st Annual Music Fest
Lake Benton, Minnesota
1:00PM- 3:00 PM
5:00PM - 7:00PM

May 24th
21st Annual Music Fest
Lake Benton, Minnesota
1:00PM- 5:00 PM

JUNE 2015

June 5th
Polka Fest
Hankinson, North Dakota
1:00PM - 3:00PM
7:00PM - 9:00PM

June 6th
Polka Fest
Hankinson, North Dakota
11:00AM - 1:00PM
3:00PM - 5:00PM

June 12th
Mr. & Mrs. Wally Plageman
50th Anniversary
Gary, South Dakota
8:00PM - Midnight

June 20
Vonderharr 50th Anniversary
V.F.W.
Madison, Minnesota
7:00PM - 11:00PM

JULY 2015

July 5th
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Bird Island, Minnesota
10:00AM Polka Service
Bird Island Polka Fest
12:00PM - 1:00PM
3:00PM - 6:00PM

July 18th
Polka Fest
Seaforth, Minnesota
4:00PM - 5:00PM
6:15PM - 7:15PM
9:15PM - 11:15PM

July 19th
Bavarian Blast
New Ulm, Minnesota
2:00PM - 3:30PM & 5:00PM - 6:30PM

July 25th
Hollyhock Days
Hatfield Roadhouse
Food Available
Hatfield, Minnesota
3:00PM - 7:00PM

July 26th
Private Event

AUGUST  2015

August 1st
Lincoln County Fair
Tyler, Minnesota
4:30PM - 6:30PM

August 8th
Pipestone County Fair
Pipestone, Minnesota
3:00PM - 5:00PM

August 29th
Prairie Village
Madison, South Dakota
7:30PM

SEPTEMBER 2015

September 6th
Caboose
Tracy, Minnesota
1:00PM - 5:00PM

September 11 & 12
Palmer Gulch Germanfest
HIll CIty, South Dakota
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LARRY OLSEN BAND
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LARRY OLSEN

Bandleader Larry Olsen owns seven Hengel concertinas and has lived in the Lake Benton (Minnesota) area his entire life; now living only 2 miles from the farm where he grew up. At age 11 Larry started playing concertina. Before forming his own band in 1982, (THE LARRY OLSEN SHOW), Larry played guitar with THE MARV NISSEL BAND. In 1984, Larry's dad, Arnold, joined Larry's band as drummer and Larry's sister, Lisa, played piano. Larry later added a guitar and horn player when Lisa left for college. When Larry isn't busy with his band, his 2,000 acre farming operation located just east of Lake Benton occupies most of his time. Larry's wife, Brenda, also keeps busy owning Perfect Styles in Marshall along with Larry's sister Lisa, and helping in the fall with the farming.

Every Memorial Day weekend, Larry and Brenda sponsor and host a four day ANNUAL MUSIC FEST at their farm with the aid of about thirty volunteers. The 2014 21st ANNUAL MUSIC FEST will be held over the Memorial Day Weekend; May 21, 22, 23, 24.
About The Band .........
JEFF BUESING

Drummer Jeff Buesing started drum lessons in the 3rd grade and has been playing ever since.  Jeff and a friend of his formed the “Cavemen" Band- a country rock band in the late 60's and 70's.  He has also played with Checkmate Part II, Jeff & Morrie, The Country Classics and the Senior Knights Band. Jeff lives with his wife, Mary Jo, in Marshall, Minnesota.
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LARRY OLSEN BAND
1981 State Highway 14
Lake Benton, Minnesota
56149-4204

Telephone: (507) 368-9627

E-mail Address: l.bolsenfarms@gmail.com
RICHARD
ROEPKE

Trumpeter Richard Roepke started playing trumpet in 1974 and throughout his high school years. In 1982, Rich started playing with the Marv Nissel band but retired until returning to the 12TH ANNUAL MUSIC FEST in 2006. Since returning, he has been playing full time with the Larry Olsen Band and he prefers playing harmony parts with his trumpet and vocals. Rich lives in Arlington, Minnesota.
The Entire 18th Annual Music Fest Was Recorded By Pioneer Public Television From Appleton, Minnesota And Will Be Broadcast At Various Times Beginning This Fall. Check Out Their Website For Show Times, Show Dates And Programming Schedules At www.pioneer.org.
DALE
TOLK

Guitarist/trumpeter Dale Tolk started playing the trumpet in the 5th grade. He learned a lot of old time songs playing with his Dad, Don, who plays accordion. Dale played with The Marv Nissel Band for a few years and then in 1987, Dale joined THE LARRY OLSEN BAND playing trumpet, guitar and vocals. Dale retired in 1995 but returned to THE LARRY OLSEN BAND in 2005. Dale lives with his wife, Donna, in Brookings, South Dakota.
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New Addition Between The Main Ballroom and The Second Stage Shown Below Was Added In 2010 And Accomidates An Additional 200 People !!
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ATTENDED THE
21st
ANNUAL MUSIC FEST
At The Larry Olsen Farm

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 21, 22, 23 & 24
22nd ANNUAL MUSIC FEST
Larry Olsen Farm
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 26-27-28-29, 2016
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