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      This page lists links for current and past Wisconsin Country musicians. Note: although there are a few non-Wisconsin country western bands and country western singers listed on this domain, there is no page specifically for them on this Folk, Blues, Bluegrass and Wisconsin music site.

      Please write if you know about any Wisconsin Country artist/group not listed, or if you have additional information about, or links for, a listed artist/group.

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  1. .Aimless Blades, The - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Bob Eickhoff [Archive]) ( CD Baby) ( http://www.myspace.com/aimlessblades) ( http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Aimless-Blades/127099377358236) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
          (Sarah Filzen, Scott Krueger, Jim Richardson, Blaine Schultz, Paul Setzer, Angela V-Elles)
  2. .Andy's Automatics - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( CD Baby) [Active: 2002-] [Oshkosh] - WOCT "Oshkosh Artists"
          (Andy Lubahn, Tom Hansen, Dick Lohrenz, Mike Soffa) - (former member: Mark Powers, Jeff Verner)
  3. .Austin, Steve (Stephen Russell) (guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, clog dancing, bass guitar, drums, fiddle, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) [Pound / Nashville, TN]
    B - ABC... Artist Selection
  4. .Bandits, The - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  5. .Bear Creek Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) [Active: 19??-] [Durand]
          (Dan Callan, Barry Humphrey, Rich Sickels, Dave Watson)
          (former members: Eddie Beavers, Shad Cobb, Kelly Cordes, Jerry Emblom, Wendy T. Engler, Mary Sue Englund, Susan Enstrom, Scott Foster, Ron Granberg, Ken Harvey, Bob Holden, Tim Howard, Chris Jessen, Lori Kampa, Roger Karr, Steve Kay, Gary Lee, Suzanne McNeil, Danny Mikkelsen, Duane Nelson, Mike O'Neill, Mike Oliver, Leonda Peterson, Wally Pietrzen, Leonda Sundlin, Staci Stringer, Eric Toutant, Kristine Wroblewski) - See their Alumni Update [Archive] (last updated January 2003)
  6. .Blue Desert [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (members: ?)
  7. .Bornes Band, Mark [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  8. .Bottom Line, The - Page ( Author ?), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 2000-] [Kenosha]
          (Johnny "Guitarzan" Getner, Rob "the Hammer" Harvey, Damon Henrichs, William "Billy B" Hutchison, Alice Nuteson, Jory Simmons, Jackie Stevenson)
  9. .Brahma - Discog ( no known recordings) [Active: 19??-] [city ]
          (Rich Boyd, Jerry Chosa, Jeff Kann, Susie Paulie, John Thomas)
    C - ABC... Artist Selection
  10. .Carver, Johnny (guitar, vocals) - Page ( Wikipedia), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Jackson, MS 1938-1957 / Milwaukee 1957-1965 / Los Angeles, CA 1965-]
  11. .Chasin' Mason - Page (http://www.chasinmason.net/ [Webmaster: ?] - JavaScript Restricted!), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
  12. .Christian Trio, David [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
  13. .Chute Roosters - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [band name changed from The Ricochets] [Active: 1998-] [city?]
  14. .Colt 45 [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (members: ?)
  15. .Cook, Tim and the River Westerners - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  16. .Cool Change [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
          (Ken Franz, ?)
  17. .Country Storm - Page ( Author ?) ( MilwaukeeRocks.com), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
          (Katie Adams, Mark Makowski, Keith Michaels, Kevin Slottke, Mike Vandeville) - (former member: anon.)
  18. .Cowboyz - (see: Denny Dean and the Cadillac Cowboyz)
  19. .Crossfire - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) - (see also: Brandon James and Crossfire [not related to the pre-1977 rock band Crossfire which became Bad Boy] [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    D - ABC... Artist Selection
  20. .Dang-Its, The - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Tom Waselchuk) [Active: 19??-] [Madison]
          (Kristy Larson, Mark Luhring, Rick Nass, Bil Solomon, Tom Waselchuk) - (former members: (Ken Heim, Rich Larson)
  21. .Dean, Denny and the Cadillac Cowboyz - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  22. .Delta, Phil & The River Delta Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-19??] [Milwaukee]
          (Phil Delta, Daniel More, Jim Ohlschmidt, Clint Snell, Scott Thayer)
  23. .deVillebillies, The - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) [Active: 19??-] [Poynette]
          (Skeeter Barnes, Duke Deville, Lewis Deville, Slim Hickman, Elmo Ziech)
  24. .Dudley, Dave - Discog ( Terry E. Gordon), Page ( Author ?), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Spencer / Stevens Point / Danbury]
    F  
  25. .Fisher, Ron R. "Railroad Ron" - Page ( Chris Lee), Article ( Oshkosh Northwestern 6-16-2005) [Active: 19??-] [Oshkosh]
  26. .Fork In The Road [Active: 19??-] [Oshkosh]
          (<Patti Friday, ?)
  27. .Four Wheel Drive [Active: 19??-19??] [Milwaukee]
          (Kathy Scholz (SP?), ?)
  28. .Franz, Ken - Page ( Pam Spankowski) - (former member: Cool Change, Showdown, Midnight Highway) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
  29. .Friday, Patti (12-string guitar, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( LinkedIn) - (member: Fork In The Road) [Howard / Oshkosh]
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  30. .Garrison, Terri (aka Teri Garrison) (acoustic guitar, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) ( Acoustic Sounds) [Sturgeon Bay? / Maui, HI / Austin, TX]
          12/2002: Mumbo Yo Yo store owner said she was a "local"
  31. .Grand Union - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 3/2007-] [Appleton]
          (Jessica Bierman, Eric Johnson, Tyler Kunst, Adam Lee, Steve Paulick) - (former member: Bruce Lee)
  32. .Great Guns - Page ( Author ?) ( MilwaukeeRocks.com), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Andy Boucher, Dave Brees, Tim Liebelt, Shane Sexton, Tracy Stefans, Don Weber) - (former member: Steve Bucholtz)
    H  
  33. .Hillbilly Romeo [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Rob Bell, Brad Lee Brown, Dan Proctor, Brad Schinke, Greg Thiel, Tim Toonen)
  34. .Honky Tonk Twisters - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 19??-] [city ]
          ( Bruce Lohrenz, electric guitar, steel guitar, vocals Kevin Lohrenz, electric guitar, vocals Richard Lohrenz, electric bass guitar, vocals Timothy Lohrenz) drums
    J - ABC... Artist Selection
  35. .James, Brandon and Crossfire - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) - (see also: Crossfire) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    K - ABC... Artist Selection
  36. .KatieBeth - (see: KatieBeth)
  37. .King, Pee Wee (violin, accordion, electric guitar, harmonica, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Country Music Hall of Fame [Archive]) ( Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame [Archive]) ( WPT: WeekEnd's Century to Century feature [Archive]) ( CMT Television), Info ( Big Bands Database), Obituary ( The Tennessean), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [C&W violin/accordion/guitar/vocals/composer/leader] [Abrams / Milwaukee / "raised on a farm near Green Bay" / Louisville, KY]
    L - ABC... Artist Selection
  38. .Landon, Geoff - (member: Geoff Landon and the Wolfpack) [Milwaukee]
  39. .Landon, Geoff and the Wolfpack - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Lone Wolf Entertainment) ( Author ?) ( MilwaukeeRocks.com), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
          Lone Wolf Entertainment's home page, http://www.lwent.com/, requires Micro$oft PowerPoint. If you don't have it, go away, you are not allowed access to the site's primary entry point.
          (Geoff Landon, Bobbie Jo Landon, Scott Mosejewski, Scott Mottet, Mike Spellman, Donnie Weber) (former members: Randy McPhail, Matt Moyle, Gary Miller)
  40. .Lee, Elwood - Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Beaver Dam]
  41. .Lee, Elwood and Company - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Beaver Dam]
          (Elwood Lee, Eddie Rivers, ?)
  42. .Len, Johnny (guitar, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Manitowoc]
  43. .Lonesome Highway - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Suthor ? [Archive]) ( Brian Smoot [Archive]) [Active: 199?-2005] [Fond du Lac]
          (Steve Davison, Nick Hager, Henry Hall, Steve Kinnunen, Kenny Knoll)
          (former members: Ken Fisher, Paul Steven Kiser, Tim Kottke, Rick Miller, Brian Smoot, anon., anon.)
          (19?? band changed into a Rock duo, RedFish)
  44. .Lynne, Larry and Bootlegger - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
    M - ABC... Artist Selection
  45. .Madison County - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Vickie Zibell), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Madison]
          (Doc Bromberg, Leroy Deuster, Kevin Hendrickson, Rob Hoium, Kory Schuhmacher, Augie Zibell, Mike Zibell)
  46. .Mann, Whitney (acoustic guitar, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( CD Baby) [Madison]
  47. .Martin, Les [city?]
  48. .McConaway, Kerry and The Element - Page ( GarageBand.com) ( Author ?), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Hartford]
          (Kerry McConaway, Eric Bichel, Steve Bogie, Larry Burns, Steve Burroughs, Adam Salerno)
  49. .Memories, The - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1972-19??] [Menomonie]
          (John D. Lynch, Warren L. Petryk, Timothy L. Stevens)
  50. .Midnight Flyer [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  51. .Midwesterners, The - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Richard Wiegel) ( CD Baby) [Active: 19??-] [Madison]
          (Mark Haines, Mike Hoffmann, Dennis Reifsteck, Richard Wiegel)
          (former member: George Gilbertson)
  52. .Moyer, Alexis - Page ( Author ?) ( CD Baby), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Wisconsin Rapids]
  53. .Mullins, Larry & the Sugarbush Hill Boys - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Marinette]
          (Matt DeLatt, Larry Mullins, Marty Mullins, Rick Mullins, Dan Tipler, Kevin Vick)
  54. .Murphey, Michael Martin (aka Travis Lewis, Michael Murphey) (guitar, vocals) - Page ( Wikipedia) ( Susan Davis), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Oak Cliff, TX / Dallas, TX / Los Angeles, CA / Austin, TX / ?, CO 1974 / ?, NM 1979 / Westby 2001- (20 mi. SE of La Crosse)]
    N - ABC... Artist Selection
  55. .Nashville Pipeline, The - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Lora Scheffen) [Active: 19??-] [Green Bay]
          (Rob Bell, Ray Fehrenbach, Jim Scheffen, Dan Steenbach, Randy Young) - (former member: Howard Anderson #2, Jerry Chosa, Chad Hietpas)
  56. .North Country Carousers, Roy Bob and the [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Roy "Roy Bob" Brown, John Frings, Tommy Greywolf, Joe Litjens, Craig Neuser, Darryl St. John, Dave Steffen, Nathan Wolff, anon.)
    P - ABC... Artist Selection
  57. .Plumb Loco [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  58. .Porter, Jr., E.W. [in WAMI Hall of Fame] [city?]
    Q  
  59. .Quick, Mike (Michael) (guitar, vocals) - Page ( Deb Klossner) [city?, WI / grad. UW-Eau Claire year? / San Diego, CA / Eleva]
    R - ABC... Artist Selection
  60. .Rachel and the Red Hot Rattlers [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (members: ?)
  61. .Radio Flyer [Active: 19??-] [Fond du Lac]
          (Ken Fisher, ?)
          (not the Bluegrass band Radio Flyer)
  62. .Railroad Ron - (see: Ron Fisher) May Raines and Southern Express
  63. .Raines, May & Southern Express [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  64. .Rennhack, Paul "Red-Hawk" - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Elder Gabriel) [Watertown]
  65. .Rex Cactus and the Commancheroes - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [New Richmond]
          (All anon. Bruce, Ed, Gregg, Kathy, Kay, Kevin, Kris, Relan, T.K.)
          presumably unrelated to the Rock group The Comancheros
  66. .Richards, Chris - Page ( Alicia Bequette) ( CMT) ( Commotion Public Relations) [Sheboygan / grad. UW-Stevens Point year? / Nashville, TN / Los Angeles, CA
  67. .Ricochets, The [band name changed to Chute Roosters] [Active: 19??-1998] [city?]
  68. .Riddings, Ozzie (?) [city?]
  69. .Rivers, Bobby - "Pop/Rock"
  70. .Rock River Band - Page ( Facebook) [Active: 19??-] [Waupun]
          (Mike Bautz, John Farley, Erik Navis, Glen Navis, Tony Navis)
    S - ABC... Artist Selection
  71. .Sedona [band name changed to Sequoya] [Active: 1995-1997] [Milwaukee]
          (Mike Ebert, Steve Gorski, Jerry Kidd, Taffy Lynn, Deb Sedona, Mark Veriga, Keith Zorn, Tommy Lee C.)
  72. .Sequoya [band name changed from Sedona] [Active: 1997-1999] [Milwaukee]
          (Mike Ebert, Rick Forkus, Steve Gorski, Keith Kidd, Taffy Lynn, Mary Schwai, Mark Veriga, Keith Zorn, Phil)
  73. .Showdown - WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1985-2000] [Milwaukee]
          (former members: Ken Franz, Terry Thompson, ?)
  74. .Sidewinder [Active: 19??-] [city?]
  75. .Southbound - Page ( Author ?), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1986-1992,1993-] [Milwaukee]
          (Tom Adams, ?)
  76. .Star Fire - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Author ?) [Active: 19??-] [city ]
          (Susie Paulie, John Thomas)
  77. .Stefans, Tracy (vocals) - Page ( GarageBand.com) ( CD Baby) - (former member: Great Guns) [Racine / Milwaukee]
  78. .Stumblers, The - Discog ( no known recordings) [Active: 19??-] [Oshkosh]
          (Kyp Gerrit, Tom Hansen, Rick Stark)
  79. .Sweetwater - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Nia & Karl John [Archive]) [Active: 1979-10/2002] [Appleton]
          (John Allen, Mike Cord, Rick Lettau, Ed Sherman, Johnny Wadders)
    T - ABC... Artist Selection
  80. .Texas '55 - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Rockabilly Hall of Fame) ( MilwaukeeRocks.com), Article ( Journal/Sentinel), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
          (Trinie Hornburg, Lisa Horngren, Rob Laplander, Ken (Joe) Miller, Jim Szymanski) - (former members: Doc Bromberg, LeRoy Deuster)
  81. .Thorn, Stan (keyboards) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (former member: Shenandoah country band 1985-1995) [Kenosha, WI / Muscle Shoals, AL]
  82. .Time Bandits [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (members: ?)
  83. .Toland, Dave (acoustic guitar, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [city?]
  84. .Tucker, Marissa - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) ( Deb Fowler [Archive]) [Pleasant Prairie]
  85. .Twang Dragons - Page ( Author ?), WAMI Nominations/Awards ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]
          (Steve "Zeus" Bucholtz, Scott Defebaugh, Tommy Dixon, Lisa Hannon, Mark Nauman)
    U  
  86. .Under the Gun [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (members: ?)
    V  
  87. .VanDenboom, Ron (banjo, guitar, vocals) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Linda Fryer) ( Nancy Hlad), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: The Rudy Rossman Band 1960, Wally Kehl & Orchestra 1964, Cross Town Trio 1969) [Franksville]
    W - ABC... Artist Selection
  88. .Western Box Turtles - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) ( MilwaukeeRocks) [Active: 19??-] [city?]
          (Steve Hajduch, Mark Hembree, Andy Pagel, Eddie Rivers, Tom Schwark, Danny Smith)
  89. .Wet Behind the Ears [Active: 19??-19??] [La Crosse]
          (Karen Deutsch, Tim Konrad, Terry Nirva, Steve Reiter, Mark Roeder)
  90. .Whiskey River Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) [Active: 19??-] [Fond du Lac]
          (Al Blau, Vince Boehlen, Brent Clauson, Bonnie Peronto, Jim Peronto)
          (former members: Brian Boehlen, Mike Soffa, Scott Strandell)
  91. .Wild Heart - Discog ( no known recordings) [Active: 19??-] [Madison]
          (Dan "The Perfessor" Bono, anon., anon., anon., anon., anon.)
  92. .Williams, K.C. (guitar, vocals) - Page ( Author ?), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) [Milwaukee]
  93. .Wolf River Band, The - "Native"
  94. .Wopat, Tom (vocals, guitar, trombone) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Wikipedia) ( Internet Movie Database), Bibliog ( FolkLib Index) - (member: The Full Moon Band 19??--19??) - (former member: Skyway 19??-19??, The North Hollywood All-Stars 19??-19??) [Lodi / attended UW-Madison 1969-1975. / Los Angeles, CA 1978-19?? / Nashville, TN 1977-19?? / currently unknown]
          [He spent 6 months each year in L.A. & Nashville while portraying "Luke Duke" in the 1978-1985 television series, "Dukes of Hazzard".]

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  95. .Yunek Combo, Jim - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 19??-19??] [Wausau]
          (Jim Yunek, Wally Borth, John Myers, Jerry Reynolds, Tom Wakeen, Tom Wrysinski)
          Webmaster's comment: Although they proclaimed themselves to be a "Country" band, their lead instruments of saxophone, organ and accordion gave almost every song on their two LP's a decidedly "Polka" flavor.

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