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Judy Bridges/JazzCats/HappyWanderers

German Band from Aurora, IL - Will travel up to 60 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2003
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BOOKED 9 days ago

$1000 - $2500 per event
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About
Need a German band for your Oktoberfest party or Cultural Day? The Bridges Brass "Happy Wanderers" German Band has played all the big and small Oktoberfests throughout Illinois and up to the Wisconsin Dells and Lake Delavan! We wander from party to party dressed in authentic German lederhosen/dirndl dress playing music straight from Germany. The Happy Wanderers are: accordion, trumpet, tuba with male vocal in German and drums, we can add a clarinet, too. Talented, professional and friendly musicians to entertain for your party. Lots of audience participation music! We will make you feel like you are in Germany! Not just for Oktoberfest season---we play year round for German birthdays, anniversaries and weddings and other special events. No event too large or small. We can do 2-5 musicians depending on your needs. Danke!

Past clients have been very pleased with our service and performance. Bridges Brass has a 5 Star Rating on The Bash!
We travel north to areas near Barrington, Niles, Park Ridge, Highland Park, central to Wheaton, Winfield, Lombard, Bloomingdale,Schaumburg, west to Plano, Sandwich, Sycamore, DeKalb and south to Joliet, Plainfield, Summit, LaGrange, Countryside....and more.

Please fill out the contact form below and Judy will work with you to help plan your event. Prost!!

Thank you!
Judy Bridges





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Oktoberfest Party

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Review by . from Plainfield, IL on

Oktoberfest Party

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Professionalism
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Recommend

It was a great pleasure working with Judy, and the band. They were easy to get along with and ready to help in any way they could They presented a fun time and there were smiles all around.

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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The whole band was friendly, punctual, and performed German music to my highest expectations - an absolutely flawless experience. Thanks so much to the Happy Wanderers!

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2020
Jul
12
Birthday Party (Adult)
Naperville, IL
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2020
Sep
26
Private Party
Park Ridge, IL
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2019
Oct
26
Oktoberfest Party
Des Plaines, IL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Oct
20
Memorial Service
Aurora, IL
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2019
Sep
28
Oktoberfest Party
Plainfield, IL
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Sep
27
Oktoberfest Party
Western Springs, IL
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2018
Sep
15
Oktoberfest Party
Sugar Grove, IL
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2017
Sep
23
Oktoberfest Party
Batavia, IL
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017
Sep
16
Oktoberfest Party
Huntley, IL
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2016
Oct
22
Birthday Party (Adult)
Mount Prospect, IL
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2016
Oct
12
Oktoberfest Party
La Grange, IL
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2016
Sep
10
Oktoberfest Party
Crystal Lake, IL
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2015
Oct
30
Corporate Function
Aurora, IL
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2015
Oct
10
Community Event
Crete, IL
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Achy Breaky Heart
line dance
All of Me
swing- Female Vocal
All The Things You Are
med swing
Almost Like being In Love
swing
Amazing Grace
gospel
Anniversary Song/Waltz
waltz
As Time Goes By
ballad
At The Hop
50s rock
Autumn Leaves
swing-Female Vocal
Baroque Fanfare
classical
Beer Barrel Polka
polka
Besame Mucho
latin
Beyond the Sea
light rock
Black Orpheus
latin
Blue Monk
jazz
Blue Moon
swing-Female Vocal
Blue Skies
swing
Bridal Chorus
classical
Broadway
swing
Can't Help Falling In Love
pop/Elvis
Chicago
swing
Could I Have This Dance
ballad
Danny Boy
Irish
Darn That Dream
jazz standard
Days Of Wine And Roses
swing
Dream a Little Dream of Me
swing
Dreamsville
ballad
Edelweiss
waltz-male vocal
Evergreen
pop ballad
Fly Me To The Moon
swing-Female Vocal
For All We Know
med swing
For Once In My Life
ballad
Forever In Love
Kenny G
Four
bop-Miles Davis
Georgia
ballad
Green Dolphin Street
latin
Groovin' High
bop-Dizzy Gillespie
Have I Told You Lately
pop ballad
Heart And Soul
swing
Here's That Rainy Day
jazz ballad
How Deep Is The Ocean
swing
How Deep Is Your Love
disco-BeeGees
I Just Called To Say I Love You
latin-Stevie Wonder
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
pop ballad-Tony Bennett/male vocal
I Saw Her Standing There
pop Beatles
I Wish You Love
latin
In A Mellow Tone
Duke Ellington
In The Mood
swing-Glenn Miller
Invitation
latin
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
swing
It Had To Be You
swing-male vocal
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
classical
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
med swing
La Bamba/Tequila
pop/rock
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
waltz-male vocal
Love Me Tender
Elvis
Love Story(Where do I begin)
pop ballad
Mack The Knife
rock-Bobby Darin
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
rock
Misty
ballad-Female Vocal
Moon River
waltz
More
latin
My Favorite Things
jazz waltz
My Funny Valentine
ballad-Female Vocal
Nearer My God to Thee
gospel
Nearness Of You
ballad
Never On Sunday
latin
New York, New York
swing
Nica's Dream
swing/latin
Nice n' Easy
swing-Frank Sinatra
Ode to Joy
classical
On A Clear Day
swing
Only You
pop
Our Love Is Here to Stay
swing-Female Vocal
P.S. I Love You
swing
Pachelbel Canon
clasical
Perdido
swing
Psalm 18
classical
Rock Around The Clock
rock
Rock of Ages
gospel
Route 66
rock-Female Vocal
Satin Doll
swing
Save The Best For Last
pop ballad
Sentimental Journey
swing
Shadow of Your Smile
latin
So Nice(Summer Samba)
latin-Female Vocal
Someone To Watch Over Me
ballad
Spanish Eyes
latin
St. Thomas
calypso
Straight No Chaser
bop
S'wonderful
swing
That Old Black Magic
swing
The Very Thought Of You
ballad
The Way You Look Tonight
swing
The Wedding Song
classical
They Can't Take That Away From Me
swing- Frank Sinatra
Time After Time
swing
Trumpet Tune
classical
Trumpet Voluntary
classical
Twist And Shout
rock
Unchained Melody
pop ballad
Unforgettable
ballad-male or Female vocal
Valentine
ballad
Wedding March
classical
What A Wonderful World
ballad
When I Fall In Love
ballad-Female Vocal
When You Wish Upon A Star
Disney ballad
Where Is Love
swing
Where Or When
swing
Words
pop BeeGees
Yesterday
Beatles
Yours
latin
GERMAN SONGS
Lichensteiner Polka
Du, Du Lichmenheisen
Tavern In the Town
Ein Prosit
Chicken Dance
Mein Hut
Too Fat Polka
Helena Polka
Happy Wanderer
Cuckoo Polka
Lili Marleen
Danke Schoen
Wooden Heart
Kutsteiner Leid
In Heaven there Is No Beer
Hoop Dee Doo
Wunderbar
Just Another Polka
Cuckoo Waltz
Just Because Polka
Auf Wiedersehn
ee I Ooh
Mein Hut
Who Stole The Keeshka
Lauterbach
Whoop Polka
Helena Polka
Die Lorelei
Du, Du Liegst Mir Im Herzen
Beer Barrel Polka
Ach Du Lieber Augustin
Too Fat Polka
Tavern In The Town
Auf Wiedersehn
Pennsylvania Polka
Tic Toc Polka
Those Were The Days, My Friend
Bier Her, Bier Her
Edelweiss
Drei Lilien
Schnitzel Bank
Mein Hut
Cuckoo Polka
Bratwurst Polka
Big Band
Dixieland Band
Jazz Band
Oldies Band
Polka Band
Ragtime Band
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Variety Band
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Family Reunions
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Trade Shows
Please note Judy Bridges/JazzCats/HappyWanderers will also travel to Eola, Montgomery, North Aurora, Fox Valley, Mooseheart, Oak Brook, Batavia, Oswego, Bristol, Naperville, Sugar Grove, Warrenville, Geneva, Lafox, West Chicago, Bolingbrook, Elburn, Saint Charles, Winfield, Lisle, Wheaton, Yorkville, Big Rock, Kaneville, Plainfield, Wasco, Carol Stream, Downers Grove, Plano, Romeoville.
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