ROUTE 161 HW IN ACTION!
Watch our Promo Video and imagine yourself enjoying a great, fun-filled Oktoberfest along with the band! Booking 2022 now- only a few dates remain!
2022 In Full Polka Mode
Hello all Oktoberfesters. We are geared up to hit the road and will see everyone soon! A lot of repeat visits and one very new, awesome venue- Tulsa Linde Oktoberfest. We are super excited to perform on the Spaten Haus stage!
Very limited bookings available for 2022. If you are flexible and would like an afternoon or Sunday event, drop us a line and we will see if we can squeeze you in... For new visitors, be sure to check out our videos page to see RT161HW in action! We have a good mix of authentic polkas and our brand of polka mashups to keep you entertained for hours! See you soon! PROST!
ROUTE 161 HAPPY WANDERERS TRIO
We look forward to seeing you this season. Here are a few places you might have seen us along the way. Also, check out our Tour page to see our current schedule.
DAYTON ART INSTITUTE OKTOBERFEST
GRAND RAPIDS MICHIGAN OKTOBERFEST
SANDUSKY NORTH COAST OKTOBERFEST
MINSTER OHIO OKTOBERFEST
CULLMAN ALABAMA OKTOBERFEST
SPRINGBORO OHIO OKTOBERFEST
DECATUR INDIANA GERMANFEST
AUGTOBERFEST LEBANON, IN
GERMAN VILLAGE OHIO OKTOBERFEST
GREAT LAKES BREWING CO OKTOBERFEST
COLUMBIA AND LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA FESTIVALS
COLUMBUS OHIO OKTOBERFEST
KENNESAW GEORGIA OKTOBERFEST and BALLOON FESTIVAL
PARKTOBERFEST @ CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK DETROIT
And look for us @ The Germaina Sports Club, Columbus, Ohio where we frequently perform our party inducing polkas, mashups and songs to get you singing and dancing! We often perform at your favorite Ohio breweries too!
The members of The Route 161 Happy Wanderers have been on the road a lot the last few years. Check out some of our pictures we took along the way.
Tulsa Oktoberfest at Utica Square
Jason Bennet 2021
2021 Fun Raising evening in Ohio
2018 Cullman, Alabama
Dan with a great German woman who was celebrating her birthday. 2018 Rising Star, IN
THE WANDERERS TRIO
Lead Vocal, Accordion and woodwinds
Co-founder of The Route 161 Happy Wanderers. If an item produces a sound, Dan will play it. Also, listen up, you never know what language he will sing the next song in.
Drummer and Mandolin
Vince is a co-founder of The Route 161 Happy Wanderers. He has been playing drums since he was 12. Loves Punk Rock, Polka and Parties!
Vocals, Keys, Guitar and Harmonica
Jason is a man of many talents. He is versed in many forms of music. From classical to screaming metal. You will also hear an occasional Yodel! Jason is also releasing a new cd of originals soon. Check him out at https://jasonbennettmusic.com/