ROUTE 161 HW IN ACTION!
Watch our Promo Video and imagine yourself enjoying a great, fun-filled Oktoberfest along with the band! Booking 2021 now- only a few dates remain!
Hello all Oktoberfesters. We are nearly booked for 2021 with only a few open dates available. We are thrilled that Live Music will make a return this year! Although we did perform limited engagements in 2020, we are excited to travel out of Ohio and see some of our favorite venues in 2021 again! Also, check out our videos page to see a new performance that was recorded at WOSU studios featuring our new single, "Bucket Polka"! All the best! PROST!
ROUTE 161 HAPPY WANDERERS TRIO
Looking forward to seeing great patrons at the following events in 2019. Check out our Tour page for more details.
DAYTON ART INSTITUTE OKTOBERFEST, OHIO
SEVEN MILE FESTIVAL, OHIO
SANDUSKY NORTH COAST OKTOBERFEST, OHIO
DAYTON DAI OKTOBERFEST, OHIO
OKTOBERFEST GRAND RAPIDS, MI
SPRINGBORO OKTOBERFEST, OH
DECATUR INDIANA GERMANFEST
AUGTOBERFEST LEBANON, IN
GERMAN VILLAGE OKTOBERFEST, OH
GREAT LAKES BREWING CO OKTOBERFEST, OH
COLUMBIA AND LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA FESTIVALS
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!
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.
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/