The Austin Polka Band is an ensemble of experienced musicians who enjoy playing and doing our part to preserve and share Polka and German music here in Central Texas. We are professionals or retired professionals from areas other than music and do this as a serious hobby. Most of us have 30+ years of playing experience and we have been performing together in this band since 2002. We enjoy performing for community festivals, restaurants, pubs, private parties and other organizations around Texas. The crowds always get their toes a tappin’ with our music.
The Austin Polka Band was formed in 2002 by Jim Schwobel who invited some friends to form a Polka band. The players also perform in several civic ensembles in Austin, Texas: Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, Austin Brass Band, New Horizons Band and Austin Symphonic Band.
For more info, check out the Austin Polka Band’s website.