Polka Profiles: Chuck Thiel

Polka Profiles,Polkacast by GlenBraget on December 9, 2016

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Chuck Thiel has been on the Midwest Polka and Old-Time Music radar for well over fifty years with his band the Jolly Ramblers. The band has been a family family affair of sorts throughout its existence. Early on, Chuck learned under the watchful eye of his father Albert and later Chuck passed his musical education onto his son Jason. Find out more about this very talented man and his commitment to keeping this music alive.

Polka Profiles: Barefoot Becky

Polka Profiles,Polkacast by GlenBraget on December 9, 2016

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Glen Braget catches up with one the busiest acts on the Midwest Polka scene, Becky Livermore aka Barefoot Becky of Mt. Vernon, Iowa. For nearly 30 years, Becky and her band, the Ivanhoe Dutchmen, have been performing all over the United States in a wide range of venues and events. Find out how a young girl from Iowa got involved in the world of Polka and Old-Time music.

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