Bandwagon is one of the longest running, locally produced, entertainment programs in the history of Minnesota television. KEYC News 12 first aired the 30 minute musical show on Monday, November 21, 1960 at 8:30pm live as a celebration of KEYC News 12 going on the air. The official name “Bandwagon” was not given to the show until March 30th, 1961.
Music, dancing, anniversary, and birthday greetings. Bandwagon features outstanding bands from all over the United States and audience participation.
Come join the fun and entertainment the first Monday of every month at 6:30pm, $8 charge at the Kato Ballroom. Check out the schedule of bands to see the lineup as well as dates of each taping. The ballroom has a large dance floor, air conditioning, food, and beverages that make the experience of Bandwagon all the more enjoyable!
Taped shows will air the following 4 Weekends
Taping Dates and Bands - 2019 Schedule
January 7- Dale Pexa Band
February 4 - Snow Date for January
March 4 - Dale Dahmen & Polka Beats
April 1 - Adam Sandhurts
May 6 - Czech Area Concertina Club
June 3 - Dain's Dutchmen
July 1 - Kris Keltgen & the Riverbend Dutchmen
August 5 - Leon Olsen
September 9 - Chuck Thiel & Jolly Ramblers
October 7 - Barefoot Becky
November 4 - Wendinger Band
December 9 - Ray Sands & the Polka Dots
Bolded Text = Bandwagon Taping Dates
Subject to change with changes in CBS schedule
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