Die Polka Schlingel

Die Polka Schlingel

Wilkommen! Die Polka-schlingel, a band based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has a large repertoire of German tunes as well as a growing number of swing tunes and novelty numbers. The band has a dozen members and an amazing longevity; it has been oompahing at Oktoberfests and other festivities for over 35 years!


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Santa Fe Brewery
It's time to sing. (Santa Fe Brewery)

Alphorn contest
Kick up your heals! (Santa Fe Brewery)

Angel Fire, 2002
Angel Fire Bierfest

Alphorn contest
Contest: can anyone get actual music out of an Alpenhorn? (Taos Ski Valley)

Duck Dance, Ouray, 2002
The ever-popular Duck Dance at Ouray

Duck Dance, Ruidoso 2002
Dancing the snake dance in Ruidoso

Edelweis am Rio Grande
Edelweis am Rio Grande German-American Club

Band's-eye view
A band's eye view of the crowd at Ouray

We set up anywhere!
We can set up almost anywhere!

The sax section
The sax section

In yet another big tent
We often play in big tents.

The trumpet section
The trumpet section





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