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Dear Johnny, 

I just wanted to thank you and your colleagues for a job well done at our Oktoberfest Reception in the Intercontinental Hotel.  Everyone loved your music.  Your band is definitely the best one we have used yet.

                                                                                                                               Best regards,
                                                                                                                               Kenneth W. Bremer
                                                                                                                               Director
                                                                                                                               Germany Trade and Invest

Johnny, 
On behalf of both the Rolling Meadows and Arlington Heights Senior Centers we'd like to thank The Johnny Wagner Band for performing at our Annual Octoberfeast Lunch and Laughter series at the Cotillion last Monday. Everyone really enjoyed the band and continues to talk about how wonderful that afternoon was. We look forward to working with you again in the future. 

Thank You,                                                      
Mindi M. Schwartz                                          
Division Manager- Sr. Programs                      
Rolling Meadows Park District                         

Hello Johnny, 
Even after three weeks everyone is still talking about our party and how wonderful the music was. Your music MADE the party. Your music made us feel like we were in Munich . It couldn’t get any better. It was a magical evening and the music was just splendid. Thank you. Thank you. 

Diane Garcea                                                     

 

Hi Johnny Wagner Band,
I just wanted to say how much my Family enjoyed seeing your band at this year's Lake Zurich Oktoberfest..You have been a Family Favorite for several years now, and we love your version of Edelweiss. The cow bells sound so beautiful. You truly are wonderful entertainers ! Here are a couple pictures that we took with you. 

Thanks for the memories...                                 
Gail, Wheeling, IL.                                              

 

Dear Johnny, 
The St. Barbara Parish of Brookfield Oktoberfest Committee would like to thank you for another wonderful performance this year. This was your 10th appearance, and, as always, you are huge hit with the attendees! We get many of the same people coming back year after year, and that is a tribute to you and your band! 

Thank you again and see you next year!              
Al & Beth Porzelt - Committee Chairpersons       

 

Dear Johnny,
It was great seeing you again. We wanted to tell you how our grandchildren and our daughter (Kathy) enjoyed your performances at the Carlin Club Oktoberfest. Little Marin was beside herself with joy and when we played the CD we had bought the next day at home, she wouldn't stop dancing. She even tried to yodel. Her Mom has to play the CD in the car whenever they go anywhere. We are happy that our grandchildren will follow in our footsteps and enjoy the great polka/waltz music of our heritage. 

                                                                                                                                                                                      Best regards,
                                                                                                                                                                                      George and Kathy Flotz (Your Landsleut)

 

 


Just wanted to tell you how much fun the Oktoberfest (Carlin Lake Lodge) was. We came back the second weekend because we had such a good time. I think I became an expert on the Schnitzlebank song! Thanks for the great time.. 

- John Desmond     
LaCrosse, Wisc.    

 

Dear Johnny and Crew, 
I had the pleasure of hearing you play last summer at the Carlin when I was a waiter. I want to make it back up to Wisconsin for this year's festivities. 

Oh, and I must pass this along as well. I was in Munich two weeks ago, and the house band at the Hofbrahaus paled in comparison to the Johnny Wagner Band. You play more instruments, play more difficult and varied music and generally are better showmen and entertainers. The biggest disappointment was the total absence of alphorn or cowbells.   Thanks, Eric

 

 

Mr. Wagner,
Downers Grove sends a big thank you! The quality of The Johnny Wagner Band's performance at Heritage Festival was a big plus to the success of our event. Festival goers who attend your show really enjoyed themselves. We strive to secure a variety of entertainment to satisfy our diverse crowd. Your performance certainly filled that bill. Thanks again and we look forward to working with you in the near future.

- Heritage Festival: Village of Downers Grove

 

 

Dear Johnny and Band,
Thank you for a job well done, we always enjoyed your music. Family and friends think it's the best band. Let us know where you will be playing for Oktoberfest.
 

 
 

Dear Johnny Wagner Band,
We couldn't be more thankful for your music which helped make our wedding day magical. Our guests raved about your music. Thank you for being a special part of our memories.
 

 

 

Dear Mr. Wagner,
Just wanted to let you know how pleased we all were with your group. You helped to make the event "special." We are looking forward to working with you again.

- Cuneo Museum Mercedes Car Show
Vernon Hills, IL

 

 

Dear John,
On Behalf of all the staff and children at Armstrong School, I wish to thank you for such a fantastic performance. Everyone was walking around saying what a good time they had. A few teachers even admitted to having "tears" during Edelweiss. You made our Oktoberfest a huge success!

- George Armstrong School of International Studie
Chicago, IL

 

 

Dear Mr. Wagner,
Awesome, outstanding, uplifting and exhilarating are some of the adjectives used by the students and staff of this High School to describe your performance. We all had a good time and this was definitely the highlight of German week.

- Mineral Point School District
Mineral Point, WI

 

 

Dear Mr. Wagner,
Thank you so much for your wonderful entertainment. Our residents just loved your program. You can be sure we will have you at Beacon Hill again.

- Village of Lombard, IL

 

 

Dear Performers,
On behalf of German Fest, it's directors, it's volunteers, and of course our guests, let me congratulate you on a tremendous job you did in entertaining everyone. Whether it be music, dance or costume, all added to the fantastic entertainment program at this German Fest. Thank you for lending your outstanding talents to German Fest.

- German Fest
Milwaukee, WI

 

 

John,
I just wanted to thank you for your excellent performance on Sept. 27th here at Hart Road in Barrington. My client was so very pleased with your group. They said it was the best party they had ever had.

- Celebrate: Complete Party Planning

 

 

Dear Johnny,
We would like to once again thank you and your band for helping to make our Oktoberfest on October 30th a huge success! Everyone enjoyed your energentic music, singing, and "Schuplattler" dancing tremendously…you embody the true spirit of Oktoberfest!


- Chicago Research & Trading Group

 

 

Dear John,
The Chicago River Walk Oktoberfest finally came together and it sure was a successful program. As you know, there were many details to coordinate and an important client to please. I would like to extend my thanks and gratitude for your professionalism and hard work. You made a valuable contribution to the overall success of this project.

- JAM Productions, Ltd. 

 

 

Dear John,
I wanted to thank you for your participation in the Allendale Christmas Boutique! We had a very successful show, and clearly one of the highlights was your band playing on Wednesday evening. Everyone I spoke with thoroughly enjoyed your music. I very much appreciate the time your band took to make our Christmas Boutique a success.

- Lake Forest, IL 

 

 

Dear Mr. Wagner and Fellow Band Members,
Thank you so very much for helping to make our Oktoberfest celebration an extra special one! Your assembly performances were truly outstanding, and we appreciate the sharing of your many talents with all of us.

- Madison Junior High SchoolNaperville, IL

 

 

Dear John,
Thank you very very much for your excellent performance. Your band is to be complimented for all you did to make our Oktoberfest such a success.

- M&M Club
Merchandise Mart Plaza

 

 

"John Wagner and his band ignited the crowd with some of the most exciting music heard in a long time. In addition to the polka favorites, they played current top rock favorites and a touch of country."

- The Lakeland Times, Wisconsin

 

 

We enjoyed the excellent job John Wagner did of combining cultural enrichment with audience participation. All the students are still talking about the stimulating concert and some are still even trying to yodel.

- Parkway East J.R.S.
Creve Coeur, MO

 

 

Mr Wagner,
Just a note to tell you that I consider you an your fine group to be the best. I have your LP's and enjoy the music very much.

- Punxsutawney, PA

 

 

"We all found the band very entertaining and delightful. It was a great opportunity."

- Mad River Junior High
Dayton, OH

 

 

"My students and I enjoyed their performance immeasurably."

- Hoboken H.S., NJ

 

 

"The concert was excellent and we were glad we didn't miss it."

- Allentown, PA

 

 

I thought the performance was excellent and my students enjoyed it thoroughly. I certainly will try to support any performances you have in the area in the future.

- Harborfields High School
Greenlawn, NY

 

 

Several months ago we had the good fortune of seeing your wonderful band in Washington, D.C. One of the shows memorable features was the SCHNITZELBANK.

- Columbia, MD

 

 

The John Wagner Band engendered a great deal of enthusiasm among the students through their polished presentations, excellent musicianship and clever audience participation. The students responded with delightfully lively spirit by clapping, dancing, "Schunkeln'" etc. The atmosphere was joyful and festive.

- Oceanside St. High School
Oceanside, NY

 

 

The John Wagner Band, a very versitile group, entertaining you from Dixieland to Polka to Country music and everything in between, also was the opening act for the Barbar Mandrell Show at the Northenaire.

- Vilas County News, WI

 

 

Dear Mr. Wagner,
You evening of musical entertainment here at Washington Square will be remembered for some time. It was really great! Thanks for being so generous and giving us one of the best musicals we've ever had! I'm having a great time listening to your record and looking forward to another evening of your being here at Washington Square.

- Hinsdale, IL

 

 

Dear John,Wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the great job that your band did at our dinner dance. Everyone commented on the good variety of music that was played and how easy it was to dance to your music.

- Crown Enterprises
Schaumburg, IL

 

 

Dear John,
I would like to thank you very much for your inspiring concert at Brighton High School. The performance was wonderful. We all enjoyed your music very much and my entire family has fun listening to your recordings.

- Rochester, NY 

 

 

Dear John,
Meg joins me in thanking you for your efforts to make the rehearsal dinner at Camp Manito-Wish the undoubted success it was. Everyone commented on the wonderful band that we had arranged to have at Camp and you certainly made the party go!

 

 

Dear John,
On behalf of the Illinois Restaurant Association, I would like to personally thank you for your performance at the Eighth Annual Tourism Luncheon. Your German entertainment added to the afternoon's World Cup festive theme. Your music was greatly appreciated by the members of the committee who organized this event, and enjoyed and complimented by all those who partook in the luncheon.

- Illinois Restaurant Association


 



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