Thrasher presents Fox River String Band Christmas Show
Fox River String Band will perform its fourth annual Christmas Show at Thrasher Opera House in
Nielsen explained, “We formed the Fox River String Band nearly five years ago with a goal of performing fun musical shows in and around the
George Doty learned to play guitar and banjo from his dad when he was 12 years old. He continued teaching himself over the years, always preferring the folk and bluegrass style of music. He now sings and plays lead guitar and banjo with the band with a “folk” style that adds a very nice flavor to the band’s sound.
Peg Campion from Montello sings and plays rhythm guitar. Her family was always very musical with her dad playing piano and mom always leading the singing of the old-time songs. Peg began playing guitar at age 10 and has been playing and singing ever since. You will particularly appreciate Peg’s beautiful alto voice on both solos and harmony.
Dr. Terry Wepner, Chiropractor from Berlin, plays both stand-up and electric bass, and pleases audiences with his vocal renditions of several humorous songs. Terry began playing bass in the fifth grade, and studied classical music for many years. He played in the Wisconsin Youth Symphony for four years, in the Oshkosh Civic Symphony for eleven years, and in a polka band during college.
Lance Buchholtz was a charter member of the band five years ago, as the bass player and bass vocalist. However, a year later he had to drop out because his work hours with the sheriff's office. The band is pleased that he has recently rejoined as bass vocalist, playing guitar instead of bass. Lance has a great ear for vocal harmony, once again giving the band "four part vocal harmony." Lance, who has been singing most of his life, and plays both guitar and electric bass, lives in
Tickets for this evening of holiday merriment are $8 and can be purchased at Thrasher Opera House, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake State Bank, and Ripon Drug. Or call 920/294-4279 or 888/441-0140.