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 - 2018 Schedule
April 9 - Dains Dutchmen
May 7 - Chuck Theil and the Jolly Ramblers
June 4 - Dale Pexa Band
July 9 - Kris & the Riverside Dutchmen
August 6 - Leon Olsen
September 10 - Barefoot Becky
October 1 - Gordy Prochaskas Little Fisherman
November 5 - Sleepy Eye Concertina Club
December 3 - Bockfest Boys
Bolded Text = Bandwagon Taping Dates
Subject to change with changes in CBS schedule
200 Chestnut Street
Are you celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or other special event that you would like mentioned in the next Bandwagon? All requests must be made by noon Thursday prior to the Show.