First show of 2015 @ BK Lounge

Tuesday, Jan. 5th, the Stranger Creek Band, (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Bredemeier and Alex Riley) played at Burger King (BK Lounge) for the first time in this new year. Larry Inman played and sang with the band.

The guests were Jerome Oberle, Ron Fine, and Bud Marley. Richard Mowen and his wife Lita sang for the first time in a lone time.BK Guests 018

We celebrated Ron Fine’s birthday with great homemade cookies.

The band will also play at American Legion this Sat, Jan.9th from 7pm until 11pm. The address is 7500 W 75th, Overland Park, KS. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. Don’t forget to bring snacks to share with everyone. Kenny will not be part of the band but Larry Inman will play in his place.

The band thanks everyone for the “tips”. That is the only payment they get for playing every Tuesday night besides an occasional cookie or cake.

 

Tues, Dec 23th @ BK Lounge

Tuesday, Dec 23rd, the Stranger Creek Band, (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Bredemeier and Alex Riley) played at Burger King (BK Lounge).

The guests were Jerome Oberle, Danny Contreras, Annie Little, Judy Engle, Darrell Cline and Melissa Petropoulos & her daughter.

Santa Claus visited at intermission and passed out candy canes. What a surprise!

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We celebrated Bob Smith’s birthday with great cookies.

The highlight of the evening was that Bertha Kanning came with her granddaughter, Susan. Everyone was so glad to see her back.

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The band thanks everyone for the “tips”. That is the only payment they get for playing every Tuesday night besides an occasional cookie or cake.

The Band will not play at Burger King Tues., Dec 30th but join us on Tuesday, Jan. 6th @ 6:30pm to 9pm at Burger King, 95th & Quivira Overland Park, KS. Come early as seats get filled quickly.

Dec 16th @ BK Lounge

The Stranger Creek Band, (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Bredemeier and Alex Riley) played at Burger King (BK Lounge).

The guests were Jerome, Ron and Annie.

We celebrated Ralph’s retirement and birthday with cake and lots of train songs. He retires from the railroad after 40 years.

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We will be playing at Burger King next Tuesday, December 23, but not on Tuesday December 30th. You can still make Reservations for New Years Eve thru Mike at the American Legion or Gordon Riley 913-642-9492.

This Saturday night at American Legion on 75th Street “ Changing Times Band “ will be there 7 to 11 pm. This is Kenny Evans and Marvin Gregg’s Band.

The band thanks everyone for the “tips”. That is the only payment they get for playing every Tuesday night besides an occasional cookie or cake.

Last Sat night at American Legion

Saturday night at American Legion was a lot of fun.  Not only did we have Kenny singing, we had Mike Riley, and Danny Contreras.  Stranger Creek Band would like to

Thank all of our loyal followers for coming, and providing two tables of snacks for those that didn’t eat before they came.  We had a full meal available.

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Gordon also sang Vince Gill’s  ‘Look at Us’ in celebration of mine and Dave’s 57th wedding anniversary, which was  yesterday,  12/14/14.

Photos by Dave Hightower

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Dec 2nd & 9th at BK lounge

The Stranger Creek Band, (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Bredemeier and Alex Riley) played at Burger King (BK Lounge) last 2 Tuesday nights, Dec 2nd & 9th.

On Dec 2nd the guests were Jerome, Ron, Anne, Chuck & Sandy.

On Dec 9th the guests were Jerome, Ron and Annie. We celebrated Ruth’s birthday with cookies.

The band thanks everyone for the “tips”. That is the only payment they get for playing every Tuesday night besides an occasional cookie or cake.

Last 2 weeks @ BK lounge

The Stranger Creek Band, (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, and Marvin Bredemeier) played at Burger King (BK Lounge) last 2 Tuesday nights, Nov 11 & 18th. Marvin Gregg will no longer plays drums with the band. Alex, Gordon and Doris’ grandson, played drums at BK those 2 weeks, and we will see where we go from there.

Nov 11th

The furnace was broken at Burger King. So it was almost as cold inside as outside. The band setup and played to a crowd of people that were all bundled up with coats. It was Alice’s birthday and we celebrated with cookies. Guests were Ron Fine and Danny C.

Nov 18th

The heat was back on, almost too much. Guests were Ron, Bud and Kenny.

 

Last night @ BK Lounge

They are back after a 2 week layoff to watch the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.

The Stranger Creek Band, (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, and Marvin Bredemeier) played at Burger King (BK Lounge) last night, Tuesday, Nov 4th. Marvin Gregg will no longer play drums with the band. Alex, Gordon and Doris’ grandson, played drums at BK last night, and we will see where we go from there.

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Marvin G. will play with the band on Sat, Nov 8 at American Legion, but that will be the last time.  He has a new job playing with a Band in Independence, with guaranteed money.  So sorry we will loose Marvin Gregg, but we had him a lot longer than we thought we would.

We had a special guest at BK last night, Kathy Lynn, singer.  She was very good. Danny Contreras and Ron Fine also joined the band for a few songs.

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It was Jean Hightower’s birthday and Jim’s too. We celebrated with cookies. We also celebrated Gordon and Doris’ 53rd wedding anniversary with cake.

The band thanks everyone for the “tips”. That is the only payment they get for playing every Tuesday night besides an occasional cookie or cake.

Join us at the American Legion this Sat night from 7pm until 11pm. The address is 7500 W 75th, Overland Park, KS. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. Don’t forget to bring snacks to share with everyone.

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Stranger Creek Band News

The World Series is over. So don’t forget to join us this Tuesday @ BK Lounge (Burger King).

Here is a message from Doris:

Marvin Gregg will play with us Nov 8 at American Legion, but that will be the last.  He has a new job playing with a Band in Independence, with guaranteed money.  He will not be playing at BK again.  He came over this morning & worked with Alex, our grandson.  Alex is going to try to play at BK, and we will see where we go from there. 

We will have a special guest at BK this Tues, Kathy Lynn, singer.  She is very good, Gordon says.  So sorry we will loose Marvin Gregg, but we had him a lot longer than we thought we would.

Thank you, Doris