Tuesday, Aug. 12th @ BK Lounge

The Stranger Creek band (Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier) played last night at Burger King and lots of people danced and had fun. Mary is now back with the band full time but still recuperating from knee surgery.

Anne Little and Ron Fine both came up and sang a couple of songs.

We celebrated Doris Riley (Gordon’s wife) and Ben Curtright’s birthdays with lots of great cookies.

Stranger Creek band plays every Tuesday night from 6:30 until 9pm at the Burger King @ 95th and Quivira in Overland Park, KS.

The band will play this Friday, August 15th at the Heritage Center, 109 Delaware, Downtown Leavenworth.  Food Bar 6:30 pm/ Show 7:00 pm. There is a cover charge of $10. Call 913-682-2122 for reservations.

Last night @ BK lounge

Mary Bichelmeyer was not able to play due to her recent knee surgery. So Chuck Yates played base for Mary. The rest of the band was Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, and Marvin Gregg. Marvin Bredemeier was sick and could not be there. Larry Smith and Melissa Petropoulos joined the band last night. Melissa’s daughter Sara sang with her mother.

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We celebrated Ed’s birthday with cookies.

The band will be playing @ American Legion 7500 W 75th St, Saturday Aug. 9th from 7 till 11pm. There is a $5 cover charge at the door. Bring snacks to share with everyone. Mary will be playing bass and Kenny Evans will join the band playing guitar and singing.

Check out this flyer and join us Friday, August 15.

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Last few weeks at BK Lounge

Tuesday July 15th, 2014

Mary Bichelmeyer was not able to play due to her recent knee surgery. So Chuck Yates playes base for Mary. The rest of the band was Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier.

Guest singers were Bud Hanoch, Melissa and her daughter Sara, Jerome and Ron Fine.

Tuesday July 22nd, 2014

Again Chuck Yates played base for Mary. The rest of the band was there: Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier.

Anne Little was there after a long absence. She hasn’t changed at all and sang beautifully.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Mary Bichelmeyer was back and played with the band for a little while but got tired and Chuck Yates took over for Mary. Larry Inman joined the band after the break. Good to have him back, even if was

Guest singers were Maggie and Bud. Jerome played the accordion.

4th of July @ American Legion

The Stranger Creek Band: Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Kenny Evans, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier, played July 4th, Friday afternoon at the American Legion on 75th street in Overland Park, KS.

The room was packed. There were no empty tables.

Jim Rumsey at BK 018A flag was brought out and Jim Rumsey recited Johnny Cash’s Ragged Old Flag with the band softly playing in the background. Very appropriate on the 4th of July holiday. He got a standing ovation.

Thanks to everyone that attended and made this event so successful.

 

Last night at the BK Lounge – 7/1/2014

Larry Dean Inman joined the Stranger Creek Band: Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier. They played last Tuesday night, July 1st, at the Burger King @ 95th & Quivira.

Guest singers were Chuck & Sandy Parcher and Judy Engle. Jerome Oberle played the accordion. So glad to see him back and getting along better.

Jim Rumsey at BK 018Jim Rumsey recited Johnny Cash’s Ragged Old Flag with the band softly playing in the background. Very appropriate so close to the 4th of July holiday. He got a standing ovation.

The band thanks everyone who donated to the tip bucket. It’s the only payment the band gets for playing every Tuesday night.

Join us soon and come early to get a good seat.

Photo by Dave Hightower

 

 

Tuesday 6/24/14 @ BK Lounge

The Stranger Creek Band, Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier, played last Tuesday night at the Burger King @ 95th & Quivira. There was a nice crowd that enjoyed the music and danced.

We celebrated Kathy Coats’ birthday with cookies.

The Band really appreciates the tips everyone gives as that is the only compensation they get for playing every Tuesday night.

Come to American Legion (7500 W 75th, Overland Park) on Friday, July the 4th to celebrate the 4th of July with good food and great music, 2pm to 6 pm. There is NO cover charge.

Lunch can be purchased:

  • $3 for a hot dog or hamburger meal
  • $5 for a pulled pork or brisket meal.

You can bring snacks to share with your table. There will not be a snack table.

Come early!

Tuesday 6/17 @ BK Lounge

Last Tuesday, 6/17, Larry Inman joined the Stranger Creek Band. He played guitar and sang with Mary & Garry Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier. There was lots of dancing and fun.

We celebrated Charlene Bredemeier’s (Marvin B’s sister-in-law) birthday with cookies. Cid Vaughn brought 4 different cakes to share with everyone.

THE BAND WILL NOT BE AT AMERICAN LEGION ON THE 2ND SAT. OF JULY

They will play Friday, July 4th, from 2pm till 6pm. There will be NO admission charge.

Lunch can be purchased:

  • $3 for a hot dog or hamburger meal
  • $5 for a pulled pork or brisket meal.

You can bring snacks to share with your table. There will not be a snack table.

Come early!

 

BK Lounge – June 10th

The band was small last night. Just  Garry & Mary Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier.

Jerome Oberle fell and broke his knee cap but Ron Fine sang a few songs much to the pleasure of the audience.

We celebrated Bob Babbitt’s birthday with song and cookies.

Join us next Tuesday from 6:30 to 9pm at the Burger King just off 95th St on Quivira in Overland Park, KS. Come early to get a good seat.

Tuesday @ BK Lounge

Even under threat of bad weather, last night Burger King was packed with people.

Larry Inman joined the band last night with Garry & Mary Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier.

Jerome Oberle played the accordion. Maggie Marx and her sister Ally sang.

We celebrated Coleen Oberle’s birthday with cookies she brought.

Join us next Tuesday from 6:30pm – 9pm at Burger King @ 95th and Quivira, Overland Park, KS. Come early to get a good seat.

 

Last night @ BK Lounge

And the band played on…

What fun with music and dancing. The band, Garry & Mary Bichelmeyer, Gordon Riley, Marvin Gregg and Marvin Bredemeier, played from 6:30 until 9pm last night, May 27th.

Ron Fine was a guest singer. Jerome Oberle played the accordion and Darrel Phillips sat in and played base for Mary. So she could play a few hands of cards.

We celebrated birthdays with cookies, lots of cookies. Happy birthday to Jim Rumsey, Bernice Scheidt and Doris Ranck.

Garry B. wore his ‘lawn mowed’ hat. What fun!Gary B. 004

Join us next Tuesday @ Burger King, 95th and Quivira, Overland Park, KS. The band starts playing @ 6:30pm but you better get there a lot earlier than that to get a good seat.