Founded in 1999, the Royal Deuces have been entertaining folks world wide from International Festivals to private appearances with their distinctive original sound and show. Drawing deep from the traditions of Rockabilly, Honky Tonk, Truck Driving music, Bluegrass, and hot original numbers, the group continues to live up to the saying, "Everything you want and Nothing you don't!" on each live experience.
Featuring the amazing talents and experience of Vance Ehlers on upright bass and electric truck driving bass, combined with the high lonesome harmonies and driving drums of Rick "the Higher the Hair the Closer to God" Quisol and Mitch Polzak on Guitar, Vocals, and 5 String Banjo, the show continues to entertain audiences at every event and venue!
AVB has been contributing talent and energy to the California bluegrass scene since 1986. Known for award winning original material and vocal harmony arrangements, this ensemble is spreading the gospel according to Bluegrass to an ever-grooving base of fans and converts.
Members include: Lynn Quinones, Bruce Campbell, Jill Cruey, Dan Large, and Mitch Polzak.
Andrew Carriere and the Cajun All Stars
Come see Andrew Carriere and the Cajun All Stars for authentic, foot stomping Cajun music at it's best. They regularly entertain audiences at dances, parties, festivals, and clubs throughout the West Coast.
Members include: Andrew Carriere (Accordian), Mitch Polzak (Guitar), Annie Staninec (Fiddle), David "Killer" Hymoitz (Drums), Billy "Longhead" Wilson (Steel Guitar), Stephen "The Judge" Strauss (Bass)
The Polzak Brothers
There is no substitute for the chemistry between brothers and the Polzak Brothers define that! With Ringling Brothers showmanship in their blood, this group is non-stop entertainment. Their show is very unique in the material and instrumentation they bring to the stage. You will hear bluegrass standards, cowboy songs and tall tales, classic country duets, and blazing instrumentals.
Nick Polzak is the human metronome, the rhythm section of the band on his one-of-a-kind patented doubleneck washboard. He also provides back up vocals, jokes, and banter with his brother Mitch on the banjo, vocals, and of course, doubleneck guitar!
The duo occasionally brings along a special guest artist to add to the show. A one-of-a-kind act for folks of all ages, this group is not one to be missed!
Pick up a copy of Play Guitar magazine to read Mitch's latest column on the basics of playing lead and rhythm guitar.