This picture was taken during the last week of October 2010 by the La Crosse Tribune just prior to publishing their story about the band entitled, Ukulele U. The founders of the Cheez Land Uke Band are: Tim Schneipp in the blue shirt at the far left. Corey Schwan seated to Tim's left. Dave Simpkinson is closest to the camera. Joe Sexton seated on the higher stool to Corey's left.
First Uke Club Meeting
November 2, 2010 - This picture was taken a week after the La Crosse Tribune published a story about the new ukulele club. The story was a call to action for all people interested in learning how to play the ukulele to join the club. About 27 people attended our first meeting.
Cheez Land Uke Fest
This event was held in Valley View Mall, in La Crosse, WI on January 28th-30th, 2011. Here are few of the best pictures taken from the event. Pictures were taken by Dan Hardy, of Hardy Photography, Richland Center, WI
Sunset Playhouse, Elm Grove, WI 8 June 2012
This picture was taken just before our performance at Lil Rev's fund raiser at the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove, WI. Unfortunately, not everyone that played the gig can be seen in the picture. From left to right: Paul Dovenberg, Janie Maly, Dawn Anderson, Jack Evans, Lil Rev with his arm around Dee Peterson, Laura Rumpel, Diane Hofer, Katie Rasmussen, Jeri Zagrodnick and Scott Thornsen's right arm. Front and Center: Who else? Our man Jacob Zagrodnick sporting his new Summer Mohawk haircut.
Two Great Uke Players
This is our own Ricki Lemke and the Lil' Rev on June 4th, 2011 in Elm Grove at the Sunset Playhouse. The club played at the Milwaukee Ukulele Club fund raiser. A few of the songs we played can be seen on the performances page.