Founded in 2012 and became quickly California's premiere Oktoberfest Party Band . Founded by German Natives who wanted to bring the true Bavarian Folk and Schlager music experience to the wider world. All the Hazels now divide their time between between Europe an the USA. Munich native Bandleader and founder Alex Bubenheim (Accordion and Vocal) has played the OKTOBERFEST in Munich in his early career. Now a composer of International renown, with many original songs to his name he has collaborated with many leading international artists such as Sheryl Crow, Sir Bob Geldof, David Hasselhoff and Ringo Starr. Co-founder, Drummer and Background Vocalist Nicki Strehl, from Cologne in Germany has played Bavarian Folk since he was knee high to a mountain goat! He also runs his own Creative enterprise ENDESIGN which is renowned in LA for having worked on motion-picture and broadcast campaigns with studios such as Warner Bros, Disney, CBS and HBO. Taylor Crowell on guitar and tuba extraordinaire Cameron Holt, joined the Band in 2017 and are now an integral part. Both are deeply rooted in German traditions and are big fans of leberkäse. Classic Songs from the ' Golden Age ' of Oompah and Bavaraian Folk Traditions, also paying homage to the International Phenomenon that is'OKTOBERFEST' with polkas and waltzes that are Bavarian in origin but also pure german 'Schlager ' as well as country western favorites. In addition they play their own Original tunes like La Bavaria, Servus and Let's Celebrate. Southern california's premiere OKTOBERFEST Party Band. Past Venues include: Alpine Village, CA Hofbäuhaus Las Vegas, NV Monterrey Bay Oktoberfest, CA Brats Brothers, Thousand Oaks, CA Das Beer Fest, Laughlin, NV Buffalo Club, Santa Monica, CA Downtown LA Oktoberfest Stonehaus, Westlake, CA Grünauer Oktoberfest, Kansas City , KA German Consul, Los Angeles. CA Palos Verdes Harvest Fest, CA Spokane Oktoberfest, Spokane, WA Bierbeizl, Los Angeles, CA Enegren Brewery, Moorpark, CA La Quinta Brewery, Palm Desert, CA Westlake Yacht Club, Westlake, CA juries alps Los angeles and many private party events.
Rosamund, Hofbräuhaus, Skandal um Rosie, Chicken Dance, Fliegerlied, Cowboy and Indianer, holzhacker buam, pensilvania polka, country roads, 99 red balloons, sweet home alabama, eye of the tiger, don't stop believing, highway to hell, living next door to alice, we will rock you, ymca, der kommissar, wahnsinn, ring of fire, i feel good, schützen liesl, athemlos, major tom, hold the line, hey baby, lichtensteiner polka, edelweiss, velar, happy, hurricane, america (rammstein)