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How we got started...
The Dakota Dutchmen played their first dance at the American Legion in Lankin on Memorial Day 2004 with Matt Hodek on accordion, concertina & vocals; Mike Helt on piano; Roger Kosobud on drums & Charlie Sunde on bass horn.
Matt Hodek, Bandleader - Lankin, ND
|horns, bass horn, piano accordion,
button accordion & concertina|

Rodney Bosh - Lankin, ND
|drums & vocals|

Mike Helt - Park River, ND
|concertina & vocals|

John Hobbs - Devils Lake, ND
|bass horn|

Laddie Pecka - Lawton, ND
|"2 trumpets", horns, clarinet, tenor sax & vocals|

Rose Pecka - Lawton, ND
|piano & vocals|

Mike Simon - Windom, MN
|bass horn, horns & vocals|

Charlie Sunde - Fargo, ND
|bass horn|

Donnie Swartz - Grand Forks, ND
|piano|





States we've played:










Arizona, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana,
Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota,
Texas, Washington & Wisconsin
Fountain of the Sun - Mesa, AZ ~ Matt Hodek & Laddie Pecka