17555 320th St NE
Middle River, MN 56737
218-449-3391 (home)
218-689-4824 (cell)

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We are the band for you! We provide a good steady beat and a taste for old tyme that will put you on your feet! The Cathy Erickson Band brings that and much more to the stage with over 45+ years of experience entertaining all ages with accordion music styled just for you. Our band has a mix of accordion, vocals, sax, and drums. Available for all occasions & Polka Masses.

Last Updated: 9/25/2022
(Dates subject to change)


Sunday, May 1: Birthday Dance (Margie Strand)  2-5 p.m. Trail’s End Bar, Trail, MN

Thursday, May 5: Senior Dance, 2-5 p.m. Heritage Community Center, Thief River Falls, MN

Tuesday, May 10:  5:45 p.m. Thief River Care Center, Thief River Falls, MN (Cathy)

Wednesday, May 11: Birthday Party, Nursing Home, Fertile, MN (Cathy)

Tuesday, May 17: Norwegian Music and More: 3 p.m. Community Center, Newfolden, MN (Cathy)

Thursday, May 19: Nordic Fest Dance, 7-11, Eagles, Club, Thief River Falls, MN



Saturday, June 11: All School Reunion, Burlington Northern Park, 12 – 3 p.m., Wadena, MN

Tuesday, June 14: Wheatland Terrace Auditorium at Valley 4000, 7:00pm, Grand Forks, ND (Cathy & MaryJo)

Saturday, June 18: Annual “Dam” Festival, “Cathy and Laverne’, 1-4, Little Falls, MN

Sunday, June 19: Polish Days, Florian, MN Polka Mass at 10:30 a.m.; Lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Dancing at the Hall from 1-4 p.m. (two bands - Cathy Erickson Band and Matt Hodek & Dakota Duchmen)

Tuesday, June 21: Senior Dance 1-4 p.m. Community Center, Frazee, MN

Thursday, June 23: Gazebo Entertainment, 7 p.m., Thief River Falls, MN

Thursday, June 30: 95th Birthday Party for Audrey Hermanson, Greenleaf Sr. Living, Thief River Falls, MN (Cathy)



Saturday, July 2: German Fest, 3:30 - 8:00pm, Community Center, 41442 MN-65, McGregor, MN

Tuesday, July 5: Senior Dance 1-4 p.m. VFW, Wadena, MN

Saturday, July 9: Program/Lunch at Northwood Church, Moose River, MN 11:00 a.m.

Friday, July 15: Pennington County Fair Senior Citizen Garage, Thief River Falls, MN

Thursday, July 21: Roseau County Fair Free Stage, Roseau, MN 1-3p m.

Sunday, July 24: Band Shell, Marshall County Fair, Warren, MN 1-6 p.m. alternating with Erik Finney and The Pickers.

Saturday, July 30: 6th Annual Freedom Fest, Goodridge Veterans Memorial Park, Goodridge, MN 12:45 - 2pm. Followed by a Veterans Program from 2-3pm

Sunday, July 31: 128th Celebration (Polka Service)  for Esther Lutheran Church, 11:00 a.m., Parkers Prairie, MN



Saturday, August 6: Bronson Days, Lake Bronson, MN 4 p.m

Sunday, August 7: Polka Mass/Festival, 10:30 – 2 p.m., St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Perham, MN



Saturday, September 10: Ottertail Polka Fest, with Matt Hodek & Dakota Dutchmen, Ottertail, MN

Ottertail Polka Fest dates: September 8, 9, 10

Saturday/Sunday, September 24/25: Goose Festival, Middle River, MN



Friday, October 7: OKTOBERFEST, 1-5 p.m., VFW, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota




Country Sunrise - best of the country oldies every Sunday morning from 6 - 10 a.m. on Pioneer 90.1 FM or Click on Listen Live. Hosted by Cathy Erickson and broadcast live from the farm.


Country Church - featuring gospel music every Sunday evening from 7 - 10 p.m. on Pioneer 90.1 FM or Click on Listen Live. Hosted by Cathy Erickson and broadcast live from the farm.


I also enjoy hosting my own radio show on Monday evenings and broadcast live from the farm from 6 p.m. - Midnight 12:00 a.m. You can listen on Pioneer 90.1 FM or Click on Listen Live. My “Cathy's Variety Show” began in March 2007 after I took a broadcasting class at the Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls, MN. Dance in your kitchen, living room, or garage! You can listen in your car, tractor or on the computer to music which includes polkas, waltzes, country, swing, oldies from local artist.

Thank you for listening to all of my shows. Your support is appreciated.

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