The Velaires
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Direct from the Iowa & South Dakota
Rock 'n Roll Halls of Fame!

Dave Napier, Bill "Chopper" Pelchat, Mike King, Don Bourret, & Gene Ambroson

Upcoming Performances:

  • February 19th
    Shrine Clown Convention, Masonic Temple, Sioux City IA
  • May 19th -- 7:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
    Boji Bay, Okoboji IA

Recent Performances:

  • December 31st
    New Year's Eve Party, Bob Roe's Point After, Sioux City IA
  • December 11th
    Shrine Christmas Party, Masonic Temple, Sioux City IA
  • November 7th
    Oriental Band Fundraiser, Shrine Temple, Sioux City IA
  • October 30th
    Birthday Party, Vangarde Arts, Sioux City IA
  • October 1st
    Boji Bay, Lake Okoboji IA
  • September 26th
    Rivertime Resort Bar & Grill, Ponca NE
  • September 25th
    Siouxland Center for Active Generations, Sioux City IA
  • September 12th
    Private Wedding Dance, Masonic Temple, Sioux City IA
  • September 5th
    Central High School All School Reunion, Sioux City IA
  • August 29th
    Bob's Watering Hole, Sioux City IA
  • August 28th
    Boji Bay Fun House Pavillion, Milford IA
  • August 6th
    Rock 'N Roll Reunion, The Chesterfield, Sioux City IA
  • August 1st
    Rivertime Bar, Ponca NE
  • July 25th
    Bob Roe's Point After, Sioux City IA
  • July 23rd & 24th
    Riverside Casino, Riverside IA
  • July 4th
    Doxx Warehouse Bar, Sioux City IA
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  • August 31, 2014
    Induction Ceremony & Concert for The Iowa Music Association Hall of Fame, Spirit Lake & Arnolds Park IA
    Presentation of Dan Matousek Lifetime Achievement Award to Don Bourret
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Based in Sioux City, Iowa, this versatile five-piece group is comprised primarily of members of the Iowa Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. They have more than 200 years total professional playing experience, having toured with most of the stars who made the music of the 50's and 60's famous. Tight harmony and great stage presence make The Velaires the finest nostalgia band in the Siouxland area. Their repertoire is mostly rock, with a little bit of country thrown in.

Also appearing in smaller venues as a three or four-piece group, under the Silver Strings name, are the core members -- Don, Mike, Chopper, and sometimes Gene. You can find both groups appearing in Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota, and maybe even Minnesota!


For bookings, call Mike King at 712-490-1662

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