|Scott Benson: Guitar, drums, banjo, vocals. He has a versatile music
background having played and recorded with several polka bands including Richie
Yurkovich and also the Frankie Bucar and Ray Ahlgren bands from Minnesota. He
is a member of the popular Marshfield, WI based group “Whoz Playing” and was a
founding member of the local 50’s-60’s group, the “Atomic Tailfins”. Scott also
worked as a drummer-vocalist with Eau Claire based groups “Redwing” and country-
rock act, “The Marshall` Star Band”. He also did studio recording for the “Mike
|Richie Yurkovich: Accordion, button box, vocals, midi effects. He
has had his own band, for over 40 years, recorded 30 albums, owns his own
recording studio, hosted many tours in the U.S. and abroad and has performed
across the United States including more than 70 shows in Branson, MO. In 2001
he was inducted into the Ironworld Polka Hall of Fame. With his accordion,
bass and midi effects, he gives the band the sound for which they are known.
|Richie Yurkovich has been providing music for polka fans for over 50 years.
From the very beginning, The "Richie Yurkovich" band has consisted of
very talented musicians who have brought individualism, character and class
to the band.
Meet the Band: