Published on April 15, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

This Saturday is the second to last show of the 2013-2014 Old School Variety Show season. Gather your friends and family at The Grand Hotel Ballroom in historic Downtown La Crosse for a delightful evening out. This show will feature musical guests Joe Gow and Carmen Wilson and folk trio, Wonderland’s Moody. Also featured are Master Storyteller Sara Slayton and Mentalist Robert Ruse. Expect some more surprises with Michael Scott as your host. Show starts at 8pm with doors opening at 7. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at The People’s Food Coop and McCaffrey’s coffee across from UWL. Hope to see you there!

Published on March 4, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

This show will feature the low-fi Americana music of Jaybone Bell and the hot sounds of jazz quartet KItty and the Jazz Hounds. Our storytellers will feature local historian Richard Frost and Teri Wachuta. Michael Scott will again be your host. More surprises are also in store so get those tickets. They go real, real fast!

Published on February 10, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

Our sponsor, The People’s Food Coop, is proud to present the February show. It will feature Hans Mayer and TJ Peterslie along with the Caucutt Family; Mike, Nancy and Elizabeth. We will also hear from singer/songwriter Bob Bovee and the Director of the Servant Leadership Master’s Program at Viterbo University will be our storyteller. Plus, a few more surprises. Michael Scott will again be your host.

Singer/Songwriter Bob Bovee

Published on January 3, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

Clever and funny, Eddie Allen never disappoints.

Warm yourself amongst the hearts and hearths of Old Schoolers and The Grand Hotel Ballroom. This show will feature Singer/Songwriter Eddie Allen, Folk Duo The Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers and Comedian Jammin’ George. More fun to be added so stay tuned.

The elegant and intimate Grand Hotel Ballroom


Published on December 20, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

The December 21st show is all sold out but, not to worry, The Old School Variety Show will be returning January 18th with special musical guests Eddie Allen and The Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers. Tickets go on sale January 1st.

Published on December 18, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

This Saturday, December 21st, The Old School Variety Show will return to the Grand Hotel Ballroom. The show will feature Laun Braithwaite and Jeff Sherin from The Far Outs, mother/daughter duet Beth and Lexie Lakmann, storytelling and comedy from Rabbi Saul Prombaum and actor Brian Coffin. Michael Scott will once again be your host. Tickets can be purchased at The People’s Food Coop and McCaffrey’s coffee across from UWL. The tickets are $15 and the trouble starts at 8pm. See you there!

Published on November 19, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

The Old School Variety Show will be returning the third Saturday of December. Tickets go on sale on Monday December 2nd at The Peoples Food Coop and McCaffrey’s coffee. The fun filled line up will be announced soon!

Published on November 14, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Be sure to join us this Saturday as the Old School Variety Show brings together some of the finest local talent.  This November show will feature music by The Wrecks and Adam Palm, storytellers Terry and Ken Visger, actress Colleen Schultz and, once again, your host Michael Scott.  Please join us in the warm and friendly confines of the Grand Hotel Ballroom.  The doors open at 7pm.  Come enjoy a full bar and night of fresh, organic and local entertainment.


Do Not Miss This One!

The Old School Variety Show at the Grand Hotel Ballroom returns with special guests Fayme Rochelle and the Waxwings, the Director of the D.B.  Reinhart Institute for Ethics  in Leadership and LaCrosse Tribune columnist, Rick Kyte and magic by Isaiah Foster.  That is only the beginning!  More acts to be announced soon.

Mark October’s date night for the 19th!