The Midwesterners on bandcamp

download and order CDs here.

Richard Wiegel on Bandcamp

here can be found Magic Wind, Wiegel Room, and Out Of The Blue solo CDs.

Richard Wiegel on itunes

The Midwesterners on itunes

Midwesterners and Richard Wiegel on YouTube

Midwesterners on Facebook

Just started this page after procrastinating forever. Hope you join us, click the 'Like' button.

Richard Wiegel on facebook

This is mostly my page, but I've loaded up about 60 of my old band posters, and lots of other band related stuff.

Richard Wiegel on Spotify

The Midwesterners on Spotify

The Midwesterners at Amazon

Richard on Mad Toast Live

Richard plays solo acoustic guitar on a live podcast show. Airing April 30, 2009. Also a great place to search the archives and listen to some of Madison's best musicians and bands.

Mazomanie Music Conservancy

My friends out in Mazo who do a monthly first friday show of mostly local talent. I've done it six or so years in a row. Always home cooked food and beer for sale, no cover charge. Come out and support their move to their new facility, the Community Building at 9 Broadhead St. (downtown by the big flag). And check out their radio station WISY 92.5FM.


Unleash Your Music

The Kristy Larson Honky Tonk Trio

One of my favorite local bands. Country music historian,author,musician and WORT radio host Bill Malone describes Kristy as "one of the shining lights of Madison roots music". I played on their self-titled 2008 CD, 'Let The Teardrops Fall.'

The Swing Crew

A Wisconsin Dells band run by Dennis Reifsteck that I've played in off and on for 20 years. Dennis played bass on two of The Midwesterner CDs.

Robert Schmidtke Music

Robert "Bob" Schmidtke was one of Madison's finest rock and blues guitarists.  His career started in Mendelbaum (where I saw him at UW Platteville in 1967), then onto well-known Madison bands The Tayles, Clicker, The Beans, and more.  I played with him in Clicker and The Beans 1973-75.  He moved to Eugene, Oregon but came back in 1980 to compose on the Chapman Stick, a guitar-like instrument with 10 strings.  Unfortunately he died in 1984 at the age of 38 and this music was n