- August 5, 2019
- 11 am
This is polka music at its best so don’t miss it! Steve and his band are recording artists who have performed throughout the United States and internationally including performances on the National Mall, The Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian Institute. The Meisner sound has been a mainstay at the State Fair for more than 20 years.
Steve Meisner is a multi-talented musician, entertainer, composer & arranger. He began playing the accordion at the age of 5 and has been earning a living in the music business since the age of 16. Steve's family has a rich musical heritage and he is a second-generation full time working musician. His father, the late Verne Meisner, had a successful music career for over 57 years. Steve’s brand of music is extremely versatile and appealing to a wide audience. He has made a name for himself by taking the music he grew up with from his father and adding his own imagination and feeling. He has brought his brand of traditional American polka into the 21st century with a fresh spark & swing while retaining the roots of this music.