Central Wisconsin's own neo-old time string band

Sloppy Joe


Dedicated to the preservation of Slopgrass




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This site was last updated Monday December 01, 2014



We are thrilled to be returning to two of our favorite festivals this coming Spring; Suwannee Springfest in Florida, and The John Hartford Memorial Festival in Indiana. Discounted Earlybird tickets are available for both of these wonderful festivals now and make for great Holiday Gifts!!






Sloppy Joe and Friends play


The Northland Sports Bar and Grill

 beginning at  7:30 p.m.

followed by an acoustic open mic...

Bring your instrument!


The Northland is halfway between Rosholt and Iola, WI on hwy 49

N10103 State Road 49, Iola, WI 54945

(715) 677-3491

 please call first in case of inclement weather...





Sunday Dec 7    Fix The Fox  

with  Armchair Boogie

Benefit for the revitalization effort of The Historic Fox Theater in downtown Stevens Point

Renee's Red Rooster; 2339 County Highway P, Stevens Point, WI

3-7 p.m.   Free but donations encouraged!!


Saturday Dec 13   Annual Sagittarius Party 

with Irene's Garden

Coral Lanes; 1025 E Grand Avenue, Rothschild, WI

9 p.m. Sloppy Joe / 11 p.m. Irene's Garden


Dec 31   New Year's Eve Jubilee Jamboree 

with Horseshoes & Handgrenades and Art Stevenson & HighWater

Bernard's Country Inn; 701 North 2nd Street, Stevens Point, WI

doors at 7:00 p.m.






for complete Slop schedule please go to

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please keep posted for additional dates...

If you think Sloppy Joe should play in your town

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Sloppy Joe made an appearance in a music documentary entitled  'Music Farmers' which was filmed at  MagnoliaFest 2004 and Suwannee Springfest 2005.



 Here is a clip of the movie...see why this is one of THE BEST festivals out there....check your local PBS station for airings or visit www.magmusic.com to order a copy of your own...


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