Welcome to AlpineThunder.net

Alpine Thunder is a lively German folk/pop band performing in restaurants in the Chicagoland area on a weekly basis, throughout the year, and are featured at numerous other events throughout the region.

Alpine Thunder features a driving alpine sound with vocals in both German and English, yodeling, alpine accordion and other alpine folk instruments including alphorns and tuned cow bells.  Authentic instrumentation, sound and vocals!

Music Groups of Different Sizes:

  • Solo: A One Man Band: alpine accordion and keyboard, German/English singing, yodel, alp horn, tuned cow bells
  • Duo: alpine accordion and keyboard with German/English singing, yodel, 2 alp horns, tuned cow bells, baritone horn, or clarinet, or folk tuba/valve trombone
  • Trio: alpine accordion and keyboard, German/English singing, yodel, 3 alp horns, tuned cow bells, baritone horn and/or clarinet, folk tuba/valve trombone
  • Quartet: alpine accordion and keyboard, German/English singing, yodel, 3 alp horns, tuned cow bells, baritone horn, clarinet and folk tuba/valve trombone
  • Quintet: alpine accordion and keyboard, German/English singing, yodel, 3 alp horns, tuned cow bells, baritone horn, clarinet, trumpet, and folk tuba/valve trombone