Welcome !

We are Dale Menning & the Stardusters, The Little Band with the Big Band  Sound from Guthrie Center, IA, performing  music of all styles (jazz, big band, pop, rock, country, traditional) for your  dancing and/or listening pleasure at ballrooms, casinos, conventions, nightclubs, community festivals, wedding, wineries, and parties of all kinds.  Our five-piece band features leader Dale Menning on bass, trombone, and vocals, joined by the rhythm section:  Steve Lawson, keyboard, and Doug Rutherford, drums, and the horn section:  John Gosnell, trumpet, and Harold Jansen, reeds. 

Contact us to bring the music to the special celebrations in your life !     
Email: dmenning@netins.net
Home:  641-747-3125
Cell:  641-757-1054


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SINCE 1948

The original Stardusters band lead by Dean Anderson from Guthrie Center was established in 1948.  In the late 50's, the band became the HiFi's lead by Bill Schwaderer who gave Dale his start as bass player and back-up vocalist.  When Bill retired in 1989, Dale became the leader and re-named the band the Stardusters.

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