Biography of the Gehrenbergspatzen

1980Manfred Kuks founds the Gehrenbergspatzen
1987First records and first broadcasting on a regional radio station
1989First price at the folk music competition of Baden-Wurttemberg
1990First TV broadcast in the Netherlands
First USA concert tour in Hartford/Connecticut and Warren/New Jersey *
1991First price at the folk music competition of Baden-Wurttemberg
1993USA concert tour: Spring Hill, Newport Richie and Cape Coral/Florida *
First price at the folk music competition of Baden-Wurttemberg
1994USA concert tour: Iowa and Minnesota *
1995USA concert tour: Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota *
1996Private invitation to Florida to clubs in Spring Hill, Lantana and Hollywood
1997USA concert tour: German Alps Festival in Hunter Mountain/New York
(on invitation by the German-American Association)
1998USA concert tour: Phoenix/Arizona **
1999USA concert tour: Phoenix/Arizona **
2000USA concert tour: Music festival in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2001USA concert tour: Octoberfest in Syracuse and Hunter Mountain, New York **
2002USA concert tour: Octoberfest in Ruidoso, New Mexiko **
2004Invitation to the Octoberfest in Ruidoso, New Mexiko
200525th anniversary of the Gehrenbergspatzen
Invitation to the Octoberfest in Ruidoso, New Mexiko
1st October: Jubilee gala of the Gehrenbergspatzen
2006Several performances on radio and TV
2007Bestowal of the Staufermedaille an Manfred Kuks
Invitation to Malbun by head of government Otmar Hasler, Liechtenstein
2008Invitation to the 2nd folk music festival in Bisingen
Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
2009Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Syracuse, New York
Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
2010Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
30th anniversary of the Gehrenbergspatzen
2011Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
2012Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
2013Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
2014Private invitation to the Octoberfest in Hong Kong
2015Invitation to the Swiss folk music festival in Aarau
2016Several local performances in the Bodensee area
2017Several local performances in the Bodensee area
2018Several local performances in the Bodensee area

* - On invitation by Schwaben International
** - On invitation by Grenzland Musik-Service (GMS) agency