On April 30, 2009 Fritz and Mike Faraino got to hang out backstage with the guys in Tesla, at the Turning Stone Casino Showroom in Verona, NY. Brian Wheat (Tesla bassist) even wore his Fritz's Polka Band/Jagermeister t-shirt on stage during Tesla's concert!
Fritz is shown here with Toby Keith on January 26, 2007 in Verona, NY.
Since FPB had a day off while at Adam Barthalt's Polka Weekend in Catskill, NY, Fritz & Rick drove up to Saratoga Springs, NY on August 27th, to see their friend's band, Journey, impress the huge audience once again. Here, Fritz & Rick are pictured with their friend, Steve Augeri (lead singer of Journey), at the after-show party backstage.
Rick and Fritz are shown here with Journey keyboardist, Jonathan Cain, during an after show party in Saratoga Springs, NY on August 27, 2005.
Rick and Fritz are pictured here with Journey guitarist, Neal Schon, on August 27, 2005 in Saratoga Springs, NY, during an after-show meet and greet.
Fritz is shown here at Woodstock '99 in Rome, NY on July 23, 1999 with Poison guitarist, C.C. DeVille.
Fritz and Fred are pictured here at Big Anthony's in Niagara Falls, Canada in August 1998 with Canada's Polka King, Walter Ostanek (L) and former WWWF Tag Team Champion, Tony Parisi.
Fritz is pictured here with Buckwheat Zydeco on May 25, 1997 at Jamesville Grove in Jamesville, NY.
Fred is pictured here with Cajun accordionist, Chubby Carrier in Syracuse, NY in May 1997.
Rick and Fritz, along with their friend, Gary Grow (left, back row) are pictured here in August 1996 with the band, Slaughter at Tag's in Big Flats, NY.
Fritz and Rick are pictured here with Faith Hill in July 1996 at Hershey Park in Hershey, PA.