RPM Returns to Street Dance at Hub City Days

RPM at Hub City Days

Longtime band RPM will return to Hub City Days for the second year in a row to the Street Dance on Saturday night (July 28) from 7-11 p.m by City Hall.

A staple in the Fox Valley music scene, RPM features an evolving cover song list and genres from rock, to country, to pop using a rare musical blend of guitars, keyboards, horns, and percussion.

“We loved performing at Hub City Days last year – the crowd was so high energy and fun!” said Mark Budwit, drummer, and vocalist. “So far in 2018 we haven’t had the chance to get back to Central Wisconsin as much as we have wanted, so we are ready to see our Marshfield friends and fans and party with them all again!”

Crowd participation is part of any RPM show. “We like to entertain and get the crowds up close and personal with us, so we encourage dancing,” he said. “We may even come out into the audience to play and have fun with the crowd!”

As for who would best enjoy their concerts, RPM targets a very narrow age group.

“We attempt to cater to the ages of 1-100,” said Budwit. “If you’re a fan of hit music from 1970-2018, then you will find something you like at our show. And if you just like to be entertained and have a good time, then you will definitely like our show!”

The band’s line-up has been the same for the past five years and includes Joe Perz (lead guitar, vocals), Dave Richter (lead vocals), John Groff III (keyboards, organ, trumpet, vocals), Mark Budwit (drums, vocals) and Shane LeSage (bass guitar, vocals).

As Budwit puts it: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”