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Four Hired Hands
WLS National Barn Dance

About The Group

The group came to WLS from Gary, Indiana around 1937 or so. They played guitars, harmonicas, accordion, jug and spoons.

The group saw some personnel changes with the addition of Dan Jacks and Al Vlodek in 1938, replacing Don and Beany.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group Members included:

  • Fred LaCabe (Beany)
  • Tony Pacione (Pitchy)
  • Don Giacolett (Don)
  • Ben Pigotti (Blinky)
  • In 1938, Dan Jacks
  • In 1938, Al Vlodek

Appearance History This Month

 
September 6, 1936
St. Ann's Picnic
Toluca, IL
 
September 29, 1936
Plumb Theatre
Streator, IL
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 30, 1936
Bangor Apple Show
Bangor, MI
WLS Merry-Go-Round
 
September 2, 1937
Vigo County Fair
Terre Haute, IN
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 6, 1937
McFerren Park
Hoopeston, IL
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 6, 1937
McFerren Park
Hoopeston, IL
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 7, 1937
Oceana County Fair
Hart, MI
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 7, 1937
Oceana County Fair
Hart, MI
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 9, 1937
Central Wisconsin State Fair
Marshfield, WI
WLS On Parade
 
September 10, 1937
The Sandwich Fair
Sandwich, IL
 
September 10, 1937
Sandwich Fair
Sandwich , IL
WLS Artists
 
September 12, 1937
Marinette County Fair
Wausaukee, WI
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 12, 1937
Marinette County Fair
Wausaukee, WI
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 14, 1937
Burnette County Fair
Webster, WI
WLS National Barn Dance
 
September 16, 1937
Mercer County Fair
Aledo, IL
WLS On Parade
 
September 16, 1937
Mercer County Fair
Aledo, IL
WLS On Parade
 
September 26, 1937
Fountain Park Benefit
Remington, IN
WLS Barn Dance Show
 
September 26, 1937
Fountain Park Benefit
Remington, IN
WLS Barn Dance Show
 
September 27, 1937
Criterion Theater
Poplar Bluffs, MO
WLS On Parade
 
September 27, 1937
Criterion Theater
Poplar Bluffs, MO
WLS On Parade
 
September 28, 1937
Mississippi County Fair
Blytheville, AR
WLS On Parade
 
September 28, 1937
Mississippi County Fair
Blytheville, AR
WLS On Parade

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