Panalure is a Milwaukee based band most easily categorized as “Americana” for its mix of folk, traditional country and pop-rock influences.


Reggie Bordeaux on drums and Bob Jennings on keys and sax are veteran Milwaukee musicians who also play with Paul Cebar’s Tomorrow Sound and Semi Twang. Fiddler Susan Nicholson of Frogwater is the newest member of the band and appears on Panalure’s latest recording. Slide guitarist Michael DeBoer has been a staple of the Milwaukee music scene for years. Bassist Ken Hanson is a founder of Panalure and also plays with Milwaukee favorites Killer Joe and Longacre. The band is fronted by singer-songwriter Fred Ziegler and Kari Hoff on vocal harmonies.

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Stories in the Third Person

Influences of McCullers and Borges combine in Panalure’s second official release, produced by Mike Hoffman.

Available on, Spotify and other major streaming outlets.

The Bones

Stories of alcoholism, divorce and death – with guitars!

Available on, Spotify and other major streaming outlets.


Our latest single release, God’s Work.

Out in the countryside
The people are dissatisfied
When all they hear are lies and lies
They don’t know what to believe this time
I’ve seen God’s work – and this ain’t it

We don’t know what is black or blue
We can’t tell wrong from right it’s true
And words have lost their meaning
When everyone is screaming

I’ve seen God’s work – and this ain’t it …

Recorded and mixed by Shane Hochstatler, Howl Studios
Mastered by Saffmastering.

Cover design: Ken Hanson
Illustration by Natalie Kocsis.