About us


Double Take is a five piece band based in La Crosse, WI specializing in classic popular dance music. You will enjoy a great mix of musical styles including classic rock, popular country,  and plenty of slow songs!

Double Take appeals to the widest cross section of audiences - variety and quality!

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Besides featuring great lead vocal styling by Doug Mahlum and Mary Leithold, three  part vocal harmony is a regular feature. The diverse combination of keyboard, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass, drums, trumpet and flugelhorn makes for a great variety of sound that keeps Double Take fresh to your ears. Variety and quality! .


Over the years Double Take's reputation has made them a favorite at corporate events and celebrations of all kinds! Past and present clients include Gundersen-Lutheran, Riverfest, Oktoberfest, Ashley Furniture, Dairyland Power, Holmen Kornfest, La Crosse Country Club,  as well as many wedding dances!

Double Take also performs regularly at area dance/live music venues such as Moxie's in La Crosse, and The American Legion in Onalaska.

What you can expect from Double Take;  

  • *Danceable Music; your feet will want to get up and move!
  • *Professionalism; appropriate attire, promptness, and courtesy.    
  • *Solid Experience and Reputation; a band that will still be together! 
  • *Variety and Quality !  Let the fun begin!