‘Grandma Drummer’ featured in Super Bowl commercial
63-year-old Onalaska woman is in national Pizza Hut ad
ONALASKA, Wis. — The YouTube video of Onalaska’a “Grandma Drummer” has reached more than 5 million views online, and it’s now making its debut in a Super Bowl commercial.
Onalaska native Mary Hvizda gained attention after a video of her rocking out on the drums in Onalaska’s Coalition Drum Shop went viral. The 63-year-old was part of the Chantells, the first all-girl rock band in La Crosse.
Now the video is being featured in a Pizza Hut commercial that will air during the Super Bowl Sunday, according to her Facebook fan page.
Watch the entire commercial here.