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                                                                              Polka Dance Listings (Mostly Polish)2019 Polka Schedule

                                                                                Wisconsin & Adjoining States         (Last Updated1/30/19)

                                                                                    * Denotes events added since last polka calendar

                                                                                         Those highlighted in blue have flyers attached

 

*Feb 1-3 Fri-Sun Illinois Polkafest at Hyatt Regency, 1800 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL

Steve Meisner, JefffWinard/Joey Miskulin, Klancnik& Friends, Eddie Rodick, Rob Deblander, Jack Tady& The Tady Bears, RonLikovic, Bob Doszak

Feb 3 Sun 1-5pm Music Connection at Rookies, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

Feb 3 Sun 1-5pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Concordia Ballroom, LaCrosse WI

Feb 3 Sun 3-6pm Sounds of The South at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL

*Feb 3 Sun 1-4:30pm Tom Schneider Band at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

Feb 3 Sun 2-5pm SOS at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

Feb 9 Sat 1-5pm Keith Gennerman at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

Feb 10 Sun 1-5pm Sons of Polka at Rookies, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

Feb 10 Sun 1-5pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 Fond du Lac Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI

Feb 10 Sun 3-6pm Florida Honky Polka Band at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL

Feb 10 Sun 2-5pm Polka Classics at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

Feb 10 Sun 4-8pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Donohues Bar, 33rd& L St, Omaha NE

Feb 15-16 2019 – Valentine Dance Weekend hosted by Russ & Theresa Napiwocki at The Plaza Hotel & Suites, 201 N 17th Ave, Wausau WI

Fri 6-Mid Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push alt/w Tri-City Drive

Sat Noon-Mid Aft-The Goodtime Dutchmen alt/w The Bratwurst Boys  Eve-Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push alt/w DynaVersaStickToneAires

Feb 17 Sun 1-5pm Rich Raclawski and Keepers of Honky at Rookies, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*Feb 17 Sun 1-4:30pm The Ralph Thull Trio at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

Feb 17 Sun 3-6pm Nu Soundz at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL

Feb 17 Sun 2-5pm Northern Lites at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

Feb 23 Sat 7-11pm Doctor Kielbasa at MPA Late Valentine Dance, Maplewood Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

Feb 23 Sat 1-5pm Carol &The Keynotes at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

Feb 24 Sun 1-5pm Keith Stras& Polka Confetti at Rookies, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

Feb 24 Sun 12-4pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Good Times Ballroom, Sherry WI

Feb 24 Sun 1-5pm Don Peachey Band at Marghaels Dance Hall, N7688 Van Dyne Rd, Fond du Lac WI

Feb 24 Sun 3-6pm Jasiu’s Polka All Stars at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL

Feb 24 Sun 2-5pm Melotones at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

March 2 Sat 1-5pm Mark Jirikovec Band at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

March 3 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Rookies, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*March 3 Sun 1-4:30pm Tuba Dan Band (Dan’s 70th Birthday) at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

*March 3 Sun 3-6pm Florida Honky Polka Band at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL*Mar

*March 3 Sun 2-5pm Polka All Stars at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

March 8 Fri 7-11pm Aaron Socha’sLIVEwire at Casimir Pulaski Days at Cocktales, Pulaski WI

March 9 Sat 6-11pm Maroszek Bros and IPA Benefit Band at Casimir Pulaski Days, Zielinski’s Ballroom, Pulaski WI

March 9 Sat 1-5pm Brian & Mississippi Valley Dutchmen at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

March 10  Sun 1:30-5:30pm The Ampol-Aires Pack The Pantry at Glendora House, 10225 S Harlem Ave, Chicago Ridge IL

March 10 Sun 1-5pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Concordia Ballroom, LaCrosse WI

March 10 Sun 1-5pm Second Edition at Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 Fond du Lac Ave, Fond du Lac WI

*March 10 Sun 3-6pm Jasiu’s Polka All Stars at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL

*March 10 Sun 2-5pm SOS at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

March16 Sat 1-5pm Hauser Hotshots at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

*March 17 Sun 3-6pm Nu Soundz at St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr, S.E., St Petersburg FL

*March 17 Sun 2-5pm Northern Lites at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

March 23 Sat 7-11pm DyVersaCo at MPA St Paddies Dance at Maplewood Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

March 23 Sat 1-5pm Gary &The Ridgeland Dutchmen at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

*March 24 Sun 1-4:30pm Dave’s Musical Brass Band at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

March 24 Sun 1-5pm Eddie Larson band at Marghaels Dance Hall, N7688 Van Dyne Rd, Fond du Lac WI

*March 24 Sun 2-5pm Polka Classics at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

March 30 Sat 1-5pm The Malek’s Fishermen Band at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

March 31 Sun 1-5pm – IPA Polka Hall Of Fame Induction Salute to Gary Brueggen, at Rib River Ballroom, 3237 E State Hwy 29, Marathon WI

*March 31 Sun 2-5pm Polka All Stars at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

*Apr 5-7 Holy Toledo Polka Days at Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel, 444 N Summit St, Toledo OH   www.holytoledopolkadays.com

The DynaBrass, The Boys, Michael Costa & The Beat, FreezeDried, Polish Connection,

Polka Country Musicians,  John Gora &Gorale, The Knewz, Squeezebox featuring Mollie B & Ted Lange

*Apr 7 Sun 1-4:30pm Mark Jirikovec Band at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

*April 7 Sun 2-5pm Melotones at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

Apr 13 Sat 7-11pm Cynor Classics at MPA Anniversary Dance, Maplewood Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

Apr 13-14  Cancelled2nd Annual IPA Warm-Up Dance and IPA festival of Wisconsin Polka Bands, Rib River Ballroom, Marathon WI

Apr 13 Sat 1-5pm The Charlie Justmann Band at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

Apr 14 Sun 1-5pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Concordia Ballroom, LaCrosse WI

Apr 14 Sun 1-5pm Kris & The Riverside Dutchmen at Knights of Columbus Hall, 795 Fond du Lac Ave, Fond du Lac WI

*Apr 21 Sun Dinner 1:30, 2:30-5:30 Easter Sunday Swienconka, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Polonia Banquets, 4604 S Archer Chicago IL

*Apr 26-28, 2019 Fri-Sun Wisconsin Dells Polka Festwww.polkadj.com

Box On, The Polish Connection Band, The “D” Street Band, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, The Goodtime Dutchmen,

The IPA Tribute Band, Doctor Kielbasa, TheMaroszek Brothers, Special Guest Artist: Eddie Biegaj!

Apr 27 Sat 1-5pm Barefoot Becky &The Ivanhoe Dutchmen at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

Apr 28 Sun 1-5pm Hayes Boys Band at Schmidt’s Ballroom, 7085 County Rd A, Wausau WI

Apr 28 Sun 1-5pm The Jim Pekol Band at Marghaels Dance Hall, N7688 Van Dyne Rd, Fond du Lac WI

May 5 Sun  1-5pm Jolly Zuk  Band at MPA Appreciation Dance, Withrow Ballroom

*May 5 Sun 1-4:30pm Jon Dietz Twin Lakes Band at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

*May 5 Sun 1:30-7pm Combination Celebration – Polish Constitution Day & Cinco De Mayo,Glendora House, 10225 Harlem Ave, Chicago Ridge IL

PolskiChix from Michigan and Los Cometas De Chicago

 

*May 17-19 Fri-Sun 2019 Wisconsin State Polka Festival at Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Milwaukee WI (Jerry Butalla 262-442-2938)

Zweifel Brothers, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, Music Connection, Craig Ebel&DyVersaCo, Jeff Winard/Joey Miskulin, Goodtime Dutchmen, Vern & The Originals

*May 19 Sun 1-4:30pm Don Peachey Band at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah

May 25 Sat 1-5pm Musical Brass at Saturday Afternoon Dances at Mayville Park Pavilion, 475 Park St, Mayville WI

*June 2 Sun 1-4:30pm Hayes Boys Band at Headliners Bar & Banquet Hall,1-1/2 blocks East of Hwy 76 on II West of Neenah (Arl Carlson 80th Birthday)

June 8-9 Sat-Sun 11:30-6:30pm Main Squeeze and Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at St Peter Parish Picnic, 800 4th Ave, Stevens Point WI

June 9 Sun 12:30-4:30pm Leon Olsen Band at Rib River Ballroom, 3237 Hwy 29 W, Marathon WI

June 14-16 Fri-Sun 38th Annual Polish Fest at Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds) in Milwaukee WI

SqueezeBox featuring Mollie B and Ted Lange, Polka Country Musicians, John Gora &Gorale, The Knewz, Box On, The Boys, I.P.A Tribute Band, DynaBrass, The Polish Connection, Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes, Steve Meisner, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze and Polka Pak

 

June 14-16 Fri-Sun 45th Annual Polka Fest at Willard WI,

Scott Koehn &The Spotlight Band, Richie Yurkovich&Polkarioty, Brian’’s Mississippi Dutchmen, Music Connection, Zweifel Brothers and Cynor Classics

 

June 19-22 Wed-Sat Ocean Beach Park Polka Days, 98 Neptune Ave, New London CT  info@oceanbeachparkpolkadays.com

Polka Country Musicians, Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, Polka Method, TNT The Natural Talent, Matt’s All Star Jam Band,

Tribute to Happy Louie, The Boys, Polish Connection, The Knewz, Eddie Forman Orchestra, Kosmix, Maestro’s Men

July 3-6 Wed-Sat  Polka Fireworks, Seven Springs PA

Aug 31-Sept 1 Sat-Sun IPA Festival & Convention, Millennium Hotel, Buffalo NY

Note: Not responsible for errors, omissions or bad information!

To receive this schedule by e-mail, contact Ruth Lietz at

polkaruth@hotmail.com–Please include your Name/City/State

For the best in polka music on the internet-  www.polkajammernetwork.org

Polka Calendars

This Calendar can be viewed at  www.polishconnection.com Click on “Dance News”

This Calendar can be viewed at www.wdez.com, On Air, WDEZ Polka Jamboree, Show Links, Polka Calendar

Michigan and surrounding area within a day’s drive of Detroit  –www.polkausa.com  Click on “Dance Listings”

Baltimore/Washington area – www.familypolka.com  Click on “Calendar of Events”

New York area – www.happytappypolkas.com  Click on “Events”

Mollie B schedule – www.mollieb.com

Florida Polka Schedule – email: Bradturk@cox.net

Florida St Petersburg Polish American Society  www.polishsociety.org

For Polka CD/DVD Music  www.polkaconnection.com   or   www.jimmykpolkas.com  or  www.belairerecords.com

Fox Valley Polka Review, Arl Carlson, 4603 40th Ave, Swea City IA 50590

CRUISE & TRIP INFORMATION

Nov 2-9 All-Inclusive Caribbean Polka Party, St Maarten, Host John Gora and others  info at jimmyk@jimmykpolkas.com

Polka Associations

Midwest Polka Association (MPA) – www.midwestpolkaassociation.com

International Polka Association (IPA) – www.ipapolkas.com

United States Polka Association (USPA) – www.uspapolka.com

Let’s Polka USA Club (LPUSA) – www.letspolkausaclub.com

Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame (WPHF) – www.wisconsinpolkahalloffame.com

Discussion on a variety of POLKA topics – www.polkasunited.com

Polish American Pulaski Club Daytona FL   www.polishamericanpulaskiclubdaytona.org

 

Omaha Public Schools documentary on Polkas http://invisiblehistory.ops.org/StudentProjects/2018StudentProjects/PolkaMusic/tabid/325/Default.aspx

You Tube Video   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw9CsSwRouI&index=2&list=PLznBr7jR8aKUHnRHlYCbu6BnmcZiVXC3I