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Polka Dance Listings (Mostly Polish) 2017 Polka Schedule

Wisconsin & Adjoining States         (Last Updated 4/26/17)

* Denotes events added since last polka calendar

 

Apr 28-30 Fri-Sun Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest at Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Rd, Wis Dells WI  www.dellspolkafest. Com

Polka Country Musicians, Doctor Kielbasa, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, Mollie B with Squeezebox, Sheelytown, Ampol-Aires, New Generation, Box On!

Apr 30 Sun 1-5pm Hauser’s Hot Shots at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

Apr 30 Sun 1-5 Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Turner Hall, Monroe WI

Apr 30 Sun 1-4pm Top Notchmen, Crickets Event Center, Amery WI

Apr 30 Sun 3-6pm Nu Soundz St Petersburg Polish American Society, 1343 Beach Dr SE, St Petersburg FL

Apr 30 Sun 2-5pm Soundsations at Seminarian Benefit Dance Holy Family Banquet Hall, 56405 Mayflower Rd So Bend IN

May 6 Sat 10-5pm Portage County Cultural Fest, SPASH, 1200 Northpoint Drive, Stevens Point WI

May 6 Sat 4:30-7:30 Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Firemen’s Dance, Fire Station, West Salem WI

*May 5-7 Fri-Sun Springtime Music & Polka Festival at Palladium Ballroom, 13409 Park Ave, Osseo WI   715-533-1968

Barefoot Becky, The Leon Olsen Show, Rhythm Playboys, Ryan Herman, Karl Hartwich & Denny Marion & Don B

May 7 Sun 1-5pm Maroszek Brothers at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

May 7 Sun 1-5pm The Natural Talent (TNT), Polish Constitution Day, at Glendora Banquets, Chicago Ridge IL

May 7 Sun 1-5pm “Surprise Band” at MPA Member Appreciation Dance, Withrow Ballroom, 12169 Keystone Ave N, Hugo MN

May 7 Sun 1-5pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Concordia Ballroom, LaCrosse WI

May 7 Sun 1-4pm Little Falls Music Makers, Crickets Event Center, Amery WI

*May 7 Sun 1-4pm Chad Przybylski at North Star Casino, Groove Lounge, Bowler WI

May 13 Sat 4:30pm Polka Mass, 6-8pm Music with Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at St Jerome Catholic Church, Columbus WI

May 14 Sun 1-5pm Mother’s Day, DyVersaCo at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

May 14 Sun Gennie O & The O’Men at Polonia Banquets, 4604 S Archer, Chicago IL,  1:30 Dinner, 2:30-5:30pm Dancing

May 14 Sun 1 - 5pm Polish Connection Mother's Day Dance Wausau Labor Temple 318 S 3rd Ave, Wausau WI 54401


May 14 Sun 1-4pm Ryan Herman, Crickets Event Center, Amery WI

May 19 Fri 7-11pm The Music Connection, Clintonville Lanes, Clintonville WI

May 19-21 Fri-Sun Wisconsin State Festival, Olympia Resort, Oconomowoc WI   www.wisconsinpolkaboosters.com

Squeezebox, Bobby Way & the Wayouts, Jerry Schneider, Carol’s Keynotes, Greg Anderson, Jimmy Mosen w/Kenny Brandt,

Barry Boyce, Musical Brass, Karl’s Country Dutchmen, Ed Hause Band, Music Connection

 

May 19-21 Fri-Sun Chmielewski Int’l Polkafest, Grand Casino, Hinkley Event Center, 777 Lady Luck Dr, Hinkley MN www.funtimeband.com Top Notchmen, Alaska Polka Chips, Music of America’s Polka King, Barefoot Becky, Dale Dahlman & The Polka Beats,

Chmielewski’s Funtime, Rod Cerar Orchestra, Singing Slovenes, Richy Yurkovich & Polkarioty, Leon Olson Show

May 21 Sun 1-5pm Polka Pak for Customer Appreciation Dance, Free Admission at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

May 21 Sun Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at South Beaver Creek Lutheran Church, Rod & Gun Club, Melrose WI

May 25-26-27-28 USPA Polka Fest & Convention at Holiday Inn Cleveland South, 6001 Rockside Rd, Independence OH

Lenny Gomulka, The Project, Polka Family, Polka Country Musicians, The Knewz, Freeze Dried, Bryan Kurdziel’s All Star Band, NuTones, Box On,

Buffalo Concertina All Stars, Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Reunion, Maestro’s Men, John Gora & Gorale, The Boys, Jimmy K and Cleveland All Stars

May 28 Sun 1-5pm Maroszek Brothers at Polka Pow Wow Spring Fling, Moose Family Center, 1025 2nd St N, Stevens Point WI

*May 29 Mon 2-6pm Jimmy Kilian’s Honky Chicago, Memorial Day Polka Party at Lone Tree Manor, 7730 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles IL

Jun 2-4 Fri-Sun St Joseph Parish Picnic, 1709 Wyatt Ave, Stevens Point WI   www.togetherinfaith.org Rich Raclawski +

June 3 Sat 1-5pm Brian & The Mississippi Valley Dutchmen, Mayville Park Pavilion, Mayville WI

Jun 4 Sun 2-5:30 The Music Connection at Lake of the Torches Casino, LacDuFlambeau WI

Jun 4 Sun Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Annual Becksterfest, Amana IA

*June 9 Fri 7-11pm Jam Session + Pizza at MPA Dance at Maplewood Moose Lodge, 196 English St, Maplewood MN

*Jun 10 Sat 12-3pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen 3-6pm Leo Lonnie Orch. at Summer Fest, Mill Road Banquet Center, Galesville WI

June 10-11 Sat-Sun St Peter’s Parish Picnic, 800 4th Ave, Stevens Point WI   www.saintpetercatholic.com

June 11 Sun 12-5pm Polish Connection at Man of Honor, Eagles Club, Wausau, WI

June 11 Sun Noon-2:45pm LIVEwire at Copperfest at Ner Park, Oconto WI

June 11 Sun Noon-6pm Ray Jay & Carousels alt/w Freeze Dried at Polkamania, Picnic Grounds, 4040 Calumet Av, Hammond IN

June 16-18 Fri-Sun Milwaukee Polish Fest, Summerfest Grounds, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee WI    www.polishfest.org

Squeezebox with Ted Lange & Mollie B, Polka Country Musicians, The Polka Family Band, The Knewz, John Gora & Gorale, The

Polish Connection, Box On Band, IPA Tribute Band, Freeze Dried, Chad Przybylski, Duane Malinowski, TNT, Polka Generations

 

June 16-18 Fri-Sun Willard 43rd Polka Fest, Willard WI

Scott Koehn & The Spotlight Band, Richie Yurkovich, Hauser’s Hotshots, Keith Gennerman, Music Connection, Julie Lee

June 17-18 St Anne Parish Fest, 700 W Bridge St, Wausau WI Sat 2-6pm DynaBrass /Sun 12-5pm DynaBrass alt/w Gary’s RD

June 18 Sun 11-6pm  New Polish Sounds and Rich Raclawski at St Stephen’s Church Picnic, 1401 Clark St, Stevens Point WI

June 21-24 Thurs-Sat Ocean Beach Park Polka Days, 98 Neptune Ave, New London CT  www.oceanbeachparkpolkadays.com

Polka Country Musicians, The NuTones, Stephanie: America’s Polka Sweetheart, Matt’s All Star Jam Band, Maestro’s Men,

Lenny Gomulka & The Chicago Push, The Boys, Polish Connection, The Knewz, Eddie Forman Orchestra, The Beat, Dynatones

 

*June 24-25 Sat-Sun Event in Bevent, St Ladislaus Church, Bevent WI         Sat 4pm Polka Mass 5-8:30pm New Polish Sounds 

Sun 10:00 Polka Mass Maroszek Bros  11am-2pm Duane Burclaw & Golden Aces, 2-8pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze alt/w Maroszek Brothers

 

*June 30-July 2 Fri-Sun Altrusa Club of Appleton Polkafest at Romy’s Nitingale, Black Creek WI     http://appleton.altrusa.org

Mark Jirikovec Band, Twin Lakes Trio, Musical Brass, Goodtime Dutchmen, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, Hauser’s Hotshots

 

June 30-July 3, Fri-Mon Polka Fireworks 7-Springs PA   www.polkafireworks.com

Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones, Box On, The Boys, Polka Family, Ampol-Aires, Eddie Forman Orchestra, Kosmix,

Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze, Ray Jay & The Carousels, Buffalo Concertina All-Stars, Henny & The Versa J’s, DynaBrass, Nu-Tones, Polka Method

July 2 Sun 2-7 New Polish Sounds alt/w Rich Raclawski Keepers of Honky at St Mary’s of Mount Carmel Church Picnic, Fancher WI

July 2 Sun All Day Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Altrusa Club Polka Fest, Romy’s Nitengale, Black Creek WI

July 8 Sat Bel-Aire Days Picnic, Joliet IL

July 9 Sun 11:30am-7:00pm Polish Connection alt/w Cynor Classics at St Bron’s Parish Fest, 3200 Plover Rd, Plover WI

July 15-16 Sat-Sun St Mary’s-Torun Picnic, 589 Dewey Dr, Stevens Point WI 54482 *July 16 Sun 3:30-7pm Chad Przybylski

July 20-23 Thurs-Sun Pulaski Polka Days, Pulaski WI    www.pulaskipolkadays.com

New Generation, Chad Przybylski Polka Rhythms, Maroszek Brothers, Aaron Socha LiveWIRE, TNT (The Natural Talent), DynaBrass, The Boys, Polka Dynamics, Polish Connection, Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo, Polka Country Musicians,

Jeff Winard Band, Mollie B & Ted Lange & Squeezebox, Box On, Polka Family, Eddie Blazonczyk Reunion Tour,

IPA Tribute Band, Keith Stras & Polka Confetti, Concertina Rich, Music Connection, Mark Jirikovac Band,

July 23 Sun Holy Spirit Parish SpiritFEST, 838 Fremont St, Stevens Point WI

July 29 Sat 2-6pm Polish Connection at Tater Toot Festival, Almond Park, Almond WI

*July 29 Sat 1-6pm Chad Przybylski at Armstrong Creek Heritage Days, Armstrong Creek WI

Aug 6 Sun 4-8pm Polish Connection at St Philip Church Picnic, Rudolph Grotto, Rudolph WI

Aug 6 Sun St Adalbert’s Church Picnic, Cynor Classics at 3305 St Adalbert Rd, Rosholt WI   www.saintadalbertrosholt.org

Aug 6 Sun 1-5pm Jimmy Kilian at St Mary Czestochowa Polish Fest, at Historic Quonset Hall, N14921 Gorman Ave, Thorp WI

Aug 10-12 Thurs-Sat Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth MI  frankenmuthfestivals.com  Polka Family, Ampol Aires, Box On, Stephanie,                Polka Country Musicians, Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, New Brass Express, The Knewz, Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones Reunion

*Aug 12 Sat 12-4pm Chad Przybylski at Seymour Hamburger Days, Hustle Inn, Main St, Seymour WI

Aug 12-13 Sat-Sun St Therese Parish, Schofield WI Sat 5:00 pm Maroszek Bros Polka Mass 6:00pm-11:30 alt/w Led West

Sun 10:30am Polish Connection Polka Mass 12:00pm-7:30pm alt/w TNT

Aug 11-13 Fri-Sun Twin Cities Polish Fest, 43 Main St SE, Minneapolis MN   DynaBrass + More     www.tcpolishfestival.org

*Aug 13 Sun 2-7pm Chad Przybylski alt/w Box On at St Bartholomew’s Church Picnic, 2493 Cty Rd M, Stevens Point WI

Aug 17-19 Thurs-Sat Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth MI   frankenmuthfestivals.com

Eddie Rodick Steve Meisner, Squeezebox with Mollie B, Hubcaps

Aug 20 Sun 10am Polka Mass, play until 3pm. Polish Connection at St Philomena’s Church Picnic

Aug 20 Sun 12-7pm Ampol Aires alt/w Rich Raclawski & Keepers of Honky at Sacred Heart, 7376 Church St, Custer/Polonia WI

Aug 24-27Thurs-Sun West Bend German Fest, West Bend WI     www.westbendgermanfest.com

Carol & The Keynotes, Barefoot Becky & The Ivanhoe Dutchmen, Polka Family, Goodtime Dutchmen,

The Music Connection, Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt, River City Blaskapelle, Box On

*Aug 27 Sun 12-3:30 Chad Przybylski 3:30-? Cynor Classics at St Mary’s Parish Picnic, Lion’s Park, 4th St & Cty Rd J, Arnott WI

*Sept 1 Fri 7-11pm Chad Przybylski at Shawano County Fair, President’s Park, Shawano, WI

Sept 1-4 IPA Festival & Convention, Millennium Hotel, Buffalo NY   www.ipapolkas.com

John Gora & Gorale, Freeze Dried, Polka Method, Stephanie, IPA Tribute Band, The Project,

Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, The Boys, The Music Company, Polka Country Musicians, The Knewz

Sept 8-10 Fri-Sun Pacelli High School Panacea, 1301 Maria Drive, Stevens Point WI  http://pacelli.spacs.k12.wi.us Rich Raclawski

Sept 17 Sun 12-6pm Dozynki Harvest Festival, Moose Family Center, 1025 2nd St N, Stevens Point WI     www.polkapowwow.com

Sept 23 Sat 7-11pm DynaBrass at MPA Dance at Maplewood Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

Sept 24 Sun 1-5pm DynaBrass at Blue Top, 3425 Church Street, Stevens Point WI

*Oct 8 Sun 12-6pm Box On alt/w Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Amerahn Ballroom, 9480 US Hwy 45, Kewaskum WI

Celebrating 35th Anniversary of Gary Brueggen in Music along with his dad, Willard Brueggen 70 years in music.

Oct 20 Fri 7-11pm Polka Country Musicians at MPA Dance at Maplewood Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

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

Dec 2 Sat 7-11pm Doctor Kielbasa at MPA Dance at Maplewood Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

Jan 1, 2018 3:30-7:30pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Hair of the Dog, Glendora Banquets, Chicago Ridge IL

Feb 16-17, 2018 Fri-Sat Valentine’s Dance Weekend, Wausau WI

*Feb 2-4, 2018 Illinois Polkafest at The Hyatt Regency, 1800 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL,

Steve Meisner, David Austin Band, Klancnik & Friends, Eddie Rodick, Joey Miskulin, Jack Tady & The Tady Bears, Bob Doszak

July 19-22, 2018 - 40th Annual Pulaski Polka Days, Pulaski WI

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”

Phoenix AZ area – http://personalpages.tds.net/~robertmeddock/

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

CRUISE & TRIP INFORMATION

July 5-12 The Music Connection, Mystical Ireland Cruise  Contact Jeff Heinz  jeff.heinz@mwcradio.com

Aug 4-16 Tour Poland with Eddie Foreman, John Gora, Wanda at Chopin Tours 1-800-533-0369

Sept 18-28 Tour Poland with Lenny Gomulka & Mitch Biskup - Contact Lenny at (413) 374-7096 or lennygomulka@aol.com

Nov 4-11 All-inclusive Caribbean Polka Party, St Maarten, John Gora & More Contact Dan Mateja 708-715-5244 or mateja@ameritech.net

Jan 27-Feb 3, 2018 Miami to W Caribbean, Jimmy Sturr, Music Connection, Kenny Brandt & More……  Call 1-800-724-0727

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