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Polka Dance Listings (Mostly Polish) 2021 Polka Schedule

Wisconsin & Adjoining States         (Last Updated 8/25/21)

*Events added since last polka calendar

Please check with your dance venue before attending any dances as changes are made daily.

Events highlighted have a flyer attached


*Aug 28 Sat Infusion Brewing PolkaFest, 13th & William St, Omaha NE

Noon-3PM Bobby Z & Polka Joy   3-8PM Barry Boyce Band   Free Admission


Aug 28-29 Sat-Sun St Ladislaus Parish Picnic, Event in Bevent, Jct of Hwys 153 & Y, Bevent WI

Sat New Generation & The Brady Luke Band//Sunday Maroszek Bros/New Polish Sounds. See attached Flyer

Aug 29 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Gorski’s Polkas on the Patio, Orbiting Dr, Mosinee WI

*Aug 29 Sun 6-10PM Bobby Z & Polka Joy and The Traveling Musicians, Duncan NE 150th Ann. Street Dance

*Aug 29 Sun 1:30-5pm I.P.A. Tribute Band at The Pavilion, 7038 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview IL

Sept 3-5 Fri-Sun  53rd Annual IPA Festival & Convention, Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Pittsburgh-Cranberry PA

*Sept 3-6 Fri-Mon Marathon City Fun Days, Music Connection, Hocus Polkas Band, Marathon WI

Sept 3-6 Fri-Mon Portage County Fair, Sunday 1-5pm Polka Dancing, 186 W Forest St, Rosholt WI

*Sept 4 Sat 1pm-?? Kochanski’s Grand Opening of Outside Beer Garden, 1920 S 37th St, Milwaukee WI

Sept 4 Sat 7-10pm The New Generation Shawano County Fair, Shawano WI 

Sept 5 Sun 1-5pm Ultimate Polka Band UPB at Gorski’s Polka on the Patio, 450 Orbiting Dr, Mosinee WI

Sept 5 Sun 2-5:30pm Doctor Kielbasa and Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo at Booster Days, Weyerhaeuser WI

*Sept 10-12 Fri-Sun Pacelli Panacea, 1301 Maria Dr, Stevens Point Wi  //  Sun 11-5 Polish Connection alt/w Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen

Sept 11 Sat Evening Shift Doctor Kielbasa at St Paul Oktoberfest, Summit Ave, St Paul MN

Sept 12 Sun – TBA – Gorski’s Polka on the Patio, Mosinee WI  715-693-4001

*Sept 12 Sun 12-4pm Cynor Classics at The Round Barn, 5480 Hillcrest Dr, Wausau WI  11-2 Charcoal Chicken Dinner

Sept 12 Sun 11-5pm Polish Connection alt/w Gary Brueggen’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Pacelli Panacea, Stevens Point WI

Sept 17 Fri 7-11pm Hayes Boys at Memories, 250 County Rd I, Clintonville WI

*Sept 17-18 Fri-Sat 40th Annual Concertina Fest, Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N Center Ave, Merrill WI

Sept 18 Sat 1-5:30pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Morgan County Fairgrounds, 110 N Westgate, Jacksonville IL

*Sept 18 Sat 6-10pm Bobby Z and Polka Joy at German-American Society Oktoberfest, 3717 S 120 St, Omaha NE

Sept 19 Sun CANCELLED Dozinki Days, Stevens Point WI Scholarship info  www.polishheritageawareness.com

Sept 25 Sat 3-7pm Doctor Kielbasa at 4th Annual Klocktoberfest, Klockow Brewing Co, Grand Rapids MN

*Sept 25 Sat 2-6pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy, 7-11pm Barry Boyce Band at Huber Haus Oktoberfest, 36th & Farnam, Omaha NE

*Sept 26 Sun noon-2:30pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Fest, Martha St at 32nd Ave, Omaha NE

Sept 26 Sun 1-5pm Craig Ebel’s DyVersaCo at MPA Dance,S Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Hts MN

*Oct 2 Sat 7-11pm Bobby Z and Polka Joy at Papillion Legion Post 32 Oktoberfest, 230 W Lincoln St, Papillion NE

Oct 2 Sat Doctor Kielbasa at Fall Dinner & Dance, Duluth MN (Contact Mark for tickets 218-260-0778)

*Oct 2-3 Sat-Sun St Brons Fall Fest Sun-11:30-4pm Steve Burclaw’s New Polish Sounds, 3200 Plover Rd, Plover WI

Oct 3 Sun 1-4:30 Jon Dietz & Twin Lakes Trio at Memories, 250 County Rd I, Clintonville WI

Oct 3 Sun12-4pm Ray’s Jolly Chaps at Sherryland Ballroom, Sherry WI

*Oct 10 Sun 12-5pm Fall Polka Jam, Country Aire Bar & Banquet Hall, 118600Cty Rd P, Stratford, WI (P&97)

*Oct 10 Sun St Martin Lutheran Rural Life Sunday, Hosted by Peaceful River Winery, E8645 Swamp Rd, Clintonville WI

 10:30am Church Service with New Polish Sounds, Dancing 12-5 New Polish Sounds alt/ Polish Connection

Oct 10 Sun 1-5pm Jimmy Kilian & Honky Chicago at Bel-Aire Octoberfest at Glendora Banquets, Chicago Ridge IL

Oct 15 Fri 7-11pm Keith Gennerman at Memories, 250 County Rd I, Clintonville WI

Oct 16 Sat 6:30-1:00am Polish Connection alt/w? at Polka Meets Country, Dale’s Weston Lanes, Weston WI

Oct 16 Sat 7-11pm Doctor Kielbasa at VFW Post 494, Crystal MN

Oct 22 Fri 7-11pm Polka Country Musicians At MPA Dance at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Hts MN

*Oct 24 Sun 1-5pm Cyor Classics at Polish Polka Fest, Historic Quonset Hall, N14921 Gorman Ave, Thorp WI

Sponsored by St Mary of Czestochowa Church

Oct 31 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Rookies Sports Bar Halloween Dance, Stevens Point WI

Nov 5-6 Fri-Sat USPA Mini-Fest at Holiday Inn South, Independence Ohio

Nov 7 Sun St Petersburg FL Polish American Society Clubhouse Grand Reopening! Closed until then.

Nov 12 Fri 7-11pm Jim Pekol & GB Dance Band at Memories, 250 County Rd I, Clintonville WI

Nov 21 Sun MPA Thanksgiving Dance at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St S, Columbia Heights MN

Dec 5 Sun 1-5pm Doctor Kielbasa at MPA Holiday Dance, Murzyn Hall, Columbia Heights MN

Dec 10 Fri 7-11pm Mark Jirikovec at Memories, 250 County Rd I, Clintonville WIs


 Not responsible for errors, omissions or bad information!

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


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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 

Midwest Area Event List www.PolkaUSA.com, Click on “Polka Dances” WI/ IL/ IN/ OH/ MI/ West PA/ West NY

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 

 

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 

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 


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