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Polka Dance Listings (Mostly Polish) 2017 Polka Schedule

Wisconsin & Adjoining States         (Last Updated 8/28/17)

* Denotes events added since last polka calendar

*Aug 31-Sept 4 Thurs-Mon Shawano County Fair, President’s Park, Shawano Wi

Thurs 6-10pm The New Generation……Fri 7-11pm Chad Przybylski…….Sat 1-4pm Neal Zunker & Music Connection - Sat 8:30-11:30pm Polish Connection….Sun 1-5pm Jerry Voelker…..Sun 7-10pm TNT Polka Band….Mon 1-4pm Alvin Styczynski

Sept 1 Fri 7-11pm Music Connection at Marathon Fun Days, Marathon City 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 2 Sat 2-4pm Polka Generations at Rock & Rail Festival Downtown Broad St, Griffith IN

*Sept 2 Sat 7-11pm Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo at Weyerhaeuser Booster Days, Weyerhaeuser WI

Sept 3 Sun Noon-6pm Duane Burclaw & Golden Aces vs New Polish Sounds at Rosholt County Fair, Rosholt WI   www.rosholtfair.com

*Sept 3 Sun 10am Polka Mass, Music to3pm, Nathan’s Old Time Band at Sacred Heart Festival, Urbank MN

Sept 8 Fri 5-9pm Doctor Kielbasa at Brew Fest & Doc’s Rib Fest, Doc’s Bar & Grill, Sturgeon Lake MN

Sept 8-9 Fri-Sat Waupun Volksfest, Tanner Park, Waupun WI

Carol and the Keynotes, Tuba Dan, Goodtime Dutchmen, Music Connection, Hauser Hotshots, Barefoot Becky, Jerry Schneider Band, Sweifel Brothers

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

Sun 10 Polka Pow Wow 11:30am-5:30pm Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes and Rich Raclawski & Keepers of Honky

*Sept 9 Sat 5-9pm Doctor Kielbasa at BrewFest at Doc’s Sports Bar Outdoor Pavilion, I-35 at Sturgeon Lake Exit, MN

*Sept 9 Sat 11-5pm Rich Raclawski & Keepers of Honky at Thorp Harvest Festival, at Marieke Gouda, 200 W Liberty Dr, Thorp WI

*Sept 9 Sat 6-9:30pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at St Joan of Arc SausageFest, 74th & Hascall Sts, Omaha NE – Free Admission!

Sept 10 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Polish Fest at Stetsonville Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

Sept 10 Sun 2-5:30pm Music Connection at lake of the Torches Casino, LacDuFlambeau WI

*Sept 10 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Centennial Hall, Highway A, Stetsonville WI

Sept 15 Fri Evening Music Connection at Germuelichkeit Days, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson WI

*Sept 15 Fri 6-10pm Doctor Kielbasa at St Paul OktoberFest at Schmidt Brewery, 900 7th St W, St Paul MN

*Sept 15-17 Fri-Sun Oktoberfest at Farmer Gene’s Campground, N11301 Kinney Lake Rd, Marion WI---Fri 7-11pm New Generation  Sat 11am-2pm The Drovers, 2-6pm The Harmony Kings, 6-10pm Maroszek Brothers, ----- Sun 11am-3pm TNT Polka Band

Sept 16 Sat 6pm The New Generation at Bonduel Founder’s Day, Bonduel WI

*Sept 16 Sat 2-8pm PM Mix at Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co, 2305 Sherman St, Wausau WI

*Sept 16 Sat 5:30-10:30pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at German-America Society Oktoberfest, 120th & I Sts, Omaha NE

*Sept 16 Sat 6:30-9:30pm Mollie B & The Jim Busta Band at American Legion Hall, Neillsville WI

Sept 17 Sun 12-6pm Lenny Zielinski & D Street Band at Dozynki Harvest Festival, Moose Family Center,

1025 2nd St N, Stevens Point WI Polka Mass, Chicken Dinner, Polish Food.    www.polishheritageawareness.com

*Sept 23 Sat 7-11pm The Sons of Polka at Weston Hall Ballroom at Dales Weston Lanes, Weston WI

With Wally Raczkowski, Paul Shulfer, Russ Mancl and Nolan Mancl - $5 Admission

*Sept 23 Sat 6-10:30pm Aaron Socha and LIVEwire at Iron Mountain Oktoberfest, Downtown Iron Mountain MI

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

*Sept 23 Sat TBA Doctor Kielbasa at SurlyFest 2017, Surly Brewing Co, 520 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis MN

*Sept 23 Sat 1-5pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at HuberHaus Oktoberfest, 36th & Farnam Sts, Omaha NE – Free Admission!

*Sept 24 Sun Noon-2:30pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Festival, 32nd Ave & Martha Sts, Omaha NE

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

*Sept 30 Sat 5-9pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Infusion Brewing Co Fall Festival, 6271 S 118th St, Omaha NE – Free Admission

*Oct 1 Sun 1-5 Polka Pak at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*Oct 1 Sun 1-5pm Jody Maddie & Honky Express (Parma OH) at Oktoberfest, Glendora House, 10225 S Harlem, Chicago Ridge IL

*Oct 1 Sun 2-6pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Alamo Draft House Cinema Oktoberfest, 127th & Weston Parkway, Omaha NE

*Oct 6 Fri 8pm-Midnight Aaron Socha & LIVEwire at Oktoberfest at Carver County Fairgrounds, 501 W 3rd St, Waconia MN

Oct 7 Sat 12-6pm Neal Zunker & Music Connection alt/w Box On (Polkas)     6:30-10:00pm Southbound (Country)

at Aspirus Riverview Foundation Oktoberfest 2017 At Bull’s Eye Country Club, 2800 Ridgewood Trail, Wisconsin Rapids, WI  

Oct 7 Sat 6-10pm Polish Connection at St Peter Church Hall, E Troy WI

*Oct 7 Sat 6-10pm Doctor Kielbasa at Oktoberfest in Huge Tent at Gasthof, University Ave, NE Minneapolis MN

*Oct 8 Sun 1-5pm New Polish Sounds at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*Oct 8 Sun 1-5pm Charlie Justman Band at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville 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 13 Fri Evening Mollie B and Squeezebox at Bull Falls Brewery, 901 E Thomas St, Wausau WI

Oct 14 Sat 7-11pm Polka generations at St Rita’s Hall, Maple City MI

*Oct 15 Sun 1-5pm Roger Majewski & The Harmony Kings at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS MIDWEST TOUR

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

*Oct 21 Sat 7-11pm at Rookies (Blue Top) 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI – Doors Open 5:30

*Oct 22 Sun ??       at Glendora Banquets, 10225 S Harlem Ave, Chicago Ridge IL

*Oct 22 – Sun – No Music at Blue Top in Stevens Point (Please attend dance on Saturday night!)

*Oct 29 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*Nov 5 Sun 1-5pm Polka Confetti at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point Wi

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

*Nov 12 Sun 1-5pm Hauser’s Hot Shots at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point Wi

*Nov 12 Sun 1-5pm Ryan Herman, Karl Hartwich, Denny Marion at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Nov 19 Sun – No Music at Blue Top in Stevens Point WI

*Nov 22 Wednesday 7-11pm Tri-City Drive at Thanksgiving Eve Polka Hop, Polonia Banquet Hall, 4604 S Archer Ave, Chicago IL

Nov 26 Sun 1-5pm Polish Connection at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

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

*Dec 3 Sun 1-5pm Chad Przybylski at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*Dec 10 Sun 1-5pm Music Connection at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point Wi

*Dec 10 Sun 1-5pm Spotlight Band at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Dec 17 Sun 1-5pm The Natural Talent (TNT) at Blue Top, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

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

*Jan 14, 2018 Sun 1-5pm Charlie Justman Band at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Jan 28, 2018 Sun 1-5pm Richie Yurkovich at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville 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

*Feb 11 Sun 1-5pm Music Connection at Centennial Hall, Hwy A Stetsonville WI

Feb 16-17, 2018 Fri-Sat Valentine’s Dance Weekend, The Plaza Hotel, 201 N 17th Ave, Wausau WI

Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, Dynaversasticktoneaires, Nathan’s Old Time Band, Music Connection, The Main Squeeze

*Feb 25 Sun 1-5pm Royal Flush at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Mar 11 Sun 1-5pm Richie Yurkovich at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Mar 25 Sun 1-5pm Spotlight Band at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Apr 8 Sun 1-5pm Music Connection at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

*Apr 22 Sun 1-5pm Royal Flush at Centennial Hall, Hwy A, Stetsonville WI

July 4-8, 2018 Wed-Sun Polka Fireworks at Seven Springs PA

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

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, Mollie B & More……  Call 1-800-724-0727

Feb 3-10, 2018 Polka Brews Cruise, The Boys, Polka Country, The Knewz   www.polkabrewscruise.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​