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                                                                                Wisconsin & Adjoining States  (Last Updated 5/2/19)

                                                                                  * Denotes events added since last polka calendar

May 3-4-5 Fri-Sun Music Connection and Barefoot Becky at Palladium Ballroom, Osseo WI

May 4 Sat 6-11pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze alt/w Maroszek Bros at Rescheduled Casimir Dance, Zielinski’s Ballroom, Pulaski WI

*May 4 Sat 8-12pm The Main Squeeze Band at Majowka Holy family Catholic Church, 2430 W 3rdSt, Duluth MN

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

*May 4 Sat 8pm-?? The Harmony Heroes at Grand Opening of Charlie’s Bar (formerly Shang Garden) 144746 Hwy N, Marathon WI

*May 5 Sun 1-5pm Polka Fusion at Rookie’s, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*May 5 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at St Mary of Czestochowa Church Quanset Hall, N14921 Gorman Ave, Thorp WI

May 5 Sun  1-5pm Jolly Zuk  Band at MPA Appreciation Dance, Withrow Ballroom, 12169 Keystone Ave, Hugo MN

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

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

Polski Chix from Michigan and Los Cometas De Chicago

May 11 Sat 10am-5pm Portage County Cultural Fest, SPASH, 1200 North Point Drive, Stevens Point WI

May 11 Sat 4-8pm Cynor Classics at Time Flies Bar & Grill Customer Appreciation Dance, Curtis WI

May 12 Sun 1-5pm Cynor Classics at Rookies Mother’s Day Dance, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

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 18 Sat 7-11pm Tri-City Drive from Chicago at Polka Pow Wow at Moose Family Center, 1025 2ndStreet N, Stevens Point WI

*May 19 Sun 1-5pm New Polish Sounds at Rookies, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

May 19 Sun 1-5pm Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen at Concordia Ballroom, LaCrosse WI

*May 19 Sun 4-7pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at American GI Forum, 20th& N St , Omaha NE

*May 19 Sun 2-6pm The Main Squeeze Band at Star Club, 6350 Hwy 27, Kettle River MN

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 WI

May 19 Sun 2-5pm Polka Classics at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

*May23-26 Thurs-Sun USPA Festival & Convention, Independence OH   wwww.uspapolkas.com

Jimmy K & The All Stars, Lenny Gomulka, Freeze Dried, Dynaversasticktoneaires, Dennis Polisky & Maestro’s Men, The Boys, Box On,

Kosmix, The Music Company, Nutones, The Project, John Gora, Polka Country, Polka Family, Gerry Kaminski’s Polka Network

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

May 31-June 2 Fri-Sun St Joseph Parish Picnic, 1709 Wyatt Ave, Stevens Point WI  www.togetherinfaith.org

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 80thBirthday)

*June 2 Sun 1-4pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Holy Ghost Church Fest, 52nd& Q, Omaha NE

June 8 Sat 7-11pm The Main Squeeze at MPA Dance, place to be determined!!

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

June 9 Sun 12-5pm Polish Connection at Man of Honor, Wausau WI

*June 9 Sun 12:30-4:30pm Leon Olsen Band (from New Ulm MN) by Central WI Polka Club at Rib River Ballroom, 3237 Hwy 29 W, Marathon WI

*June 14 Fri 7-11pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Dance Under The Stars at Polish Home, Papillion NE

June 14-16 Fri-Sun 38thAnnual 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 45thAnnual 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 15 Sat 10:00am Polkas On Kayaks with Russ & Theresa Napowocki on the Plover River (WI) 715-572-9405 to Reserve your spot!

June 16 Sun St Stephens Family Fest, 1401 Clark St, Stevens Point WI  www.SaintStephenParishwebs.com

*June 16 Sun 12-5pm TNT The Natural Talent at St Stanislaus Church Picnic, Hofa Park WI

Also Chad Przybylski and His Polka Rhythms, The Maroszek Brothers, and The New Generation

 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

*June 21-22 Fri-Sat 5-12pm Cynor Classics alt/w ?? at Cedar Polka Fest, Travers City MI

June 23 Sun 2-5pm Melotones at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

*June 28-30 Fri-Sun Altrusa Club of Appleton Polkafest at Crystall Falls, New London WI     NEW LOCATION!

The Music Connection, Ray Dorschner’s Rainbow Valley Dutchmen, Mollie B and Karl with the Jim Busta Band, Ralph Thull & Goodtime Dutchmen, Kenny Brandt Band

*June 29 Sat 5-8pm Cynor Classics at St Ladislaus Polka Fest, Bevent WI

*June 30 Sun 2-7pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at St Ladislaus Polka Fest, Bevent WI

 July 3-6 Wed-Sat  Polka Fireworks, Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion PA   www.polkafireworks.com

DJ Kenny Olowin, DynaBrass, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze, Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, The Knewz, Polka Family, The Boys,

Polka Method,  Old School, Freeze Dried, Eddie Forman Orchestra, Ray Jay & The Carousels, Box-On, The Beat, Jimmy Weber & The Sounds

*July 7 Sun TBA TNT The Natural Talent at St Mary of Mount Carmel, Amherst WI

July 18-21 Thurs-Sun Pulaski Polka Days, Pulaski WI    www.pulaskipolkadays.com

New Generation, Chad Przybylski & Polka Rhythms, Maroszek Brothers, Aaron Socha LiveWIre, Polka Dynamics, Nathan Neuman,

Tekla Klebetnica (Direct from Poland), Michael Costa & The Beat, Polish Connection, Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes, The Natural Talent (TNT),

Polka Country Musicians, Stephanie – America’s Polka Sweetheart/Keith Straus & Polka Confetti, The Derrick Ziegenbein Band, Box On, Polka Family, DynaVersaStickToneAires, Steve Meisner, Music Connection, Jerry Voelker & Jolly Gents, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen

July 28 Sun 12-6 pm Polish Connection alternating w/? at St Florian Parish Picnic, Hatley WI

July 28 Sun 2-5pm Polka Classics at Polish American Pulaski Club of Daytona, 3621 West International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach FL

*Aug 8-10 Thurs-Sat Frankenmuth Music Fest, Frankenmuth MI   www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

Polka Family, Ampolaires, Box On, Stephanie, The Boys, Polka Country Musicians, Lenny Gomulka, The Knewz

*Aug 9-11 Fri-Sun Twin City Polish Festival, Riverfront District, Minneapolis MN   www.tcpolishfestival.org

DyVersaCo, The Jolly Zuks, Doctor Kielbasa, The Main Squeeze

Aug 11 Sun 2-? Polish Connection alt/w? at St Bartholomew’s Church Picnic, 2493 Cty Rd M, Stevens Point WI

Aug 30-Sept 1 Fri-Sun IPA Festival & Convention, Millennium Hotel, Buffalo NY   www.ipapolkas.com

The Beat, The Boys, Freeze Dried, Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, John Gora & Gorale,

IPA Tribute Band, Dennis Polisky & Maestro’s Men, Polka Country Musicians, Ray Jay & The Carousels

*Sept 7 Sat 10am-5pm Maroszek Brothers alt/w Rich Raclawski Keepers of Honkey at Harvest Fest, Marieke Gouda, 200 W Liberty Dr, Thorp WI

*Sept 8 Sun 1-5pm Ampol Aires from Chicago at St Mary of Czestochowa Church Quanset Hall, N14921 Gorman Ave, Thorp WI

*Sept 17-20 Fri-Sun Polkamotion By the Ocean, Rehoboth Beach DE   www.polkamotion.com

The Boys, The Beat, EFO, Jimmy Weber & The Sounds, Polka Country Musicians, Nutones, DynaBrass, The Knewz

Sept 22 Sun 1-5pm Tri-City Drive at MPA Dance at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Hts MN

Oct 5 Sat 12 noon-9pm Aspirus Riverview Foundation’s Oktoberfest 2019 – Wisconsin Rapids WI

Neal Zunker & Music Connection, New Generation, Box On

Oct 25 Fri 7-11pm Polka Country Musicians at MPA Dance at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Hts MN

Nov 17 Sun 1-5pm The Main Squeeze at MPA Dance at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Hts MN

Dec 1 Sun 1-5pm Doctor Kielbasa at MPA Dance at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE, Columbia Hts MN

Feb 14-15, 2020 Fri-Sat Russ & Theresa Napiwocki’s Valentine Dance Weekend  715-572-9405  

The Knewz, Steve Burclaw’s New Polish Sounds, Freeze Dried, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, Carol and the Keynotes

 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.comClick 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 40thAve, Swea City IA 50590

CRUISE & TRIP INFORMATION

Nov 2-9, 2019 All-Inclusive Caribbean Polka Party, Sonesta Maho Resort, 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