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Polka Dance Listings (Polish Only) 2014 Polka Schedule

Wisconsin & Adjoining States (Last Updated 03/28/14)

* Denotes events added since last polka calendar

March 29 Sat 7-11pm New Generations at The Neighbors (Formerly Pleshek’s Pavilion, Shawano WI

March 29 Sat 7-11pm Doctor Kielbasa at MPA St Paddies Day Dance, Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

March 30 Sun 1-5pm Roger Majeski & Harmony Kings at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI 715-344-7026

March 30 Sun IPA Tribute Band w/ John Gora at IPA & Let’s Polka USA at Glendora Banquets, 10225 S Harlem, Chicago Ridge

*April 4-5-6 Fri-Sun Rib Mountain Rendezvous at Howard Johnson of Wausau, 2101 North Mountain Rd, Wausau WI

Neal Zunker & Music Connection, The Goodtime Dutchmen, Brian Brueggen & Mississippi Valley Dutchmen, Squeezebox

April 5 Sat 6:30pm-1am Polish Connection Alt/w Led West at 4th Ann. Polka Meets Country at Dales Weston Lanes, Weston WI

*April 6 Sun 1-5pm Polka Pak at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI 715-344-7026

April 6 Sun 2-6pm Rick Rzeszutko & Music Company at Glendora House, 10225 S Harlem, Chicago Ridge IL www.polkadj.com

*April 12 Sat 5-7pm Doctor Kielbasa at Coral Bar, Willow River MN

*April 12 Sat 7-Mid The Boys From Baltimore alt/w New Direction from Buffalo at Potts Banquet Hall, 41 S Rossler St, Buffalo NY

April 13 Sun 1-5pm Polish Connection at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI 715-344-7026

April 20 Sun Traditional "Swienconka" Dinner/Dance at Polonia Banquets, 4604 S Archer Ave, Chicago IL Reservations Required

Family Style Dinner 1:30pm Music and Dancing 2:30-5:30pm with Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze ~ Contact Bel-Aire 708-594-5182

April 20-21 Sun-Mon Dyngus Day Weekend at Millennium Hotel, Buffalo NY DyngusNY@aol.com or 800-323-3331

April 21 Mon 9am-1pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze forDyngus Day, Crumstown Club, 59440 Crumstown Highway, North Liberty IN

April 21 Mon 7-10pm "D" Street Band for Dyngus Day in Chicago at Glendora Banquets, 10225 S Harlem, Chicago Ridge IL

*April 21 Mon 2-4pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St, Cleveland OH

*April 21 Mon 11-5pm Eddie’s Polish All-Stars for Dyngus Day at Red Fez Shrine Club, 16600 Red Fez Shrine Rd, Charlotte NC

April 21 Mon 6-9pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy for Dyngus Day at Donohue’s Bar, 36th & "L" St, Omaha NE Free Admission

*April 21 Mon 2-8pm Kenny Bartkowiak and Soundsations at ZB Falcons for Dyngus Day in South Bend IN

April 25-27, 2014 Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest – Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI www.dellspolkafest.com

Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, Jeff Mleczko & DynaBrass, The Maroszek Brothers, Eddie Biegaj: The Best of Eddie Biegaj, Darrell Weltin’s New Brass Express, Lenny Zielinski & "D" Street Band, Jolly Zuk Brothers, Gennie O & Windy City Brass, Polish Connection, and Neal Zunker & The Music Connection

*April 26 Sat 1-9pm Polish Connection at Jump River Polka Fest, Jump River WI

April 26 Sat 7-11pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze for Polka Party at Pott’s Banquet, 41 S Rossler St, Buffalo NY

*April 27 Sun 1-5pm Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St,Stevens Point WI 715-344-7026

April 27 Sun 2-6pm DynaBrass at MPA Anniversary Dance, Withrow Ballroom, 12169 Keystone Ave N, Hugo MN

April 27 Sun 12-4:30 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo alt/w Karl & Country Dutchmen at Silver Dome Ballroom, W7670 Hwy 10, Neillsville WI

April 27 Sun 2-6pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Ludlow PACC, 355 East St, Ludlow MA

*May 2 Fri 7-11pm Jimmy K & Mostly Honky Combo at Durty Nellies, 1151 W Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma OH

*May 3 Sat 8-12pm Doctor Kielbasa at "Majowka" May Day Celebration at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2340 W 3rd St, Duluth MN

*May 4 1-5pm Hauser Hot Shots at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI 715-344-7026

May 4 Sun 1:30-7pm Polish Constitution Day & Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Glendora House, Chicago Ridge IL

Featuring The Polka Family Band and Talisman Norteno ~ Polish & Mexican food available for purchase 708-594-5182

*May 9 Fri 8-11pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at American Legion #357, South Bend IN

*May 10 Sat 12-2pm Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at Culture Fest, SPASH, Stevens Point WI

*May 11 Sun 2-6pm Jersey Polka Richie for Mother’s Day at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

*May 11 Sun 1-5pm Polish Connection for Mother’s Day Dance at Wausau Labor Temple, 318 So 3rd Ave, Wausau WI

May 11 Sun Mother’s Day Dinner/Dance with Jimmy Kilian & Honky Chicago at Polonia Banquets, 4604 S Archer, Chicago IL

Dinner 1:30pm ~ Music & Dancing 2:30-5:30pm Reservations Required ~ Contact Bel-Aire 708-594-5182

May 11 Sun 2-6pm New Generations at Mother’s Day Dinner/Dance at Pleshek’s Pavilion, Shawano WI

May 17 Sat 4:45-11pm Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo at Wisc State Polka Fest, Olympia Resort, 1350 Royale Mile Rd, Oconomowoc WI

*May 18 Sun 12-5pm Polka Pak at Blue Top Supper Club, 3425 Church St, Stevens Point WI

Customer Appreciation Day – No Charge but if you can, please bring canned goods for Portage County Food Pantries

May 23-24-25 Fri-Sat-Sun USPA Festival & Convention, Strongsville OH http:www.uspapolka.com/uspaconvention.htm

Sun May 25 TBA "D" Street Band at USPA Festival at Holiday Inn, Strongsville OH

*May 30 Fri 8-11pm Kenny Bartkowiak and Soundsations at American Legion #357, South Bend IN

*June 7 Sat 1-3pm Doctor Kielbasa at International Polka Fest, at Black Bear Casino & Resort, Carlton MN (Fest June 6-8)

*June 8 Sun TBA Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes, St Joe’s Church Picnic, Stevens Point WI

June 13 Fri 7-11pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Polish Home, 201 E First St, Papillion NE, Dance Under the Stars! Fireworks 10pm

June 14 Sat 7-11pm Bobby Z & Polka Joy at Huber Haus PolishFest, 36th & Farnam, Omaha NE (Polish Beer & Polish Food!)

June 14 Sat 5:30-11pm Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo alt/w Neal Zunker & Music Connection at Roger Bright Memorial Polka Fest, New Glarus WI

 

June 13-15 Fri-Sun Polish Fest at Summerfest Grounds in Milwaukee WI www.polishfest.org or 1-414-529-2140

Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, The Polka Family Band, Polka Country Musicians, John Gora & Gorale, The Knewz,

Squeezebox featuring Mollie B & Ted Lange. Ethnic Jazz, Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes;

More bands to be announced. Check their website.

*June 15 Sun TBA Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at St Peter’s Church Picnic, Stevens Point WI

*June 15 Sun 12-4pm Polish Connection at Man of Honor Society Benefit at Eagles Club, 1703 So 3rd Ave, Wausau WI

*June 20 Fri 8-11pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at American Legion #357, South Bend IN

June 20-21-22 Fri-Sat-Sun, Willard Polka Fest, Willard WI More Info 715-267-6639

Fri 6:30-10pm Bill Koncar Band; Sat 11am-10:30pm Richie Yurkovich & Polkarioty; Hauser’s Hotshots; Barefoot Becky & Ivanhoe Dutchmen; & Music Connection; Sun 11:30-5:30pm Zweifel Bros (Avalon WI) and Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen.

June 22 Sun 10:30am to 1:30pm Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo at St Paul Germanfest, Historic Schmidt Brewery, West 7th St, St Paul MN

*June 22 Sun 12-6pm Polish Connection at St Anne’s Church Picnic, 700 W Bridge St, Wausau WI

*June 26-27-28 Thurs-Fri-Sat - Ocean Beach Park Polka Days, New London, Connecticut www.oceanbeachparkpolkadays.com

*Polka Country Musicians, Matt’s All Star Jam Band, The Boys, Eddie Forman, The Knewz, Lenny Gomulka, Maestro’s Men

Jun 27-28 Fri-Sat TBA "D" Street Band at St Stan’s Festival, Bay City MI

June 28 Sat 7-11pm Polka Family at MPA Summer Dance, Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

June 26-28 Thurs-Sat Ocean Beach Polka Days, New London CT http://oceanbeachparkpolkadays.com

*June 28-29 Sat & Sun St Ladislaus Parish, 6455 Hwy 153 East of Mosinee WI in Bevent WI

*Sat 4pm Polka Mass 6-9pm Maroszek Brothers, 9-Mid Country with Jerry Schmitt Band

*Sun 10:10 am Polka Mass with Smokey Express, 11:30-2pm Polka Pak, 2-8pm Polka Family alt /w New Generation

July 3-6, 2014 Thurs-Sun 40th Anniversary of Polka Fireworks at Seven Springs PA www.polkafireworks.com

The Boys, The Knewz, Jeff Mileczko’s DynaBrass, Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, John Gora & Gorale, Dennis Polisky & Maestro’s Men,

Buffalo Concertina All-Stars, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze, The Nu-Tones, Ray Jay & The Carousels, Andy Fenus & The Trel-Tones,

Henny & The Versa J’s, Mike Charney’s Crab Town Sound, The Mon Valley Push and DJ Kenny Olowin

July 12 Sat Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze and more TBA Bel-Aire Polka Day www.belairerecords.com

*July 13 Sun "D" Street Band at St Brons Festival, Plover WI

July 17-20, 2014 Thurs-Sun Pulaski Polka Days, Pulaski WI www.polkadays.com

Maroszek Brothers, New Generation, Roger Majewski, Polka Dynamics, "D" Street Band, Aaron Socha, The Boys,

Polka Country Musicians, Lenny Gomulka, Del Sinchak, Box On, Polka Family, DyVersaCo, Pan Franek & Zosia,

Malek’s Fishermen Band, Chad Przybylski, Music Connection, Hausers Hot Shots, Polish Connection,

Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, Alex Meixner and more……….

*July 20 Sun 12-4pm Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at St Mary’s of Torun Church Picnic, Stevens Point WI

July 20 Sun 2-6pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Festival of Lakes at Hammond Marina, 701 Casino Center Dr, Hammond IN

July 25-26-27 Fri-Sun St Florian Parish Picnic, 500 Church Lane, Hatley WI http://www.stflos.org/Picnic.html

Sat 4-8pm Polka Mass followed by dance 5-8pm with Pat Zoromski & Boys From Polonia

Sun 10am Polka Mass followed by dance 12-6pm with Mollie B & Squeezebox alt/w Maroszek Bros

*July 27 Sun 2-6pm Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at St Stan’s Church Picnic, Stevens Point WI

July 30 Wed 7:30-9pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Concert on Hill, Bolingbrook Village Pavilion, 375 Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook IL

*Aug 3 Sun "D" Street Band at Pulaski Park, Three Rivers MA

Aug 8-9 Frankenmuth Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth MI http://www.frankenmuthfestivals.com/index.php/summer-music-fest

Aug 9-10 Sat-Sun St Therese Parish Picnic, 113 W Kort St, Rothschild WI

Sat 5:00 Polka Mass with Maroszek Bros, followed by 6-11:30pm dance with Maroszek Bros alt/Led West

Sun 10:30am Polka Mass with Polka-Pac, followed by 12-7pm dance with Polka-Pac alt/Polka Family

*Aug 10 Sun St Bartholomew’s Church Festival, 2493 County Hwy "M", Mill Creek, near Stevens Point WI

*9am Polka Mass With Choraliers & Old Time Brass; 10am-12 Old Time Brass; 12-4pm Chad Przybylski & Polka Rhythms, 4-8pm Polish Connection

Aug 17 Sun 3-8pm Sacred Heart Church Picnic, Polonia WI – East of Stevens Point, Hwy 66 to Z

10am Polka Mass ~~~11-2pm The Music Connection ~~~ 2-8pm Stephanie & Her Honky Band alt/w Polish Connection

Aug 22 Fri 8-1pm The Knewz at Glendora House, 10225 S Harlem, Chicago Ridge IL www.polkadj.com

Aug 22 Fri 5-11pm Ethnic Jazz alt/w New Brass Express at Polish Fest, Our Lady of Scapular, Wyandotte MI ww.ourladyofmountcarmel.org 

Aug 29-30-31, 2014 Fri-Sun 46th Annual IPA Festival & Convention, Embassy Suites, Independence OH 216-986-9900

John Gora & Gorale, The Knewz, Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, The Boys, IPA Tribute Band, Polka Country Musicians, The Project, Full Circle

Sept 11-14 Thurs-Sun Polkamotion by the Ocean, Rehoboth Beach DE http:www.rbpolka.com/polkamotion_News.html

*Sept 20 Sat TBA Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes at Dozynki Days Harvest Fest, On the Square Downtown Stevens Point WI

*Oct 4 Sat 12-6pm Polish Connection at Polkas for Parkinson’s at LaCrosse Moose Lodge #1920, 1932 Ward Ave, LaCrosse WI

*Oct 11 Sat "D" Street Band at Albany P.A.C.C., Albany NY

*Oct 12 Sun 2-6pm "D" Street Band at Potts Banquet Hall, Cheektowaga NY

Oct 24-25-26, 2014 Fri-Sun Fall Polka Fest at 7-Springs, Champion PA

Nov 16 Sat ??? DyVersaCo at MPA Fall Dance, Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

April 24-26, 2015 Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest at Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Rd, Wisconsin Dells WI www.dellspolkafest.com

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 Associations

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

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

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

Lets 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

Polka Calendars

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

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"

Florida Polka Schedule – email: Turkbrad@yahoo.com

CRUISE & TRIP INFORMATION

July 27-Aug 9, 2014 Tour Germany & Poland with Bel-Aire Enterprises – More info 708-594-5182 or www.belairerecords.com

July 31 to Aug 14 Poland 15 Days with John Gora & Eddie Biegaj. Info at www.johngora.com  (Ukraine Canceled)

Sept 25-Oct 5, 2014 Southern Poland, Vienna & Austria, with Mitch Biskup & Lenny Gomulka Info: lennygomulka@aol.com

Nov 8-15, 2014 Caribbean Polka Party, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with John Gora & Gorale, Eddie Forman & EFO, Varitones, Jersey Polka Richie with New Direction, and guest appearance Eddie Blazonczyk Jr & Jimmy K. Info: www.johngora.com

So many Polkas – So little time!

 


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