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Polka Dance Listings (Polish Only) 2014 Polka Schedule

Wisconsin & Adjoining States (Last Updated 06/29/14)

* Denotes events added since last polka calendar

*July 3 Thurs 5pm-1am Polka Generations at Cedar Polka Fest, Cedar MI

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 4 Fri 2-5:30pm Polka Generations at Cedar Polka Fest, Cedar MI

July 4 Fri 7-8:30pm Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo at Music on the Overlook, St Croix Falls WI www.musicontheoverlook.com

July 4-6 Fri-Sun Altrusa Club of Appleton Polkafest at Romy’s Nitingale, Black Creek WI www.appletonaltrusa.com

Brian’s Mississippi Valley Dutchmen, Hauser’s Hotshots, Dave Duescher’s Musical Brass, Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen, The Music Connection

July 6 Sun St Mary of Mount Carmel Church Picnic, 3995 CTH K, Fancher, Amherst WI

*10am Mass with Polka Pac; 11;30-7:30pm Jimmy Killian Honky Chicago alt/w Polka Pac

*July 12-13, Sat-Sun Our Savior Parish Polish Fest, Mosinee Recreation Center, 11th Street, Mosinee WI

July 12 Sat 2pm-?? Bel-Aire Polka Day, St Joe’s Park, 1312 W Theodore St, Joliet IL www.belairerecords.com

Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze, Lenny Zelinski’s D-Street Band, Polish Connection

July 13 Sun 10:30 Mass with Polka Pac 11:30-7pm "D" Street Band alt/ Polka Pac at St Brons Festival, 3200 Plover Rd, Plover WI

July 13 Sun 2-5pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at MR Falcons PicNic, South Bend IN

*July 13 Sun 6:45-11pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at St Charles Borromeo Fest, 5891 Ridge Rd, Parma OH

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 18 Fri 5pm-12am Polka Pak at Rudolph Street Dance, Rudolph WI

July 19-20 Sat-Sun St Mary’s – Torun Picnic, 589 Dewey Drive, Stevens Point WI Sun 12-4pm Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes

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

*July 20 Sun 2-6pm Polka Generations at stardust Banquets, 5688 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL

July 20 Sun 8-11pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at ZB Falcons PicNic, South Bend IN

July 24 Thurs 6:30-8:30pm Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo at Outdoor Concert at Aquatore Park, 9101 Lincoln St NE, Blaine MN

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, 838 Fremont, Stevens Point WI

July 27 Sun 2-6pm Gennie O & Windy City Brass at Glendora Banquets, 10225 S Harlem, Chicago Ridge IL

*July 27 Sun 6:30-9pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at Seven Hills Home Days, Seven Hills OH

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

*Aug 2 Sat 3-7pm Polka Generations backing up Stephanie at Chet’s Melody Grove, Archer Ave, Justice IL

*Aug 2 Sat 6:30-8pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at St Peter of the Fields Hall, 3487 Old Forge Dr, Rootstown OH

*Aug 3 Sun 12-7pm Polka Pak at St Phillips Parish Picnic, Rudolph WI

Aug 3 Sun St Adalbert’s Church Picnic, 3305 St Adalbert Rd, Rosholt WI www.saintadalbertrosholt.org

*Aug 3 Sun 2-6pm Polka Generations at Glendora Banquets, 10225 S Harlem Ave, Chicago Ridge IL

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

Aug 7- 8-9 Frankenmuth Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth MI http://www.frankenmuthfestivals.com/index.php/summer-music-fest

*Aug 7-10 Thurs-Sun Taping for the Mollie B Polka Show on RFD TV at Medina Entertainment Center, Medina MN

Aug 8-10 Fri-Sun Twin City Polish Fest, Minneapolis MN www.tcpolishfest.org Polish Connection on Sat Aug 9th

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 1:30-3:30pm Polka Generations at Prairie Fest, 14610 S Will Cook Rd, Homer Glen, IL

*Aug 10 Sun 5:30-9pm Polka Generations at St Joe’s Park Parish Festival, Theodore St, Joliet IL

Aug 10 Sun St Bartholomew’s Church Festival, 2493 County Hwy "M", Mill Creek, near Stevens Point WI - Polish Connection 4:00 - 8:00PM

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

*Aug 14-16 Frankenmuth Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth MI http://www.frankenmuthfestivals.com/index.php/summer-music-fest

 

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 17 1-9pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at St Mary’s Parish Festival, Parisville MI

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 www.ourladyofmountcarmel.org  

*Aug 23 Sat 2-3:30pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at International Fest, Public Square, Medina OH

Aug 24 Sun 12-3:30pm Polka Pak at St Mary’s Parish Picnic at Lion’s Park – 4th St & Cty Rd J, Arnott WI

*Aug 24 Sun 2-7pm Aaron Socha’s LIVEwire at Lumberjack Days at Tigerton WI

Aug 24 Sun 2-7pm Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze alt/w Lenny Zelinski’s D Street Band at Glendora Banquets, Chicago Ridge IL

*Aug 24 Sun 2-6pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at St Joe Club Picnic, Crumstown IN

*Aug 24 Sun 12:30-8pm Jimmy K & Ethnic Jazz at Polish Youngstown, Saxon Hall, 710 S Meridian Rd, Youngstown OH

Aug 29th - Sep 1st Taste of Polonia at the Copernicus Center 5216 W Lawrence Ave Chicago IL 60603 http://topchicago.org

Polka Band schedule during the Taste of Polonia Festival.
8-29 Friday 5 – 6:30 pm Tribute Stage Squeezebox
8-30 Saturday 12 – 1:30 pm Tribute Stage World’s Honkiest Polka Band
8-30 Saturday 1:30 – 3 pm World Music Stage D Street Band
8-31 Sunday 1:30 – 3 pm World Music Stage Pan Franek, Zosia & the Polka Towners
9-1 Monday 12 – 1:30 pm Tribute Stage Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze
9-1 Monday 1:30 – 3 pm World Music Stage Polka Generations

Aug 29-Sept 1 Fri-Mon Portage County Fair, Rosholt WI www.rosholtfair.com

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

*Aug 30 Sat 9pm-1am Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at American Legion #357, South Bend IN

*Sept 1 Mon 1:30-3pm Polka Generations at Taste of Polonia, 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago IL

Sept 5-7 Fri-Sun Pacelli High School Panacea, 1301 Maria Drive, Stevens Point, WI http://pacelli.spacs.k12.wi.us

*Sept 11-14 Thurs-Sun Polkamotion by the Ocean, Convention Center, Rehoboth Beach DE http:www.rbpolka.com 

*Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, Polka Family, The NuTones, Eddie Forman Orchestra, The Boys, The Beat,

* Polka Country Musicians, Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men, The Knewz

Sept 14 Sun 2-6pm Benji Gaboda’s Polka Pak & Jimmy Kilian’s Honky Chicago at Glendora Banquets, Chicago Ridge IL

Bus Trip – Call Betty at 715-498-4171

*Sept 19 Fri 2:30-6:30pm Aaron Socha’s LIVEwire at October Fest, Chippewa Falls, WI – Bus Trip from Green Bay 920-676-2515

*Sept 20-21 Sat-Sun Dozynki Harvest Fest, On the Square Downtown Stevens Point WI www.polkapowwow.com

Sat Noon to 8pm Music by Hauser’s Hot Shots & Benji’s Polka Pak

Sun 10am Polka Mass Polka Mass with Polka Pak at Moose Lodge

Sun Noon-6pm Jim Killian’s Honky Chicago & Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes

*Sept 21 Sun 2-6pm Polka Generations at IPA Meeting & Dance, Stardust Banquets, 5688 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL

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

*Oct 4 Sat 7-11pm Polka Generations at St Stan’s Festival, Cleveland Ohio

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

*Oct 12 2-6pm Polka Generations at Polish Hall, 826 Greenwood Ave, Madison IL

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 2 Sun 1-5pm Polish Connection at Blue Top Supper Club in Stevens Point WI

Nov 2 Sun TBA Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze at Polonia Banquets 50th Anniversary, Chicago IL

Nov 9 Sun 1-5pm Polish Connection at Shooters in Plover, WI for WI Polka Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

Nov 15 Sat ??? DyVersaCo at MPA Fall Dance, Moose Lodge, 1946 English St, Maplewood MN

*Nov Thanksgiving Weekend – TBA – Patrick Henry’s Lake Geneva Polka Fest, Lake Geneva WI

*Dec 6 Sat ???Doctor Kielbasa at MPA Dance at Fridley American Legion, Fridley MN

*Dec 27 Sat ??? DyVersaCo at Larry Trojanowski 99th Birthday, Maplewood 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

*Jan 31-Feb 7, 2014 Polka Dreams @ Sea, Cruise Western Caribbean to Grand Cayman, Roatan, Cozumel & Princess Cays

with Polka Country Musicians, The Knewz, Polka Dreams All-Star Band www.polka-cruise.com or www.adreamtrip4u.com

 

So many Polkas – So little time!

 


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