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Polka Dance Listings (Polish Only) 2014 Polka Schedule

Wisconsin & Adjoining States (Last Updated 07/28/14)

* Denotes events added since last polka calendar

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

*Aug 1 Fri 8-11pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at American Legion #357, South Bend IN

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

Aug 3 Sun 2-6pm Bill Gula Presents The Chicago Image at Our Lady of the Snows Carnival, 4810 S Leamington Ave, Chicago IL

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

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  Polish Connection on Sat Aug 9

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

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

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

*Aug 22 Fri 8-11pm Kenny Bartkowiak & Soundsations at American Legion #357 South Bend IN

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 29-Sept 1 Fri-Mon Portage County Fair, Rosholt WI

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

Sept 11-14 Thurs-Sun Polkamotion by the Ocean, Convention Center, Rehoboth Beach DE

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, New Location at Moose Family Center, 1025 2nd St North, Stevens Point WI

Sat Noon to 8pm Music by Cynor Classics alt/w Norm Dombrowski’s Happy Notes

Sun 10:30 am Poka Mass with Benji’s Polka Pak at St Stephens, 1401 Clark Street

Sun Noon-6pm Keith Stras & Polka Confetti alt/w Benji’s Polka Pak

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 28-29-30 Thanksgiving Weekend – TBA – Patrick Henry’s Lake Geneva Polka Fest, Harbor Shores Resort, 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

July 16-19, 2015 Pulaski Polka Days or 920-822-3869

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Sept 25-Oct 5, 2014 Southern Poland, Vienna & Austria, with Mitch Biskup & Lenny Gomulka Info:

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:

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 or

So many Polkas – So little time!


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