The 2017 IPA Polka Hall of Fame Inductees and 2016 IPA Polka Music Award Winners Have Been Announced!

The 2017 IPA Polka Hall of Fame inductees and 2016 IPA Polka Music Award winners have been announced: 2017 IPA Polka Music Hall of Fame inductees: LIVING CATEGORY: Fred Ziwich (North Olmstead, OH) and Andy Fenus (Pittsburgh, PA) DECEASED CATEGORY: Elmer Scheid (New Ulm, MN) and Marge Machay (Chicago, IL) …

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A Koledy Evening with Stephen Kaminski

What Kenny G did for American Christmas carols, this CD does for Polish Christmas carols (Koledy). It’s a cool, instrumental jazz collection of favorite Polish Christmas melodies that will put you in a great relaxed mood for your Christmas Season!

Free Sample of the Polish American Journal

Want a free sample edition of the Polish American Journal? Drop us an email at Please specify if you’d like a printed or PDF copy. Tell all your Polish friends to ask for one, too! In the meantime, you can visit us on-line at Mark Kohan

Last Call For Rooms At Group Rate For The 5th Annual "Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest & Expo" at Chula Vista Resort

Last call!  Don’t miss this fantastic event!  Rooms are still available at our group rate. The 5th Annual “Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest & Expo” at Chula Vista Resort, 2501 River Road, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965. April 22, 23 & 24, 2016. Hours: Friday: 6pm -1am, Saturday: Noon – 1am, Sunday: Noon – 5pm. Hosted by: Patrick Henry …

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2017 Polka Brews Cruise Offers Reduced Deposit Through April 5th

It’s the buzz, what everyone is talking about ~ 2017 Polka Brews Cruise aboard the “Norwegian Getaway”, one of NCL’s newest ships!! Enjoy 3 terrific polka bands, 4 favorite ports of call, the Ultimate Beverage Package & so much more. Signing up is simple…and until April 5th, NCL is offering …

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48th Annual IPA Convention and Festival

48th Annual IPA Convention and Festival **3 fun-filled days!!** September 2nd – 4th, 2016 Please help celebrate the 48th annual IPA Festival and Convention, held at the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo, NY. The Festival will kick off with a welcome party on Friday, the Polka Music Hall of Fame and …

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Jeff Mleczko Update 2/14/2016

Happy Valentines, everyone! Bob was able to visit Jeff on Saturday, and the news continues to be very encouraging…The Therapists consistently see improvements in Jeff’s motor skills, coordination and speech. He is able to shower and get dressed by himself and walk up and down stairs with some assistance. He …

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FREE DOWNLOAD!!!! – New Recording Released by Matt Lewandowski and The Alliance titled Payback – FREE!!!

Hello friends! Everyone likes free music right? Well today I am debuting my brand new release by Matt Lewandowski and The Alliance titled Payback. It is my first adventure into Bluegrass music, using all original English sung Polka songs covered in a Bluegrass fashion. If you would like to hear …

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Accordion Player, Richard S. Gawronski, Passes. Played with Solek, Sturr, Pillar and Bobinski Bands.

Obituary and Arrangements From the Rich Bobinski web site: We are saddened to share the news that “Richie” (as he was fondly called) Rich Gawronski of Naugatuck CT, Accordionist and Sound Engineer for The Rich Bobinski Orchestra passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016.  Rich first played with Walter Solek when …

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