Fritz's Polka Band bus trip to Thanksgiving Polka Weekend hosted by National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum.....We will be creating an event listing on our Facebook page soon. For now, here's a poster with some info regarding the #FPB bus trip to the 2019 Thanksgiving Polka Weekend hosted by National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum... #FPB40 #Polka #PolkaRocks #EclecticMusic #Music #BreakingThePolkaStereotype #AccordionsRock #ProudToBeInSyracuseMusicHallOfFame ... See MoreSee Less
Hey my friends! The Jolly J’s will be appearing at Barton Fire Dept., in Barton, Ohio on July 14 for two shows, (3:15 & 5:15) as well as The Boys from Baltimore. Free admission. It’s been 44 years since the Js were on stage. We’ll be featuring songs from our six albums. We’d love to see you there!
On behalf of the International Polka Association Board of Trustees and Hall of Fame Committee, the IPA Officers and Directors are proud to announce the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees as well as the 2018 music award winners.
The IPA Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, August 31st, 2019 at the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo, New York. Congratulations to all award winners and inductees!
Prominent living personalities and at least one deceased celebrity, who have made outstanding contributions toward the advancement of the polka music industry, are elected into the Polka Music Hall of Fame each year. An academy of 180 qualified electors from across the country select the Hall of Fame inductees and music awards recipients. The Board of Trustees also selects at least one outstanding candidate for induction into the “Pioneer" category.
2019 POLKA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Ted Lange (OH)
Steve Meisner (WI)
Roger Lichwala (MA)
John “Stanky” Stankovic (PA)
Steve “Big Steve” Krzeminski (NY)
CALLING ALL GIRLS AGED 10-17 YEARS OLD!!! The United States Polka Association will be hosting the 11th annual Junior and Teen Miss USPA Pageant this year. Applications can be found on the United States Polka Association webpage (uspapolka.com)! The requirements are simple. All candidates must 1. Have a parent or guardian be a member of USPA 2. Attend the USPA convention going on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27 so you can check in and receive information and attend the pageant on Saturday Girls who are 10-13 would qualify for Junior Miss and would have to submit a self-written, non-typed application form and a color photo of themselves. Girls who are 14-17 would qualify to be a Teen Miss and would need to submit a self-written, non-typed application form and a color photo of themselves and a hand-written, 100 word essay of “What Polka Music Means to Me”.
Applications are due by May 1st. All applications must be postmarked by May 1st for the girl to be eligible.
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone and I highly encourage all girls to compete! I do not know where I would be without this pageant and have loved each minute of it! If you have any questions feel to reach out to contact Chris Kish at 440-213-0659 or Victoria Kish at 440-213-2936 or feel free to email myself at firstname.lastname@example.org! ... See MoreSee Less
Happy Easter!!! Hope to see a bunch of folks at the #FPB #DyngusDay gigs tomorrow:
Fritz's Polka Band Dyngus Day gig at Batavia Downs - 4/22/19 &
Fritz's Polka Band Dyngus Day gig at Polska Chata - 4/22/19 #Polka #PolkaRocks #EclecticMusic #Music #BreakingThePolkaStereotype #AccordionsRock #ProudToBeInSyracuseMusicHallOfFame