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Congratulations to the IPA Polka Music Hall of Fame inductees and Polka Music Award winners, voted on by the IPA Electors. The 49th annual IPA Polka Music Hall of Fame and Music Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, September 1, at the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo, New York.

HALL OF FAME RESULTS
Living Category: MOLLIE BUSTA LANGE
Living Category: GARY BRUEGGEN
Deceased Category: LEON "BUD" HUNDENSKI
Pioneer Category: To Be Announced
Leon Kozicki Award: To Be Announced

MUSIC AWARDS
Favorite International Style CD: “40th Anniversary Recording” - Fred Ziwich & His International Sound Machine
Favorite International Style Song: “Dunaju Dunaju” - John Jaworski
Favorite International Style Band: The Alex Meixner Band
Favorite International Style Female Vocalist: Mollie Busta Lange
Favorite International Style Male Vocalist: Steve Meisner
Favorite Polish Style CD: “Dance All Night” – The DynaBrass
Favorite Polish Style Song: “Dance All Night” – The DynaBrass
Favorite Polish Style Band: Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push
Favorite Polish Style Female Vocalist: Stacey Morris
Favorite Polish Style Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka
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6 days ago

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For all the honky style polka lovers, here's a great one.

Two legendary figures in Polka Music - IPA Hall of Famers Stephanie Pietrzak & Eddie Blazonczyk, Sr - team up, backed by a band stocked with super talented musicians...

Song: In the Fields / Na Srodku Pola Polka (Live)
Band: Stephanie America's Polka Sweetheart featuring Eddie Blazonczyk, Sr.
Album: Stephanie Live (2002)For all the honky style polka lovers, here's a great one.

Two legendary figures in Polka Music - IPA Hall of Famers Stephanie Pietrzak & Eddie Blazonczyk, Sr - team up, backed by a band stocked with super talented musicians...

Song: In the Fields / Na Srodku Pola Polka (Live)
Band: Stephanie America's Polka Sweetheart featuring Eddie Blazonczyk, Sr.
Album: Stephanie Live (2002)

Musicians heard on this album include:
Stephanie Pietrzak, IPA Hall of Famer - Leader, concertina, vocals;
Eddie Siwiec, IPA Hall of Famer - Clarinet, sax;
Jimmy Johnson - Bass;
Chris Wiatrowski - Keyboard;
Robert Krupka - Trumpet;
Ron Nowaczewski - Drums.

Featured on vocals: Eddie Blazonczyk, Sr, IPA Hall of Famer.

m.youtube.com/watch?list=PLCWZ9KFZzzk_YTxiJKreH1lmRLEptFXzu&v=ZJIOvDlOFCg

Stephanie Live by Stephanie America's Polka Sweetheart on iTunes:

itunes.apple.com/us/album/stephanie-live/1095782535

Also available digitally at: Amazon, Spotify, Google Play Music, Apple Music, and others.

Or, via the Sunshine Records website at:

www.polkacd.com
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WVIA Public Television will record two new editions of Pennsylvania Polka on Saturday, April 21 at 4pm and 6pm. This dance is open to the public, admission is free, but reservations are required.

The band for both the 4pm and 6pm shows is "Just Us" with John Simkovich.
WVIA is located at 100 WVIA Way, Pittston PA 18640. Plenty of free parking.

To get on the attendance list, please call the Polka reservation message line at (570) 602-1190 or call Joe Krushinsky at (570) 602-1297.

Joe Krushinsky
VP, WVIA
Office: (570) 602-1297
Cell: (202) 297-3274
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From John Gora:

On the road again. On Sunday May 6th One day Polka Bus Trip to Utica, NY is being organized by Walter Matyjas from Lockport, NY 716-625-9481 with pick up in Depew, NY. The bus is going to Roselawn Banquets in New York Mills (about 4 hr ride from Buffalo) and you will be dancing to the music of John Gora & Gorale from 2 to 6 PM. Only $50. per person includes bus ride, refreshments and dance admission. Call Walter today, there are 10 seats open.
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2 weeks ago

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The 2018 Jammerthon starts in less than an hour! The premium gifts are now up for your perusal. Stop by the Polka Jammer Network Website and make a donation! polkajammernetwork.org/pjnstore/ ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

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Jenny Milkowski
Happy Śmigus-Dyngus!

Time to get wet and spanked this Easter Monday.

More details-->> bit.ly/2p9xAJ6

#Polish #PolishPride #WetMonday
Polish Memes
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From Ronald Marcissuk:

For all of our friends living or visiting Florida next week The Florida Honky Polka Band featuring Edie Blaire on drums, Steve Dudas on trumpet, Jim Sefcik on bass, Richie Kurdziel & Ronnie Marcissuk on concertinas will be performing Monday April 2nd (Dyngus Day) at the Buffalo City Bar & Grill at Park Ave & 54th Ave N in beautiful St Petersburg FL....music from 3p-6p....food will be available...come on down for some fun celebrating this traditional Polish holiday!
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Tanya Mistysyn, Ashley Miller.........you wanna?

Oh nuts. Can’t make it this yr. have fun

The PAJ's web pages have been updated. You can download a printable PDF file of Dyngus Day events in Buffalo and Western New York, learn about Chopins, the home of the modern Dyngus Day, and find out what's going on in other Polonias across the country.
www.polamjournal.com
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The PAJs web pages have been updated. You can download a printable PDF file of Dyngus Day events in Buffalo and Western New York, learn about Chopins, the home of the modern Dyngus Day, and find out whats going on in other Polonias across the country.
www.polamjournal.com

4 weeks ago

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Here's an FYI for all you Amazon Alexa Dot and Echo owners....You can listen to polka broadcasts on TuneIn on the Alexa app. Polka Jammer and 24/7 Polka Heaven are there, as are many other radio stations. ... See MoreSee Less

Join us at Polish Fest June 15-17 on the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee. Great bands and delicious food! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us at Polish Fest June 15-17 on the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee.  Great bands and delicious food!

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1 month ago

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HEY HO... LETS GO!!!! FROM NOW UNTIL EASTER SUNDAY WHEN YOU PURCHASE YOUR PUSSYWILLOW PASSES FROM US YOU WILL GET YOUR FIRST 2 DRINKS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!!!! LETS GET THIS PARTY STARTED!!! NA ZDROWIE!!!🍻🇵🇱🎶🇵🇱🍻

1 month ago

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2018 WISCONSIN POLKA FESTIVAL
40th Anniversary

New Location!

Four Points by Sheraton
5311 S. Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
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1 month ago

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We’re very excited to announce this dance! We can’t wait to work alongside our friends from Special Delivery again - what a great bunch of guys! ... See MoreSee Less

From John Gora

Good news. Just got a call from Norwegian Cruise Lines that there are some cabins available for the Alaska Polka Cruise June 4-11 from Vancouver on NCL Jewel due to some other group cancellation. There are Inside, Outside and Balcony cabins available. How many and how long? we don't know so please act quickly. Call me 905-902-1345 Please see the old flyer (there are few musician changes) on our website johngora.com

Tks. John
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1 month ago

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DYNGUS DAY IN BUFFALO!!

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DYNGUS DAY IN BUFFALO!! ... See MoreSee Less

DYNGUS DAY IN BUFFALO!!

1 month ago

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1 month ago

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Dyngus Day T-Shirts on sale!

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1 month ago

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Outside Da Box
FLORIDA HONKY POLKA BAND AND FRIENDS
3/4/18 ST PETERSBURG POLISH AMERICAN SOCIETY
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The United States Polka Association has announced its nominees for the 2017 Polka Music Awards. The awards will be presented on May 26, 2018 at the annual Convention & Festival, to be held at the Holiday Inn Independence in Cleveland, OH. The awards nominees are as follows:

The ones listed were the top three vote getters. Winners will be announced at the banquet.

USPA BAND: The Project, Polka Country Musicians, & Dynabrass.

USPA MALE VOCALIST: Wally Dombrowski - PCM, Andy Bojczuk-The Knewz, Lenny Gomulka-Chicago Push

USPA FEMALE VOCALIST: Laura Mateja – IPA Tribute Band, Stacey Morris-Nutones, & Mollie Busta-Lange-Squeezbox .

USPA RECORDING: 1ST. & Ten-The Project, Dance All Night-Dynabrass, & Holidayz-The Knewz.

USPA SONG: Yermazah/Hold Me Tight-The Project, That’s Christmas To Me-The Knewz, & Dance All Night-Dynabrass.

USPA POLKA VIDEO: No submissions this year.

USPA IJ/DJ: Kenny Olowin , Todd Zaganiacz – “That 70’s Show” & “Totally 80’s”, & Mark & Cherie Trzepacz-“TGIFriday Show”.

USPA NEW HORIZON – Jonathan Fomenko from Amherst, NY

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Living Category – Randy Koslosky Deceased – John Libera
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The United States Polka Association has announced its nominees for the 2017 Polka Music Awards. The awards will be presented on May 26, 2018 at the annual Convention & Festival, to be held at the Holiday Inn Independence in Cleveland, OH. The awards nominees are as follows:

The ones listed were the top three vote getters. Winners will be announced at the banquet.

USPA BAND: The Project, Polka Country Musicians, & Dynabrass.

USPA MALE VOCALIST: Wally Dombrowski - PCM, Andy Bojczuk-The Knewz, Lenny Gomulka-Chicago Push

USPA FEMALE VOCALIST: Laura Mateja – IPA Tribute Band, Stacey Morris-Nutones, & Mollie Busta-Lange-Squeezbox .

USPA RECORDING: 1ST. & Ten-The Project, Dance All Night-Dynabrass, & Holidayz-The Knewz.

USPA SONG: Yermazah/Hold Me Tight-The Project, That’s Christmas To Me-The Knewz, & Dance All Night-Dynabrass.

USPA POLKA VIDEO: No submissions this year.

USPA IJ/DJ: Kenny Olowin , Todd Zaganiacz – “That 70’s Show” & “Totally 80’s”, & Mark & Cherie Trzepacz-“TGIFriday Show”.

USPA NEW HORIZON – Jonathan Fomenko from Amherst, NY

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Living Category – Randy Koslosky Deceased – John Libera

The Hudson Valley Polonaise Society’s mission is to preserve and protect shared Polish heritage and culture and to promote traditions. Through its many activities, the Society raises funds to support various programs and projects. Upcoming fundraisers and events include:

POLKA DANCE - April 8th - Come to the first Hudson Valley Polonaise Society Polka Dance of 2018! Stankey and His Cadets from PA will be providing the musical entertainment on Sunday, April 8th, 2018. The dance will be held at the PLAV in Pine Island, NY from 2 to 6 pm. Tickets at $15 per person will be available at the door. Refreshments provided. Children under 16 accompanied by an adult are free. For more information, contact Stella at 845-291-8706. Hope to see you there!

FISH FRY on May 11th - The Hudson Valley Polonaise Society would like to invite you to our “Tastefully British” FISH FRY from 4:30-7 p.m. May 11th at the Pine Island Fire Department, 684 Route 1, Pine Island. Only advance tickets will be sold. The cost is $14 and $7 for children. Chicken tenders are available. Takeout is available. Tickets can be purchased by calling 651-4287, or 258-4625.
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1 month ago

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International Polka Association
Full Circle’s tribute to The Tones at the IPA Hall of Fame Benefit Dance in Ludlow, MA. Sunday, March 11, 2018.
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2 months ago

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The countdown is on...102 days until Polish Fest! The schedule is filled with great entertainment. Make plans now to join us! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

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It’s Polka time! Come on out and help Tish and Cathy Pack the Pantry Sunday March 11, 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Join The Steve Drzewicki Band for an afternoon full of fun. This place is always packed!!! Music from 12-4pm at Our Sweetest Heart of Mary fest, 4440 Russel st, Detroit,mi. Aug 11th. Authentic polish food and beer. Safe and secure parking plus many things to do for the kids ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

Dyngus day celebration. Happening Monday after Easter is a traditional Polish celebration. April 2nd from 5pm-??? Music by The Steve Drzewicki Band. Polish food for sale and drink specials. Contact O's for more info. To be held at O's pub and grill for more info ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

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Guess who’s back in the studio working on some new jams for ya? #thisismyjob #recording #mic #mixingandmastering #studio #recordingstudio #guitar #accordion @peppermintproductions @deeringbanjos @fender #workingband ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

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It's easy! The Polish alphabet is based on the Latin alphabet but includes certain letters with diacritics, which for simplicity are not used here. Polish characters: ą, ć, ę, ł, ń, ó, ś, ź, ż. The letters q, v, and x, which are used only in foreign words, are not in the Polish alphabet. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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2 months ago

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Jenny Milkowski
Bleh. MONDAY. At least it's time for the Polish Lesson of the Day! 🇵🇱 ❤️

#Polish #Poland #PolishPride
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2 months ago

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Jenny Milkowski
Sunday Funday! Polish Lesson of the Day!

#Polish #Poland #PolishPride
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2 months ago

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Mark the dates!! Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth!!2018 Flier for the Summer Music Fest. If you would like us to mail you one, please inbox us with your address!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Mark the dates!! Summer Music Fest, Frankenmuth!!

2 months ago

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Jenny Milkowski
Cheers to the weekend, baby! 🇵🇱 Polish Lesson Of the Day!

#Polish #Poland #PolishPride
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Per Karen Olszewski:

This Saturday's 2/17 dance at St Joseph's Polish club in Colchester with the Maestro's Men has been canceled due to snow on Saturday night.

Sunday's Dance in New Britain with the Maestro's Men is ON! Sunday 2/18 VFW - New Britain, CT 1:00-5:00 pm

Special Sunday Polka Dinner Dance. Complete Polish dinner Home Made Golabki, Pierogi, Kielbasa, Kapusta and more! Enjoy dancing at the spacious Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall 41 Veterans Dr New Britain, CT. Reservations in advance are $20 for complete full Polish dinner and dance. $25 at the door if available. $10 for children 6-10 years old. Under 5 free. BYOB Please call Barbara at (860)828-6231 for reservations.
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2 months ago

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Enzo Scacchia
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2 months ago

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Jenny Milkowski
And now, Momma Milk teaches us the correct way to say Pączki.

#PączkiDay
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2 months ago

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Chicago's favorite Polish broadcaster, Jenny Milkowski, is doing her own live shows.

Jenny Milkowski
Mic check...can anyone hear me? Come hang out with me as I test out my new show! #DailyMilk
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2 months ago

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Curious City
The “Chicago style” polka was created because polka entrepreneur Li’l Wally Jagiello had a problem: To get more gigs he needed to sell more drinks. His solution: Slow down the music!
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2 months ago

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Dyngus Day T-Shirts on sale!

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2 months ago

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Jenny Milkowski
That one time I tried to educate everyone on the right way to say Pączki! 🇵🇱

Happy FAT THURSDAY! Aka Tłusty Czwartek! Go stuff your face with some pączki. Or just one pączek if you have some self control 😉

#PolishPride #Poland #ThrowbackThursday
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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Jenny Milkowski
In today’s Polish Lesson of the day...welcome to the F club. Let me help you get those dolla dolla bills, y’all. 🇵🇱

#Polish #Poland #PolishPride
Ps. I asked my mom (who is from Poland) 15 times how to say this the right way and she told me this way so don’t yell at me if there’s a better way 😂
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