IPA Announces 2015 Hall of Fame & Music Awards Recipients 

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 award winners and Hall of Fame inductees for 2015. The IPA Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Millennium Hotel in Cheektowaga, New York. Congratulations to all award winners and inductees!

Hall of Fame Inductees

Living Category

Stanley “Stas” Golonka – Illinois
Carl Finch – Texas
Dean Hansen – Nebraska

Deceased Category

Don Jodlowski – Illinois

Pioneer Category

To Be Announced

2015 IPA Award Winners

Favorite Female Vocalist: Mollie Busta Lange

Favorite Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka

Favorite Band: The Knewz

Favorite Polish Polka Album: “Breaking Knewz,” The Knewz

Favorite International Polka Album: “Thank You Music Lovers,” Steve Meisner

Favorite Song: “Root Beer Rag,” The Knewz

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