Post Eagle Newspaper

Monday

May 27, 2024

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A friendly reminder to all polka bandleaders, promoters, clubs, organizations, etc. to please send all your ads, news releases, band schedules, write-ups etc. to me as early as possible – at least 3 weeks prior to publication to insure it will be included in my Polka Notes Column. You can send or e-mail the information to the addresses listed above or call/fax (941) 359-8790.

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JANUARY IS NATIONAL POLKA MONTH !!!

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The annual Jimmy Sturr “Polka Tribute to Bernie Witkowski” will be held this Sunday, January 20th at the Bayway Polish Club on Pulaski Street in Elizabeth, NJ.  Music/ dancing and plenty of Polka Fun from 2-6 p.m. featuring the Jimmy Sturr Orch. with special guests Chuck Pendrak (clarinet) and Gene Wojna (accordion). Don’t miss this “Polka Nostalgic Day”. Kitchen will be open. For tickets call Jimmy Sturr 1-800-724-0727. Tickets also available at the door but come early as sell-out is expected…….. On Friday night (7:30-11:30) Bayway will feature “Social/ Ballroom Dancing” and DJ Wolfie will be spinning all of your dance favorites as well as requests.  See ad on polka pages.

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Bel-Aire Enterprises celebrates “January is National Polka Month” with a  “Lucky Lottery Dance” on Sunday, January 27th at the Glendora House on South Harlem Ave. in Chicago Ridge, IL.  Music & dancing featuring Jimmy Kilian’s Honky Chicago.  Mary’s kitchen will be open with a delicious menu available for purchase. Everyone age 21 & over will receive a FREE instant lottery ticket (you might go home a big winner). For tickets & more information call 708-594-5182.

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The Bayway Polish Club in Elizabeth, NJ will present a “Benefit Concert” on Sunday, January 27th to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy. All proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross.  There will be seven (7) hours of music & dancing from 3-10 p.m. featuring 7 bands who are donating their services. Bands scheduled to appear include:  The Ablemen – Chris & Ronnie Band – Ed Goldberg’s Odessa Klezmer Band – Mike Costa & The Beat – Rick Anton & The Polka Stars – Streetlight -The Golden Tones plus special guest appearance by “Polka Hall of Famer” Mitch Biskup.  Come and enjoy a great day of fun & dancing and at the same time help a most worthy cause.

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FRI. JAN. 18
DJ WOLFIE (7:30-11:30) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ

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SAT. JAN. 19
FRANK MORAVCIK ORCH. (4-7) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
JIMMY K’s  MOSTLY HONKY COMBO (7-11) Durty Nellie’s, Parma, Ohio
LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH (6-10) Polonia Banquets, Chicago Ridge, IL

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SUN. JAN. 20

JIMMY STURR (2-6) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ
MIKE NIEMIEC VARIETY BAND (1:30-5:30) St. Hedwig’s Church, Floral Park, NY
THE PA VILLAGERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
FLORIDA HONKY POLKA BAND (3-6) Polish American  Club, St. Petersburg, FL
MARC BOUCHARD & FRANK MORAVCIK (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
JOHN GORA & GORALE (2-6) Kuzman’s Lounge, Girard, Ohio
LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH – TONY BLAZONCZYK NEW PHAZE POLKA BAND – FREEZE DRIED – POLKA GENERATIONS – DOWNTOWN SOUND – IPA TRIBUTE BAND – LENNY ZIELINSKI D STREET BAND – BILL GULA’S CHICAGO IMAGE – EDDIE KOROSA, Jr. & HIS BOYS (12 noon – 8 p.m.), Glendora House, Chicago Ridge, IL

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FRI. JAN. 25

DJ BRUCE Z (7:30-11:30) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ
LENNY GOMULKA & CHICAGO PUSH (6-10) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL

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SAT. JAN. 26

THE ABLEMEN (8-12) Royal Manor, Garfield, NJ
THE POLKA QUADS (7-11) St. James Church, Lititz, PA
LENNY ADAMS BAND (7-11) Polish Home, Baltimore, MD
LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH (5:30-9:30) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
JOHN GORA & GORALE (6-10) Polish American Club, Phoenix, Arizona
JIMMY K & ETHNIC JAZZ (3-7) Kuzman’s Lounge, Girard, Ohio

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SUN. JAN. 27

THE ABLEMEN – RICK ANTON & THE POLKA STARS – CHRIS & RONNIE BAND – MIKE COSTA & THE BEAT – ED GOLDBERG’S ODESSA KLEZMER BAND – STREETLIGHT – THE GOLDEN TONES (3-10) Bayway Polish Club,  Elizabeth, NJ
GEORGE TARASEK & THE POLKA PARTNERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (3-7) Polish American Citizen’s Club, Ludlow, MA
LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH (2-6) Polish American Club,Vero Beach, FL
THE POLKA CLASSICS (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
THE NORTHERN SOUNDS (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
JOHN GORA & GORALE (2-6) Pulaski Polish American Club, Phoenix, Arizona

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SAT. FEB.  2
THE ABLEMEN (8-12) Sussex Firehouse Hall, Sussex, NJ

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SUN. FEB. 3
EDDIE FORMAN ( 2-6) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ
KICKIN’ POLKAS w/ Charlie Lawrisky (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
THE MELLO TONES (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
JERSEY POLKA RICHIE ( 2-6) Polish American Club, Vero Beach, FL
THE BEE SHARPS (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
EDDIE BILINSKI SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL

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NOTICE:  Bands are subject to change – Please call the establishments in schedule to verify that the band listed will be performing that day.

THAT’S IT FOR NOW………. HAPPY POLKA DANCING!!!