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Polka Notes 3-26-14

A “CRAZY HAT POLKA DANCE” next Sunday, April 6th at the German Club located at 78 Carter Ave. in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Doors open at 1 p.m. with food & refreshments available. Dancing 2-6 p.m. to the music of THE EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND from New Hampshire.  Wear your “Craziest Hat” to the dance, be part of the hat parade, prizes will be awarded. Tickets are now available by calling Erika 401-723-3549 or Annie 508-678-8116. See ad on polka pages.

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The 25th annual “PALM SUNDAY POLKA BENEFIT DANCE” will be taking place Sunday, April 13th at the K. of C. Hall on Pine Road & Route 29 West in Saratoga Springs, NY. As a polka special this year and in celebration of the 25th Anniversary many musicians from the past 25 years plus other special surprise guests will alternate with the featured band POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS (CT) starting at 12 noon till 6 p.m. Kitchen & cash bar open starting at 12 noon. There will also be a live remote internet broadcast on Polish New Castle Radio. Prizes, Raffle, 50/50 plus plenty of polka fun for everyone. Get your tickets early as this dance sell-outs each year. Call Steve Coblish 518-899-3061 or email: scoblish@nycap.rr.com . See ad on polka pages.

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Sunnybrook Ballroom presents “Swing Into Spring Polka Blast” Sunday, May 18th at beautiful Sunnybrook Ballroom in Pottstown, PA. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. with music & dancing from 12 noon till 8 p.m. featuring three (3) bands – “America’s Polka Sweetheart” STEPHANIE & HER HONKY POLKA BAND from Buffalo, NY – JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS plus O’SUCH RHYTHM & MUSIC BAND.  Plenty of Polish Food and refreshments will be available. Advance tickets $15.00, at door $20.00. Save $$$$ and get your tickets now by calling Janet O’ Such 610-326-2915, Dolly Kubasko 570-655-0760, Walt Kazmierczak 610-375-3051 or Sunnybrook Ballroom 484-624-5187. See ad on polka pages.

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POLKA BAND LISTING CORRECTION…… The band listed in the weekend band listings last week for Sunday, March 30th  – Tony Blazonczyk New Phaze Polka Band from Chicago at the Polish Club in Ludlow, Ma is in-correct. Tony and his band will be featured at the Ludlow Polish Club on Sunday, April 27th….. and not March 30th.  Make your plans to be there…… Check their ad on the polka pages for the schedule of all the fine polka bands that will be appearing at the Polish Club in the coming weeks. Call Ed Szela 413-567-1961 for more information.

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POLKA DANCING this coming Sunday, March 30th at the Polish American Club on North Main Street in Bristol, CT. On the bandstand from 3-7 p.m. will be STEVE CIECHOMSKI & MARK VI. Kitchen & cash bar will be available. For more information call Gary 860-525-1944 or the Polish Club 860-589-9720…… Coming Sunday, April 13th – The Polka Family Band.

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THE JIMMY STURR ORCH. will be taping “live” new TV shows for his National TV Show this coming weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday – March 28, 29, 30 at the Mohegan Casino & Hotel at Pocono Downs in Wilkes Barre, PA. Come and join Jimmy and his band for these TV tapings as there will be dancing and you will have the opportunity of dancing on National TV.  Many guest stars will appearing each day. Doors will open Friday at 4 p.m. and at 12 noon on Saturday & Sunday. Tickets are $17.00 per day or you can purchase a special 3 day pass for $40.00. Call 1-800-724-0727 for tickets and more information. The Jimmy Sturr TV Show is seen every week on RFD-TV.

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The 53rd Annual “Evening In Warsaw” sponsored by the Polish Legion of American Veterans & Ladies Auxiliary U.S.A. will take place on Saturday, April 5th at Birchwood Banquet & Party Center on Northfield Road in Walton Hills, Ohio. Music by the JERRY LENCHAK ORCH. Call Taras Zacharyj 216-314-7654 for ticket reservations and more information.

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FRI. MARCH 28
JIMMY STURR  (4 p.m.) Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes Barre, PA
LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH (8-12) Wilson Lodge Glessner Auditorium, Wheeling, West Virginia

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SAT. MARCH 29
JIMMY STURR (1 p.m.) Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes Barre, PA
THE BOYS – THE KNEWZ POLKA BAND – HENNY & THE VERSA J’S  (3-12) Wilson Lodge Glessner Auditorium, Wheeling, West Virginia

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SUN. MARCH 30
JIMMY STURR  (1 p.m.) Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes Barre, PA
POLSKI SWINGMASTERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Wilkes Barre, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS –  Deane Center, Wellsboro, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (2-4:30) Black Box Theater, Wellsboro, PA
STEVE CIECHOMSKI & MARK VI (3-7) Polish American Club, Bristol, CT
DON PEACHEY (1-5) Allison’s Steak House, Abbotsford, WI
JASIU & THE POLKA STARS (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
THE NORTHERN SOUNDS (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
EDDIE BILINSKI SOUNDS of THE SOUTH (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
THE BOYS – LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH (12 noon – 6 p.m.) Wilson Lodge Glessner Auditorium, Wheeling, West Virginia

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SAT. APRIL 5
JIMMY K MOSTLY HONKY BAND (7-11) Durty Nellie’s, Parma, Ohio
JERRY LENCHAK (3-7) Birchwood Banquet & Party Center, Walton Hills, Ohio

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SUN. APRIL 6
EDDIE FORMAN (3-7)  Roselawn Restaurant,  New York Mills, NY
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (2-6) Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Cornwall, PA
THE SHORELINERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
THE NATURALISTIX (3-7) TK Club, Conshohocken, PA
POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS (2-6) Polish American Club, Ludlow, MA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (2-6) German Club, Pawtucket, RI
JASIU & THE POLKA STARS (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
THE POLKA GENERATIONS  (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
THE BEE SHARPS (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
POLKA FAMILY BAND (2-6) Conn – Weissenberger Hall, Toledo, Ohio
DON PEACHEY (2 p.m.) Bonnie & Clyde’s Polka Palace, Markesan, WI

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FRIDAY, APRIL 11
THE ABLEMEN (8-12) Leonard’s, Great Neck, NY
DON PEACHEY (7:30-11:30) American Legion Hall, Fox Lake, WI

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SATURDAY, APRIL 12
TONY’S POLKA BAND (6-8) Tioga Downs, Nichols, NY
POLKA FAMILY BAND (5-9) Freeland Event Center, Freeland, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (12-2) TONY’S POLKA BAND (6-8) Tioga Downs & Casino, Nichols, NY

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SUNDAY, APRIL 13
POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS (12-6) K. of C. Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY
POLKA FAMILY BAND (3-7) Polish American Club, Bristol, CT
EDDIE FORMAN (2-6) Polish American Club, Ludlow, MA
THE POLKA GENERATIONS  (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
RON LUZNAR & THE POLKA PALS (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
EDDIE BILINSKI SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH  (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
DON PEACHEY (1:30 p.m.) Amerahn Ballroom, Kewaskum

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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 me at (941) 359-8790.

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!!!