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Polka Notes 4-24-13

The Bayway Polish Club in Elizabeth, NJ  will not have “Polka Dancing” this coming weekend.  On Friday night (7:30-11:30) Bayway will have “Social/Ballroom Dancing” with DJ Wolfie spinning all of the favorite dance beats & requests…….. Make your plans now for Saturday,  May 4th  at Bayway for the special Polka Dance “Remembering Marion Lush – the 20th Year Memorial Tribute to the Golden Voice of Polkas Marion Lush”. Dancing from 7-11 p.m. featuring Full Circle consisting of Lenny Gomulka, Mike Matousek, Jimmy Weber, Al Piatkowski, Mike Stapinski & Roger Malinowski. This will be a great polka night you won’t want to miss. For advance tickets & more information call Jimmy Weber 908-304-5513 or Lenny Gomulka 413-583-4544. See ad on polka pages.

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“A Salute to Two Great Polka Stars – Gene Wisniewski & The Harmony Bells plus The Walt Solek Orch.” Sunday, May 5th at the Polish American Citizens Club- Starlight Ballroom on Pulaski Place in Port Washington, LI, NY. Dancing 2-6 p.m. to Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men which will be featuring original music of both bands. Polka Hall of Famer Jackie Libera will be doing the Wisniewski vocals plus Andrew Krystopolski will perform as Walt Solek on vocals and costume antics. Popular NYC dee-jay Bill Shibilski will be Master of Ceremonies. Don’t miss this fun time. Cash bar & Polish food will be available. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $ 22.00 at the door. Call 516-883-5553 or email polkawithbill@gmail.com. for tickets & more information. See ad on polka pages.

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A big weekend coming up  next Saturday & Sunday May 4-5 at the German Club on Carter Ave. in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Saturday will be “Schlager Abend”. Wear your German Trachten. Pork dinner at 6 p.m. followed by music/dancing from 7-11 p.m. featuring Mike Suratt & The Continentals from Washington, DC….. Sunday “Three Hearts Polka Dance” from 2-6 p.m. with music once again by Mike Suratt Continentals. Make your plans to be there for this fun polka weekend. Call for tickets & more information Erika Danner 401-723-3549 or Annie Golembewski 508-678-8116.  See ad on polka pages.

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The Boys (MD) will be appearing at the Polish American Citizen’s Club in Ludlow, MA this Sunday, April 28th.  Dancing 3-7 p.m.  Polish kitchen/cash bar available.  Please do not BYOF or BYOB!  For more information call Ed Szela 413-567-1961.

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The Coal Crackers Polka Association will have a “Polka Dance” this Sunday, April 28th at Pine View Acres in Pottsville, PA. Dancing to the music of The Polka Family Band from 2-6 p.m. Call Joe Grabowski 570-622-3321 for more information. President Grabowski has announced some changes on their current dance schedule. The Saturday, June 1st dance with Lenny Gomulka has been cancelled and the August 25th dance with the Polskie Swingmasters has been changed to Sunday, August 18th. Please make note of the changes on your schedule

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The Polish American Citizen’s Club on North Main Street in Bristol, CT will have “Polka Dancing” this Sunday, April 28th.  Special appearance by Joe Stanky & His Cadets from Nanticoke, PA.  Music & dancing 3-7 p.m.  Cash bar & kitchen available.  Call Gary 860-525-1944 or the Polish Club  860-589-9720 for more details.

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“Swing Into Spring Polka Dance” this Sunday, April 28th at Sunnybrook Ballroom in Pottstown, PA.  Enjoy 8 hours of polka dancing from 12 noon till 8 p.m. featuring O’Such Rhythm & Music from noon till 2 p.m. followed by Eddie Forman plus Lenny Gomulka Chicago Push alternating up to 8 p.m. Sunnybrook’s restaurant will be open with plenty of delicious food including Polish food on the menu. Cash Bar. Tickets will be sold at the door. Come early and enjoy this polka day at Sunnybrook.

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The Brick Elks Lodge # 2151 “Polka Gala Dinner/Dance” takes place this Sunday, April 28th at the Elks Club on Hooper Ave. in Brick, NJ.  Dancing 2-6 p.m. to Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men from CT.Sit down dinner included with ticket. Cash bar. No tickets sold at the door.For ticket information call Andy 732-330-0624 or Bernie 732-901-9977.All are welcome.

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Polka Paul presents “Polka Dinner Dance Thursday, May 2nd at Wright’s Farm Restaurant, 84 Inman Road, Harrisville, Rhode Island. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Dinner at 12 noon featuring an All -You-Can-Eat  family style chicken dinner with coffee & ice cream. Dancing to RBO-The Rich Bobinski Orch. from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Make your ticket resevations now by calling Paul 508-294-1512 or June 860-536-2452.

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Polka Benefit 7th Annual Memorial “Gift of Life” Dance” in honor of Lisa Marie Biskup on Saturday, April 27th from 6:30 pm to 12:00 am at the PRCU Hall, 1430 Oak St., Wyandotte, MI. Music provided by the Randy Krajewski & Badinov from OH and Freeze Dried from Chicago. Special guest appearance by Mitch Biskup. For more information call Ron-Sue Biskup at 810-588-6266.

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FRI. APRIL 26
DJ WOLFIE (7:30-11:30) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ

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SAT. APRIL 27
THE BOYS (6-10) Polish Community Center, Albany, NY
THE BUFFALO TOUCH – PHOCUS POLKA BAND – THE PIATKOWSKI BROS. ORCH. w/ Lenny Gomulka & Larry Trojak  (6 p.m.) Morin Post Hall, West Seneca, NY
JOHN STEVENS DOUBLE SHOT (7:30-11:30) Firehouse Hall, Fayetteville, PA
POLKA WHOO (7-11) St. James Church, Lititiz, PA
JIMMY K MOSTLY HONKY COMBO (7-11) Durty Nellie’s, Parma, Ohio
RANDY KRAJEWSKI & BADINOV – FREEZE DRIED (6:30-12) PRCU Hall, Wyandotte, MI

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SUN. APRIL 28
DENNIS POLISKY & THE  MAESTRO’S MEN (2-6) Elks Club, Brick, NJ
EDDIE FORMAN – LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH – O’SUCH RHYTHM & MUSIC BAND (12-8) Sunnybrook Ballroom, Pottstown, PA
POLKA FAMILY BAND (2-6) Pine View Acres, Pottsville, PA
THE GOLDEN TONES (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
JOHN GORA & GORALE (2-6) Roosevelt Hall, Norvelt, PA
JOHN STEVENS DOUBLE SHOT (12 noon – 1 p.m.) Kirby Park, Wilkes Barre, PA
THE BOYS (3-7) Polish American Citizen’s Club, Ludlow, MA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS  (3-7) Polish American Citizen’s Club, Bristol, CT
THE NU SOUNDZ (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
THE POLKA CLASSICS (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
ELLIS HALE TRIO (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL

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THURS. MAY 2
RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (12:30-3:30) Wright’s Farm Restaurant,  Harrisville, RI

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FRI. MAY 3
ANDY RAY BAND & DJ BRUCE Z (7:30-11:30) Bayway Polish Home, Elizabeth, NJ

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SAT. MAY 4
FULL CIRCLE (7-11) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (7-11) St. Joseph’s Polish Club, Colchester CT
MIKE SURATT & THE CONTINENTALS (7-11) German Club, Pawtucket, RI
SOUND-A-BOUTS (5-9) Holy Trinity Cathedral, Manchester, NH
DR. KIELBASA BAND (8-12) Holy Family Catholic Church, Duluth, MN

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SUN. MAY 5
JIMMY STURR ( 2 p.m.) The Palacio, Goshen, NY
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (2-6) Polish American Citizens  Club –   Starlight Ballroom, Port Washington, NY
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (2-6) Event Center, Freeland, PA
TONY’S POLKA MAGIC (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
FULL CIRCLE (3-7) Polish American Citizen’s Club, Ludlow, MA
EDDIE FORMAN (2-6) Polish Russian Lithuanian American Citizen’s Club, Danvers, MA
MIKE SURATT & THE CONTINENTALS (2-6) German Club, Pawtucket, RI
POLKA FAMILY BAND – MARIACHI POTOSINO  (1:30-7)  Glendora House, Chicago Ridge, IL
THE BEE SHARPS (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
THE MELLO TONES ( 2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
THE NORTHERN SOUNDS (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL

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FRI. MAY 10
DJ RAY (7:30-11:30) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ

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SAT. MAY 11
LATIN DANCING – Hosted by Columbianos Sin Fronteras (9-2) Bayway Polish Club, Elizabeth, NJ
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (7-11) 400 Club, Nanticoke, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (7-11) St. Mary’s Church Hall, Ware, MA

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SUN. MAY 12
THE POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS w/ Eddie Biegaj (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
JOEY MILARDO & THE MUSICAL CAVALIERS (3-7) Polish American Citizen’s Club, Bristol, CT
LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH (3-7) Polish American Citizen’s  Club, Ludlow, MA
JOHN FURMANIAK & ONE MORE TYME (3-6) Polonia Banquets, Chicago, IL
THE NU SOUNDZ (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
RON LUZNAR & THE POLKA PALS (2-5:30) Polish American Club, Daytona  Beach, FL

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NOTICE:  Bands are subject to change –

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.

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