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Polka Notes 7-30-14

The Coal Crackers Polka Association presents a “Saturday Night Polka Dance Spectacular” this Saturday, August 2nd at Pine View Acres in Pottsville, PA. Dancing 7-11 p.m. to THE POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS. Call Joe Grabowski 570- 622-3321 for more information. Everyone welcome!

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The Hudson Valley Polonaise Society of Orange County (NY) will be having their annual “SUMMER POLKA DANCE” on Sunday, August 17th at the Polish Legion of American Veterans (PLAV) Pavilion on Legion Road in Pine Island, NY. Dancing 2-6 p.m. to EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS from PA. Food & refreshments available – Please DO NOT BYOB or BYOF! Tickets available at the door. Young polka fans under age 16 admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult. Call Stella 845-291-8706 for more information.

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The 46th annual “INTERNATIONAL POLKA ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL & CONVENTION” (IPA) will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 29-30-31 (Labor Day Weekend) at Embassy Suites in Independence, Ohio. Same location-NEW Weekend. Appearing on Friday will be JOHN GORA & GORALE plus THE KNEWZ POLKA BAND…. Saturday, THE BOYS, LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH and THE IPA TRIBUTE BAND…… Sunday, POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS, FULL CIRCLE, and THE PROJECT. Mark your calenders and make your plans now. Rooms available at Embassy Suites at a discount rate if you mention ”IPA Polka Festival” when you call for your reservations. For more complete festival information & details visit their website www.internationalpolka.com.

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WED. JULY 30
BERNIE GOYDISH JERSEY POLKA STARS (2-3:30) Thompson Park, Jamesburgh, NJ (6:30-8:30) Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, South Amboy, NJ
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (7- 8:30) Sherman Green Gazebo, Fairfield, CT

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FRI. AUG. 1
EDDIE FORMAN (7- 8:30) Riverside Park Gazebo, North Grosvenordale, CT
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (7-11) Holy Angels Church, Kulpmont, PA

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SAT. AUG. 2
POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS (7-11) Pine View Acres, Pottsville, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (7-11) Sacred Heart Church, Dupont, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (12 noon – 2:30) Young Mens Club, Hadley, MA (6-10) Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Granby, MA
JIMMY K & ETHNIC JAZZ (5:30-8) St. Peter of The Fields Hall, Rootstown, Ohio

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SUN. AUG. 3
POLKA FAMILY BAND (5-9) Pulaski Club, New Castle, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (6-8) Town Common Gazebo, Southbridge, MA
LENNY ZIELINSKI “D” STREET BAND (2:30 – 6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (7-9) Ellis Park, York Beach, Maine
SQUEEZE BOX BAND w/ MOLLIE “B” – CHMIELEWSKI FUNTIME BAND (1-4) Hinckley Event Center – Grand Casino, Hinckley, Minnesota

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WED. AUG. 6
STANKY & THE COALMINERS (3-7) Musik Fest, Bethlehem, PA
EDDIE FORMAN ( 7-9 ) Music On The Green, Southington, CT

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FRI. AUG. 8
DON PEACHEY (1-5) Winnebago Company Fair, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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SAT. AUG. 9
THE ABLEMEN (7-11) Polish American Citizens Club – Starlight Ballroom, Port Washington, NY
JIMMY STURR (3 p.m.) German Festival, Hunter Mountain, NY
EDDIE FORMAN (7-9) Harbor Park Gazebo, Wells, Maine

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SUN. AUG. 10
BERNIE GOYDISH JERSEY POLKA STARS (6-7:30) Warren Park, Woodbridge, NJ
JIMMY STURR (1 p.m.) German Festival, Hunter Mountain, NY (6:30 p.m.) Fun Fest, Florida, NY
THE POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
STEPHANIE & HER HONKY POLKA BAND (2:30-6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
EDDIE FORMAN (1-5) Elks Club, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
DON PEACHEY (1-5) The Coliseum, Walcott, Iowa

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MON. AUG. 11
JOEY MILARDO MUSICAL CAVALIERS (7-9) Manchester Shell, Manchester, CT

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TUES. AUG. 12
STANKY COALMINERS (6-9) Montour Delong State Fair, Danville, PA
JOEY MILARDO MUSICAL CAVALIERS (6-7:30) Butler McCook Restaurant, Hartford, CT

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WED. AUG. 13
JOEY MILARDO MUSICAL CAVALIERS (7-9) On The Green, Cromwell, CT

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THURS. AUG. 14
EDDIE FORMAN (6:15-7:45) Masonic Home Bandshell, Wallingford, CT
DON PEACHEY (5-9) Holz Chevrolet , Milwaukee, WI

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FRI. AUG. 15
STANKY & THE COALMINERS – JOHN STEVENS DOUBLE SHOT (1:30 – 4) Kielbasy Festival, Plymouth, PA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (7-9:30) Seashell Stage, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

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SAT. AUG. 16
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (12-5) Polish Hall, Riverhead, NY
MIKE NIEMIEC VARIETY BAND (1:30-5:30) Showmobile, Riverhead, NY
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN – POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS – JOHN GORA & GORALE (2-11) Polonaise Park – Polish Town USA, Riverhead, NY
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS – EDDIE DERWIN POLKA NATURALS (1:30- 4) Kielbasy Festival, Plymouth, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (4-6) Senior Center, Hadley, MA

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SUN. AUG. 17
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (1-6) Polish Hall, Riverhead, NY
MIKE NIEMIEC VARIETY BAND (12-6) Showmobile, Riverhead, NY
EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS (2-6) PLAV Pavilion, Pine Island, NY
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (12-4) South Cass Fairgrounds, Primrose, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (1-5) Lion’s Pavilion, Hatfield, MA
EDDIE FORMAN ( 1-5) Polish Club, Gardner, MA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (Polka Mass & Dance 12 noon – 5 p.m.) St. Michael’s Church, Peabody, MA
JOHN GORA & GORALE (2:30-6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
POLKA FAMILY BAND (2-6) German Club, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
JIMMY K & ETHNIC JAZZ (1-9) St. Mary’s Church, Parisville, Michigan

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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.

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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!!!