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Polka Notes (week of 8-27-14)

This coming Sunday, August 31st (Labor Day Weekend) the annual “ONION FESTIVAL” will be taking place rain or shine at the PLAV Pavilion on Legion Place in Pine Island, NY. Music & dancing starts at 2 p.m. featuring the “Polka Grammy Winning JIMMY STURR ORCH. As an added attraction THE POKOLENIE DANCERS will perform. Bring your own lawn chairs. Come early and enjoy a Polka Fun Day with the Jimmy Sturr Orch. in Pine Island, NY this coming holiday weekend.

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Hey polka fans! “POLKAMOTION” is just around the corner so make your plans now to be there and join in on all the polka fun. Polkamotion will be held from Thursday, September 11th thru Sunday, September 14th at the Convention Center on Rehoboth Ave. in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Nine (9) top polka bands will be featured during the festival. Delicious homemade Polish Foods available each day. Enjoy the Meet and Greet Party, the Polka Mass Sunday morning plus much-much more. For tickets & more information call Mike & Ann Matousek 410-729-9697 or Mike Ziemski 410- 654-4724. You can also visit their website www.polkamotion.com. or www.rbpolka.com.

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FRI. AUG. 29
JOHN GORA & GORALE – THE KNEWZ POLKA BAND (7-1) Embassy Suites Hotel, Independence, Ohio

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SAT. AUG. 30
JIMMY STURR (7 p.m.) Allentown Fair, Allentown, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (Polka Mass 4 p.m. – Dance 5:30-9:30) St. Mary’s Church, Mocanaqua, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (3:30- 7:30) Cichy’s Garage, Williamsburg, MA
THE BOYS – LENNY GOMULKA CHICAGO PUSH – IPA TRIBUTE BAND (4-1)   Embassy Suites Hotel, Independence, Ohio
LENNY ZIELINSKI “D” STREET BAND (1:30 – 3) Taste of Polonia, Chicago, Illinois

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SUN. AUG. 31
JIMMY STURR (2-6) PLAV Pavilion, Pine Island, NY
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (2-6) Whitneyville Fairgrounds Main Hall, Wellsboro, PA
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (2-6) Roosevelt Park, Blackstone, MA
POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS – FULL CIRCLE – THE PROJECT BAND (2-11) Embassy Suites Hotel, Independence, Ohio

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MON. SEPT. 1
Labor Day
STANKY COALMINERS (1:30 -6) Knobel’s Grove, Elysbury, PA
POLKA FAMILY BAND (4 p.m.) Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, Doylestown, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (2:30-6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
JIMMY K MOSTLY HONKY COMBO (4-8) K. of C. Hall, Kalida, Ohio
THE NU TONES (3-7) St Sava’s Picnic Grove, Parma, Ohio

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SUN. SEPT. 7
GEORGE TARASEK & THE POLKA PARTNERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
PA VILLAGERS (12-2) Borough Park, Palmerton, PA
WALT WAGNER & THE POLKA SERENADERS (12-4) Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine Polish Festival, Doylestown, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (2:30- 6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (3-7) Warsaw Park, Ansonia, CT
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND ( 1-5) St Joseph’s Church, Central Falls, RI
EDDIE BILINSKI SOUNDS of THE SOUTH (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
DON PEACHEY (2-6) Legion Hall, Arcadia, Iowa

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THURS. SEPT. 11
POLKA FAMILY BAND – THE KNEWZ POLKA BAND (6-12) Polka motion by the Ocean – Convention Center, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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FRI. SEPT. 12
PA VILLAGERS (7-11) Evergreen Country Club, Fleetwood, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (6-6:45) Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes Barre, PA
POLKA COUNTRY MUSICIANS – EDDIE FORMAN – THE BOYS – THE BEAT (4 p.m. – 1 a.m.) Polkamotion by The Ocean -Convention Center, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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SAT. SEPT. 13
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (1 p.m.) STANKY & THE COALMINERS   (5-7:30) Mohegan Sun Casino, Wilkes-Barre, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN – THE KNEWZ POLKA BAND – THE NU TONES – OLD SCHOOL BAND (4 p.m. – 1 a.m.) Polkamotion by The Ocean – Convention Center, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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SUN. SEPT. 14
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (3-7) Polish American Citizens Club – Starlight Ballroom, Port Washington NY
PA VILLAGES (3-7) Egypt Park, Egypt, PA
EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
JOEY MILARDO & THE MUSICAL CAVALIERS (11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) St. Stanislaus Church, Bristol. CT
RON LUZNAR & THE POLKA PALS (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, Florida
THE VARIETY TONES (Polka Mass 11 a.m. – Dance 12:30 – 4:30) Polkamotion by The Ocean – Convention Center, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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MON. SEPT. 15
WALT WAGNER & THE POLKA SERENADERS (6:30-9:30) St Hedwig’s Polish Festival, Wilmington, DE

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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!!!