Polka Notes (week of Jan. 19, 2015)
“VALENTINE / SWEETHEART POLKA DANCE” on Sunday, February 1st at the German American Club, on Carter Ave. in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Music & dancing from 2-6 p.m. featuring DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN. Doors open at 1 p.m. with food & refreshments available. Get your advance tickets now and save $$$$. Call Erika 401-723-3544 or Annie 508-678-8166. Everyone welcome!
“ A GALA 30th ANNIVERSARY POLKA CELEBRATION” will take place on Sunday, February 15th of the Polish American Pulaski Club on International Speedway Blvd. West in Daytona Beach, Florida. Full course Chicken Cordon Bleu dinner served at 1 p.m. followed by dancing from 2-5 p.m. to EFO – EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. from Massachusetts. This is a formal affair and reservations are needed. For more information and reservations call 386-258-7059. Don’t miss this gala celebration and enjoy a polka fun day at the Polish Club in Daytona Beach, Florida.
JIMMY STURR ORCH. (NY) 2015 ANNUAL FLORIDA POLKA TOUR…..… The Jimmy Sturr Orch. will begin their annual “Florida Tour” on Saturday, February 9th when they appear at the Orange Blossom Opry House in Weirsdale, Fl. They will be performing for 2 shows at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m……… Other appearances include Thursday, February 26 (10:30 a.m.) at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City and then again at the Strawberry Festival at 3:30 p.m. for the BOBBY VINTON SHOW ……. Saturday, February 28 (4-8) Polish American Club, Holiday and Sunday, March 1st (1-5) at the Polish American Club, Vero Beach. For more details & information call 1-800-727-0727.
THE EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. (EFO) of Hadley, MA have their “12th Annual Florida Trip” coming up February 7th thru February 15th in sunny Florida . Appearances for the Forman Orch. include…… Saturday, February 7 (5-9) Elks Club, Englewood…… Sunday, February 8 (2-6) Polish American Club, Vero Beach…… Monday, February 9 (6-9) The Villages – Eisenhower Recreation Center, Lady Lake………. Saturday, February 14 (4-8) Polish American Club, Holiday……. Sunday, February 15 (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach. Call 413-584-2043 for more information.
“FLORIDA POLKA PARTY” Saturday, February 7th at the Englewood Elks Lodge located at 401 North Indiana Ave. in Englewood, Florida. Doors & Kitchen will open at 4:30 p.m. with plenty of delicious food available. Dancing 5-9 p.m. featuring from Massachusetts EFO – THE EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. Save $$$$ by getting your advance tickets now. Call the Elks Lodge today at 941-474-1404. Everyone welcome!!!
JOHN STEVENS DOUBLE SHOT (5-9) St. Mark Evangelist Church Hall, Summerfield, FL
SUN. JAN. 25
THE GOLDEN TONES (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (2-6) Polish American Club, Ludlow, MA
STAN SIMMS NEW SOUNDZ (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
THE POLKA CLASSICS (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
FLORIDA HONKY POLKA BAND (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
GENIE “O” AND THE WINDY CITY BRASS (1:30-5:30) Glendora House, Chicago Ridge, Illinois
SAT. JAN. 31
ALEX MEIXNER BAND (7-11) German American Club, Cape Coral, FL
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 the information to Stan Skawinski, 6908 Ranch Rd., Sarasota, FL 34243; e-mail: email@example.com 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!!!