MUSICIAN AND BAND LINKS
Frankie Spetich * Lifetime achievement winner and button box guru, Frankie Spetich, is the host of this site. A chance to buy Frankie's recordings as well. Jeff Winard * Wisconsin's Jeff Winard's latest site gives you information on his band and the chance to purchase GREAT recordings. Al Battistelli * Accordion vituoso, Al Battistelli, has a magnificent website that will keep you interested for hours. Mike Schneider *The Mike Schneider Band is one of the great, young bands in Wisconsin. Mike has won many awards and will continue to do so in the polka field. Check out our new recordings page for his latest release. This CD shows his many talents outside of Polkas, as well. Steve Meisner * The son of a legend, Steve Meisner has made quite a name for himself in the polka industry. Stay up to date with all of the happenings in Wisconsin and when Steve makes it to the Penn-Ohio area, we will let you know. This site also gives you a chance to look at information about the late Verne Mesiner. Johnny Koenig * Another young man who has entered the polka industry is Johnny Koenig. Johnny is taking polkas to new places and you can follow all of his endeavors through his website. Also, buy his CD, "The New Kid on the Block", if you don't have it in your polka library. Dick Tady * Pittsburgh's premier polka band, The Dick Tady Orchestra, is featured on this link. Check out where the DTO is performing as well as interesting information about their latest recordings and the decision to make them. Klancnik and Friends *Eddie Klancnik carries on the tradition started by his father, Gaylord, with this new band. Also information available about Eddie's recording studio. This website is one of the best in the polka field. Eric Noltkamper * Eric Noltkamper plays with many bands, including his own, and has many recordings. Stay up to date with Eric by visiting his site. Kevin Solecki *Another fine, young musician who plays the Slovenian style polka, and other styles as well. Kevin has also been nominated for a Grammy. Jack Tady *Another Polka Hall of Famer, Jack Tady, has this site that tells you about his band and his radio show out of Pennsylvania Ken Novak * Arizona brings us Ken Novak and the Cleveland Style Polka out west. Ken wrote tunes for Dave Wretschko and and other bands before heading west. Great site with information on the other types of music Ken plays. Joey Tomsick Orchestra * Celebrating his 25th year with the JTO, Joey Tomsick has a great site where you can check out many things about his fabulous band. Joey has also launched a new and improved website that is dynamite. Alex Meixner *This young man has performed with many bands and many polka styles. Check out how much Alex plays our music throughout the country. Al Meixner *The talented Meixner family starts with Dad, Al. His website keeps you up to date with information about his musical performances and has a great polka catalog for you to order your favorite recordings. Del Sinchak Band *2009 Lifetime Achievement Winner, Del Sinchak, has a great new website that gives you information on his recordings, band members, schedule of playing dates and also interesting info on his rock and roll career. Alaska Button Box Gang *In January, 2010 we received three CD's from the Alaska Button Box Gang and learned a lot about this group from their website. Take a look for yourself and you can order their discs from this site, as well. Mike Wojtila and Musically Grand *Mike Wojtila is a gifted musician from the well-known Wojtila family. This website gives you information on playing performances, band and group members, and other relefvant information on Mike and his different musical performances. Click on the name for a direct link to his website or call him at 440-279-4452 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mike Surratt and the Continentals *Mike Surratt and the Continentals are an excellent band from Maryland with a very good website. Take a look and also order Mike's new CD, "Fearless". Brian McCarty Band *Kansas City, Missouri is not a polka hotbed, but the Brian McCarty Band from that area is a good one. Go to this site for more information Denny Anderson and the International Main Street Polka Band *This fine group, with four great musicians (Denny Anderson, Eric Noltkamper, David Austin and Chris Doszak), have a great site where you can see where they are playing and order their Awesome recordings. This group also has some of the best yodelers around. Bud Hyrczyk *Bud Hyrczyk is a very accomplished button box player from Texas who has a great new CD available, as of November, 2010. Check out his site for more infomration. Alaska Polka Chips and Marge Ford *Marge Ford and her button box group from Alaska are doing a fantastic job in the land of the midnight sun promoting our style of music. Go to their website for information on Marge, the group, their recordings and tours they host. You will not be disappointed. Perpetuum Jazzile *We just found information about this fantastic vocal group from Slovenia. Look forward to hearing some of their music on our shows in the future. Party Fiddle *Another website and band that is new to us. They do a fantastic job and their site is top notch. Fritz's Polka Band *Fritz's Polka Band is the premiere polka band in New York. Out of Verona, New York, they have been playing the Cleveland-style for over 32 years. Check out this comprehensive website for more information.
POLKA RADIO SHOWS
Prime Time Polka Show * Pam and Jerry have one of the most comprehensive sites about Cleveland-Style Polkas, and archived radio broadcasts
POLKA RELATED SITES
You Tube Videos from Joe Godina * Pennsylvania DJ, Joe Godina, gives you some excellent videos on this page. From "Golden Oldies" to present productions, enjoy these videos courtesy of this excllent polka promoter. Peppermint Records * Peppermint Records is one of the premier polka recording studios in the country. Gary Rhamy and Del Sinchak are the two guys to see at Peppermint. www.polkas.com *Nancy Hlad Notlkamper hosts one of the most comprehensive sites about polka music. A chance to buy recordings as well. Polka Connection *An excellent website for you to buy your Polka CD's (all styles). This site also has many of the hard to find discs for you. International Polka Associaton *This is the site for the International Polka Associaton, promoting polka music of all styles. Stop by and take a look.
"OTHER" SITES, JUST TO MAKE YOU FEEL BETTER
www.inthebleachers.com * A great sports cartoon website that makes you laugh until you cry. Enjoy the daily cartoon from Steve Moore.
This page was last updated: June 7, 2016