Exciting News! Gifts for the 2017 Jammerthon are now starting to arrive. The umbrellas, hats, and t-shirts have just come in with the remaining clothing items on their way. All invoices are in transit (for those that required one). Please be sure to send in your payment once received. You can also save time and […]
It’s a three-peat! The Polka Jammer’s president & program director, Todd “TZ” Zaganiacz was once again named “USPA IJ/DJ of the Year.” The 2017 USPA convention took place in Independence, Ohio over Memorial Day weekend and Todd received his award during the banquet on Saturday. Also nominated in the same category were two other Polka […]
On Sunday, May 28, Crankin’ Polkas with Ray “The Ableguy” Skorka will feature a tribute to our veterans and current service men and women in recognition of Memorial Day. Tune in from 1 to 2 pm ET for songs about war, patriotism, and America, including tribute songs during the “Three on a Theme” segment.
Join us LIVE from USPA in Independence, Ohio for broadcasts featuring some of your favorite Polka Bands and Polka Jammer Network IJs on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 26-28th. Kenny Konopka, Mark & Cherie Trzepacz, Jackie Libera, TZ and more(!) will be your hosts for special broadcasts on Fri & Sat evening. Friday night’s fun […]
A Happy Polka Day on Memorial Monday Join Polka & Broadcast Hall of Famer® Keith Stras on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29 between 2-4 pm ET (1-3 CT) as Keith brings you a Star Spangled Polka Salute to kick off the Polka Summer Season with information and special guests. So whether you are on your […]
Congratulations go out to the Polka Jammer’s own Eddie “Bad Boy” Biegaj, Kenny Olowin & Todd “TZ” Zaganiacz who were all nominated for the USPA DJ/IJ of the Year award which will be presented this weekend at the USPA Festival & Convention Banquet. Best of luck gentlemen.
BadBoy Retro Show full of SURPRISES The BadBoy, Eddie Biegaj, is up to his old tricks again! This time he goes where no other IJ has gone before. Back, back, back in time, to a time before Li’l Wally was the World’s Polka King, and then back again to the modern era. Travel through time with […]
It’s a Special Time for Moms this Sunday. Tune into the Polka Jammer Network all weekend as we’ll feature songs and salutes to the women that brought us up and out into the world! Polka Celebration with Joe & Debbie Wondolowski at 2pm ET on Sunday, May 14 is planning a whole show about Mother’s Day! […]
Thanks to all of you who supported us during our annual Jammerthon weekend. All pledges have now been compiled and processed. All pledges have now been compiled and processed. For those of you requiring invoices, they will be mailing later this week. You can also send your payment (if you don’t require an invoice) to […]
Happy Hour Polkas, a new LIVE show starts Monday, May 1st! Tune in from 4-6 pm ET (3-5 pm CT) to find out what your hosts Mike Pacholski & John Hurchala have on tap!
The 2017 International Polka Association (IPA) Hall of Fame inductees and the 2016 Polka Music Award winners have been announced, and Crankin’ Polkas will feature recordings by these artists on Sunday, April 30. Join your host, Ray Skorka, as he musically congratulates our newest IJ Fred Ziwich along with Andy Fenus and the Trel Tones, […]
Join Keith Stras this Monday, April 17, Dyngus Day, for a holiday special Live from Chicago 7-8 pm Eastern (6-7 pm Central)! He’ll take you on a musical egg hunt plus feature the best in polkas. So grab your pussy willows and squirt guns and join in on the fun this Monday, Dyngus Day, on the […]
The Polka Jammer Network welcomes a new IJ to the schedule this week. Coming to you from near the shores of Lake Erie, it’s Fred Ziwich and The “International Sound Machine Show” that will air Saturday afternoons from 3 pm to 4 pm Eastern Time (2 pm Central.) Fred Ziwich is one of the most well-known names and […]
On behalf of all of us at the Polka Jammer Network, we would like to thank each and every one of you for showing your support during the 2017 Jammerthon. Thanks to your generosity, we raised over $44,000 dollars and broke our all time pledge record. If you missed out, pledges can still be made […]
Coming up this weekend, it’s our 8th annual JammerThon. This is our once a year fundraiser to help defray our operating costs to keep us on the air. We will be providing some special offerings as a gift to you for your pledge of support. The festivities begin at 6pm ET on Friday, April 7th and […]
Join Polka & Broadcast Hall of Famer Keith Stras on Saturday, March 18, 2017, between 3:00-4:00 ET (2:00-3:00 CT) for a lively comparison of the two holidays in music and song. Sure and begorrah, you’re going to say, “That’s ah nice,” when you tune into the show. So put your red shirt on and grab some […]
Tune into the Blast From the Past Show this Thursday, March 16 from 8-10am ET so host Kenny “O’Habrack” can prep you for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities happening the next day. There will be drinking songs (of course!), songs using the word “Green” and a few Irish tunes as well! Na zdrowie! Sláinte!
Please join Kenny Konopka on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, LIVE from Post 74 in Wyandotte, MI from Noon until 4pm ET as we broadcast from the 2nd Annual Fat Tuesday Celebration! Kenny will have plenty of guests and good times. If you are in the area please stop on down for the Polish platter! It’s The […]
Join Polka Hall of Famer Keith Stras for his LIVE Presidential Polka Party on Monday, February 20, 2017, between 7:00-8:00 PM ET (6:00-7:00 CT) New music and more will be part of this program from the Polka Capitol. So be sure and join Keith on the Jammer this President’s Day.
Polka Shindig will be doing a tribute Show on the Stella Record Company on Sunday, February 19 from 9-11am ET. The broadcast will feature all the great musicians that recorded for Bernie Witkowski. Come join us for a jaunt down Memory Lane in the PJN Chatroom and share your “Stella” moments!
Cuddle up with your sweetie near the internet radio on Sunday, February 12 to hear Ray Skorka spins tunes all about love, dating, relationships, and romance from 1pm to 2pm ET on this special Valentine’s edition of Crankin’ Polkas!
Climb aboard Kenny Habrack’s “Blast From the Past” polka bus from 8am-10am, Thursday, February 9 as he takes you on an audio road trip to hear your favorite bands “live.” Kenny will give a feel of what’s like to attend a polka dance at various venues around the country and play songs recorded at that […]
Freddie & Marsha Bulinski are excited and proud to announce the start of their International Style Polka Show right here on the Polka Jammer Network every Tuesday from 12-1 pm ET. Freddie & Marsha have been a part of the Jammer network for about 7 years playing Polish style polkas every Monday evening from 8-10pm, […]
Tune into Crankin’ Polkas on Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 1 to 2 pm ET. Having lived in the “Garden State” all his life, Ray Skorka will be paying tribute to New Jersey Polka Bands. Both nationally-known and local bands that had an influence on Ray will be part of the show. Be sure not […]
On Christmas Day 2016, the reeds of one of the polka world’s most prolific clarinet & sax performers Eddie Madura, was silenced. His career started in the third grade at St. Stanislaus school on Chicago’s Northwest side and lasted over 6 decades, performing and recording with Legends like Eddie Zima, Li’l Wally, The Casinos, Eddie […]
It took a bit longer than expected to make its return appearance, but the Polka Jammer App for Apple & Android Smart Phones & Tablets is once again back in action! It is a replacement of the previous version so we recommend deleting the old one before getting the new one from your app […]
We welcome Jim Kucharski back with his show, “Chainsaw’s Polka Madhouse”, which will air on Wednesday mornings LIVE from 10:00am – 1:00pm ET(9:00am – 12:00pm CT) beginning on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. He also airs a terrestrial show on WERG 90.5FM in Erie, PA. That program will air LIVE on Sunday afternoons from 4:00pm – […]
Join Polka Hall of Famer Keith & Camille Stras as they celebrate New Years Eve LIVE on the Polka Jammer Network this Saturday. December 31st starting at 11:00 PM ET (10:00 PM CT) The program will be broadcast live from the K & C Entertainment Studios in Chicago, and will feature two countdowns to 2017, […]
Tune in for a special Crankin’ Polkas New Year’s Day Party with Ray Skorka on January 1, 2017 from 1 to 2 pm ET. The theme for the entire show will be a celebration of the New Year complete with polkas, waltzes, and obereks about Times Square, parties, champagne, beer, vodka, Krupnik, and more. Join […]
Join TZ on Friday, December 30th, from 8-11PM ET as he rings out 2016 and rings in 2017 with the 7th Annual Nite Cap New Year’s Salute featuring everything Eddie B. Your favorites, rarities, live recordings and more with the Big Guy.