The Polka Jammer Network has instituted a new section on its website called: SHOW ARCHIVES. This is being provided to those listeners who are unable to tune in to our shows during its regularly scheduled days/times. Go to our homepage at www.polkajammernetwork.org and click on SHOW ARCHIVES. Click on a show to listen anytime. New […]
For the last three days here in Chicago the thermometer has read 90, today it is suppose to feel like 100 degrees with the heat index…What a perfect day to celebrate “Christmas in July” During the months of November and December, a certain unspoken cheer is always present in the air. The spirits are higher, […]
The Polka Jammer Network has released the followup to it’s 2006 release: JAMMIN LIVE POLKAS with it’s newest release: SLAMMIN JAMMIN POLKAS 2008. This LIVE recording features some of the nations finest polka bands ever recorded: Lenny Gomuka & The Chicago Push The Dynatones The Brass Connection Joe Oberatis (Pan Jusef) Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones The […]
THE PATRICK HENRY SHOW with the “Polka Party Animal”: Patrick Henry Cukierka, will now be LIVE every Tuesday night from 10-11pm EDT (9-10pm CDT) after Kenny Konopka starting tonight. The show will be rebroadcast on Thursday mornings from 9-10am EDT (8-9am CDT) and Sunday afternoons from 2-3pm EDT (1-2pm CDT). Send requests and dedications to: […]
It was brought to our attention that there was a typographical error in Sunday’s post regarding Patrick Henry’s show. THE PATRICK HENRY SHOW hosted by the “Polka Party Animal”: Patrick Henry Cukierka will air on Sunday afternoons from 2-3pm EDT (1-2pm CDT) with rebroadcasts on Tuesday nights from 10-11pm EDT (9-10pm CDT) and Thursday mornings […]
We would like to annouce that Patrick Henry Cukierka, long time polka DJ in the Chicagoland area for 19 years, will be joining the Polka Jammer Network. His program: THE PATRICK HENRY SHOW, will air on Sunday afternoons from 2-3pm EDT (1-2pm CDT) with rebroadcasts on Tuesday nights from 10-11pm EDT (9-10pm CDT) and Thursday […]
On Music From Cousin Ozzie’s Basement, we’ve got some history to read, some patriotic music to enjoy, some fireworks and of course some music from the golden era, so turn up your speakers and join Dick Ozimek for a our national birthday celebration, Saturday, July 5th at 5:00pm EDT (4:00pm CDT).
Keith Stras and Mitch Moskal will be taking the night off on Thursday, July 3rd. They’ll return next Thursday, July 10th. MY AUNT SALLY’S ATTIC with Mike Pacholski will be LIVE on Friday from 6-8pm EDT, and him and Barb will be filling in for Polkaman Jack LIVE from 8-10pm EDT. CHAINSAW’S POLKA MADHOUSE with […]
Effective today, we have returned to our original name: POLKA JAMMER NETWORK. We have restored the streaming system we once had under the old Polka Jammer. You can now listen to WINAMP, ReakPlayer, JetAudio, Windows Media Player, AOL Media Player, and of course I-Tunes and QuickTime. Our new location is www.polkajammernetwork.org. We’re Polka Jammin’ again!
Matt Wasielewski will be filling in for Polkaman Jack on POLKA JAMBOREE this Friday, June 13th from 8-10pm EDT (7-9pm CDT). Hope you can tune in!
JoIn us on Monday, June 9th for the premiere of MAJOR MEL’S POLKALAND hosted by Major Mel of Erie, PA LIVE from 8-10pm EDT (7-9pm CDT) here on The Jammer!
At approximately 12:30pm EDT, the hosting provider for the Jammer website experienced an outage on their server, which also affected the Jammer e-mail addresses. Jim Kucharski had no e-mail service during his LIVE show. Service was not restored until 7:15pm Saturday night. During this time, the Jammer feed ran uninterrupted, however because of the nature […]
It is with sadness to announce that Nick Koryluk, host of NICK AT NITE, has left the network after 3 years. We thank Nick for the wonderful job he has done, and we wish him well in his future endeavors. Effective Tuesday, June 3rd, POLKA CAFE with Kenny Konopka moves to Tuesday nights from 8-10pm […]
Due to the K & C bus trip taking place today, THE POLKA GET-TOGETHER SHOW with Keith Stras will be airing for one hour only tonight LIVE from 9-10pm EDT (8-9pm CDT). THE NITE OWL SHOW with Mitch Moskal will air as scheduled LIVE from 10pm – 12am EDT (9-11pm CDT).
We would like to welcome Joni Zychowski Minehart to the network. She is the sister of trumpet player and former WAM Records producer: Dave Zychowski. Her show will be called “Joni’s Jammin’ Polkas”, and will air on Monday nights from 7-8pm EDT (6-7pm CDT) with a repeat on Thursday mornings from 12-1pm EDT (11am-12pm CDT) […]
Get well wishes go out to Alice Belina (Billy Belina’s Mom) who is going for surgery this week on her gall bladder. As a result, Billy will not be on for his May 14th show. Kenny Konopka will be filling in LIVE from 8-10pm EDT (7-9pm CDT).
On the May 7th edition of KENNY KONOPKA’S POLKA CAFE, Kenny’s special guest will be Mitch Kempinski. Join Kenny Konopka and his POLKA CAFE show, Wednesday afternoons from 1:00pm – 3:00pm EDT (12:00pm – 2:00pm CDT) LIVE on The Jammer!
It is with sadness to annouce that Gary Brueggen will be leaving the Jammer Network due to family issues. His last show will air on Mother’s Day (May 11th) from 5:00pm – 7:00pm EDT (4:00pm – 6:00pm CDT) and rebroadcast on Friday afternoon from 1:00pm – 3:00pm EDT (12:00pm – 2:00pm CDT). We thank Gary […]
As a result of technical difficulties we experienced at the Operations Center in Chicago this past Wednesday, we will be airing the April 26th rebroadcast of MUSIC FROM COUSIN OZZIE’S BASEMENT with Dick Ozimek in it’s entirety on Friday, May 2nd from 10:00am – 12:00pm EDT (9:00am – 11:00am CDT) and THE PILLAR POLKABRATION SHOW […]
As a result of technical difficulties we experienced at the Operations Center in Chicago this past Wednesday, we will be airing the April 26th rebroadcast of MUSIC FROM COUSIN OZZIE’S BASEMENT with Dick Ozimek in it’s entirety on Friday, May 2nd from 10:00am – 12:00pm EDT (9:00am – 11:00am CDT).
It is with sadness to announce that Becky Knieper-Naessens has left the network. She went back to school to obtain her degree as a mortician. We would like to thank her for the wonderful job she has done for us for the past 2 years, and we wish her well.
We are pleased to announce that Billy Belina will be returning to The Jammer Network on Wednesday, May 7th in his original time slot of Wednesday nights LIVE from 8-10pm EDT. We are happy that Billy will once again be blasting those great polkas on the ole’ plastic in that famous Belinaphonic stereo sound. There […]