It is with great sadness to announce the passing of one of our own. Matt Wasielewski, the host of “Matt’s Polka Party” has died. Matt was an accomplished musician, bandleader, vocalist, songwriter, composer, radio disc jockey and IJ, promoter, record distributor and was inducted into the IPA Polka Hall Of Fame in 1998. He will […]
Keith Stras will be bringing you a special Thanksgiving Edition of the Polka Get Together Show on Thursday, November 23, 2017. From 2-4pm ET (1-3pm CT) join Keith as he kicks off the season by bringing you a polka holiday as only he can. New releases, Plus holiday music will supply the soundtrack for your […]
Bill Shibilski returns to the Jammer on Saturday, November 18, 6 to 8 PM ET (5-7 PM CT) Thanks go out from Bill to all the wonderful professionals who did the show for him the last couple of months!
Please join Sandy Lewandowski on Tuesday, November 14 at 4 pm ET (3 pm CT) for the world premiere of The Beat’s new recording, “The Question.” Michael Costa joins Sandy in Max Studios for a very special conversation regarding The Beat, their history, and new song selections. Sandy will play several tracks from this fantastic […]
This Sunday, November 5th, COUSIN OZZIE’S BASEMENT will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary on the Polka Jammer Network. Tune in from 7 to 9 PM ET (6-8 PM CT) and join in on the festivities with your host, Dick Ozimek.
The stormy weather in the area of the Happy Hour Polkas studio is causing power outages and rather than possibly going off air mid-show, Mike & John have decided to cancel today’s broadcast. Come back next Monday from 4-6 PM ET when there will hopefully be clearer skies!
Join Broadcast & Polka Hall of Famer, Keith Stras, as he sits in for Bill this Saturday, October 28 between 6:00-8:00 PM ET (5:00-7:00 CT) as Keith premieres the brand new CD by Polka Confetti- Under the Polka Big Top. The CD is a combination of 16 original and traditional polkas, waltzes, and Christmas music. […]
It’ll be a hauntingly good time as the ghostly PJN IJ crew BOOOcasts LIVE from the Hrukus Hellraiser’s Halloween Weekend Dances in Cohoes, New York this coming Saturday and Sunday, October 28 & 29, 2017. Saturday night will be from 8-11 PM ET (7-10 CT) and will feature a one-time reunion of Jackie Libera & The […]
Join Mark & Cherie Trzepacz broadcasting TGiFriday LIVE direct from The Ukranian American Citizens Polish Club, 1 Pulaski Avenue in Cohoes, NY., beginning at 6 PM ET (5 PM CT) Stop by if you’re in the area. Everyone is invited! No admission charge on Friday and the bar will be open!
Due to an error, this afternoon’s Richie Gomulka‘s Polka Show did not air and was replaced with his Waltz Show. There will be a special airing of The Richie Gomulka Polka Show tonight at 10 PM ET.
This Saturday afternoon, September 30 from 3-7 PM ET join Billy Belina, Jackie Libera & TZ Live from Southbridge, Massachusetts. It’s Oktoberfest at the PACC with continuous live coverage of Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men and Polka Country Musicians. Other Program changes due to the Live remote on Saturday: 9 AM – Fred Ziwich […]
Sunday will be a Fun Day when the Jammer airs two specials from our IJs “BadBoy” Eddie Biegaj and Ray Skorka! The BadBoy Eddie Biegaj goes RETRO OBEREK!!! – 12 pm ET DATELINE BELVIDERE NEW JERSEY: Just before the taping of the BADBOY Show for this Sunday, September 3, Belvidere Square Apartments was invaded by the infamous “OBEREK […]
Join Bill Shibilski this Saturday, September 2 for a special double shot of his Polka Party. From 10AM – 12 Noon ET it will be Breakfast With BS and then more Bill from 6-7:30 PM ET as he winds you up for the LIVE broadcast from the IPA Festival in Buffalo, New York.
Tune into the Jammer this Friday and Saturday, September 1 & 2 and catch LIVE broadcasts from the IPA Festival & Convention taking place in Buffalo, New York. Your hosts for both days will be Billy Belina, Mark & Cherrie Trzepacz, Jackie Libera, and Joni Minehart. Broadcast Schedule Friday, September 1st 2-5 PM ET will […]
Please tune into the Polka Café on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 as Kenny salutes the bands from the “Great Lake State” of Michigan. As an added bonus, Michigan musicians from out-of-state bands will be included. The Polka Café airs Tuesday mornings from 8 am until 11 am ET (7-10 AM CT).
POLKA SHINDIG will be doing a Ray Henry Tribute Show on Sunday, August 13 9-11 AM CT (8-10 AM CT). Your host, Rich Suckiel will be honoring the Legendary Polka Maestro with his many hit songs. Listen to Ray’s musical journey down Memory Lane featuring his distinct big band stylings. Highlights will include his talented […]
Tune into the Jammer this Thursday and Friday evening for live broadcasts from the Frankenmuth Summer Music Festival taking place in Frankenmuth, MI. Your hosts for both evenings will be Keith Stras and Mark & Cherie Trzepacz. Thursday, August 10th – 6-9 PM ET** (5-8 PM CT) will feature The Ampol Aires, Polka Family, and Box […]
Join Broadcast & Polka Hall of Famer Keith Stras on Sunday, August 6th starting at 9:00 pm ET (8:00 pm CT) as he pays tribute to Leon Kozicki, one of polka music’s icons. Keith and Leon spent 16 years together on radio and Leon was a frequent guest on Stras’ television show back in the […]
Join Jackie Libera TONIGHT beginning at 8 PM ET (7 CT) as he pays tribute to the small and mighty one. Li’l Wally, who was born this day, produced a wealth of polka music and became a national sensation. Jackie will take you down memory lane with a very special salute on Polka Nite In […]
This year’s Jammerthon embroidered baseball cap was a big hit and we are still getting inquiries about them a few months later. If you’d like one of your own, a limited supply is available through our online store for a $30 donation to the Polka Jammer Network! Don’t miss out! DONATE NOW
As tomorrow, July 22, marks one year that Polka Icon Dave “Scrubby” Seweryniak was laid to rest, tonight’s Jammer programming will be a tribute to his music. Starting with TGiFRIDAY show with Mark & Cherie Trzepacz 6 pm ET (5 pm CT), the first 45 minutes of the program will feature various selections of his music. […]
Tune in this Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 6 pm to 10 pm ET (5-9 CT) when we’ll be broadcasting from former PJN IJ Becky Naessen’s “Time To Celebrate” bash featuring LIVE music by Gerry Kaminski’s Polka Network and the DynaBrass. Reuniting with Becky for the evening will be her former “In The Heat of […]
We would like to announce that CHAINSAW’S POLKA MADHOUSE with Jim Kucharski will be moving to a new time slot. His show will air on Wednesday mornings LIVE from 8-11AM Eastern Time (7-10AM Central) beginning on Wednesday, July 5th.
The Jammer will ignite you with our 4th of July Polka Blast! Join Polka & Broadcast Hall of Famer® “Uncle Sam” Stras for the 4th of July Polka Blast on Tuesday, July 4 between 11:00 am -12:00 pm (10-11 am CT), Keith brings you a plenty of Polka Fireworks during this star spangled Polka Salute, […]
The 4th Annual Ocean Beach Park Polka week in New London, CT is here and The Polka Jammer Network has you covered with special LIVE broadcasts every day!! Ocean Beach Week on The Jammer Tuesday, June 20th 7-8 PM Patrick Henry Show – LIVE from The Clarion 8-11PM Jackie, Joni, Billy & Company – Opening Night […]
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 […]