Keith Stras had to take his computer into the repair show to upgrade to a larger hard drive. As a result. he won’t be on. Jim Kucharski will be filling in for Keith tonight LIVE at 8pm EST (7pm CST).
We ran into technical difficulties with this week’s episode of JONI’S JAMMIN’ POLKAS featuring special guest Mitch Kempinski, forcing us to reair last week’s show. The program has been rescheduled to air next Monday, November 10th at 7pm EST (6pm CST). We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. We are pleased to announce that Joni Zychowski […]
We have been informed that Kenny Konopka has landed a new job. Unfortunately, that job will require him to work a 2nd shift, including weekends. As a result, Kenny will be forced to give up his Tuesday night 8-10pm EST time slot. Tonight will be Kenny’s last show at his current time slot. Effective Wednesday, November 5th, […]
This coming Monday on JONI’S JAMMIN’ POLKAS, Joni Zychowski Minehart’s special guest will be Mitch Kempinski, concertina player with The Dynabrass. They will be talking about the big Dynasticks reunion taking place on November 28th. Be sure to tune in to JONI’S JAMMIN” POLKAS with Joni Zychowski Minehart this coming Monday night from 7:00pm – […]
There will be a time change for THE MORNING SHOW with Jim Kucharski. Effective this coming Monday, November 3rd, THE MORNING SHOW witrh Jim Kucharski will be air from 7-9am EST (6-8am CST). Please join Jim as he wakes you up to the best in polka music, along with news and surprises. Tune in to THE MORNING SHOW each and every […]
Be sure to set your clocks one hour back before you go to sleep tonight. We return to Standard Time at 2:00am Eastern Time on Sunday. Our system will automatically adjust to reflect this change.
Join Dick Ozimek as he celebrtates his 2nd Anniversary on the Polka Jammer Network. This show is dedicated to all his loyal listeners. MUSIC FROM COUSIN OZZIE’S BASEMENT with Dick Ozimek airs this afternoon from 5:00pm – 7:00pm EDT (4:00pm – 6:00pm CDT)
Yesterday at around 7:43pm Chicago Time, a Com-Ed substation blew out, causing a power outage that affected an entire block around the area of the operations center. Power wasn’t restored until 10:00pm CDT. We are back up and running. Thanks for your patience.
The radio automation system crashed last night, forcing the cancellation of our Tuesday LIVE shows. Unfortunately, Jim Kucharski was in the studio cutting a Christmas album for Chet Schafer. We are back up and running today. We apologize for the inconveience.
The following post is being resent due to a typographical error. We apologize for any inconvenience: We would like to announce that Danny Mack, formerly of The Casinos Orchestra of Chicago now residing in Palm Harbor, FL, will be joining the Polka Jammer Network. His program will be called the “Polkas For Snowbirds Show”, and […]
It is with sadness to announce that Larry Chadwick, bass player with the City Side Band of Buffalo, NY, passed away suddenly in his sleep yesterday morning. He was 39 years old. Funeral arrangements are pending.
THE POLKA GET-TOGETHER SHOW with Keith Stras will be LIVE for 4 BIG HOURS tonight from 8pm – 12am EDT (7pm – 11pm CDT). Send request and dedications to: email@example.com Mitch Moska has the night off. He’ll be back next week.
Gary Rhamy will be filling in for Sandy Lewandowski on CENTER STAGE tonight at 7pm Eastern Time (6pm Central) KENNY KONOPKA’S POLKA CAFE airs tonight LIVE from 8-10pm Eastern Time (7-9pm Central) Send your requests and dedications to: firstname.lastname@example.org THE POLKA NITE CAP with Todd Zaganiacz premieres tonight LIVE from 10pm – 12am […]
POLKA CELEBRATION with Joe & Debbie Wondolowski premieres this afternoon from 2-3pm Eastern Time (1-2pm Chicago Time). Their program will air on Sunday afternoons (new show for the week) with a repeat on Tuesday mornings from 11am – 12pm Eastern Time (10-11am Chicago Time). Joe & Debbie are from St. Louis , Missouri. Send requests/dedications/comments […]
This morning, a Trojan virus damaged the system registry on our main server. The virus even got through our firewall. As a result, the SHOUTCAST/Windows Media feeds will be down for most of today until we can restore the system and there will be no LIVE programming today. The QuickTime feed is not affected as that is part […]
THE POLKA GET-TOGETHER SHOW with Keith Stras will not be on tonight. Keith will be attending a Chicago Cubs playoff game.
Join us on Wednesdays for 6 hours of LIVE programming on the Polka Jammer Network. MATT’S POLKA PARTY with Matt Wasielewski is LIVE from 6-8pm EDT (5-7pm CDT). THE POLKA VINYL SHOW with Billy Belina is LIVE from 8-10pm EDT (7-9pm CDT). WONDERFUL WORLD OF POLKAS with Wally & Maryann Raczkowski is now LIVE every […]
Join Sandy Lewandowski and her CENTER STAGE polka show as she spotlights Wisconsin’s own Steve Rodgers. Steve is the accordionist with Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones. CENTER STAGE with Sandy Lewandowski airs tonight at 7pm Eastern (6pm Central). The show is rebroadcast on Thursday mornings at 10am Eastern (9am Central) and Sunday nights at 7pm Eastern (6pm […]
The Polka Jammer Network has added a new chat room on it’s website. It is called the PJN Pub. Here you can meet up with all your friends and have a good time. Go to www.polkajammernetwork.org, click on CHAT, select a screen name, and you’ll be in. You will need the latest version of Java […]
We would like to announce the addition of 3 new IJ’s to the Polka Jammer Network beginning in October. Joe and Debbie Wondolowski will be joining the Polka Jammer Network beginning on Sunday, October 5th. The couple hails from St. Louis, MO and air a show on Saturday mornings from 9-10am CDT (10-11am EDT) locally […]
As you may know, we recently added a SHOW ARCHIVE section to the Polka Jammer website for the convenience of those listeners who are unable to tune in to our shows durng their regularly scheduled days/times. However, we have been receiving reports from dialup listeners of excesive buffering. We resorted to obtaning a backup dialup […]
THE NITE OWL SHOW with Mitch Moskal which airs LIVE on Thursday nights from 10pm – 12am EDT (9-11pm CDT) will now be rebroadcast on Friday afternoons from 3-5pm EDT (2-4pm CDT).
We would like to announce that the WONDERFUL WORLD OF POLKAS with Wally & Maryann Raczkowski will be moving back to Wednesday nights LIVE from 10pm – 12am EDT (9-11pm CDT) beginning on Wednesday, September 24th. Their show will continue to be rebroadcast on Friday afternoons from 1-3pm EDT (12-2pm CDT).
The following is a message from Derek Kaszuby to all his loyal fans: Dzien Dobry Polka Friends, From my start years ago on the Zman’s Network followed by these last 2 years on The Polka Jammer Network it has been a spectacular journey. One that’s brim full of incredible memories, my cup trully runneth over. […]
It is with trememdous sadness to announce that due to increasingly debilitating health issues, Derek Kaszuby has been forced to give up his radio show and retire from the network. On behalf of all of us on the Polka Jammer Network, we would like to thank Derek Kaszuby for the wonderful job he has done, […]
Due to the K & C Entertainment bus trip to a Cubs baseball game this afternoon, there will be a flip-flop in our LIVE show schedule for tonight. THE NITE OWL SHOW with Mitch Moskal will air tonight LIVE from 8-10pm EDT (7-9pm CDT), and Keith Stras will be on LIVE with THE POLKA GET-TOGETHER SHOW […]
Yesterday, one of the channels on the main board at our operations center in Chicago went out, causing dead air during Major Mel’s LIVE show. Unfortunately, our engineer was out on a band instrument rental registration signup for his job (the job that pays the bills….NOT the Jammer). The system will be taken offline on […]
CHAINSAW’S POLKA MADHOUSE with Jim Kucharski will be LIVE this afternoon from 1-3pm EDT (12-2pm CDT). Jim will be playing cuts off 2 brand new recordings: The Honky Express: “Introducing The Honky Express” and the Walt Procanyn Orchestra: “Big Band & Polka on Broadway”. Please send requests and dedications to: email@example.com Due to circumstances beyond our control, we […]
Yesterday, we had a problem with a corrupt file on the hosting server. The hosting provder has deleted the file, and we have uploaded a new POLKAMANIA show file. POLKAMANIA! (9-6-08) is now airing properly in the SHOW ARCHIVE section.
Our system crashed while we were uploading the Saturday shows to the SHOW ARCHIVE section. As a result, the following show is corrupted and does not currently work: POLKAMANIA! (6-9-08) We attempted to delete the file and reupload, but there is an issue with the server. We are working with our hosting provider to get […]