The Polka Shindig Show will be doing a Tribute Show on Legendary Frank Wojnarowski on Sunday, May 6, 2018, from 8-11 AM ET (7-10 AM CT). Many of Frank’s classic hits will be featured during the program. Polkas, obereks, waltzes, czardas and even a Rheinlander will resound with the Wojnarowski Big Band style. Also, featured […]
April 29th marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of a polka legend, Steve Adamczyk. Remembering this Chicago polka star, Richie Gomulka will be providing two tribute shows. On Wednesday, April 25th from 1-2 PM ET (12-1 CT) Richie will cover the polka and oberek side of Steve and then on Friday, April 27th from 11 PM-12 […]
Join Broadcast & Polka Hall of Famer Keith Stras this Monday evening April 23 starting at 6:00 PM ET (5:00 CT) for an hour-long tribute to the “dean of Chicago Broadcasters” Chet Schafer. Many of Chet’s friends and colleagues will be part of this special walk down memory lane as Keith re-counts Chet’s 65 Yr. career […]
Thank You from the bottom of our hearts for making our 2018 Jammerthon event an historic one. $55,000 was raised over the course of the 53-hour weekend extravaganza. Your kindness and generosity are greatly and enormously appreciated. If you missed out and still want to pledge that can be done through our homepage with some terrific […]
Coming up this weekend, it’s our 9th annual JammerThon. This is our once a year fundraiser to help defray our operating costs to keep us on the air. Pledge Online: Click The Red “Support” Button To Find Out How To Donate Support The Network Or You can call in your pledge of support TOLL-FREE at 1-888-47-POLKA (1-888-477-6552) […]
Spend your Palm Sunday with Stephanie. First up, she will be joining TZ on his Polka Carousel Show (heard Sundays over on www.whmp.com from 8am-12 noon) Stephanie will be stopping by the station and talking about her many years of performing in the polka field. Then head off to the South Deerfield PACC (46 South […]
Congratulations to Polka Jammer IJs Kenny Olowin (Hot American Polkas), Mark & Cherie Trzepacz (TGiFriday) and Todd Zaganicz (Polka Nite Cap Show, That 70’s Show & Totally 80’s) who were all selected as the three finalists for the IJ/DJ Award to be announced at the 50th USPA Annual Convention Awards Banquet on Saturday May 26th. […]
The Polka Jammer Network & St. Sebastian Catholic Church Presents: The Midwest Polka Jammer Appreciation Dance Featuring: “Polka Hall of Famer” Keith Stras & Polka Confetti from Chicago, IL —Saturday, June 2, 2018— Doors Open: 6pm • Music: 7pm–11pm Held at St. Sebastian Parish Hall 20710 Colgate St. • Dearborn Heights, MI 48125 FREE ADMISSION • Cash Bar […]
It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Debbie Wondolowski. A long time co-host with her husband Joe on the Polka Celebration show heard here every Sunday at 2PM EST passed on Saturday, February 17th, 2018. Our condolences go out to the entire Wondolowski family. More information is available by following this […]
Join Polka Hall of Famer Keith Stras for his LIVE Presidential Polka Party on Monday, February 19, 2018, between 6:00-8:00 PM ET (5:00-7:00 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.
LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ‘ROUND This Valentine’s Day, join Joni Zychowski Minehart as she plays songs of love — sometimes up and sometimes down! Hear it all on Joni’s Jammin’ Polkas, Wednesday, February 14, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Join your Polka Cafe host, Kenny Konopka as he broadcasts on LIVE from Wynadotte PLAV Post #74’s “Paczki Day Celebration” at 12pm ET through 4pm this Fat Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Stop on by if you are in the Wynadotte, MI area. The PLAV #74 is located at 963 Oak Street and the lounge opens at 10am with a Polish Platter […]
As many of our regular listeners are aware, Ray Skorka has been in the process of moving from New Jersey to Florida. Ray is pleased to announce that the first Crankin’ Polkas show from the new studio in Daytona Beach will be broadcast on Sunday, January 21 from 1 to 2 pm ET here on […]
Join Broadcast & Polka Music Hall of Famer Keith Stras as he counts down the top 10 selling Polka CDs of 2017 on the Polka Jammer Network this Monday, January 15 starting at 7:00 PM ET (6:00 PM CT.) The program will be broadcast from the K & C Entertainment Studios in Chicago and will […]
Staying home this New Year’s Eve? Tune into the Jammer for a special broadcast LIVE with Mark & Cherie Trzepacz from 10PM – 1AM ET (9-12 CT). They will be ushering out 2017 and welcoming in 2018 with a bang!
Known around the world, he was a polka superstar and a rock ‘n’ roll star. From The Masked Man to Polka Celebration. He received countless awards, keys to the city and was proclaimed the Nation’s # 1 Polka Man. His name…Eddie Blazonczyk, Sr. Join TZ on Friday night December 29th for our 8th Annual Salute […]
The following show changes will be in effect starting the first week of January 2018. (All Times Eastern) Tuesdays 5PM – Matt Martin – Polka Party Boulevard (new timeslot) 6PM- 8PM The Patrick Henry Show LIVE (expands to two hours) 8-10PM Jackie Libera – Polka Nite In America LIVE (now airing every Tuesday) Wednesdays 6-8PM – Joni […]
December 22-25, 2017, The Polka Jammer Network presents four days of special Christmas programming as a gift to our listeners. Tune in to hear your favorite IJs spread some holiday cheer. Friday, December 22nd 6-8 AM Non-Stop Christmas Music 8-10 AM – Jay & Janice Lochner 10-11 AM Fred Ziwich Special 11 AM-12 PM Gary Zielinski # […]
Join BB this Saturday morning for a breakfast filled with Polish Koledy & Christmas Carols. Coming to you LIVE from Western PA., the Christmas spirit will be alive featuring musical guests Chris Bogdon, Richie Zebrowski, Frankie & Steve Gibala, Randy Koslosky & Family, Troy Gawlak, Jim Bogdan Dave Zychowski, Joni Zychowski Minehart and Billy Belina. […]
Join TGiFRIDAY hosts Mark & Cherie Trzepacz “LIVE” as they host the 2017 POLKA YEAR IN REVIEW on Monday, December the 18th at 6 pm ET (5 pm ET). Mark & Cherie will be doing a complete rundown of all of the new CD releases received into the Polka Jammer Network library during 2017. This broadcast will […]
Join Mark & Cherie Trzepacz on this Friday’s edition of TGiFRIDAY from 6 to 8 pm ET (5 to 7 pm CT) as they welcome in-studio guests Mark Kohan & Ted Szymanski of the Special Delivery Band along with Buffalo Polka Boosters Club President Christine Tanski, Arlene Krzeminski (Wife of the late Big Steve) and a […]
During the International Sound Machine Show on Saturday, December 9, Fred Ziwich will be giving away two of his recordings to anyone who can answer the question asked during the show correctly. The show is heard live from 3-4 pm ET (2-4 pm CT). Please send your responses to FredPolka@yahoo.com. And, if you can’t hear the show […]
Join Mark & Cherie Trzepacz and their special in-studio guests, members of the The Knewz, who will join them LIVE on the Friday, December 1st edition of TGiFRIDAY (6 to 8pm ET / 5 TO 7pm CT) for a LIVE premiere of The Knewz brand new Christmas CD “Holidayz” which will officially be released on […]
Join TZ on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, LIVE from 6-8 PM ET (5-7 PM CT) as he pays tribute to Matt Wasielewski. Matt was an amazing musician and throughout his career entertained us all. We will be featuring Matt’s music and songs over the years as only Matt could perform them. The chat room will […]
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!