After a great weekend with the IPA Officers and Directors & of course the HOF members, their families & friends it's time to get back to reality. Thanks to Christy & Chris for a wonderful IPA Festival & Convention this past Labor Day Weekend. The only thing that would have made it better is to see our Canadian Family & Friends!!!
We have lots of folks we will be interviewing in the upcoming weeks/moths. Some of them are:
Rick Rzeszutko, Music Company/IPA Tribute Band
Johnny Krawisz, Freeze Dried/IPA Tribute Band
Hank Guzevich, Polka Family
and many more to come. Thanks everyone who said "YES" to scheduing interview this weekend at IPA.
NEW TIME - SATURDAY NIGHTS!!!
Our Saturday "Polkas After Dark" broadcast time is changing as of January 2, 2021.
Join us at our new time starting at 9 PM till 11 PM every Saturday night.
Our Sunday broadcast will see no change and still be seen every Sunday from 5 PM to 7 PM.
We have added a new segment called "Your Favorite Musician of All Times" and the first episode takes place Sunday October 25, 2020. Below are the dates/musicians we will be interviewing.
2020 / 2021 SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
October 25, 2020 - Joe Oberaitis - Orlando, Florida
November 1, 2020 - Ken Machelski - Depew, New York (The Buffalo Touch)
November 8, 2020 - Nathan Neuman - St. Cloud, Minnesota
November 15, 2020 - Eddie Blazonczyk, Jr. - Chicago, Illinois (The Versatones)
November 22, 2020 - Joe Zalewski - Toledo, Ohio (The Dynabrass)
November 29, 2020 - John Zelasko, Jr. - Grand Rapids, Michigan (The Project)
December 6, 2020 - Jim Nowaczewski - Cheektowaga, New York (PhoCus)
December 13, 2020 - Dennis Polisky - Colchester, Connecticut (Maestro's Men)
December 20, 2020 - John Gora - Hamilton, Ontario Canada (Gorale)
December 27, 2020 - Kevin Adams - Cleveland,Ohio (Special After Christmas Show)
January 3, 2021 - Tony Blazonczyk - Chicago, Illinois (New Phaze)
January 10, 2021 - Paul Romanowski - Waxhaw, North Carolina (Michigan Connection)
JANUARY 17, 2021 - No interview - WATCH IPA VIRTUAL EVENT 3PM CT TIL ??
January 24, 2021 - Paul Pietrucha - Somerset, New Jersey
January 31, 2021 - Mark Kohan - Orchard Park, New York - (Special Delivery)
February 7, 20201 - NO INTERVIEW as we get ready to watch the "BIG GAME"
February 14, 2021 - John Zelasko, Sr. - Trenton, Michigan (Kavaliers)
February 21, 2021 - Stephen Kaminski - Chicago, Il - (Songwriter/Arranger/DreamTeam)
February 28, 2021 - Ania Piwowarczyk - Canada - (The Divas)
March 7, 2021 - Gary Brueggen - Wesby, Wisconsin - (Ridgeland Dutchman)
MARCH 14, 2021 - SPECIAL GUEST - LES KAPUSCINSKI - Oakville, Canada - (Photographer)
March 21, 2021 - Michael Costa - Randolph, New Jersey - (The BEAT)
** March 28, 2021 - Marty Biniasz - Buffalo, NY - (Buffalo History/Promoter/Forgotten Buffalo) **
*** April 4, 2021 - Dave Zychowski - Erie, PA - (Musician/Producer/WAM Records) ***
April 5, 2021 - Special Dyngus Day in Buffalo with Guest "Val Bakowski" - "Live" Time TBA
April 11, 2021 - Mollie "B" Busta/ Ted Lange - Ridgeville Corners, OH - (Squeeze Box)
April 18, 2021 - Randy Koslosky - Pittsburgh, PA - (Energy) Reunion 2021
APRIL 24 & 25, 2021 - NO BROADCAST THIS WEEKEND
May 2, 2021 - Jackie Libera - Charlton, Mass - (Maestro's Men/Classix/Song writter)
May 9, 2021 Jersey Polka Richey (Drongoski) - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
May 16, 2021 - Marylou Czerniak - Minneapolis, Minnesota - (Polka Soul/Divas)
May 23, 2021 - Stephanie "America's Polka Sweetheart" - Buffalo, NY
NO BROADCAST MEMORIAL DAY W/E Sunday - We're with The BEAT in EIDENBURG, PA
June 6, 2021 - Greg Chwojdak/Joe Ryndak - Buffalo, NY - (Concertina All-Stars)
June 13, 2021 - Michael Costa - Randolph, New Jersey - (The BEAT) Back by popular demand
June 20, 2021 - Nicholas Zachary - Maryland - (DVSTA)
June 27, 2021 - Tom Picciano - Buffalo, NY - (Knewz/Sunshine/Dynatones)
July 4, 2021 - NO BROADCAST - EDDIE WYSOMSKI BENEFIT DANCE
July 11, 2021 - Ray Jay Jarusinski - McKeesport, PA - (The Carousels)
July 18, 2021 - Jim Krzyzewski - White Lake, Michigan -(Jimmy K Band & Jimmy K Polkas)
July 25, 2021 - GOING TO BUFFALO POLKA BOOSTERS PICNIC - YOU TOO?
August 1, 2021 - John Stevens - Wilkes Barre, PA - (John Stevens Polka Band)
August 8, 2021 - Gerry (Mouse) Miesowicz - Buffalo, NY - (G-Notes/Rare Vintage)
August 15, 2021 - Ray Budzilek, Jr. - (Talking about father Ray Budzilek Sr) - Cleveland, Ohio
August 22, 2021 - Ed Guca - Toronto, Canada - (The Polish Canadians)
August 29, 2021 - Ken Machelski - Depew, NY - (Buffalo Touch)
September 5, 2021 - Labor Day Weekend - NO BROADCASTS - IPA Convention
September 12, 2021 - Kevin Solecki - Carnegie, PA - (Accordionist Extraordinaire!!!)
September 19, 2021 - Mitch Biskup - Ludlow, MA - (The Golden Brass/New Brass) TO BE RESCHED
September 26, 2021 - Ricky "Krew" Krupski - SeVeN - - Buffalo, NY - (Buffalo's Newest/Hottest Band)
October 3, 2021 - Frank Liszka - Washington, PA - (The Brass Connection/The Boys)
October 10, 2021 - Mike Matousek - MD - (Charm-City Sound/The Boys)
October 17, 2021 - Nick Nidoh - Scranton, PA - (The Mass Brass/Joe Stankey)
October 24, 2021 - Freddy “K” Kendzierski – Plainfield, NJ/FL - (The Freddy "K" Band)
October 31, 2021 - Gary Rhamey - Youngstown, OH - (Master Engineer/Peppermint Productions)
November 7, 2021 - NO BROADCAST THIS WEEKEND - USPA MINI FEST WEEKEND
November 14, 2021 - Dawn Rosinski - Grand Rapids, MI - (The Polski Chix)
November 21, 2021 - Jody Maddie - Parma, OH - (Uptown Sound/Honky Express)
November 28, 2021 - John Furmaniak - Chicago, IL - (Marion Lush/APB/One More Time/New Phaze)
December 4, 2021 - Freddie Bulinski - Baltimore, MD - (The Brass Works)
December 12, 2021 - Walter Ostanek - St. Catherine's Ontario Canada - "Canada's Polka King"
December 19, 2021 - Stacey Morris - Monongahela, PA - (The Nu-Tones/Vocalist w/The Boys)
December 26, 2021 - TBD