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50 Pine Road
Upstate New York
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I.P.A. Polka Music Hall of Fame
I.P.A. 50th Anniversary Membership Goal!
Join the IPA for $15.00 per year!!!!
The International Polka Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is the advancement of polka music. Your membership dues allow the IPA to continue its mission. Join today and be a part of this exciting organization!
On behalf of all the officers and directors of the International Polka Association, we would like to wish you all a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for your support of the IPA; we, too, are forever thankful. ... See MoreSee Less
Matt Wasielewski, musician, band leader, vocalist, song writer, composer, master or ceremonies, radio disc jockey, promoter and record distributor, started his polka career in 1957 when he formed his Polka Jets band. Seven years with the same musicians, his group was playing three to four jobs a week. Through the next few years, Matt added more musicians to the group which eventually developed into a six-piece band. Much in demand, the booking of some jobs were one to two years in advance. in 1968, they cut their first album. In 1982, Matt joined the Bud Hundenski Orchestra as vocalist and traveled with the band for seven years. He then regrouped the Polka Jets and performed for several more years before disbanding the group.
Matt was inducted into the IPA Polka Music Hall of Fame in 1998. He passed away November 17 at the age of 82. May he rest in peace. ... See MoreSee Less
Matt Wasielewski – Living Category – Inducted 1998 Portfolio Categories: 1998 and W. As far back as Matt can remember, he had a love of polka music. When he was just a small boy, there were polkas playing the home form morning to night. No one in the family played a musical instrument, but Matt ha...
January 24, 1935 - November 17, 2017 Matt Wasielewski, born 1935 in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Matthew and Blanche Wasielewski of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, beloved husband of Vi Wasielewski and father of Tommy, Todd and Bonnie Jo. Matt was an altar boy and attended Catholic school. Some of Matt’...
January 27, 2018, 7:00pm - January 27, 2018, 11:00pm
$5 admission for IPA members! Kids 12 and under: FREE!
Congratulate Mark and John Dujka on receiving their "Best International Polka Song" for "Church Picnic Polka."
Schulenburg KC Hall
405 South Street
December 3, 2017, 5:00pm - December 3, 2017, 7:00pm
Join Special Delivery and the fine staff of the Clinton Bar & Grill for a Polka Christmas Party and Carol Sing-Aliong. The band will be playing all kinds of Christmas tunes (polkas and pop), there will a hint of Christmas in air, and Jennifer will be dazzling in her holiday gear. Come hungry, be prepared to sing, and get ready for one heck-of-a holiday party!