Home | Tag Archives: Polka

Tag Archives: Polka

The 36th Super Button Box Bash Celebrates Culture at Slovenian Society Home in Euclid

The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum and the Slovenian Society Home teamed up and presented The 36th Super Button Box Bash on April 8. Hundreds gathered at the Slovenian Society Home in Euclid for the annual event that showcased music from performers all across the country. Polka songs resonated throughout the upper ballroom and lower hall. The bash was a daylong ...

Read More »

28th Annual Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show

Polka Hall of Fame Honors Eddie Bucar and Dave Wolnik at Music Awards Show Gala, Saturday, November 28 2015 Key Center Marriott in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. World Accordion Champion Denis Novato headlines the 28th annual Polka Hall of Fame Awards Show with Cleveland musicians Eddie Bucar and Dave Wolnik to be inducted, Saturday, November 28, 2015. The Awards Show gala is ...

Read More »

Frankie Yankovic at 100: The life and times of one of Cleveland’s biggest stars

Clevelanders boast that their city is the home of rock ‘n’ roll. But it’s also home to another singularly American music, Cleveland-style polka. Just as rock ‘n’ roll is a mix of blues and country and folk music, Cleveland-style polka is also a peculiarly American amalgam: a mix of European folk melodies, American ballroom music, Big Band, jazz and a rich ...

Read More »