Dancers packed the halls for New Year's Eve all across the state. Here are some scenes from the dancehalls we visited to bring in the new year.

Polka Smiles - Brought to you by Slovacek's

Scenes from Temple, Sealy, Taiton, Dime Box, Eagle Lake, Round Top, Chappell Hill and Shiner.

Frances Barton Retires from an Illustrious Career in Polka Music

Last year saw the retirement of several musicians from the Polka and Waltz world. One of these was Frances Barton of the Czech Melody Masters from the Taylor/ Austin area.

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Editor's Log

Editor’s Log, Polkadate February 2024.

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Editor’s Log: Polkadate January 2024.

A Milestone has been reached. PolkaBeat. com has surpassed the 100,000 image count posted on our Flickr account.

Editor's Log

Editor’s Log, Polka Date, December 2023. Wow, another trip around the sun, despite the last several years being like the 7 Step Polka.

Editor's Log

Editor’s Log Polka Date October 2023.

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Editor’s Log Polkadate September 2023. Observations from Praha.