I met some great Polka On fans at the Ennis Czech Music Festival. The Zionces from Arkansas, the Kirbys from Elm Mott, and new subscriber Mary K Macalik Torres from Arlington. See more photos from the festival on page 19.
I had a great time in Ennis at the Czech Music Festival. My highlights:
Thanks to the magic of technology, some of the Dancehall Boys (now known as Czech Melody Masters) greatest hits, have been compiled on two new albums. Volume One contains songs from radio station promos and previous cassettes. Volume Two has all live tracks recorded at Dubina Picnic and other Dancehall Boys' dances in Texas.
The National Polka Festival® in Ennis, Texas invites everyone to come help celebrate 54 wonderful years of Czech heritage festivities Fri. through Sun., May 22-24. Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, the National Polka Festival offers an abundance of activities to be enjoyed by the entire family in a friendly, small-city atmosphere.
Tomball German Heritage Fest is celebrating 20 Jahre Jubiläum. Ja, for 20 years Tomball has been celebrating its German heritage with one of the best spring festivals in the country. This year’s event is set for March 27-29 and once again promises fun for the entire family! The Alex Meixner Band will headline all three days on the new Grady Und Sandra Platz stage, sponsored by polkabeat.com. Beginning with one oom-pah