Returns to Rehoboth Beach in 2018!
by the Oceanâ,
the fantastic four-day polka festival held at the beautiful ocean-front town of
Rehoboth Beach, DE, returns to the newly-renovated Convention Center from
September 12 – 15, 2018!
its 13th year in Rehoboth Beach and 38th year overall, the
festival features some of the nation’s top polka bands.
The lineup includes host band, The Boys (MD), featuring Polka Hall
of Famers Frankie Liszka and Mike Matousek, the Polka Country Musicians
(CT), featuring Polka Hall of Famer Wally Dombrowski, The Knewz (NY),
featuring multiple USPA Favorite Male Vocalist Andy Bojczuk, Polka Hall of Famer
Jimmy Weber and The Sounds (NJ) making their only reunion appearance of
the year, The Beat (NJ), featuring the signature songs of Mike Costa, the
Eddie Forman Orchestra (MA), featuring Polka Hall of Famer Eddie Forman
celebrating his 50th anniversary in the polka business, The Nu-Tones
(PA), featuring nine-time USPA Favorite Female Vocalist Stacey Morris, Old
School (OH), featuring top polka musicians and their incomparable
honky-style sound, and Crab Town Sound (MD), featuring guest Polka Hall
of Famers Freddy Bulinski and Freddy K, and other polka stars.
the festival in the hall, authentic homemade Polish food (pierogi, golabki,
kielbasa, etc.) will be available for sale, along with reasonably-priced
beverages served at the full bar. Don’t
miss the Freddy K Scholarship Presentation on Saturday night when Freddy K and
his wife Linda Kendzierski award a scholarship to a deserving, young polka
musician to help further his/her education.
activities include the annual Polkamotion Open, a fun-filled “best ball”
golf tournament for players of all skill levels (newbies are welcome) that takes
place on Wednesday morning/afternoon at a nearby course.
Details will be available soon. That
night, the music kicks off in the hall with the Polkamotion Welcome Party from 7
pm – 11 pm. For the first time,
live polka music will be featured at the Band Stand at the end of Rehoboth
Avenue (near the boardwalk and beach) on Friday from 11 am – 2 pm.
Stop by to enjoy the sounds of many of the polka stars who will be
featured in the hall. On Thursday night, the doors open in the hall at 5 pm with
music and dancing from 6 pm until midnight.
Doors open at 4 pm on Friday and Saturday, with music from 5 pm – 12:30
am each night. For more details,
band schedules, ticket information, lodging packages, etc., visit www.polkamotion.com
or contact Mike Matousek at (410) 729-9697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’ve got the notion, to polka by the ocean, pack your lotion, and
come on down to Polkamotion!
The USPA and IPA Are Proud Sponsors of Polkamotion
Polkamotion by the Ocean
is the nation's only four-day polka festival conducted
in a wonderful ocean-front resort town. It all began in 1980 when the
festival was first conducted in Ocean City, MD's Convention Center. After
many years of success, the festival moved a little further north to the
Convention Center in the charming town of Rehoboth Beach, DE in 2004.
This venue, which is located at 229 Rehoboth Ave., provides the
perfect acoustics and accommodations for today's Polkamotion audience. Plus,
there are plenty of lodging options, gourmet restaurants, and tax-free
shops all located within walking distance of the Convention Center. The
gorgeous beach and fun boardwalk are only three short blocks from the hall! The
convenience and amenities of Rehoboth Beach truly provide the complete