WSKG's locally produced Let's Polka is a half hour of toe-tapping fun for the whole family. Join host Bill Flynn and our studio audience for a great time featuring polka music and dancing. This episode features Tony's Polka Band from Albany, New York.
Tony Banewicz has been playing polkas since he was a teenager in his grandmother's band and he leads this eclectic seven piece group to the Let's Polka stage. Featuring guitars, horns, and of course, accordion, Tony's Polka Band has something for every lover of polka music.
"We Are Tony's Polka Band/Ore Ore"
"The Welcome Polka"
"Cyt Cyt Waltz"
"What a Wonderful World"
LET'S POLKA FACTS: Polka dancing was originated by Bohemian peasants in the early 19th century and quickly spread throughout Europe.
The word 'accordion' comes from the German word 'akkord', which means agreement or harmony.
For more information about Tony's Polka Band visit their website: http://www.tonyspolkaband.com/index.htm