Playwood

Playwood

Playwood Band   GENRE:  Rock Playwood Members: Krzysztof Bukowski – violin, vocals Grzegorz Gawron – drums Bart Zielinski – keyboards, vocals Jacek Bogdanski – bass guitar Marcin Marszalek – guitar, alto sax, vocals Jaroslaw Irytowski – lead vocalist Patryk Malinowski – solo guitar Lukasz Bujak […]

American English

American English

The Beatles tribute band American English will return to the Taste of Polonia festival.   American English GENRE:  Classic Rock   American English is simply the best Beatle tribute story of our time. At the inception of the band, they were voted “number one” by thousands […]

Hailo Cab Coupon

Hailo Cab Coupon

Hailo is sponsoring free rides to celebrate responsibly. Go to: http://hailocab.com/chicago, Download the app, Enter promo code “TOPCHICAGO” for a free $20 taxi ride. (new users only). Visit Hailo’s booth at the Taste of Polonia Festival Find out more about the company and receive another […]

Presidential Mention

Presidential Mention

President Obama – RE:  Taste of Polonia Festival in Chicago Thank you President Obama for mentioning our festival ~ The Taste of Polonia. How cool is that!  Come join us this year for 4 days of Labor Day weekend for music, food, and fun.   […]

Akasha

Akasha

Akasha, one of our two Reggae bands, will be new to the Taste of Polonia Festival this year.  Excited, as we’ll be jammin to some great rhythms. → Akasha Reggae Band → DATE: Monday, September 1, 2014 ~ Labor Day → TIME: 6 pm → […]

Likos String Academy

Likos String Academy

We welcome the Likos String Academy for their first appearance at the Taste of Polonia Festival. → Likos String Academy → DATE: Monday, September 1, 2014 ~ Labor Day → TIME: 4 pm → STAGE: Krakus Kids & DJs Stage GENRE:  Classical The Faculty and […]

Dixieland Jazz Cats

Dixieland Jazz Cats

Dixieland Jazz Cats will make their first performance at the Taste of Polonia Festival.  The band will march through the festival grounds at 5:45 pm, then play on stage from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. → Dixieland Jazz Cats → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → […]

Gaik Dance Group

Gaik Dance Group

Song & Dance Group ‘Gaik’ will perform unique dances on the Kids Stage, along with Polish folk songs.  → Gaik Song & Dance Group → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → TIME: 4 pm → STAGE: Krakus Kids & DJs Stage   The Singing and […]

NAJWIĘKSZY SKANDAL ZBOŻOWY

NAJWIĘKSZY SKANDAL ZBOŻOWY

→ NAJWIĘKSZY SKANDAL ZBOŻOWY Czy wiesz co jesz? Czy jesteśmy okradani z suplementów? → Lecture By:  Arkadiusz Bojko → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014  → TIME: 12:45 pm → Location: Inside Theater W polskiej diecie nie ma niczego bardziej podstawowego jak kromka świeżego chleba. Dla wielu […]

Andre Solaris

Andre Solaris

Andre Solaris will get-the-late-party-started.  His dance mixings have entertained Chicagoland for 25 years.  Get your dancing shoes on! → Andre Solaris (Andrzej Termanowski) → DATE: Saturday, August 30, 2014 → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → TIME: 8:30 pm → STAGE: Krakus Stage →LATE NIGHT GENRE: […]

Black Bear Combo Band

Black Bear Combo Band

Black Bear Combo Band makes its first appearance at the Taste of Polonia Festival. Their unique blend of music is a “must hear” for music lovers of all types. This brass band infuses eastern-European party music with jazz, rock and funk influences. → Black Bear Combo […]

Zumba Workout

Zumba Workout

Zumba is an awesome workout while dancing to great music and burning a ton of calories without even realizing it. Dzika Fitness Ltd will lead this family event. → Zumba Workout with Dzika Fitness → DATE: Saturday, August 30, 2014 → TIME: 5:15 pm → […]

Teatrzyk kukiełkowy

Teatrzyk kukiełkowy

Teatrzyk kukiełkowy – A puppet theater story of Hansel & Gretel will be performed in Polish.  → Teatrzyk kukiełkowy → DATE: Saturday, August 30, 2014 → TIME: 3:45 pm → STAGE: Krakus Kids & DJs Stage LANGUAGE:  For Polish Speaking Audience   Jaś i Małgosia [Hansel […]

Wyspa Dzieci

Wyspa Dzieci

Kids’ Island Learning Center (Wyspa Dzieci) will entertain children at the Krakus Kid’s Stage with songs, dances, and contests. → Kids’ Island Learning Center (Wyspa Dzieci) → STAGE: Krakus Kids & DJs Stage →  DATE: Saturday, August 30, 2014 → TIME: 3:15 pm → DATE: […]

Clowns Bubu and Awee

Clowns Bubu and Awee

Clowns Bubu and Awee are a beloved part of the Taste of Polonia Festival and will thrill children young and old this year too! → Clowns Bubu and Awee → DATE: Saturday, August 30, 2014 → TIME: 4 pm → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 […]

Roze Europy

Roze Europy

Roze Europy comes to us from Warsaw, Poland. They have released 8 albums in Europe, with the 9th released December 2013. We welcome them to the 2014 Taste of Polonia Festival. → Roze Europy → DATE: Friday, August 29, 2014 → TIME: 9 pm → […]

O Ela

O Ela

O Ela –  formerly Chłopcy z Placu Broni, our second band from Krakow, Poland won the hearts and charts with their album “O! Ela.”  This soft rock band is known for their love songs and patriotic ballads. → O ! Ela ! → DATE: Saturday, […]

Profusion

Profusion

Profusion is a great band consisting of young adults attending the ABC Music Academy. Profusion has played at many local events and festivals in Chicago & at the Copernicus Center.  We’re proud to have them in the 2014 line-up. → BAND: Profusion → DATE: Monday, […]

PaSo Singing Lessons

PaSo Singing Lessons

Singing lessons conducted with musicians, actors and performers from Paderewski Symphony Orchestra (PaSo) ~~ Spiewaj Z nami! PaSo ~ My Pierwsza Brygada   →  for Polish Speaking Audience → Spiewaj z nami!     O NAS Akademia Muzyki przy Paderewski Symphony Orchestra zaprasza: nauka gry – […]

Autofobia

Autofobia

Autofobia is our favorite Punk Rock influenced Polish band from Chicago.  Back for another year’s festival performance in 2014, we’re sure they’ll make all the punk rockers VERY happy. → Autofobia → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → TIME: 9:30 pm → STAGE: World Music Stage […]

PUDELSI

PUDELSI

Püdelsi comes to the festival all the way from Krakow, Poland.   This alternative hard rock group brings a unique musical treat to the Taste of Polonia 2014.  PUDELSI will perform on two nights, Friday and Sunday.  → PUDELSI → DATE: Friday, August 29, 2014 […]

PerOn

PerOn

We enjoyed listening to PerOn at the WOSP charity event and welcome them back to perform at the 2014 Taste of Polonia Festival. → PerOn Band → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → TIME: 6:15 pm → STAGE: World Music Stage  GENRE:  Rock – Alternative […]

KRAKUS Build your own sandwich contest

KRAKUS Build your own sandwich contest

KRAKUS Build your own sandwich contest was a favored event at the 2013 festival and we’re glad it’s back for 2014.  Kids can have a blast building a unique creation.  KRAKUS Build Your Own Sandwich Contest → STAGE: Krakus Kids & DJs Stage → DATE: […]

Kick the Sky

Kick the Sky

Kick the Sky is joining us again and will perform on Sunday at the Taste of Polonia Festival 2014.   → Kick the Sky → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → TIME: 3:30 pm → STAGE: World Music Stage Genre:  Pop Kick the Sky Band […]

Wedding Banned

Wedding Banned

Chicago Rocker Magazine called them the BEST dance band in Chicago; so the Copernicus Center is very happy to host Wedding Banned at the Taste of Polonia Festival in 2014. Wedding Banned → DATE: Sunday, August 31, 2014 → TIME:  6pm → STAGE:  Tribute Stage […]