Panorama Raclawicka

Panorama Raclawicka

Panorama Raclawicka In the Mezzanine – Go up the staircase in the Lobby.  The display is available during all Festival hours Friday through Monday. Description in English below. W czasie tegorocznego Festiwalu „Taste of Polonia” wznowiona zostanie w sali „Annex” Centrum Kopernikowskiego ekspozycja 14-metrowej długości […]

SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO

SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO

This year we added something new to our Taste of Polonia Festival.  More fun and more memories for our attendees – professional photographs.  SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO Available all weekend long (Sept 2nd – Sept 5th) You could have your picture taken with the […]

World’s Honkiest Polka Band

World’s Honkiest Polka Band

The World’s Honkiest Polka Band → GENRE: Polka music

Planet Groove

Planet Groove

Planet Groove GENRE:  Funked up R&B / Soul Planet Groove is a 7 piece funked up R&B horn band that knows the meaning of the word “groove”. Besides having a rhythm section that is in the pocket all night long, Planet Groove also features a […]

Lounge Puppets

Lounge Puppets

Lounge Puppets Genre:  80’s Hair Metal Ready for an incredible heart pumping, fist-thrusting, scream out loud, head banging trip back through time! This is the best of the 80’s Hair bands playing Poison, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Def Leopard and more. The Lounge Puppets take the stage […]

Voyage

Voyage

Voyage Band GENRE:  70’s & 80’s Classic Rock Voyage Band is an experienced Act comprised of six respected and multi-talented musicians. The audience will enjoy the energy and magic of select Classic Arena Rock covers from the 70’s and 80’s, performing “live” versions from Artists […]

Jimmy Kilian & Honky Chicago

Jimmy Kilian & Honky Chicago

Jimmy Kilian & Honky Chicago Genre:  Polka Band   Current CDs include:  Bandstand Favorite Instrumentals, Polkas from the Windy City, A Blast from the Past, On Deck with more Honky Polkas, Polish Tunes For more information about the band or to order a CD, contact:  Jimmy Kilian at (630) […]

Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze

Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze

Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze Genre:  Polka Band Members: Tony Blazonczyk – Bass Tim Jagodzinski – Concertina John Furmaniak – Accordion Ray “Melvin” Rzeszutko – Drums CJ Lackowski – Trumpet Trent Arbaitis – Trumpet Coming from a variety of backgrounds, each musician brings a wealth of […]

Akwareal

Akwareal

Akwareal Band Genre:  Street Pop Chicago-based project established in 2014 by DJ A-Dub. The band’s debut album “Lust” was highly acclaimed success both locally and internationally. “24ourMusic” wrote: “The record is orchestral, genre-bending, and original. The production itself is innovative, clean sounding, though not by […]

Lady Pank

Lady Pank

Lady Pank is one of the most popular and legendary Polish rock bands. It was created in Wroclaw, in September 1981, on the initiative of guitarist and composer John Borysewicz formerly associated with the group Budka Suflera. Another founder, Andrew Mogielnicki, is chief of the  […]

Clodie

Clodie

Clodie ~~ Clödie Genre:  Rock, 80s   ~   Saturday & Sunday Hometown:  Krakow, Poland Clödie wywodzi się z Krakowa. Zespół gra przede wszystkim muzykę rockową. Doświadczenie muzyczne tworzących go muzyków, ich szerokie horyzonty, różnorodne zainteresowania i ciągłe poszukiwanie nowych rozwiązań powodują, że grupy nie da się […]

Karate Demonstrations

Karate Demonstrations

Karate Demonstrations by Gen-Ki Saturday, Sunday, and Monday During the demonstration the public will see students at different levels and ages from 3 years and older. Students will perform movements using Karate techniques and drills used in Gen-Ki Karate classes.   The demonstration will also […]

Dzika Fitness Workout

Dzika Fitness Workout

Dzika Fitness Workout Saturday & Sunday Only at the Taste of Polonia Festival 2016 can you be a part of history & join Dzika in her best group workout ever! TOTALLY FREE 45 MINUTE  FUN WORKOUT YOU WON’T REGRET. 2 Workout Days →  Saturday & […]

Mary Macaroni

Mary Macaroni

Mary Macaroni Saturday & Monday  Holy baloney, it’s Mary Macaroni! This Kindie artist is a singer, songwriter, guitarist AND magician known for her catchy sing-a longs and hilarious magic! Kids get to help Mary with magic tricks, shake shakers and dance with scarves along with rockin’ […]

Kabaret Kardynal

Kabaret Kardynal (Cabaret Cardinal) will be performed by the Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski Polish School. Kabaret Kardynal LANGUAGE: For Polish Speaking Audience The cabaret entitled “Cardinal “of Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski Polish School at the Basilica of St. Hyacinth in Chicago has been running for 14 years. Its […]

Poland’s Great Composers

Poland’s Great Composers

Poland’s Great Composers Concert  Genre:  Classical Music Saturday, – Inside, Theater American Music Festivals, a nonprofit committed to cultural exchange, is pleased to again present a unique program at the Taste of Polonia Festival. This concert will be conducted by Philip Simmons and performed by […]

Polonia Ensemble Dancers

Polonia Ensemble Dancers

Polonia Ensemble Dancers will again grace the stage with beautiful folk dances of Poland.  If you have never seen them, you’re in for a treat. Polonia Ensemble Dancers → STAGE: Inside Over 29 years of traditional Polish music and dancing.  This Polish Folk Song & […]

Chopin Piano Concert

Chopin Piano Concert

Chopin Piano Concert Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 5 pm, Copernicus Center – Annex Frederic Chopin’s music is recognized as one of the most important elements of Polish culture. His music has become a substantial part of the Polish tradition, and has become renowned worldwide. […]

Casino

Casino

The Casino, or “Nick’s Casino,” will again be located inside the air conditioned Center. Nick’s Casino Saturday, Sunday & Monday  from 2 pm to 10 pm South Lobby of the Copernicus Center GAMES: Blackjack Texas hold’em Roulette Money Wheel Outside Money Wheel Available during all Festival Hours […]

Nasze Piosenki

Nasze Piosenki

Nasze Piosenki Paderewski Symphony Orchestra i Copernicus Center zapraszają do wspόlnego śpiewania! The Paderewski Symphony Orchestra will conduct a sing-along & singing lessons in the theater. (in Polish) KONCERT p.t. “Nasze piosenki” … lekcja śpiewania z udziałem Artystόw – śpiewakόw, aktorόw, muzykόw i PUBLICZNOŚCI Sobota, 09.03.2016, […]

You Can Be My Angel

You Can Be My Angel

Once again the “You Can Be My Angel Foundation” will host the Kid’s Stage during events in 2016.  They do such an outstanding job and add so much fun to the festival!  We salute this wonderful organization and their exceptional volunteers. You Can Be My […]