2016 Schedule 2017-08-03T10:16:34+00:00

2016 Schedule – Taste of Polonia Festival

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Rock Bands ~ Pop Bands ~ Polka Bands ~ Classical Music Orchestras ~ Cultural Events ~ Family Events ~ Kid’s Activities ~ Unique fun attractions

Click map to locate: Arcade ~ Carnival Rides ~ Casino ~ Kids Jump Zone ~ Craft Beer Bar + 4 additional Bars ~ Stages ~ Vendors

Information Tent → Next to Tribute Stage

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Regular Admission: Before 5pm: $5

& After 5pm: $10 ~ Kids 12 & ↓ FREE

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2016 Schedule Taste of Polonia Chicago Music Festival
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BANDS & EVENTS

FRIDAY 9/2 → 5 – 10:00 pm

TRIBUTE STAGE – WORLD MUSIC STAGE – THEATER – CASINO – ANNEX

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Tribute Stage

D Street Band – 5 pm

Polka Band – D Street has its roots in the Chicago-style Polka music of Division Street in Chicago

JakTripper – 6 pm

Mix of Rock, Alternative, Pop, Metal, & Blues

Libido Funk Circus – 8 pm

Dance and Pop

SAY CHEESE – FREE PHOTO SAY CHEESE

Free Photo More fun and more memories for our attendees – professional photographs by Darkroom Joe’s Photography – tent next to Tribute Stage.

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World Music Stage

Skalar US Group – 6:30 pm

Popular pop hits in Polish

Fox Music Band – 8 pm

Mix of Rock, Pop, club hits, & more

In the Mezzanine – Go up the staircase in the Lobby

A 14 meter fragment of the panorama & other famous Polish paintings will be on display during festival hours, Friday thru Monday.

Directions & Parking We recommend the FREE SHUTTLE or Public Trans.

SATURDAY 9/3 → Noon – 10:00 pm

TRIBUTE STAGE – WORLD MUSIC STAGE – THEATER – CASINO – ANNEX

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Tribute Stage

World’s Honkiest Polka Band 12 pm

Polka music

– CTA 1 pm

Chicago cover band

Planet Groove 3 pm

Funked up R&B / Soul

Voyage 5 pm

70’s & 80’s Classic Rock

– Lounge Puppets 7:30 pm

80’s Hair Metal

SAY CHEESE – Free Photo

More fun and more memories for our attendees – professional photographs by Darkroom Joe’s Photography – tent next to Tribute Stage

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World Music Stage

Jim Kilian’s Honky Chicago 1:30 pm

Polka music

Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze 3 pm

Polka music

Akwareal 5 pm

Street Pop & Alternative music

Lady Pank 6:30 pm

Rock band from Poland → Plus MEET & GREET – Annex

Clodie 8:30 pm

Rock, 80’s, also popular rock in Polish

Kids’ Stage & Zone

clowns, balloons, face painting, dancing & more

Karate Demonstration 1 pm

Students of Gen-Ki Karate will perform techniques & drills

– Dzika Fitness Workout 2 pm

Fun 45 minute fitness workout

Mary Macaroni 3:15 pm

This Kindie artist is a singer, songwriter, guitarist & magician known for her catchy sing-a longs and hilarious magic!

– Kabaret Kardynal 4:30 pm

Parafialna Szkoła im. Kardynała Wyszyńskiego (Polish school with a theater play in Polish)

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Theater Stage

Polands’ Great Composers Concert 2:30 pm

Performances by the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra, the Chicago Chopin Society, and a world premier of Jaroslaw Golembiowski’s new composition.

Polonia Dance Ensemble 5 pm

Performance of Polish folk songs & dances

Nasze Piosenki – PaSO sing along 6 pm

Paderewski Symphony Orchestra i Copernicus Center zapraszają do wspόlnego śpiewania!

– Movie About Travel to Poland 7 pm

In the Annex

– Northwest Chicago Historical Society Photo Display (see Old Jeff Park) –

Featuring images of the Copernicus Center and Jefferson Township. Organized by researcher Frank Suerth. Open during festival hours, Saturday thru Monday.

– Cooking classes 1pm –

– Vodka Tasting 1:45pm –

– Lady Pank Meet & Greet 3pm –

Chopin Piano Concert 5pm

Performed by students of the PASO Music Academy. Program includes Chopin’s most beloved and popular pieces.

In the Lobby

Casino → 2 pm – 10 pm

Play Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Roulette, and Money wheel in the south lobby.

– Full Bar –

Enjoy the variety of Spirits, Wine & soft drinks in our air conditioned Lobby bar

In the Mezzanine

Go up the staircase in the Lobby

Panorama Raclawicka& other great Polish artists

A 14 meter fragment of the panorama & other famous Polish paintings will be on display during festival hours, Friday thru Monday.

Directions & Parking We recommend the FREE SHUTTLE or Public Transportation.

SUNDAY 9/4 → Noon – 10:00 pm

TRIBUTE STAGE – WORLD MUSIC STAGE – THEATER – CASINO – ANNEX

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Tribute Stage

– Gennie O & The Windy City Brass 12 pm

Polka music

One Foot In The Groove 1:30 pm

Horn driven classic rock

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers 3:30 pm

Original 50s & 60s inspired Roots Rock & Roll, Classic Country, 60’s mod/pop

Lisa Rene Band 5:30 pm

Variety – Rock, Pop, Country, Retro

– Breakfast Club 7:30 pm

80’s and anything else that rocks!

SAY CHEESE – Free Photo

More fun and more memories for our attendees – professional photographs by Darkroom Joe’s Photography – tent next to Tribute Stage

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World Music Stage

Polka Generations 1 pm

Polka music

And Beyond Band 2:30 pm

Proven Classic Rock favorites & today’s popular selections

ABBA Salute 4:30 pm

Pop, Dance, Classic Rock

Jary Oddział Zamknięty – Jary OZ 6:30 pm

Rock & Pop – Polish lyrics

Clodie 8:30 pm

Rock, 80’s, also popular rock in Polish

Kids’ Stage & Zone

clowns, balloons, face painting, dancing & more

– Home Depot Workshop 12 pm

– Dzika Fitness Workout 1 pm

Fun 45 minute fitness workout

Polanie Song & Dance Ensemble 2 pm

Regional Polish folk dances performed by the students of Emilia Plater Polish School

Karate Demonstration 2:45 pm

Students of Gen-Ki Karate will perform techniques & drills learned in classes

ABC Dance Academy 3:45 pm

Various dance routines: ballet, Latin, hip-hop, jazz, break-dancing and more.

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Theater Stage

– Polish Mass 11 am

with Chór Chopina singing during the mass and after until 12:30PM

Whispers Dance Ensemble – Szepty 2 pm

Dance performances by the Whispers Center for Artistic Expression

Wawel Dance Group 3:30 pm

A repertoire of traditional Polish dances

Music of Polish Kings ~ Muzyka królów polskich 5 pm

The Academy of Music of the Paderewski Symphony Orchestra will present a multifaceted program including, music, song, dance, and stunning imagery. Discover the little known episodes of European history.

Movie About Travel to Poland 6:30 pm

In the Annex

– Northwest Chicago Historical Society Photo Display (see Old Jeff Park) –

Featuring images of the Copernicus Center and Jefferson Township. Organized by researcher Frank Suerth. Open during festival hours, Saturday thru Monday.

– Cooking classes 2 pm –

– Vodka Tasting 3 pm –

– DARMOWE spotkanie z zespołem Jary Oddział Zamknięty – 4 pm –

(Meet & Greet with band)

In the Lobby

Casino → 2 pm – 10 pm

Play Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Roulette, and Money wheel in the south lobby.

– Full Bar –

Enjoy the variety of Spirits, Wine & soft drinks in our air conditioned Lobby bar

In the Mezzanine

Go up the staircase in the Lobby

Panorama Raclawicka& other great Polish artists

A 14 meter fragment of the panorama & other famous Polish paintings will be on display during festival hours, Friday thru Monday.

Directions & Parking We recommend the FREE SHUTTLE or Public Transportation.

MONDAY 9/5 → Noon – 9 pm

TRIBUTE STAGE – WORLD MUSIC STAGE – THEATER – CASINO – ANNEX

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Tribute Stage

Take Five 12 pm

Polka music

Bandoleros 1:30 pm

Spicy blend of Middle Eastern, Spanish flamenco and Latin flavors

Catfight 3:30 pm

Rock → Chicks that Rock!

Ear Candy 5:30 pm

Performing your favorite dance hits from the past 40 years

Gentlemen of Leisure 7:30 pm

Jazz, Hip-Hop, Motown, your favorite top hits

SAY CHEESE – Free Photo

More fun and more memories for our attendees – professional photographs by Darkroom Joe’s Photography – tent next to Tribute Stage

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World Music Stage

Keith Stras & Polka Confetti 2 pm

Polka music

The Ampol Aires 3:30 pm

Polka music

Jary Oz 5:30 pm

Rock & Pop – Polish lyrics

Lady Pank 7:30 pm

Rock band from Poland

Kids’ Stage & Zone

clowns, balloons, face painting, dancing & more

Karate Demonstration 12 pm

Students of Gen-Ki Karate will perform techniques & drills learned in classes

Clowns Bubu & Awee 1 pm

– Mary Macaroni 2 pm –

This Kindie artist is a singer, songwriter, guitarist & magician known for her catchy sing-a longs and hilarious magic!

ABC Dance Academy 3 pm

Various dance routines: ballet, Latin, hip-hop, jazz, break-dancing and more.

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Theater Stage

Amy Maniak 12 pm

A great new Pop & K-pop singer

CARA 1 pm

CARA Rakowicz will perform a mix of original and popular songs. (mixed genre)

– Movie About Travel to Poland 1:30 pm –

Wawel 3:45 pm

A repertoire of traditional Polish dances

Biesiada z piosenka biesiadna 5 pm

BIESIADA z “biesiadna” to wspaniala okazja do wspolnego spiewania i wspominania, na ktora zapraszaja Warsztay Teatraline i Agata Paleczny

– Movie about travel to Poland – 6 pm

In the Annex

– Northwest Chicago Historical Society Photo Display (see Old Jeff Park) –

Featuring images of the Copernicus Center and Jefferson Township. Organized by researcher Frank Suerth. Open during festival hours, Saturday thru Monday.

– Cooking classes 1 pm –

– Vodka Tasting 1:45 pm –

– Lady Pank Meet & Greet 3 pm –

In the Lobby

Casino → 2 pm – 10 pm

Play Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Roulette, and Money wheel in the south lobby.

– Full Bar –

Enjoy the variety of Spirits, Wine & soft drinks in our air conditioned Lobby bar

In the Mezzanine

Go up the staircase in the Lobby

Panorama Raclawicka& other great Polish artists

A 14 meter fragment of the panorama & other famous Polish paintings will be on display during festival hours, Friday thru Monday.

Directions & Parking We recommend the FREE SHUTTLE or Public Transportation.