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National Cleveland Hall of Fame & Museum : www.polkafame.com in Euclid Ohio for a large selection of CD’s, tapes, videos. books and other interesting items. Call them at 216.261.3263.
Nancy’s Place for Polkas: Your internet source for the happiest music on the planet at www.polkas.com . Contact Nancy at NANCY’S PLACE, P.O.Box 43313, Cleveland, Ohio 44143. Broadcasting on WALN 92.1 FM from Allentown, PA.
Cleveland Polka Association: Contact Membership Chairperson Sylvia Namitka at PolkaPaul35@COX.net for membership info. Monthly meetings are held at the Ampol Club, 4737 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, Ohio. This is a great organization to get info on polka events not only in Cleveland but also in other cities. www.CPApolkas.com
Custom-crafted Cajun Accordions: Visit Joe Fusilier’s website at www.cajunaccordion.com
Accordion Documentary Book: WWW.HOME.EARTHLINK.NET/~FLYNNPUB
Edwin Davison co-authored the “THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE ACCORDION” with Edward Chavez and Ronald Flynn. A great book of over 350 pages of pictures and stories about accordionists and accordions.
Polka Radio Shows: “Polka Changed My Life Today” Thursday 7:00 – 9:00 pm WRUW 91.1 FM with Gary “Dr. Polka” Rozak. Call the request line at 216.368.2208.
International Polka Hour Sunday 9:15 – 11:00 am WDLW 1380 AM with Dick Benetto.
The Hungarian Business & Tradesmen’s Club (HBT): Located in Maple Heights on Cleveland’s East Side, the HBT hall is available for all types of parties. The kitchen offers the best in Hungarian-style cooking for special events AND lunches. HBT is open to the public for lunches, and on the first Friday of each month it is open for a sit-down dinner with music and dancing by the NEW PARTY BAND. Get the details at www.hbtclub.org
A really good Italian restaurant: Rocky’s Pizzaria & Restaurant in Parma at 6168 Broadview Rd. is one of the best around town! Tell Larry, the owner, that the Accordion Man suggested his place! Check out the website at www.ROCKYSPIZZAPARMA.com or call 216.741.3530. You cannot walk out of Rocky’s and still be hungry! Try it!
K & K Meats, 6172 Dunham Rd at Turney in Maple Hts., 44137. Home made award winning sausages (Polish, Italian, Slovenian, Hungarian……and more), a wide selection of fresh cut meats and poultry. Visit their Deli counter for fresh made salads, luncheon meats and cheeses sliced to order (NOT like the BIG stores where it’s sliced ahead of time). Specialty baked items like Italian and Rye breads, cookies and pies! Ask about their Catering Services!! Call the store 216.662.2644.
The BEST in a recording studio: We recorded our last CD here with Rocco Cossano right here in Cleveland! We are going back in again for some more sessions. Prices? You will be hard pressed to get any better! Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or a call 440.526.5526. He is linked to Bruno Brothers Music Shoppe at www.rocstudio.com
TOM TODD Entertainment: Tom is one of the best solo entertainers in Ohio. During the summer he is featured at many of the wineries in the Geneva area. He is always busy entertaining through out the year at parties and many of the retirement communities. Check out his website www.tomtoddmusic.com and you’ll agree!
The best prices on all musical gear: Bruno Brothers Music Shoppe is where we shop for everything musical. I have known Bob Bruno for many, many, many years. Well, he’s really not that old! Great guys; great prices; great service! They are in Brunswick Ohio in Town Center off 303 near 71. www.brunobrothers.com
BOB and SHELLY ORLANDI Entertainment: Solo or duo for your parties and special events. Their vocal and musical entertainment is perfect for small or large events. Bob and Shelly have a wide variety of tunes and professionally entertain in the Cleveland and surrounding areas. Give them a call at 440.333.3450.
We Love Accordion Club: meets at the Lodi Public Library, 635 Wooster Rd, Lodi, OH, 44254 on the third Saturdays of the month starting at Noon. Contact Joseph Natoli 330-883-3620 or at JanPressMusic@yahoo.com for more information.