THE POLKAHOLICS!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Polkaholics are a Chicago band that plays a high-speed collision of polka and rock 'n roll!

Left to right: Blitz Linster on bass and vocals, Action Jackson on drums and vocals, and Dandy Don Hedeker on guitar and vocals (photo by Vera Gavrilovic).

"The Polkaholics stun and amaze while wreaking havoc to both traditional polka and rock genres" .... The Chicago Sun-Times


SHOWS | Merchandise | Facebook

 Videos at YouTube |  Polka Scene Zine| My Space | Vera Gavrilovic's Photos at Flickr  


Some press:

DC POLKA
Carlo Rotella wrote all about The Polkaholics in his Washington Post feature on Chicago polka!

POLKA IN THE READER
Monica Kendrick wrote all about The Polkaholics in her Crickets Column in The Reader.

POLKA ON CENTERSTAGE
The Polkaholics take Centerstage in this story of our rise to the top of the beer barrel!

POLKA COUP D'ETAT
The Polkaholics were actually written about by the legendary music writer Robert Christgau in his column in this trendy New York paper!


For more information about the band, e-mail: polkaholics@gmail.com, call: (773) 544-7828, or write: The Polkaholics, PO Box 803664, Chicago IL 60680



Let's POLKA!


Original Polkaholic drummer Mike Werner designed the image at the top, and polka filmmaker Wes Hranchak got the fly and eye to dance polka-style!  The bottom image was designed by super polka pal Chris Urban.