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Polka in the Park 2011

January 31, 2011

Event: Polka in the Park
Location: Tecumseh Park in Chatham, Ontario
When: Last Sunday in July (annually)
Organized by: Charlie Tomecek & Mary Lou Downs
Genre: Polka music

The idea began with Tom & Mary organizing monthly polka jams in November of 2002. They are held at the Kent Belgium Dutch Hall (KBD Hall).

Notes: Musicians from Ontario, Michigan, and Ohio. Many featured groups and lots of accordion and button box jamming. Bring a lawn chair. Live music held  from 1:30 to dusk. The Sunday Polka Party radio show (Dan Coppens, Detroit disc jockey) broadcasts from the park on WNZK 690 AM radio.

Some featured artists previously included the Button Box Buddies, Martin Brothers Plus, Frank Moravcic, Linda Hochevar, Eddie Adamic, Niagara Button Boxers, Ron DeBlander, Wendell Bauer and Mike Mahler and the Blue Waves.

Source: http://www.polkatimes.com/squeezeplay~biography.html
Email: polkapromotionsplus@hotmail.com

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Rock Stock 2010

August 9, 2010

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Event: Rock Stock
Where: Tecumseh Park, Chatham Ontario
When: Aug. 13th & 14th 2010
Note: proceeds to benefit the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Price: $30 a night, or $45 for both.

Website: http://www.rockstockconcert.com/

Note: This will be the third annual Rock Stock. The first two years were held at the Chatham Airport.

Line-up  Aug. 13th
The Doors
Time (Windsor Band)
The Long Lots (Local)
Redinger
The Standstills
Songs From A Room

Line-up Aug. 14th
Big Sugar
Thornley
Marginal Potency (local)
The Cause… If Anything (Local)
Forclosure (Local)
S.U.D.S. (Local)
Mic Lordz (Windsor)
Dead End Charlie (Local)

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