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     Nominees - Winners 2019

The Annual Awards Show #32 will be held in the Grand Ballroom

of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Cleveland on Saturday,

November 30, 2019 at 2:00p.m.

 

 

National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum

 

2019. www.polkas.nl - 03739 Jávea, Spain.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Walt Groller * Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Rudy Kershishnik, musician and vocalist

Joe Kusar, accordionist and bandleader

Al Meixner, accordionist and bandleader * Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Anton Mervar, accordion manufacturer * Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Joe Mlakar, accordionist and bandleader

 

 

TRUSTEES HONOR ROLL RECIPIENTS

Al Bambic * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Dave Skrajner * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Dan Wojtila * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Frank Svet * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Val Pawlowski * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Dale Bucar * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Ron Setniker * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

Ed Grosel * Trustees Honor Roll 2019

 

 

GREATEST ALL-TIME CLEVELAND-STYLE HIT SONG
Back Home in Pennsylvania

Keystone Polka

No Beer on Sunday * Greatest All-Time Hit Song 2019

Tony's Polka Village

Windy City Polka * Greatest All-Time Hit Song 2019

 

 

TONY PETKOVSEK AWARD

St. Vitus Parish * Tony Petkovsek Award 2019

 

 

NEW ORIGINAL SONG OF THE YEAR

"Fred's Polka" (Fritz Scherz)

"Home" (LynnMarie Hrovat and Eddie Rodick III) * New Original Song 2019

"La Parisian" (Al Battistelli)

"Rapid Fire Polka" (Mike Schneider)

"Why Don't You?" (Lyle Schaefer)

 

 

CULTURAL/HERITAGE
Tony Klepec

Slovenian Society Home, Euclid, OH

SNPJ Farm, Kirtland, OH * Culture/Heritage Award 2019

SNPJ Recreation Center, Enon Valley, PA

United Musicians Polka Association of Pennsylvania

(UMPAPA)

 

 

SUPPORT/PROMOTION
Joe Godina

Val Pawlowski

Sharon Staiduhar

Joe Valencic

Pam & Jerry Zagar * Support Promotion Award 2019

 

 

BUTTON BOX: INDIVIDUAL OR DUO
Patty Candela

Joe Grkman Jr. * Button Box Individual Award 2019

Ron Likovic

TJ Likovic

Alex Meixner

Fred Scherz

 

 

BUTTON BOX: GROUP OR BAND
Button Box Divas

Fairport Jammers

Ron Likovic and Friends * Button Box Group Award 2019

Magic Buttons

Patty C and the Guys

Western Pennsylvania SNPJ Button Box Club

 

 

VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Gary Byndas

Murray McFadgen * Vocalist Of The Year Award 2019

Kim Skovenski

Dave Skrajner

 

 

BAND OF THE YEAR
Rob DeBlander Band

Fritz's Polka Band

Klancnik and Friends * Band Of The Year Award 2019

Kordupel and Culkar Band

 

 

RECORDING OF THE YEAR
"Me to You," Al Battistelli

"Positively Polka," Tom Brusky

"Home," LynnMarie and E3 * Recording Of The Year Award 2019

"Having Fun with Polkas," Kordupel and Culkar Band

"Make Some Noise," Alex Meixner

 

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: INDIVIDUAL
Anthony Culkar

Joshua Kay

Alex Meixner

Brian O'Boyle * Musician Of The Year Award 2019

Eddie Rodick III

Fritz Scherz

 

 

SIDE MUSICIANS OF THE YEAR
Aaron Dussing

Don Hunjadi

RJ Likovic * Side Musician Of The Year 2019

TJ Likovic * Side Musician Of The Year 2019

Eddie Rodick III * Side Musician Of The Year 2019

Garrett Tatano

Frank Yasnowski

Paul Yeager

Joe Zdelar

 

 

 

 

 

 

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