Polka Profiles

Series produced by KSRQ

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Interviews with Midwest polka performers from KSRQ HD-2, Pioneer PolkaCast.

Interviews with Midwest polka performers from KSRQ HD-2, Pioneer PolkaCast.


9 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Recorded Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Virgil and Cathy Erickson Farm in rural Marshall County, MN as part of a Live broadcast to celebrate the 10...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 54:57
Caption: Richie Yurkovich
Richie Yurkovich has had his own band for over 40 years, recorded 30 albums, owns his own recording studio, hosted many tours in the U.S. and abro...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers
Chuck Thiel has been on the Midwest Polka and Old-Time Music radar for well over fifty years with his band the Jolly Ramblers. The band has been a ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 55:33
Caption: Barefoot Becky Livermore
Glen Braget catches up with one the busiest acts on the Midwest Polka scene, Becky Livermore aka Barefoot Becky of Mt. Vernon, Iowa. For nearly 30 ...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2016
  • Length: 56:00
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Matt Hodek of the Dakota Dutchmen (Lankin, ND) talks about his beginnings in music, recording his new CD, and playing for Midwestern snowbirds in A...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 19:11