DynaBrass Receives 2 IPA Awards
Dance All Night wins Polish Style Song and Polish Style Polka Recording of the Year
Toledo, OH, April 25, 2018: The DynaBrass has won the 2017 International Polka Association (IPA) Award in 2 categories; Polish Style Song of the Year and Polish Style Polka Recording of the Year.
The awards will be presented at the annual IPA Awards Banquet on Saturday September 1, 2018 in Cheektowaga, NY.
DynaBrass Receives 2 USPA Awards
Dance All Night wins Song and Recording of the Year
Toledo, OH, June 12, 2018: The DynaBrass has won the 2017 United States Polka Association (USPA) Award in 2 categories; Song of the Year and Recording of the Year.
The awards were presented at the 42nd annual USPA Awards Banquet on Saturday May 26, 2018 during the USPA Convention & Festival held at the Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio.
The “Dance All Night” CD, which was recorded at PowerBox Studio in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio, received the 2017 USPA Recording of the Year, also nominated in this category were The Project “1st and Ten” and The Knewz “Holidayz”. The title song “Dance All Night” received the 2017 USPA Song of the Year, also nominated in this category were The Project “Yermazah/Hold Me Tight” and The Knewz “That’s Christmas To Me”.
Some DynaBrass 2020 Appearances Cancelled or Postponed
Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
Toledo, OH, March 22, 2020: All DynaBrass scheduled appearances for April 2020 have been cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Here is a link to the updated schedule - www.dynabrass.com/schedule.html
Holy Toledo Polka Days 2021
DynaBrass appearing on Friday & Saturday
Toledo, OH, March 17, 2020: Holy Toledo Polka Days is scheduled for April 15, 16, & 17, 2021. Holy Toledo '21 will be held at the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel, located at 444 N Summit Street in Toledo, Ohio. This Polka festival will feature the some of the top polka bands in the industry, including the host band The DynaBrass, plus Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push, The Knewz, Michael Costa & The Beat, John Gora & Gorale, Polish Connection, Polka Country Musicians, Holy Toledo Jam Band and Polka DJ Kenny Olowin. The Opening Night Polka Party will be held on Thursday April 15, 2021 from 8:00PM-11:00PM at the Clubhouse Lounge & Grille inside the Radisson Park Inn Hotel, located at 101 North Summit Street in Toledo. And the The Tin Can Polka Party will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 from 2:00PM until 5:00PM at the Tin Can Bar, located at 1 South Erie Street in Toledo. Both Venues are located within walking distance from the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel.
For more info - www.holytoledopolkadays.com
DynaBrass To Record New CD
Title will be "20/20 Polkas"
Toledo, OH, December 24, 2019: The DynaBrass will be starting a new recording project in January at Peppermint Productions in Youngstown, OH. The Recording entitled "20/20 Polkas" is scheduled for release in April 2020.
Dance All Night
DynaBrass releases new CD on TOPOMO Records
Toledo, OH, June 15, 2017: TOPOMO Records is excited to announce the release of “Dance All Night” a new full length recording by The DynaBrass. This new CD was recorded at PowerBox Studio in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio.
This new CD is a collection of 15 songs, a dozen polkas, two obereks and a waltz. This studio project features 10 songs never previously recorded by a polka band, including 7 originals by The DynaBrass, which gives this recording a fresh new sound. You will certainly find some polka favorites on this disc, such as “Playboy Polka”, “Out Til Dawn”, “Please Stop The World”, “Left Handed Oberek” and “Another Good Old Polka Medley”.
The title song “Dance All Night” has a very catchy melody with some built-in crowd participation. Based on early responses from live performances, “Dance All Night” is destined to be a fan favorite.
Joe Zalewski and Ted Lange teamed up for several original songs including “Follow Me To The Party”, “You Are Always With Me”, “A Bottle of Red Oberek”, “Hands Of Time” and the new DynaBrass break song “Follow Me To The Bar”, which is guaranteed to leave you walking away singing Bar, Bar, Bar, Bar. AJ Zalewski worked with Ted and Joe to pen another original (his first) entitled “A Simple Love”.
Other songs that will grab your attention include Dale Kivinen’s rendition of the Tracy Bird hit “Holdin’ Heaven, an Alabama classic, “Old Flame” and Isla Grant’s “An Accordion Started to Play Waltz”.
How to Purchase the CD: Anyone interested in purchasing the new DynaBrass CD can do so online - OR - by mailing a check payable to "TOPOMO Records" c/o Joe Zalewski, 5524 Ginger Tree Lane, Toledo, OH 43623. The “Dance All Night” CD’s are $18 each and the price includes shipping and handling.