Watch “Polka Buzz” Sunday at 11:30am & 7pm on WBBZ-TV
Chris Musial, GM of WBBZ-TV Your Hometown MeTV Station, invites Western New Yorkers to dance to the “Polka Buzz” presented by Key Liquors and Babcia’s Pierogies!”
This week, Canada’s popular John Gora Band return to the stage at Pott’s at 11:30am with an encore of last week’s show. Then, watch Sunday at 7p.m. when “Phocus” takes the stage with a brand NEW show. These programs were recorded in February 0f 2020.
Unfortunately, we have had to postpone the next taping of “Polka Buzz” originally scheduled for April 2nd. Stay tuned on-air and online for updates on when we can return to recording our programs after the Coronavirus Emergency passes.
Personality Ron Dombrowski, host of “Drive Time Polkas” (Mon-Sat 5-7p.m. on WXRL 1300AM & 8-11a.m. Sunday on WECK 1230AM & 102.9FM), is bringing his unique style and knowledge of Polka music to the television screen. Dombrowski has been broadcasting polka programs since 1979 on both radio and television.
The Polka is a Central European dance and genre of music that became familiar throughout Europe, originating in 19th century Bohemia. The name means “Polish Lady.” The music was introduced to America in 1844, and enjoyed a resurgence in popularity after World War II when Polish refugees moved to the Americas. Many Polish people settled in Buffalo, and the surrounding communities. Western New York holds a top 5 ranking for Polish Americans in the United States. However, Polka music is enjoyed by people of all ages and ethnicities.
WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York over-the-air on digital channel 67.1. Ch. 5 on Verizon FiOS (HD 505); Ch 5 Dish; Ch. 67 DirecTV, and on Spectrum: Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metro area: Channel 5 (HD 1230); Batavia – Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Dunkirk Channel 5 (HD 1230); Olean Channel 5 (HD 1230); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 72 (HD 1230); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- BolivarFriendship- Hornell Channel 5 (HD 1230).