Hi polka music fans, my name is Craig Ebel, the host of It's Polka Time!

It's Polka Time! is heard all across the United States and over the Internet. The purpose of this website is to increase the awareness of the show and to promote all styles of polka music.

Craig Ebel becomes a 2015 Inductee to the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame! Included, as an inductee for 2015 is local musician/radio announcer, Craig Ebel, along with The Blenders, Lorie Line, The Mankato Symphony Orchestra, Mick Sterling and John "Jack" Volinkaty. Click on "new" for more.

It's Polka Time! with Craig Ebel will celebrate 25 years on the air with a dance at the historic Withrow Ballroom in Hugo, Minnesota, on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Dancing will be from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. with music provided by The Boys from Baltimore, Maryland, and The David Austin Band from Madison, Wisconsin. Click on the champagne bottle for more.

On Sunday, April 29, 2012, the International Polka Association (IPA) officially announced the 2012 Polka Music Hall of Fame inductees. Each year the IPA elects two prominent living and deceased personalities who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement and promotion of polka music. Included as an inductee for 2012 is local musician/radio announcer, Craig Ebel, along with Wally Dombrowski (CT) in the living category and Paul Wendinger (MN) in the deceased category.

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Craig Ebel joins Polka Parade! Polka Parade is the only Polka music radio program that originates from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Now in their 33rd year, Polka Parade keeps the polka musical tradition alive by broadcasting four hours each Saturday over WJYI 1340AM...

...with German music from 8-9am, Polish style from 10-11am, Slovenian/Cleveland style from 11am-12pm, and a mix of polka styles from 12-1pm. Along with wonderful advertisers, Polka Parade is also supported financially by its listening audience.

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This Home Page was created by Robert Jambor & Associates, February 11, 1998. Continued support through Technical Consulting Services. Maintained by Ebel Entertainment.

You can write It's Polka Time! at: P.O. Box 32757, Minneapolis MN 55432-0757.

Most recent revision November 24, 2015.

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