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.

Congratulations to Craig's son Christopher Ebel on winning the 2022 New Horizon Award from the United States Polka Association! Chris accepted this honor during the USPA's annual festival and convention Memorial weekend in Independence, Ohio. Click on the picture for more!

Craig Ebel was inducted to the World Concertina Congress! The class of 2016 included Leon Helget, Leroy Flor, Johnny Helget, Dale Pexa, Sr., Wenzel Fischer, Ron Urbanczyk of New York and Jersey Polka Richie (Richard Drongoski) of Florida.

Click on the alligator playing concertina for more about the WCC.

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

Click on the IPA note for more on the story.

Craig Ebel, along with his son Christopher, joins Polka Parade! Polka Parade is the only Polka music radio program that originates from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Now in their 40th year, Polka Parade keeps the polka musical tradition alive by broadcasting four hours each Saturday over AM 1340 & FM 98.7 WJOI in Milwaukee, Wisconsin...

...with German music from 9-10am, 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 March 18, 2024.

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