The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame is home to many nationally known
Cleveland-Style polka stars throughout history. Some of the biggest and best talents
are found right here within our walls. Please explore this site and learn all about
the Cleveland-Style polka sound and some of the musicians who have contributed throughout
The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame was founded in 1987 by musicians
and leaders of Slovenian and ethnic organizations. The museum traces the story of
the city's home-grown sound from its roots in the old Slovenian neighborhoods to
nationwide popularity with audio exhibits, historic photographs and original instruments.
The archive preserves 6,000 vintage recordings, dating back to 1913.
Waltz away your winter blues with the Eddie Rodick Orchestra at the National Cleveland-Style
Polka Hall of Fame Sweetheart Ball, Friday, February 15th, 2019, at the American
Croatian Lodge Party Center, in Eastlake, Ohio. You can swing your sweetie to the
finest Cleveland-Style polka music.
Treat your date to dinner, 5:00 until 8:00, and stay for the dance, 6:00 to 11:00.
Enjoy schnitzel dinners, sausages and many nationality treats catered by Dubrovnik
Gardens. Try your luck at the raffles - you may go home a winner. Eddie Rodick is
a Polka Hall of Fame legend, so you can expect an evening of potent polkas and elegant
waltzes, sure to delight the most discriminating dancers.
The American Croatian Lodge is located on Lake Shore Boulevard at Route 91 (SOM Center
Road). Get your advance ticket, $10 through the Polka Hall of Fame, 605 East 222nd
Street, Euclid, next to Euclid City Hall. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
from 11:00 to 4:00. $12 dollars at the door. 18 and under free. Call (216) 261-FAME.
Online at Polkashop@aol.com.