Legendary Texas Polka DJ and Bandleader Alfred Vrazel has been elected to the International Polka Association Polka Music Hall of Fame. This is a great honor for Alfred, who is being recognized for his long-standing service as a polka D.J.
Alfred is the FIRST TEXAN to be elected to the Polka Music Hall of Fame by the International Polka Association, which is headquartered in Chicago.
Alfred has been invited to be a guest of honor in Independence, Ohio, where he will receive the Pioneer Award. This award is given to those who have made outstanding contributions over the years to the advancement and promotion of polka music. The presentation will be made at the International Polka Association, Polka Music Hall of Fame and Music awards Banquet at the 46th Annual Festival and Convention on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at the Embassy Suites in Independence, Ohio.
You can hear Alfred's show every Sunday on KMIL 105.1 FM and on the Internet at kmil.com from 12:15 until 2:30 p.m. The show has been on the air every Sunday since 1955 and is in its 59th year of continuous broadcasting. It is believed to be the longest running weekly polka show in America.
For more information on the IPA Polka Music Hall of Fame: www.internationalpolka.com