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Polka Dan’s Beetbox Band – Music VIDEO Mashup




 

EASTHAM – Kids love polka music. It was the first thing we noticed when we saw the fun, high energy Polka Dan’s Beetbox Band at the Eastham Windmill Festival on Saturday.

Polka Dan's Beetbox Band

Kids love polka music.

We shot videos of three songs and this is a mashup of the “Pennsylvania Polka,” by Frankie Yankovic, “Hoop Dee Doo Polka” also by Yankovic, and in the middle we put Dick Dale’s “Misiriou,” which began when Polka Dan Blajda asked, “Any surfers out there?”

Polka surf music.

It was pretty cool, and did we mention that the kids loved it. One of our original full song videos had a minute or more of little feet rolling by the camera from girls doing cartwheels in front of the stage. The band later thanked the energetic dancers.

The band itself includes Polka Dan Bladja, the lead singer and fiddle player, Robin Johnson on piano, Greg Johnson on bass, Clayton March on clarinet, and David Silver on drums. They are a tight band, and Polka Dan is a one-of-a-kind charismatic performer.

Plus, everyone loves polka music.

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Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face. For more information see Briantarcy.com, Almostbook.com, and Whatzgonnahappen.com (NFL Picks).

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