Walter Ostanek Grammy Award winner in 1993, 1994 & 1995 the Canada’s Polka King, was honored by being inducted into the International Polka Hall of Fame in 1983 and the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame in 1988. for his 25 years as a Band Leader and for Promotion of Polka Music.
When the Walter Ostanek Band appears in public, they always do their best to please and keep their audience happy. Through this kind of dedication, Walter has accomplished many memorable steps.
Jerry Darlak and the TOUCH the Award Winning Polka band from western New York includes two members of the International Polka Association Hall of Fame, Jerry Darlak and Mike Nowakowski.
The band has also received two consecutive nominations for “Best Polka Album” at the 45th and 46th annual GRAMMY AWARDS.
The TOUCH has made national appearances on the Lifetime TV network new show \"Face the Family\" and excerpts of their DVD