Walter Ostanek, Grammy Award winner in 1993, 1994 & 1995, Canada’s Polka King, was honored for his 25 years as a band leader and for his promotion of polka music by being inducted into the International Polka Hall of Fame in 1983 and the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame in 1988.
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 three nominations for “Best Polka Album” at the 45th, 46th, and 51st annual GRAMMY AWARDS, with this album being the latest to be recognized with a Grammy Nomination.