Marty and Big Joe have been Polka Lovers for all their life.
They have been in the promotion of Polka Music with Radio
Shows and Big Joe is known as the "Grand Daddy of Polka
Festivals". Big Joe had his first TV Show over 40 years
For over 50 years the United States has not had a National
Polka Show. The Big Joe Polka Show is now in its 7th year.
He continues to stress it is not an ethnic show, but a Polka
Show featuring all Nationalities of Polka Music.
is “Happy Music For Happy People”
and Big Joe have been married for 47 years and have 5 children
and 6 grand children and one on the way in October.
Their efforts are aimed at preserving and keeping Polka Music
growing. Because of their influence and the help of RFD-TV,
Polka Music has stopped going backwards and is moving forward
at a faster pace each year. The main reason is variety of
many nationalities just dancing and enjoying the Polka more