Fritz’s Polka Band nominated for Sammy Award


VERONA - Fritz’s Polka Band has been nominated for a Syracuse-Area Music Award, dubbed a Sammy Award.

The band’s 2021 recording, The Hands Of Time, which features 11 original FPB songs and one cover song, was nominated in the “Best Other Styles” category.

The Hands Of Time features a variety of guest artists, including: Joe Bonamassa, Deen Castronovo, Rocko Dorsey, Ron Keck, Joey Miskulin, Freddy Scherz and
Derek Sherinian.

The Sammy Awards will take place Friday, March 4, at the OnCenter Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse, starting at 7 p.m.

“The guys in my band are honored to be nominated again,” said Fritz Scherz, leader of Fritz’s Polka Band.

“Big thanks to the nominating committee, our families, fans, disc jockeys, music critics, the media for supporting us over the years, and of course the special guests who took part in our recording! Last, but certainly not least, we want to thank Ron Keck at SubCat Music Studios for taking on this recording project,” the bandleader added.

October 14, 2018 marked the 40th anniversary of Fritz’s Polka Band.

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