Foreword Reviews

Polka Heartland

Why the Midwest Loves to Polka

2015 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Regional (Adult Nonfiction)

From the crowded dance tent at Pulaski Polka Days to an off-the-grid Mexican polka dance in small-town Wisconsin, discover the people, places, and history behind the Midwest's favorite music. From polka's surprising origin story as a cutting-edge European fad to an exploration of the modern-day polka scene, author Rick March and photographer Dick Blau take readers on a joyful romp through this beloved, unique, and richly storied genre.