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This is a new experimental page & as things pop up via emails we receive or online press, we'll post the info...

APRIL 2016

Mike Surratt wins 6th WAMMIE for 2015's "Best World Music Vocalist"

DECEMBER 2015

WE RECEIVED THREE 2015 "Wammie" Music Award Nominations!

Continentals Polka Band - WORLD MUSIC GROUP

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC VOCALIST

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENTALIST

 

FEBRUARY 2014

Mike Surratt wins 5th WAMMIE for 2013's "Best World Music Vocalist"

 

JANUARY 2014

WE RECEIVED THREE 2013 "Wammie" Music Award Nominations!

Continentals Polka Band - WORLD MUSIC GROUP

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC VOCALIST

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENTALIST

 

JULY 2012

We received a very nice "surprise" from The International Polka Association (IPA) based in Chicago, Illinois. Thank you David Ulczycki (IPA President) and all the members of the IPA!

FEBRUARY 2011

We're humbled and thrilled that our latest CD "Polka World" made it to #1 in 247polkaheaven's (www.247polkaheaven.com) "Best of 2010" List in their Contemporary Polka Category, PLUS 2 songs from the CD placed in the top ten of "Best Songs." "You Showed Me" hit #9 and "Polka Shoes" hit #5.  THANK YOU RAY...and all the people/IJs who voted, 1,000's of you did...

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FEBRUARY 2011

Mike Surratt wins 4th WAMMIE for 2010's "Best World Music Vocalist"

Here's a link to all the nominees and winners

http://wamadc.com/wama/wammies/wnoms25.htm

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JANUARY 2011

"An awesome band called The Continentals plays here..." [read more]

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DECEMBER 2010

WE RECEIVED FOUR 2010 "Wammie" Music Award Nominations!

Continentals Polka Band - WORLD MUSIC GROUP

Continentals Polka Band - WORLD MUSIC RECORDING "Polka World"

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC VOCALIST

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENTALIST

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FEBRUARY 2010

Mike Surratt wins 3rd WAMMIE for 2009's "Best World Music Vocalist"

Here's a link to all the nominees and winners

http://wamadc.com/wama/wammies/wnoms24.htm

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DECEMBER 2009

WE RECEIVED THREE 2009 "Wammie" Music Award Nominations!

Continentals Polka Band - WORLD MUSIC GROUP

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC VOCALIST

Mike Surratt - WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENTALIST

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FAN'S TOP 10

We just had to share this with everyone! We met a very nice family in July at the Baltimore, MD German Festival & they attended our performance at the Euro Bistro Oktoberfest (Herndon, VA) September 12, 2009. The following is a "Top Ten" list of their experiences that night which we received via email...(read more)

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"...Have you ever heard of Mike Surratt? Come on, Mike Surratt and The Continentals? He's a modern day Frankie Yankovic for Polka partiers in these parts. A legend in the polka industry, Surratt has been performing with The Continentals for decades and is one of the most requested session players in the Baltimore area..." from Scott Wykoff's Blog (read more)

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"...If the Continentals’ motto “polka ‘til you puke” is any indication of the serious stein-swinging they’re likely to induce, the festivities will be one for the record books..." (read more)