Who We Are:

Sheelytown is a high-energy Polka band from Omaha, Nebraska.  Its dynamic sound, featuring syncopation, a cappella harmony vocals, and a combination of "push" and "honky" style Polish Polkas is sure to please your senses! 

Formed in 2012, Sheelytown has accommodated various events, large and small, by adapting its offerings to meet and exceed the need.  Whether it's our two-piece band "Double-Shot", the "Sheelytown Trio", "Sheelytown Four", or "Sheelytown Full-Force", let Sheelytown be your go-to band for all of your polka entertainment needs!  

And, don't forget about the Sheelytown Boys - Irish traditional and rock songs - a great way to celebrate your Irish events!    

The mission of Sheelytown is to share the Polka passion so that future generations continue the Polka tradition.

Sheelytown's core values are simple

- Play to our Strengths

- Play to the People, and

- Have Fun!

Contact Sheelytown for all of your Polka needs!!

Sheelytown Schedule (Note - many of the following dates are to be finalized (TBF)!

 
January 29, 2017 - 2pm - 6pm - Sheelytown Full Force - National Polka Month Dance - Polish Home
 
 
March 16, 2017 - Sheelytown Boys - Rusty Nail, 142nd and Pacific Street - 6pm - 9pm
 
March 17, 2017 - Sheelytown Boys - Rusty Nail,  2pm - 4pm
 
March 17, 2017 - Sheelytown Boys - Rusty Nail,  6pm - 9pm
 
March 19, 2017 - 2pm - 5pm - Sheelytown Full Force - St. Joseph's Day Dance - Donohue's Pub, 33rd and L Street
 
April 28 - April 30 - Sheelytown Full Force - Wisconsin Dells Polka Festival!!!  
 
May 6, 2017 - Sheelytown Full Force - Maifest - German American Society - 12:30pm - 4:30pm
 
May 7, 2017 - Sheelytown Trio - Polish Constitution Day - Polish Home  - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
 
May 20, 2017 - Sheelytown Full Force - Wedding
 
June 10, 2017 - Sheelytown Boys - Festival - Boys Town - 4:30pm - 5:15pm
 
June 10, 2017 - Sheelytown Full Force - Festival - Boys Town - 5:15pm - 5:45pm
 
July 8, 2017 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm - Sheelytown Four with Polonairs - Polish Home
 
August 6, 2017 - Sheelytown Full Force - Sts. Peter & Paul Festival 2:30pm - 4:30pm
 
August 20, 2017 - noon - 4pm - Sheelytown Full Force - St. Stanislaus Festival Noon - 4:00pm Alternating with Polonairs/Sheelytown 4
 
September 3, 2017 - Sheelytown Full Force - Polish Picnic  
 
September 9, 2017 - Sheelytown Full Force - Private Birthday Party 
 
September 15, 2017 - 7pm - 10pm - Sheelytown Full Force - Polish Harvest Celebration - Polish Home 
 
September 16 - Unavailable
 
October 8, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Sheelytown Four at Arbor Day Farms, Nebraska City - Oktoberfest
 
October 13-15, 2017 - Unavailable
 
October 20, 2017 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm - Sheelytown Four with Polonairs - Polish Home
 
Various other Oktoberfest events (TBF)
 
 
NOTE - OTHER EVENTS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING FINALIZED - CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES!

Last Year's Sheelytown Gigs:

January 31, 2016 - Sheelytown Full Force - Polish Home

February 13, 2016 (4pm - 10pm) - FREE Customer Appreciation Dance, Polish Home

March 19, 2016 - Noon - 3pm - Donohues, 33rd and L Street - St. Joseph's Day Kickoff Celebration!! 

March 19, 2016 - Evening wedding reception 
 
April 30, 2016 - Maifest, German American Society
 
May 1, 2016 - (noon start) - Polish Constitution Day - Polish Home (Sheelytown Trio)
 
May 7, 2016 - 32nd Annual Polski Day (811 Vermont Ave, Kansas City, Kansas) 
 
May 28, 2016 Poprawiny (Double-Shot)
 
June 4, 2016 - Party and Open Dance - Polish Home 
 
June 11, 2016 - Wedding reception (Double-Shot) 
 

August 7, 2016 (2:30pm - 4:30pm) - Sheelytown Full Force - Sts. Peter & Paul Festival 

August 20, 2016 - Private Wedding - Sheelytown Four
 
August 21, 2016 (Noon - 4pm) - Sheelytown Full Force alternating with Polonairs/Sheelytown Four - St. Stanislaus Polish Festival 
 
August 28, 2016 (2pm - 5pm) - Double-Shot by Sheelytown - Dinkers Bar - Polish Mural Celebration
 
September 2, 2016 - Sheelytown Full Force - Polish Harvest Celebration - Polish Home
 
September 4, 2016 - Sheelytown Full Force - Polish Picnic - Elkhorn 
 
September 15, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Petrows - 60th and Center Street - 7pm - 9pm
 
September 16, 2016 - Sheelytown Four - private party
 
September 18, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio (Family Reunion)
 
September 22, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Petrows - 60th and Center Street - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
 
September 24, 2016 - Sheelytown Full Force - 1pm - 3pm - Oktoberfest celebration - 12th and Jones Street
 
September 29, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Petrows - 60th and Center Street - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
 
September 30, 2016 - Sheelytown Four - Brix Village Pointe - Oktoberfest Celebration - 7pm - 10pm
 
October 1, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Northwoods Cheese Haus - 310 North Washington Street, Papillion, NE - Oktoberfest Celebration - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
 
October 2, 2016 - Sheelytown Full Force - Alamo Drafthouse - 12750 Westport Pkwy - Oktoberfest Celebration - 2pm - 6pm
 
October 7, 2016 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm - Sheelytown Four with Polonairs  - Fall Dance - Polish Home 
 
October 8, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Private Party
 
October 9, 2016 (1:30pm - 4:30pm) - Sheelytown Four - Oktoberfest - Nebraska City 
 
October 12, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Walnut Grove Retirement Center - Oktoberfest Party
 
October 23, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Private Oktoberfest Party
 
November 4, 2016 - Sheelytown Trio - Private Party
 
December 2, 2016 Sheelytown Four - tentative
 
December 10, 2016 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm - Polonairs with Sheelytown Four - Polonairs Holiday Dance - Polish Home
Wisconsin Dells - looking for polka fans that want to have fun, hear great music, and leave the driving to the professionals!
Join Sheelytown on a good, old-fashioned bus trip to the Wisconsin Dells Polka Festival 2017!  
The Dells Polka Fest is scheduled for April 28, 2017 – April 30, 2017 at the fabulous Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.  Sheelytown, as well as other big-name polka bands, will be playing at the festival.  The bus leaves Friday, April 28 morning, and returns Sunday, April 30 evening.  
We need polka fans that want to have fun, and leave the driving to the professionals!  
Package includes:
- Round-trip bus ride with beer, soda, water, setups, snacks, lunch, and serenade!
- 2-night stay at the Chula Vista Resort! 
- Buffet breakfasts Saturday and Sunday! 
- Weekend admission to the festivities!
Price, assuming full bus, is:  
- $475 per single person single-occupancy room
- $675 per couple, double-occupancy room
The first 40 people that place a $150 down-payment will be guaranteed a spot.  Down payments will be refunded in the event that the bus is cancelled.  
Time is of the essence, so please contact John Szalewski to reserve your spot now!.  Contact information is as follows:
Email:  jszalewski@cox.net OR sheelytown@cox.net
Cell:  402-630-3478
 
Let the party begin!!
Wisconsin Dells - looking for polka fans that want to have fun, hear great music, and leave the driving to the professionals!
Join Sheelytown on a good, old-fashioned bus trip to the Wisconsin Dells Polka Festival 2017!  
The Dells Polka Fest is scheduled for April 28, 2017 – April 30, 2017 at the fabulous Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.  Sheelytown, as well as other big-name polka bands, will be playing at the festival.  The bus leaves Friday, April 28 morning, and returns Sunday, April 30 evening.  
We need polka fans that want to have fun, and leave the driving to the professionals!  
Package includes:
- Round-trip bus ride with beer, soda, water, setups, snacks, lunch, and serenade!
- 2-night stay at the Chula Vista Resort! 
- Buffet breakfasts Saturday and Sunday! 
- Weekend admission to the festivities!
Price, assuming full bus, is:  
- $475 per single person single-occupancy room
- $675 per couple, double-occupancy room
The first 40 people that place a $150 down-payment will be guaranteed a spot.  Down payments will be refunded in the event that the bus is cancelled.  
Time is of the essence, so please contact John Szalewski to reserve your spot now!.  Contact information is as follows:
Email:  jszalewski@cox.net OR sheelytown@cox.net
Cell:  402-630-3478
 
Let the party begin!!
 
Thanks Mike Donohue and all of the polka fans for A GREAT St. Joseph's Day celebration at Donohues!!  And, thanks Rick for your generosity in extending the music!!
 
 
Note from John Szalewski:  the countdown has started for the Dells trip - we're less than 3 weeks from departure!  We could not fill a 2nd bus.  But, to those on the waiting list - don't despair!  I will contact you this week for room information in case you'd like to drive and join the fun!!  Or, visit www. dellspolkafest.com for information.  To those on bus 1, I will send information and specifics this week either by email or snail mail regarding the trip.  
 
 
Please contact John Szalewski with questions:  
Email:  jszalewski@cox.net OR sheelytown@cox.net
Cell:  402-630-3478
 
 
 
Osentowski Janulewicz Wedding Reception

"I really like polka music and have seen many bands over the years. I've enjoyed watching yours the most because of the energy you exude, the old songs you play, and the crowd interaction you group is so good at." - Stan Zemula, Missouri

Stan - thanks for the kind words!  It's exactly people like you that we love to play for - you fuel our fire!!!

Fans Cheer at St. Stanislaus Festival, 2014
Polish Home Crowd
Ashton Crowd 2013

Polish Home - National Polka Month dance

St. Stanislaus Festival

Polish Home Crowd - Battle Dance
Sheelytown at KC Polski Days
Sheelytown 4 at KC Polski Days