Polka Fest

August 13, 2023

A Cultural Festival at Hampton Beach? YES!!
Dzień dobry!
Come to our 3rd Annual POLKA FEST!
Sunday, August 18th from 3 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
At the Seashell Stage.
Come listen to, sing along and dance to the area’s Best Polka Bands! Bands TBA for 2024 but we will be featuring local band, Eastern Sound.


Time: 5-6:30 p.m. 

The NH-based Eastern Sound Orchestra has been entertaining folks throughout the USA and Canada for the past 46 years. This 5-piece band is known for their unique Eastern flair, featuring 2 fiddles, accordion, keyboard, bass, drums, trumpet, clarinet and saxophone. The Eastern Sound has been preforming at the Seashell Stage for 45 years. They have played at many festivals such as The Lowell Folk Festival, Hunter Mountain in New York, Dick Pillar’s “Polkabration” in Connecticut, the longest running polka festival in the country and many others throughout New England, Pennsylvania, New York and Florida. As Recording Artists, the Eastern Sound have produced three albums and a video. The band has been featured on ABC TV, NH Crossroads, WMUR and many PBS specials. They have been voted the #1 Polka Band in the state of NH and continue to entertain their many fans. Their recordings can be found at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. Featuring: Richard Lapadula, Tony Malionek, Peter Sylvester, leader John Sobczak, Mike Petrishen.