ABOUT JOHN GORA & GORALE  & KORONA BAND

Call us by any name.  We are your PARTY/VARIETY BAND  playing multiple musical genres that include classic Rock & Roll, Country, Big Band, Swing, Cajun, Tex-Mex influences, Oktoberfest, Disco Polo, Polka, Waltz, Cha-cha and a casserole of music in several languages. 

 

All our music is LIVE MUSIC - not sequenced "pushbutton style".  We do provide the latest HITS with our DJ SERVICE that is complimentary when you book the band or separately as DJMUSIC.CA  

 

The John Gora Band: "Dynamic, crowd-pleasing stage performances have become a trademark of this group" - Steve Litwin, PAJ Writer

Recording History

 

In 1990 the band  released their first polka CD, READY FOR TAKEOFF with a polka version of "Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" becoming their first hit. The band has released the following recordings: 

READY FOR TAKEOFF - 1990

TAKE A SPIN - 1994 

DUTY FREE POLKAS - 1997 (Grammy Nominated)

FOLLOW ME - 2000 (Grammy Nominated)

CAN AM POLKAS - 2002

PANGORA'S BOX - 2004 (Grammy Nominated)

BULLETPROOF POLKAS - 2007 (Grammy Nominated)

POLKA PLAYIN' FOOL - 2009

BUTTERFLY - 2013

MY POLISH ROOTS & BEYOND - 2019

 

In August of 2008 John and the band were recognized by the IPA (International Polka Association) and won awards for the “CD of the Year” for their recording BULLETPROOF POLKAS and "IPA Song of the Year” for the song “Kiss of Fire”.  "Bulletproof Polkas" was also nominated for the "JUST PLAIN FOLKS MUSIC AWARDS" in Nashville, TN.

 

Thank you and remember that "LIVE" music is best.

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