Uncle Mike and His Polka Band

November 28, 2010 8:10:12 AM PST
Mike Schneider was just five years old when he heard polka music for the first time. Now he travels the country performing for groups of all ages. He was a guest on ABC 7 News Sunday morning to perform a selection from his new release, Pint Size Polkas Volume Two: Dance! (News Release) Mike Schneider of Milwaukee, WI is pleased to announce the release of Pint Size Polkas Volume Two: Dance!, the entertaining and educational follow up to his groundbreaking 2008 debut release. Dance! features Uncle Mike and his Polka Band on 15 songs that teach children about the alphabet, numbers, occupations, personal hygiene and manners, and encourages kids to get up and moving to the happy sounds of polka music.

Pint Size Polkas Volume Two: Dance! includes polka remakes of such children's classics as "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes," and "If You're Happy and You Know It," plus brand new originals like "Scrub, Scrub, Scrub," "Alphabetical Order in the Court," and "Please and Thank You." Each track is aimed at educating kids on important concepts while entertaining the whole family through Uncle Mike's happy polka beat.

Since the release of Pint Size Polkas Volume One in 2008, Mike Schneider has appeared to discuss and perform his music on nearly 20 major network TV affiliates in seven states, including ABC7 Chicago. Schools and libraries in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wisconsin have hosted his Pint Size Polkas program. In June 2011, Mike Schneider will travel to Georgia for a two-week tour of the state's public libraries.

For more information about Pint Size Polkas Volume Two: Dance!, please visit pintsizepolkas.com


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