Polka bands aren't just having to cope with the cruel indifference of the Grammy committee, but there just aren't going to be as many polka bands at the Wassau Rothschild Pavilion polka nights. But it's not all bad news:
Although there are fewer bands on the roster than last year, Raczkowski said people can expect more music.
"The bands will play longer sets. The quality is there. These are all really good bands," he said.
Doing more with less. Mark Thompson would approve.