At the conclusion of FPB's evening gig on July 31st, Mike presents John (who celebrated his 50th anniversary with Marilyn) with a pair of customized Mike Faraino Vic Firth drumsticks, which were autographed by members of Fritz's Polka Band.
Don't be scared by this picture, as there wasn't really any fire. It's just some special lighting effects as Mike takes a turn on the dance floor (while John drummed) during FPB's evening gig of July 31, 2010 in Ilion, NY.
A side profile of John drumming with Fritz's Polka Band during the late evening of July 31, 2010 in Ilion, NY.
As Fritz's left hand plays the bass (in the upper left portion of this picture), John plays drums with FPB late in the evening of July 31st, as FPB was playing at John (and Marilyn's) 50th anniversary party.
Gabe sings out a tune on July 31st during FPB's evening gig in Ilion, NY.
Frank and Fritz are pictured at FPB's evening gig of July 31st in Ilion, NY.
Fritz's Polka Band rips through a tune at the Oneida County Fair in Boonville, NY on July 31, 2010, during a late afternoon performance.
Fritz's Polka Band is shown here performing in Camden, NY at Village Park on July 29, 2010.
Frank and Fritz are shown here on July 27, 2010 during FPB's gig in Herkimer, NY.
Mike is shown here on July 27th during FPB's gig in Herkimer, NY.
Gabe is pictured here during FPB's gig on July 27th in Herkimer, NY.
Frank and Fritz are shown here as FPB performs 'Old Time Rock n' Roll'on July 22, 2010 in Oneida, NY at Higinbotham Park.
Mike keeps the beat during FPB's gig at Higinbotham Park on July 22nd.
Gabe with his Parker on July 22, 2010 in Oneida, NY during FPB's gig at Higinbotham Park.
Members of FPB are shown here with Mark Bialczak, music critic for the Post Standard, after they completed an acoustic video recording at that newspaper's office in Syracuse, NY on July 20th.