Kimric Smythe — accordion repairman extraordinaire, Junkyard Wars veteran, and owner of Oakland’s finest accordion shop, Smythe’s Accordion Center — is holding his seventh annual accordion festival this Friday night at 21 Grand. The show starts at 8pm and the eclectic lineup includes Kielbasia, Duckmandu, La Familia Pena-Govea and Culann’s Hounds. Anna and I will be there, too, so come say ‘hi’ and we’ll give you some Let’s Polka stickers.
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"The accordion player is like a jazz musician: He improvises in between verses... and Flaco Jiménez is a master." http://t.co/si7FRUd62F
Darth Vader, playing accordion, on the streets of Glasgow. Happy Friday! http://t.co/0iPeUUy9XF