What’s happening this week in accordion land?
- Smythe’s 9th Anniversary Accordion Party (Saturday in Oakland, CA)
Smythe’s Accordion Center, one of the Bay Area’s finest accordion shops, celebrates its 9th anniversary in style. Performers include The Lemon Lime Lights, Vermillion Lies, and Charity Chan.
- AAMS Festival (Friday-Sunday in Valley Forge, PA)
The American Accordion Musicological Society (say that three times fast) is having its 20th annual Festival and Symposium with a full lineup of concerts and workshops, including performances by Tony Lovello, Vitaliy Pirog, and Lidia Kaminska.
- Sturrfest 2007 (Friday in West Palm Beach, FL)
16-time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr brings his polka party to West Palm Beach for a show that includes Boots Randolph, Michael Rose and The Calhoun Twins.