What’s on the accordion calendar this week?
- Main Squeeze Accordion Festival (Saturday in New York, NY)
This year’s festival at Riverside Park promises an eclectic lineup that includes the Ivan Milev Band, Dr. William Schimmel, Raul Jaurena and Octavio Brunetti, and, of course, the lovely and talented ladies of the Main Squeeze Accordion Orchestra. There will also be an accordion flea market and an accordion kids corner with activities designed to encourage youngsters to start squeezing.
- Angelina Carberry and Martin Quinn (Saturday in Coatesville, PA)
Irish traditional duo (and husband and wife), Martin Quinn and Angelina Carberry, play button accordion and tenor banjo. Before the show, they’ll lead workshops in their respective instruments.
- Klezmer Meets Jazz (Sunday in Stanford, CA)
Finally… an event in our neighborhood! The Stanford Jazz Festival presents a unique show pairing klezmer band the Gonifs and jazz ensemble Left Turn No Signal, hosted by comic/juggler Sara Felder.
Have an accordion event in your area to share? Let us know!