- Baltimore Sun: Last polka nears for Blob’s Park
“Sometime soon, the last schnitzel will be fried, the last malty marzen will be poured, and the accordion will grow silent.” One of the East Coast’s great polka meccas, Blob’s Park Bavarian Biergarten in Jessup, MD, will close for good later this winter. You can still catch the tail end of (their last) Oktoberfest this weekend.
- Luigi Frisina: Dizzy Fingers
Italian-born, Australian-raised accordionist Luigi Frisina has just released his second CD, “Dizzy Fingers.” Check his website for clips.
- Accordian [sic] players are coming out of the closet in Virginia Beach
Virginia is for lovers… accordion lovers. Then again, I’m not sure if I trust an article where they misspell accordion in the headline.