NYC Main Squeeze Accordion Festival

Get ready for some big squeezin’ in the Big Apple — the 1st annual NYC Main Squeeze Accordion Festival will be held at Riverside Park South next Saturday (July 8th) from 2pm to 9pm. There’ll be music, dancing, food, and even an accordion flea market. Sponsored by Walter Kuhr’s Main Squeeze accordion shop, the all-female Main Squeeze Orchestra (mentioned here previously) will kick off the day, followed by performances from Guy Klucevsek, Proyeccion Norte?a, the John Nolan Trio, the Phoebe Legere Experience, the Balkan Brothers, Ernestilio y Su Conjunto, Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew, and more.

If you’re in the New York City area and can file a festival report for us, let us know. Our East Coast news bureau is woefully understaffed.


  1. Can anyone help me put a value on a 100-yr-old P. Stamirowski accordion? I’d like to sell it but cannot find one similar to price it. Thank you!!!

  2. Well, it depends greatly on the condition of the accordion (and old accordions don’t usually hold up well). I don’t know enough about that accordion to help you, but you might want to try one of these forums:

    Both groups are usually pretty helpful when it comes to questions like this. Hope that helps!