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Squeezebox Circle: Calendar, Event, & Festivals

- All things accordion for Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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Monthly Squeezebox Circle get-together  -  the February 2022 session will be on Zoom: Friday Feb 4, 7-9 pm (Pacific Time)

Oct 2021 Circle streamed as part of the 2021 Virtual Accordion Noir Festival


Vancouver Accordion Events

Many events are being cancelled or postponed - don't assume an event is going on just because it's listed here - check with the link!

Ongoing events - probably all cancelled (except the Accordion Noir radio show!)
  • Every Tuesday, 7.30-9.30 - Breaking Boundaries Experimental Quartet - La Mezcaleria, 68 E Cordova St
  • Last Tuesday of every month, 6-7 pm - Ukrainian Folk Music Nights - Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender - open to listeners, singers, dancers and players (of all instruments. (Music reading ability optional).
  • Every  Wednesday, 10-11pm - Accordion Noir radio show CFRO 100.5 FM or anytime at http://accordionnoir.org
  • Second Thursday of every month - Black Bear Rebel Ceilidh Band - Black Bear Pub, 1177 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver.
  • Third Thursday of every month - Balkan dance party - "Balkan Shmalkan headlines a night of wedding and funeral music from Balkan and Klezmer traditions. Each month also features a set by different Balkan or Kelzmer guest band." - WISE Hall & Lounge, 1882 Adanac (at Victoria).
  • Roma Swing Ensemble - Thursdays, 7-10 pm: East is East, 4413 Main Street: Saturdays (7-10pm) & Sundays, (7:30-10 pm) East is East, 3239 West Broadway
  • Every Friday, 6-8 pm - Breaking Boundaries Quartet, La Taqueria, 586 Hornby St.
  • Every Friday: 7:30 to 10:30- Alpine music accordion get together- Austria Vancouver Club, 5851 Westminster Highway, Richmond- all welcome!
  • Every second Friday evening - 'International music' on accordion + guitar by our friend Rick W. - Jagerhof Alpine Restaurant, 71 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver - Call restaurant to confirm dates - (604) 980-4316
  • Every second Saturday of the month - Nuvo Zydeco - The Cheese Inn, 4585 Dunbar, 604-620-1951
  • First Sunday of every month, 2 pm - Victoria Accordion Club - Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street
Accordion-friendly festivals (in BC):
Accordion-friendly festivals (everywhere else):