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Squeezebox Circle: Calendar, Event, & Festivals

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First Thursday of every month - Squeezebox Circle get-together;  Spartacus Books. The next session will be September 5, 7.30 pm  - 3378 Findlay (just off Commercial


Wooden Boat Fest

Aug 24 Ana Bon-Bon
Aug 24

Endless summer

Oktoberfest

Roots Roundup x 2
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Vancouver Accordion Events
  • August 23, 1.30-2.15 pm - Squeezebox Circle Orchestra - Wooden Boat Festival, Grandville Island (behind the Public Market), free
  • Aug 24, 9am-11:30am - Teapot in the Tuba, Trout Lake Farmer's Market
  • Aug 24, 2-4 pm - solo Ana Bon-Bon, Billy Bishop Legion, 1407 Laburnum
  • August 24, 4.15-5 pm - The Creaking Planks - Wooden Boat Festival, Grandville Island (behind the Public Market), free
  • Aug 24, 8-11:30 pm - Balkan Shmalkan and Melez Band, Details TBA
  • August 24, 8 pm - Calexico, Vogue Theatre, $44.50
  • August 25, 12.15-1 pm - The Creaking Planks - Wooden Boat Festival, Grandville Island (behind the Public Market), free
  • Aug 30-Sept 1 - Quadrapalooza, Balkan Shmalkan, Quadra Island
  • Aug 31, 1-9 pm - Endless Summer Barbecue w. Ana Bon-Bon, Lupolo Brewing, 1123 Venables
  • September 5, 7.30-9.30 - Squeezebox Circle monthly get-together - Spartacus Books, 3378 Findlay (near Commercial & 18th)
  • Sept 9, 1-8 pm - Polish Festival Vancouver w. Parno Drom and more, Shipbuilders' Square, North Vancouver (foot of Lonsdale)
  • Sept 14, 2-5 pm - The Spillionaires Picnic at Trout Lake - between the beach/snack bar and 19th Ave.
  • Oct 5, 2.30-9 pm - Dreadnoughts/Polka Time Oktoberfest - The Cambie, 300 Cambie, $20
  • Oct 11-12, 8 pm - Roots Roundup - double-header at Lana Lou's, 362 Powell
  • Nov. 1 - Geoff Berner - Chutzpah! Festival, STAGED MUSICAL READING FOLLOWED BY ALBUM RELEASE SHOW - WISE Hall
  • Nov 2, 8 pm - Lemon Bucket Orkestra + Guests - Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E Hastings, $30/35
  • Nov 15 - Accordion Noir Festival - with Sudanda, Wolfbrood, Nuvo Zydeco and Tower of Dudes  - WISE Hall
Ongoing events
  • Every Tuesday, 7.30-9.30 - Breaking Boundaries Experimental Quartet - La Mezcaleria, 68 E Cordova St
  • Every  Wednesday, 10-11pm - Accordion Noir radio show CFRO 100.5 FM or anytime at http://accordionnoir.org
  • First Thursday of every month, 7.30-9.30 - Squeezebox Circle monthly get-together - Spartacus Books, 3378 Findlay (near Commercial & 18th)
  • 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
  • Every Sunday, 7-10 pm: Gary Comeau & Cannery Row, Ouisi Bistro, 3014 Granville
  • First Thursday of every month, 7.30-9.30 pm pm - Squeezebox Circle get-together;  Spartacus Books, 3378 Findlay (just off Commercial Drive at 18th)
  • First Sunday of every month, 2 pm - Victoria Accordion Club - Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street
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