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First Thursday of every month - Squeezebox Circle get-together;  Spartacus Books. The next session will be May 3rd, 8 pm  - 3378 Findlay (just off Commercial

Breaking Bounrdaries Apr 28

May 4 Ceilidh

May 26

June 16

ArtsWells 2018 - poster by Jenny Ritter

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Vancouver Accordion Events:
  • April 28, 9 pm - El Camino and Breaking Boundaries, Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnson Street, Grandville Island
  • May 3, 8 pm: Squeezebox Circle get-together;  Spartacus Books - 3378 Findlay (just off Commercial Drive at 18th)
  • May 3, 8 pm - Rusty Creek (Sue Baines, accordion) - Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • May 4, 7.30 - CEILIDH/TWMPATH/BARN DANCE w. The RATTLEBONE BAND, Cambrian Hall, 215 East 17th Avenue, $10
  • May 10, 8 pm - Rusty Creek (Sue Baines on accordion) - Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia, New West
  • May 26, 7 pm - Dogtooth & Nail (from Portland) + The Gram Partisans (from Vancouver) - Spartacus Books, 3378 Findlay
  • May 26, 8 pm - Fiesta MéxiColombiana w. Breaking Boundaries and more - WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac
  • May 29, 1-2.30 pm - Classical accordionist/singer Barbara Ann Martindale performs classical and semi-classical pieces, Brock House, 3875 Point Grey Road, $10
  • June 8, 7 pm - Calexico w. Julia Jacklin - Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E Hastings
  • June 16, 5-9 pm - 1st Annual East Van Polka Dance! w. Polka Time! - Deutsches Haus German Restaurant, 4875 Victoria Drive
  • June 17, noon-5 pm - Car Free Day - Main Street will have an Accordion Stage with non-stop performances including our own Squeezebox Circle Orchestra! - Main Street, around 25th Avenue (King Edward)
  • June 30, 4.30-7.30 - Rusty Creek (Sue Baines on accordion) - Fairview Pub
  • June 30 - Jack Garton + Demon Squadron - WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac
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
  • 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. This music is largely festive, upbeat dance music, vibrantly performed on brass, reed and percussion instruments with vocals in a variety of languages. Each month also features a set by different Balkan or Kelzmer guest band. Bring your dancing shoes and be prepared to go all night." - WISE Hall & Lounge, 1882 Adanace (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 Friday evening - 'International music' on accordion + guitar by our friend Rick W. - Jagerhof Alpine Restaurant, 71 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
  • Every Sunday, 7-10 pm: Gary Comeau & Cannery Row, Ouisi Bistro, 3014 Granville
  • First Thursday of every month, 8 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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