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Squeezebox Circle: Merch & Comics

- All things accordion for Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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First Thursday of every month - Squeezebox Circle get-together;  Spartacus Books. The next session will be January 3rd, 8 pm , 8 pm  - 3378 Findlay (just off Commercial Drive at 18th)

Contact: To add your event, band, or other resource to this website - or for more information, email us!

Comics -
In Tune With Fun: Learn to Play the Accordion in Eight Simple Pages Click to read a page at a time
(Note Henri Ducharme's analysis of this 1953 comic).
In Tune With Fun comic
Famous Men of Music: Charles Magnante
Click to read a page at a time
(click link to download/save whole comic as large PDF file)
Charles Magnante comic


2018 Accordion Babes calendar
Accordion Babes calendar + CD
Accordions Rising t-shirt

Accordions Rising t-shirt - black or white, crew or V neck, mens or womens sizes

Geoff Berner t-shirt $16

Accordion Revolution t-shirt

Creaking Planks octopus + accordion t-shirt - $15 + $10 shipping. Or drop into Spartacus Books and buy it without needing to pay shipping!
Creaking Planks merch

Flutina GirlAccordion Noir t-shirts  with Flutina Girl on the front & on the back:  "Ruthlessly pursuing the idea that the accordion is just another instrument." 

$20 here in Vancouver, or $25 with postage.

To order, phone 604-782-7245 or email:
Korpklaani t-shirt

Finnish band Korpiklanni t-shirt: 19Euro (also in 'girlie', hoodies, etc)

Biker TankUnisex Tank
When accordions fly - Biker Tank or Unisex Tank styles:
They Might Be Giant 2040 Tour t-shirt
They Might Be Giants 2040 Tour t-shirt

Accordion Hoodie
Accordion Hoodie - US$37

Buster Plays Along Buster sends postcards to his friends back home when he and his father go to San Antonio, Texas for the International Accordion Festival. (Age 4-8)

Click below to order from Amazon.com:

Buster Plays Along (Passport to Reading) - hardcover $10.92
Squeeze This Squeeze This!
A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

by Marion Jacobson
Jacobson considers the accordion's contradictory status as both an "outsider" instrument and as a major force in popular music in the twentieth century.
How to be an accordion player How To Be An Accordion Player Booklet
A 45-page instructional booklet by Geoff Berner

This indispensable volume comes complete with chapters describing:
How to Choose an Accordion
How to Pay for Your Accordion
Approaching the Buttons of Your Accordion Without Fear
and much more!
Accordion Repair Book

One Less Guitar
One Less Guitar stickers available at Spartacus Books- $2 (or $8 for 5)
Accordion Backstrap ad
Hohner Squeezebox

Debra 1Debra 2
Debra 3Debra Peters' 3 Instructional DVDs

Sergiu Popa DVD
Sergiu Popa - Gypsy & East European Accordion instructional DVD

Franco Rizzo