Circle get-together- the next session will
be Tuesday June 13,
7-9 pm (Pacific Time), Longhouse Church, 2595 Franklin (corner of Penticton), East Vancouver - lots of free parking! (new location!)
add your event, band, or other resource to this website - or for more
and bands in and around Vancouver:
Geoff Berner - live at Accordion Noir Fest
Barbara Adler & Fang - Live at Accordion Noir Fest
The Creaking Planks
her stomach Steinway with her rapidly-expanding collection of traveling
tales with The Fugitives,
Wolves, Proud Animal(and
probably many more!) - now living on the Sunshine Coast: http://www.badler.ca/
themselves as "a multi-genre indie group. Taking from multiple musical
backgrounds including Classical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Rock, Pop,
Electronic and Folk traditions, they blend elements with an intimate
knowledge of tonal harmonics and a deep love for making great music.
Bainesis squeezing with Double Rainbow and
Banda Forró do Cana
- music from north-east
Brazil (forro, frevo, chorinho and more) w. Steve Charles on accordion
The Beer Barrels
- 'oompa music' from "a 3 piece Oompa-pa dance band who have been
performing professionally for approximately the last 30 years."
Whiskey Rabbi - watch Geoff's solo performance at the Vancouver World
Peace Forum, Nov 11 2010: part 1 & part
Berson Quartet: Great modern jazz. Saul plays
sax - look for Kim Darwin on accordion now and again....
Bon-Bon: swooning cabaret chanteuse back after a
long stay in London.
plays lute, guitar, and accordion with Bulgarian folk dance group
Kitka. He specializes in East European folk music and has spent many
years touring, playing at traditional weddings, and recording. He is
also a professional lute player, specializing in renaissance and
Buckman Coe soul-funkster switch-hits between
ukulele, guitar, and (sometimes) accordion
Band - street parades and more, sometimes with
Carrigan- solo and with Can Cala and The Luscious- Robyn
has moved to Nova Scotia
Traditions - Michael Pratt and Lynn McGown:
Fiddle, concertina, voice, and more.
Road Band - promise 'Celtic music for all
occasions', playing traditional dance tunes and folk songs from
Ireland, England, Scotland, and elsewhere on button accordion, celtic
harp, Irish bagpipes, and more.
Dirty Bellows- Rockin' the bayan - 4-piece Latin band playing
mashups of popular hits and old-time classics. Youtube
- accordion/banjo ensemble playing all sorts from Jazz to Gypsy,
Klezmer to Country, Latin to light orchestral, Celtic to Calypso,
Zydeco to Funk to Total Fun!! Sue Baines squeezing and Steve Cottrill
Heart & Soul Accordion
Duet - Lynda and Jim - an acoustic
accordion duo; music includes old-time waltzes, polkas and
schottisches, as well as sing-a-long favorites, and melodies from
around the world: YouTube Channel
Jenkins: solo and with Lone Crow Jubilee, Flying
Folk Army, Something About Reptiles, Redboot Quartet, Old Yeller,
Zeelia, Rogue Crows (and probably more). New (Oct 2021) band and
draws on Jazz, Brazilian Sambas, French 60ies pop and Cabaret music to
concoct its own unique sound -
Lisa is a Parisian Cafe to a New Orleans
Riverboat, Singer-Songwriter, Sulty Harmonies, Originals, Zydeco, Soul,
Jazz, Classics in English French Italian Spanish
Mytko - cajun-style diatonic accordionist (played with the
Pinegrove Ramblers): 604-466-0663
Naylor: from Dan Mangan to Sick Boss Dividing
his time between Berlin and Vancouver Tyson is currently playing
piano/organ/accordion/etc with Dan Mangan, the Crackling, the Abramson
Singers, Francois Houle's Living Ditches, Sick Boss and his own Tyson
Naylor Trio - now living in Berlin
Zydeco - South Surrey's own taste of Louisiana.
Dan Kahila on accordion and now Sue Baines
Oktoberators- Oom Pa in Vancouver. Ready to
serve up Octoberfest around the region all year round!
Band: English ceilidh, English country, American contra
and French Canadian dance tunes played on melodeons, banjo, guitars,
whistle/flute, fiddle, tuba and percussion. Contact: Graham Baldwin: email@example.com;
604 720 2790
A gypsy jazz quartet that took a left turn into Western swing? A Paris
café band whose waltzes suddenly detour into wild Balkan dances? - w.
Alison Jenkins on accordion. Back in 2015 after a while off.
' is a 21st century interpretation of the folk music and traditions of
the Norse and proto-Norse tribal societies since the collapse of the
Roman Empire to the Viking Age and beyond'
Wong: Classical, Celtic and popular music,
featured on radio and tv. Creator of Gung Haggis Fat Choy Robbie Burns
Chinese New Year Dinner. Performs solo and with Black Bear Rebels
Celtic Ceilidh Band.
Ukrainian soul now w. Alison Jenkins on accordion
Zisman: plays with the Gram Partisans
(and co-hosts the monthly Squeezebox Circle drop-ins and manages this
Milojevic: classical, experience accordion
played this well at least once in your life; Georgia Straight article (Nov 26 2009). Jelena has
recently helped organize the 20-player BC Accordion Orchestra
- folk/square/old-time dancing and accordion too! In Quick BC (near
- teaches cajun-style diatonic accordion (played with the Pinegrove
Damien O’Reilly - Irish Button Accordion Lessons
(online from Ireland) - note that the typical Irish button accordion is
a 2-row diatonic instrument with the two rows a semi-tone apart (i.e.
B/C, etc). Some free video lessons, otherwise priced from Euro 25/month
Debra Peters -
from Burnaby to Phoenix - Debra comes back to town every couple of
months and is offering Vancouver-area lessons when she's here, and online lessons the rest of the time - : firstname.lastname@example.org
She also sells 3 volumes of DVD lessons: ABCs
of Piano Accordion Basics
(Ross Braes) is a qualified piano accordion teacher and seeks students
of all ages, youngsters especially. He uses both the Palmer-Hughes
method books and his own materials. Contact Dr Ross at cell: 604
340-3348 or check his website at www.musiconnex.com.
Ryzlovsky : accordion, piano, organ, clarinet, saxophone,
harmony, music theory and history – for your pleasure or for exams, all
styles, all ages, improvising, music notation, at two Vancouver
locations or at your place, e-mail email@example.com,
cell: 778 939 2252
Stephen - plays keyboard accordion.
She toured internationally as accordion player and vocalist with
Canadian Celtic-funk band Mad Pudding, performed and recorded with
world music group Jou Tou, klezmer group Tzimmes and the Vancouver
Intercultural Orchestra. Amy also plays and joyfully teaches piano,
penny whistle, Celtic harp, and music theory.