From Cotati to Costa Mesa, accordion music puts the big squeeze on California!
Places to see Accordions in
Zydeco, Bayou themed concerts and events
Norteño Mexican music played in Hispanic community events, clubs, bars and restaurants.
Accordion Festivals, Concerts and Events in California
COTATI - Accordion Festival August 17-18, 2013. Nonstop accordion music in this 21st annual event held at La Plaza Park. Time: 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Cost: $15-25 . Tickets: (888) 559-2576. cotatifest.com| Region: North Coast
COSTA MESA - Sunday,
September 29, 2013 tentative
4th Annual O.C. Accordion Festival-the Big Squeeze includes 4 to 5 stages of accordion based bands/performers representing a variety of
music genres. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $2. Location: OC Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA ocmarketplace.com
LOS ANGELES September 15, 2012
City of Los Angeles El Grito Celebration
Los Angeles, California
Celebrated in the magical twilight hours at historic Plaza Olvera, El Grito is Los Angles Official Mexican Independence Day public ritual featuring key political figure, performances from top Latin stars and representatives from every major media in the city.
Olvera Street Plaza Directions: El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historic Park 845 N. Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 For more information: (213) 680-2525
Time: 5 - 9:30 p.m.
Admission & Parking free
Tejano Conjunto Festival September 2, 2012
Sacramento, California, USA
Outdoor music festival food , beer garden, kids area
Elida Reyna y Avante Niteliters Tejano Brass Sunny Sauceda
Location: Cesar Chavez Plaza
9th and J st Downtown Sacramento
Times: 2 - 9:30 pm
Admission & Parking: $25
Sabor De Mexico Lindo Downtown Festival Oct. 5-7, 2012
Huntington Park, California, USA
Throughout 17 years of Festival history, as the popularity and attendance of the Festival has grown, so has its size and quality look. Today, Sabor De Mexico Lindo's set-up encompasses nine city-blocks of Pacific Boulevard in the heart of the downtown area. The Festival brings together more than 150 Commercial, food, arts and crafts and corporate exhibitors, displays two Major Concert-Stages with Professional Entertainment, a free health fair, two amusement and carnival areas, a petting zoo, plus Menudo Contests and food samplings. This year the success of the Plaza de Mariachi returns for its fifth outing, also the restaurants and residents competing in the two Menudo Cooking Contests, plus the children's hand-made Piñata judging-contest. For three days and nights, the Festival opens its doors to the public free-of-charge. Location: Downtown Pacific Blvd. from Florence Ave. to Randolph St., Address: 6330 Pacific Blvd.
Time: Friday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Admission & Parking: free public parking lots
Northern California Accordion Society
Phone: (530) 570-7318
California Accordion Clubs
Accordion Club of the Redwoods
Petaluma, CA (707) 874-3494.
Central Valley Accordion Club
Madera, CA (559) 673-2810.
East Bay Accordion Circle
Berkley (510) 548-2822.
Good Time Accordion Club
Escalon, CA (209) 545-3603.
Eureka, CA (707) 442-6546.
Sacramento Polka Boosters Club
Sacramento, CA. (916) 624-4791
Golden State Accordion Club gsaccordionclub.netfirms.com
Fontana Button Accordion Club fontanabuttonaccordionclub.org
Northern California Accordion Society ncasonline.org
Santa Barbara California Accordion Association santabarbaraaccordions.com
Accordion Lover's Society San Diego accordion-club-sandiego.org
Silicon Valley Accordion Society, San Jose svasociety.org
SVA Blog svaccordion.blogspot.com
San Francisco Accordion Club sfaccordionclub.com
International Accordion Festival San Antonio Oct.7-9, 2011, internationalaccordionfestival.org