International Accordion Festival: the full schedule 

click to enlarge From the Balkans via LA comes Petrojvic Blasting Company - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • From the Balkans via LA comes Petrojvic Blasting Company

The Schedule


1pm Harmonouche

2:30pm Petrojvic Blasting Company

4pm Los Nahuatlatos

5:30pm Riyaaz Qawwali

7pm Pistolera

8:30pm Radhames Rodríguez


1pm Moona Luna

2:30pm Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour

4pm Harmonouche

5:30pm Petrojvic Blasting Company

7pm Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws

8:30pm Chicha Libre

All workshops are free at the Juarez Plaza stage. These are our picks, but check the complete schedule at There isn’t a weak offering on the menu and there’s stuff for all tastes.

1:30pm Sat: Nuevo Barrio Rhythms
New York’s Pistolera and SA’s Los Nahuatlatos will talk about how the accordion is an easy link to all sorts of musical genres.

4:30pm Sat: Dominican Merengue Típico Accordion and Dance Workshop
Radhames Rodríguez is from the Dominican Republic, but his sound is a product of the New York merengue fusion that started taking place in the ’90s. See him up close and prepare to dance to his 8:30 p.m. set at the Maverick stage.

Noon Sun: Open Mic
Come at 11:30, get your name on the list and show what you got for 15 minutes. Then stay for an accordion workshop.

International Accordion Festival

1pm Sat and Sun, Sept 14-15
La Villita (Maverick Plaza stage)
418 Villita




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