Minneapolis Eagles #34 (Friday, November 2)
2507 E. 25th, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Elsie's Restaurant (Saturday, November 3)
729 Marshall St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1842

Dulono's Pizza (Sunday, November 4)
607 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2914


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Schedule of Events

NE Accordion Festival Schedule 2012

***schedule subject to change without notice***
Open to the Public



Friday, November 2nd, 2012 Minneapolis Eagles #34 (2507 East 25th, 55406)
$15.00 at the door (children 12 and under FREE) Food available for purchase

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Doors Open - Happy Time Meet and Greet
7:30 p.m. Dee Langley
8:00 p.m. NEAF Lifetime Award 2012- Florian Chmielewski
  presented by: Castle Accordion and AirAccordion
8:15 p.m. Chmielewski Fun Time Band with Florian Chmieleski
  Old Time Polka Dance
9:15 p.m. Dan Newton
10:15 p.m. Nick & Jakes'a Polka Fushion
  Polka Dance
Midnight Doors Close

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, Elsie's (729 Marshall Street Northeast, 55413)
$15.00 at the door (children 12 and under FREE) Food available for purchase

9:30 a.m. Doors Open
10:00 a.m. Rehearsal for Squeez-In Accordion Orchestra (performance 6:30 p.m.), conducted by Dee Langley
  This is open to any accordionist. Please note you must be able to perform at 6:00 p.m. with the orchestra to be included in this rehearsal.
  Music for free download, pick which part you can play comfortably. Bring your accordion, music and your own music stand.
12:30 p.m. Workshop #1 - Castle Accordion & friends
  Roland V-Accordion Possibilities
1:30 p.m. Workshop (and book signing) #2 - Lynda Griffith
  Playing Well, Prevention & Biomechanics of Musician Injuries
2:15 p.m. Workshop #3 - Dee Langley
  Minnesota Heritage: Alive With Music (Phase One)
2:45 p.m. Workshop #4 - Dan Newton
  Backing Up Vocals
3:30 p.m. Dan Turpening
4:00 p.m. Mark Stillman
5:00 p.m. Patty and the Buttons (Patrick Harison)
6:00 p.m. Denny Malmberg
7:00 p.m. Squeez-In Accordion Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Duo Almkaffee (Eric Ray & Jenny Schultz)
8:30 p.m. Hank Thunander

Sunday, November 4th, Dulono's Pizza, 607 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2914
No cover, 5PM Accordion Open Mic: All ages and skill levels welcome! Food available for purchase


The NE Accordion Festival is proud to honor our 2012 spons
and community friends

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