AccNoir-2011-08-03, MusicFest Vancouver Hayloft Kickstart

Posted on 4 August, 2011 - 19:26 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir-2011-08-03, MusicFest Vancouver Hayloft Kickstart

Go to the Music Fest Vancouver this weekend!

"Accordion Day," with three international classical accordion acts!
Saturday, August 6th.

Regina Carter with her Reverse Thread Project (Will Holshouser, acc.)
Monday August 8th. Amazing opportunities!

www.MusicFestVancouver.ca

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And please consider donating to support the Hayloft Gang documentary and spread the word about the accordion history in early country music.
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/163043958/the-hayloft-gang-the-story-of-the-national-barn-da

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Regina Carter – Kothbiro (Intro) – Regina Carter - Reverse Thread (2010) – New York, New York, USA – http://www.reginacarter.com/ Will Holshouser, acc.
* Regina Carter – Kothbiro – Regina Carter - Reverse Thread (2010) – New York, New York, USA – http://www.reginacarter.com/ Will Holshouser, acc.
* Toeac – Tango - I. Stravinsky – (0) – The Netherlands – www.musicfestvancouver.ca http://www.toeac.nl/
* Steve Normandin – Almost like being in love – Swing Road (2009) – Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada – www.myspace.com/stevenormandin
* Alexander Sevastian – D. Scarlatti. Sonata In E – A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005) – Thornhill, Ontario, Canada – http://www.accordions.com/sevastian/
* Wax Mannequin – Volcano God – Saxon (0) – Canada –
* Geoff Berner – I Call it Dead Horse – Arts Wells festival 2011
* Raghu Lokanathen – Let Me Make It Home – Arts Wells festival 2011
* Anna Bon-Bon – True Story – Arts Wells festival 2011
* The Dinning Sisters – Down in the Divin' Bell – Sweethearts of Sun Bonnet Swing (0) – Oklahoma/Chicago, USA – http://www.dagmar-anita-binge.de/ Featured on the WLS National Barn Dance
* The DeZurik (Cackle) Sisters – My Horses Ain't Hungry – Checkerboard Squares Radio Show Recordings (194) – – All tracks are sourced from 16" transcription discs for the Checkerboard Time Radio Show (circa 1940s?). http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2007/08/365-days-214---.html WLS National Barn Dance-ers
* Alexander Sevastian – Rachmaninoff – Scherzo from a Midsommer Night's Dream Suite – Accordion Accordionist (radio demo) (2010) – Thornhill, Ontario, Canada – www.stationbleue.com
* Steve Normandin – Mon Cœur au Portugal – Swing Road (2009) – Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada – www.myspace.com/stevenormandin
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