Bryant Park | Accordions Around the World

Bryant Park Presents
Accordions Around the World

"'accordion wizards' from around the planet try to impress one another and rock the park" - TimeOut New York

"No one else has hosted as diverse a range of events this summer as Bryant Park, but [Accordion Band Festival] might be the most eclectic" - Metro New York

"offering accordionists an opportunity to change the stodgy image of their instrument" - The New York Times

Accordions Around the World is a four-week series that brings over 100 accordionists - as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina, and harmonium-players of different musical genres - to perform at Bryant Park. The series, which highlights 24 musicians each Wednesday, offers audiences the chance to experience the range of this often-overlooked instrument. The series culminates on a Friday with the Accordion Festival, which showcases five bands, each featuring an accordion, playing music from a range of different cultures. Produced with Ariana's List.

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Bryant Park Presents

Bryant Park Presents

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