My friend advised me earlier this month she heard June was Accordion Awareness Month. Who knew? Well, now you do and so do I. Really I wonder why they limit it to just one month for the accordion could stand a lot more awareness.
And just in case you think accordion is only for polkas and Parisian sidewalk cafés check out this article in the Huffington Post about the ten best accordion covers. Gangnam Style on the accordion. Obviously it is a leading edge instrument.
We usually host an open house at our community garden plot every year. This year we were thinking we would add a new twist. If I could learn Beautiful Kauai on the accordion, Caroline says she will do the hula.
4 thoughts on “June is Accordion Awareness Month”
Can’t wait! Should I bring my ukulele?
Now that you mention it, the only music I have found for the song is for ukelele. Here’s a thought then. Perhaps you might learn the song and I can play back up.
I can see it now – your future as a subway musician, bringing cheer (accordion style) to all those Ottawa commuters. Remember – stake our your territory early!
Well if you have to pay more than 50 cents for a license I am sure I will lose money if I tried to be a busker.