Event Name: International Accordion Festival San Antonio
Event Date: 15th – 17th October, 2010
Event Venue: South Alamo Street, La Vilitta on the Riverwalk Downtown San Antonio
Event Highlights: Performances, Workshops, Open Mic Sessions, Accordion Jams and Dancing
Come and be a part of the largest musical celebration The International Accordion Festival of San Antonio, Texas which will be held at the picturesque setting on the beautiful banks of La Vilitta on the Riverwalk Downtown San Antonio on 15th – 17th Oct 2010. The International Accordion Festival of San Antonio is an annual event which is a music lover’s paradise that offers great music and dancing for people of all ages. The festival will kick off on Friday night with a moonlight concert at Arneson River Theatre and will be open to the public with FREE Admission all weekend.
The San Antonio 2010 International Accordion Festival is a true showcase of the most happening accordion music that features an extraordinary combination of artists from around the world. This festival is offered through a joint partnership with the Office of Cultural Affairs City of San Antonio which is dedicated to enhancing life through arts.
At this festival one will certainly enjoy the local sound tunes, regional rhythms, and the artists presenting global grooves. There will be great performances, workshops, open mics and jam sessions on multiple stages with the finest accordionists and talented dedicated artists. There will be three stages with ensembles from around the world playing everything from “Celtic to Creole, Conjunto to Quebecois, Cowboy to Klezmer, Chamame to Chicken Scratch and much, much more.”
During all the proceedings at the International Accordion Festival the organizers will also be taking good care of your taste buds, so make sure you come hungry as there will be a wide variety of foods and drinks available for sale as well as vendors with merchandise and souvenirs.
This Accordion Festival is a not to miss event for any music lover and even will be a great learning for those who intend to take accordion as a profession. Tourists and music lovers from all over the world will gather with their whole family to witness and have a great time at the 2010 International Accordion Festival at San Antonio.
San Antonio, Texas offers a wide variety of accommodation facilities to the tourist attending the San Antonio 2010 International Accordion Festival. The Best Western Sunset Suites and Riverwalk Vista Inn are some of the highly recommended staying options near the Riverwalk where the 2010 International Accordion Festival will be held.
Event Schedule: October 15th, 16th & 17th
Friday, October 15th
- [6:30PM - 7:30PM] Mark Halata & Texavia
- [7:50PM - 9:10PM] Riders in the Sky
- [9:30PM - 10:30PM] Los Palominos
Saturday, October 16th
- [3:00PM - 4:00PM] Los Pisteleros de Texas
- [4:20PM - 5:20PM] Copper Box
- [5:40PM - 6:40PM] Orgullo Vallenato
- [7:00PM - 8:20PM] Jesse Lege, Joel Savoy and the Caleb Klauder Country Band
- [8:45PM - 10:15PM] Solas
Sunday, October 17th
- [3:00PM - 4:00PM] Debra Peters & the Love Saints
- [4:20PM - 5:20PM] Piñata Protest
- [5:40PM - 6:40PM] 1001 Nights Orchestra
- [7:00PM - 8:00PM Socalled
- [8:20PM - 9:40PM] Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie