**Welcome to the Victoria Accordion Club**

VAC - August 13, 2016

 

We are based in Victoria, British Columbia Canada.  Our aim is to enjoy the accordion, the music of accordions, and the people who create it.

Please visit our website for information on our activities, past, present or planned.  Just click on the heading tabs in the menu bar to learn more, or to contact us. 

For the latest news or update on activities, click on the headings in the top menu bar.  For samples of our band performances, click on the heading “Club Events, Activities, Performances”.

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Watch for upcoming performances celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday!

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Legendary accordionist Dick Contino passes away – April 19, 2017

click here for details

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 Upcoming performances

We are planning performances for the upcoming months.  See the list below.  We will update this section as new items are added or changed.

July 1, 2017 – BC Provincial Museum stage – (time TBD) 

July 8, 2017 – Canada 150th Birthday Celebration concert – Sidney bandshell – 2 pm

July 14-16, 2017 – Victoria International Accordion Festival – details to come

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Accordions “so hot”

click here for article on accordion’s popularity in today’s “anything-goes” music industry

The “fresh face” of the accordion

Hear a CBC documentary on the reviving respect of the accordion.

Click here

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See samples of our past performances

Click here

See recent performances in 2016 

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Music and your brain — the benefits of playing an instrument — (click here)

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Join us!

Come visit us at our monthly meetings on the first Sunday of each month.  We meet at the Sidney Shoal Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney, BC (see website).  We start at 2 pm with our members-only meeting.  Bring your accordion if you play it, or just yourselves if you don’t!  Our jam session starts about 2:30 pm.  See you there.

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