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Accordion Association of Calgary

Contact Person: Tony Van Ham
32 Armstrong Cresent South East,
Calgary, Alberta, T2J-0X3, Canada
Phone: +1 403-253-0830

Meets: Third Tuesday of the month at 6:00PM
Victorio's Pizza
10901 Victory Blvd. North Hollywood, CA
Contact: Lou Digangi (909) 592-9781 or Secretary - Carol Kugler (818) 886-1256
Accordionists & Teachers Guild, International (ATG)

The Accordionists & Teachers Guild, International (ATG) held its annual competition and festival from June 12-15, 2008 in Nashville, TN at the Hotel Preston.The festival featured many workshops, two concerts, the popular Festival Orchestra, various social events and many other accordion activities. Details on the 2009 Festival will be published soon.

For information, please contact:
Joan C. Sommers - ATG President
2312 West 71 Terrace
Prairie Village, KS 66208-3322
Phone: (913) 722-5625

Accordion Club of the Redwoods
Meets: Third Monday of the month at 7:30 PM
Hermann Sons Hall
860 Western, Petaluma, CA
$2.00 admission donation
Contact: Kristofer Nelson, President:
Accordion International Music Society

Accordion International Music Society (AIMS)
Meetings: We meet in Santa Barbara on the second Sunday of the month to play, socialize, etc. Our members come from up and down the coast of Southern California.
Meeting Location: Valle Verde Retirement Home, 900 Calle do los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA. Time of the meeting is 6:30.
AIMS President: Suzie Swenson
P.O Box 4511
Santa Barbara, CA 93140

For more information, please contact:
Roy Kochendorfer, Phone: 805-682-5143 or e-mail:

Accordion Teachers Association of Massachusetts
ATAM 47th Anniversary Competition and Festival, April 3-5, 2009
Marriott Hotel, Newton, MA
ATAM Contest Chairperson
Roger Latulippe
136 Lowell Road
Hudson, NH 03051
Contact: Roger Latulippe - Phone/Fax: 603/882-8940
E-mail: Roger Latulippe

Additional Information and Press Information, please contact
Peggy Falcetti:
Accordion Federation of North America
Annual AFNA Festival
53rd Festival, August 2008, exact dates tba
Radison Hotel at LAX, 6225 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
For festival information please contact Sandra Martin: or
call: 714/447-9163 or visit
Accordion Round-Up of Austin, Texas
Welcome to the Accordion Round-Up of Austin, Texas.
Meets: Now in the 6th year, meets the LAST Tuesday of EVERY month at 7.00 PM.
Join Debra Peters, host of the "Accordion Round-Up" at the world famous BROKEN SPOKE, 3201 S. Lamar Blvd. Austin TX.

Every month, there is a featured squeezer! and...we do as much jamming as possible! For more information, please call (512) 442-6189. Find more info at or e-mail:
Alabama Accordionists' Association

Alabama Accordionists' Association - President - Joe Zasa,
Vice President - Don Mayerhofer, Secretary - Betty Sinclair,
Treasurer - Dave Leonard, Executive Director - Jim Wadowick
Formed on Jan. 9 1999, it now has 50 members from Alabama and other states (including Washington State, Missouri, Michigan, New Jersey, and Florida and New Brunswick and Canada. The Alabama Accordionists' Assocation meets quarterly in Clanton, AL.
Newsletter: "The Score"

American Accordionists Association
American Accordionists Association (AAA)
70th Anniversary Competition and Festival
August 13-17, 2008 at the Holiday Inn/Rosslyn in Arlington, Virginia, in the Washington DC area. In addition to the usual competition categories for all ages and styles of music, the 70th Anniversary Festival will include several Jazz categories as well as the Carrozza Scholarship Category offering a $3,500.00 first prize.
For information, please contact: Contact: Linda Reed, AAA President:
AAA Executive Office
American Accordionists’ Association (AAA)
Linda Soley Reed - President
152 Home Fair Drive,
Fairfield, CT 06825 USA
Phone: 203-335-2045
Fax: 203-335-2048
Arizona Accordion Club

Meets: Third Monday of the month 6:30 PM
St. Stephen's Church Hall
16th Street and Northern
Phoenix, AZ
Club President: Jack Dermody
Come early, dinner is prepared for the club by the church before each meeting. Full service bar is also available. Internet:

Atlanta Accordion Club
Meets: First Meeting - January 10, 2005, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Five Seasons Restaurant
5600 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Phone: 404-255-5911
Contact: Jake at 770-447- 9841 (evenings) 770-416-8298 (days)
Biff at 770-591-3778.
Carolina Accordionists Association
Contact: Seth Hickel
PO Box 2647
Lenoir, NC 28645 USA
phone number: (704) 655-6033
Central Florida Accordion Club
Meeting: Third Wednesday of the month
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Winter Park Elks Lodge
4755 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park, FL
The meetings are open to all accordionists and accordion music lovers.
Contact: Thomas Yost - President:
Phone: (407) 678-0943

Brevard County Chapter of the Central Florida Accordion Club
Meeting: Last Sunday of the month
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Central Brevard Public Library, 308 Forrest Avenue, Cocoa, Florida.
Contact: Rod Hall - Coordinator: or Phone: 321-799-2267

Chicago Accordion Club
Meeting: 3rd Monday of the Month
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: American Legion Hall
310 W. Butterfield Road,
Elmhurst, Il 60126
Contact: President Lenny Leto, Phone: 630-918-0812
Closet Accordion Players of America
109-B Cameron Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Phone: +1 970-204-0715
Contact: Cheri Thurston, President
Delaware Accordion Club
Meets: 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: The Bear Diner & Restaurant,
Route 40 and School Bell Road
Bear, Delaware
Contact Joe Oberly - DAC President
Phone: 302-658-2684
or Joe Alexander, E-mail:
Denver Accordion Club
Meets: 3rd Saturday of the month, 2:00 PM
Young minded accordionists from around the Denver area are invited to attend monthly meetings.
Phone: Alice Aman, (719) 597-7668
East Bay Accordion Circle
Meets: Second Thursday of the Month
Location: 1517 5th Street, Berkeley, CA
Contact: (510) 548-2822
Fort Bend County Accordion Club

Meets at the Terrace at First Colony, 16900 Lexington Boulevard, Sugar Land, Texas 77479. The meeting dates for 2004 are: Sunday, August 1, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Sunday, October 3, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Sunday, December 12, 2:00pm - 5:00pm. For further information, please visit:

Florida Accordion Association
Karen Adam, President
Florida Accordion Association
2244 Musket Drive Navarre, FL 32566 USA
Phone: (850) 936-8722
Fresno Accordion Association
Fresno Accordion Association - Fresno CA
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month - 6:00 PM No Host dinner, 7:00 PM meeting starts
Contact Ed Maddalena for meeting place
1975 Lester Ave.
Clovis, CA.
Phone: 559-299-0363 or e mail:
Golden State Accordion Club

Golden State Accordion Club
President/CEO: Carole Enneking (707) 864-2359
Club E-Mail:
Club Web page:

4th Wednesday of month
Dante Club, 2330 Fair Oaks Blvd, Sacramento, CA,
Time: 6:30-9:00 PM, open to public, optional dining.
Sacramento Meeting President: Elena Scheiber Fippin (916) 442-3191

2nd Tuesday of month
Moose Lodge, 6585 Gibson Canyon Road, Vacaville, CA,
Time: 6:30-9:00 PM, optional dining.
Vacaville Meeting President: Don Enneking (707) 864-2359

Good Time Accordion Club
Meets: Second Wednesday of the Month
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Community Center
1055 Escalon Avenue, Escalon, CA
Contact: (209) 545-3603
Kaw Valley Accordion Club (Kansas)
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: Auditorium at the Lawrence Public Library, Seventh and Vermont Streets, Lawrence, Kansas.
Please contact John Thompson at (785) 841-1740.
Maryland Accordion Club (MAC)
Meetings: FIRST SATURDAY, September through June; 2:00pm. Open stage from 2:30-5pm. (Ensemble and small groups practice from 12:30pm-2:00pm)
Location: Catonsville United Methodist Church, 6 Melvin Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: Joe Fertitta at 443/610-3667
Massachusetts Accordion Association (MAAA)
Massachusetts Accordion Association (MAAA) - Where knowledge and fun meet.
Meets: The 4th Sunday of every month starting at 1:00PM (see the MAAA web site for current status/details)
Location: Dolphin Seafood Restaurant, 12 Washington St, Natick, MA
General Information: MAAA Goals include: experiencing accordion music through a variety of song performances, exploring accordion music through style discussions, examining accordion music through workshops and expanding accordion music through dedication to accordions of all types. Players of all ages/skill levels, listeners and their families/friends are cordially welcomed.
Contact: Joe Maciejowski
c/o 23 Plumbley Road Upton, MA 01568 USA
Phone: +1 508-529-6163
Fax: +1 508-529-6163
Medford Accordion Club (Oregon)
Meetings: First Monday of the Month from 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Venue: Central Point Senior Center. For more info call 541-476-3209.
Joseph Zajac - President, Medford (Oregon) Accordion Club
12572 Lower River Rd.
Grants Pass, OR 97526
H: 541-476-3209
C: 541-621-0209
Michigan Accordion Society
Michigan Accordion Society
Contact Person: Robert W Stead
Fax: +1 519 268-2405
for further information, please visit:
Milwaukee Accordion Club

The Milwaukee Accordion Club
Meets: Fourth Monday of the Month
Root River Center, 7220 W. Rawson Ave, Franklin, WI

Contact: Shirl Barry - President
Phone:  414-543-7714

Minnesota Accordion Club
32129 Lofton Avenue,
Chisago City, MN, 55013, USA
Contact Person: Robert J Chudek
Phone: +1 (651)257 9585
National Accordion Association
Norman Seaton - President
National Accordion Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 57-0533
Dallas, TX 75357
Phone: 972-270-0770
Austin Cluster
Meets: Third Wednesday of each Month
Location: South Room, Senior Activity Center, 2874 Shoal Crest (at Lamar and 29th St), Austin, Texas.
Contact: Name: JW Klaus
Contact Number: 512.560.0440
E-mail address:
Bay Area Accordion Association Cluster
Bay Area Accordion Association serves the Houston/Galveston Bay
Meets: monthly at:
Franca's Italian Restaurant
1101 NASA Road 1
Houston TX 77058
For more information contact: Joe Brikha
Dallas Cluster
Meets: First Tuesday of the Month
Location: I-HOP Restaurant, Loop 635 (LBJ Fwy) at Centerville Garland, Texas
Contact: Greg Klugiewicz - (972) 272-2359
Fort Worth Cluster
Meets: Second Tuesday of the Month
Location: Sammie's Bar-B-Q 3801 E. Belknap (Beech at Belknap) Ft. Worth, Texas 76111 Contact: George McBride - (817) 237-0035
Houston Accordion Association (established 1991)
Meets: First Tuesday of the Month
Location: Kelly's Restaurant, Park Place & Hwy 45 South, Houston, TX
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Meets: Third Tuesday of the Month
Location: Pizza Inn, 1801 Mangum, Houston, TX
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Contact: President - Arlyn K. Visentin - (281) 488 8343
Further Information:

Fort Bend County
Meets: Meeting Place: The Terrace at First Colony - a retirement community
16900 Lexington Boulevard, Sugar Land, Texas 77479
Mario Pedone: 281-494-6657
, Vince Ramos: 281-204-7716 or Joe Regina: 281-438-0940

Mid-Cities Cluster
Meets: Third Sunday of each month, 2-4 PM
Location: Hurst Recreation Center, 700 Mary Drive, Hurst, Texas. Meeting place is subject to change, so please call or e-mail to confirm the location.
Contact: John Martin-President
Phone: (817) 282-7449
Plano Cluster
Meets: Third Tuesday of the Month
Location: Ojeda's Mexican Restaurant, 1915 N. Central Expressway, Plano, TX 75075
Contact: Ken Swayze - (972) 442-6896
San Antonio Cluster
Meets: The last Tuesday of the Month
Location: Chester's Hamburgers, Loop 410 @ New Branufels, San Antonio, TX
Contact: Laura Niland - (210) 659-1221
Third Coast Cluster
Meets: On-line
Contact: Sam Gentry -
West Cluster
Meets: 4th Thursday of the Month - 7:00 PM
Location: VFW Club on IH 35 in West, McLennan County
Contact: Ed Brem - 1 800 458-3518
New Hampshire Accordion Association

Meets: usually 3rd Sunday of the month, 1 - 4 PM
Accordion Connection
136 Route 106
Gilmanton, NH 03237
Monthly meetings featuring soloists, group playing, workshops, and guest artists - all to enjoy accordion music and the company of fellow accordionists. Friends and family welcome.
Sue Welch, Executive Secretary, Email:
Donna Maria Regis, Music Director, Email:
For meeting schedule call Sue: 1-800-328-5227

Northern Californian Accordion Society
Meets: first Wednesday of each month
Location: Lutheran Church Hall , 6365 Douglas Boulevard, Granite Bay, CA. Music starts at 6:30 p.m. and there is a $3.00 entrance fee.
For more information, contact President Vince Cukar at 916 791-3041 or e-mail: or Vice President Jim Shoemaker at 916 443-0974 or e-mail
For more information, please visit:
Northwest Accordion Society

The Northwest Accordion Society serves as an umbrella organization for the Northwest region with clubs, social events and accordion activities in several states including British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.
President - Rick Hatley
Contact: John Nantz in Poulsbo, WA
Phone: 360-779-3494

Peoria Area Accordion Club
Meets: 3rd Sunday of the month, 2:30 PM.
Creve Coeur Community Center
586 Groveland Ave, Creve Coeur, IL
(June and December 2nd Sunday)
Contact Person: Jay Landers, President
227 Collier Drive
Springfield, IL 62704 USA
Phone: 217-546-8047 Fax: 217-546-1682
Polish-American Accordion Association
Contact Person: Edward Smollen - President
Phone: +1 (773) 763-2642
Portland Accordion Club
19202, Portland, Oregon, 97280, USA
Contact Person: Peter Kowsun
Phone: +1 503-246 2124 Fax: +1 503-244 1785
Reno Accordion Club
6227 Black Cinder Court,
Sparks, NV 89436 USA
Contact Person: Ed Suterko
Phone: +1 775-626-6663
Rocky Mountain Accordion Society
13688 Race Court,
Brighton, Colorado, 80601, USA
Contact Person: Alice Aman
Phone: +1 719-597 7668
Rogue River Accordion Club
Meets: First and Third Wednesday of each Month
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Rogue River, Oregon, USA
Contact Person: Gene White
Phone: +1 541-479-3113
Rose City Accordion Club
1546 Willow Avenue,
Woodburn, Oregon, 97071, USA
Contact Person: LaVerne Morris
Phone: +1 503-4524517 Fax: +1 503-2457688
Salt Lake Area Accordion Club

Salt Lake Area Accordion Club
Meets: Third Tuesday at 6876 South Highland Drive
6.00 PM socializing - jamming
7.00 PM to 9.00 PM - Formal Meeting
9.00 PM - socializing - jamming
Contact: Jay or Janet Todd: 801-272-3263
Internet: or

San Francisco Accordion Club
Meets: Third Sunday of the month, 2:00 PM
Oyster Point Yacht Club
911 Marina Blvd
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Contact: Valerie Kieser
(510) 531-4836 or e-mail:
Silicon Valley Accordion Society (SVAS)
Meets: first Sunday of each month
Location: Harry's Hofbrau, 390 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, corner of Kiely.
Time: 2:15 p.m. door fee $5, under 16 no charge.
Contact: SVAS, PO ox 7737, Menlo Park, CA 94026
Phone: (408) 984-5290 or (408) 270-5003
President: Bill Tapogna
Silver State Accordion Club

Practice: Mondays at 10:00 AM
Location: 1570 Clemson, Reno, NV.
Performances: first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
follwed by a jam session
Pierino's Ristorante Italiano, 575 Keystone Avenue, Reno, NV
President: John Covarelli
Contact Information: Mary Poe (775) 323-2516
Additional Information:

Southeastern Accordion Association
The Southeastern Accordion Association encompasses the States of: AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN and VA.
2244 Musket Drive
Navarre, FL 32566
Phone: (850) 936-8722
Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society
Meets: third Sunday of the month at 4:00 PM
Location: Sleepy Hollow Methodist Church
3435 Sleepy Hollow Road
Falls Church, Virginia, 22044
Price: Suggested donation $2.00 to cover the cost of the church rental
Contact: Karen Denice 703-671-5395
Dues: $15.00 per year
Willamette Valley Accordion Club
The Willamette Valley Accordion Club
Meets last Sunday of each month
Albany, Oregon
Contact: E-mail:

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