Accordions take centre stage in Chemainus

Chemainus Accordion Days returns Aug.7-8 featuring music from Austria to Scotland and many places in between.

Chemainus Accordion Days returns Aug.7-8 featuring music from Austria to Scotland and many places in between.

For many people, the venerable squeezebox is the ultimate good times instrument and on Friday, Aug.7 the event kicks off at a few venues in the Old Town area of Chemainus.

By Saturday, Aug. 8, the action moves to Waterwheel Park; from late morning until late afternoon, a great line-up of accordion talent will perform on the stage.

The schedule includes
Otto Seufert 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Rose Menzi & Herb Hinterberger 11:35 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.; Heart & Soul (Lynda and Jim) 12:10 to 12:40 p.m.;
Stan Czemerynski 12:45 to 1:15 p.m.; Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band 1:25 to 2:10 p.m.; The Acchords 2:15 to 3 p.m.; and
The Victoria Accordion Club 3:10 to 4 p.m.