Date: 07/06/2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Bryant Park (41st St. & 6th Ave., Manhattan)

Price: Free

Beginning with the Inaugural Accordion Picnic (June 29) and Culminating with the Second Annual Accordion Band Festival (August 31), Bryant Park Presents Accordions Around the World Series Consists of Weekly Performances by Accordionists in a Wide Range of Genres Bryant Park Presents, an outdoor performing arts series with over 50 free events, announces the lineup of Accordions Around the World, a weekly series that regularly features over 75 accordionists – as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina and harmonium-players of different musical genres – performing in various locations around Bryant Park. The series, which highlights six musicians each Wednesday, represents many cultures and genres, offering audiences the chance to experience the often underappreciated instrument. The series, produced with Ariana’s List, has garnered acclaim from The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, ABC News and NY1. The series begins this year with the first ever Accordion Picnic (June 29), featuring 24 accordionists, and culminates with the second annual Accordion Band Festival (August 31), featuring Fidelina Pascual performing Dominican merengue tipico, as well as local favorites Pistolera, Golem and more.

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