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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

Jun 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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Every week until Jul 15, 2014

Accordions Around the World
5:00pm – 7:15pm | Throughout Park
Take a cross-cultural musical journey – from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more – with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Accordionists play throughout the park at 5pm, and at 6pm, a band with a different infectious, global beat performs each week on the Fountain Terrace.

Produced in collaboration with Ariana’s List.

Accordionists, 5-6pm
Charley Layton, musette, vaudeville, ragtime
Frank Farber, songs of yesteryear
Jenny Luna, Balkan music
John Sherman , Cajun, Appalachian, blues
Mary Spencer Knapp, 1960s rock and soul, pop
Niall O’Leary, Irish music

Band, 6-7:15pm
Uri Sharlin and the DogCat Ensemble

Jazz and classical influences are blended with Balkan rhythms, Arabic modes and Brazilian harmonies by this innovative group that brings together classical instruments, rock guitars and homemade percussion, and is led by Sharlin, who has played with Natalie Merchant and Flight of the Conchords.

Uri Sharlin and the DogCat Ensemble musicians:
Uri Sharlin, accordion, piano
Kyle Sanna, guitar
Jordan Scannella, bass
Rich Stein percussion
with special guest: Itai Kriss, flutes


Jun 24, 2014
5:00 pm - 7:15 pm


Bryant Park


Bryant Park