International Accordion Kings

Fri07Feb7:30 PMInternational Accordion Kingsfeaturing Steve Riley, Geno Delafose, Josh Bacca and Alex MeixnerAcadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion Street Lafayette, LA 70501


February 7, 2020 7:30 PM

Event Details

Alex Meixner and  Jim Meyer, the Alex Meixner Band’s guitarist, will join Steve Riley, Geno Delafose and Josh Bacca for a night of accordion music moderated by Steve Riley.

The accordion, a well-known instrument here is south Louisiana, is an important part of many forms of traditional music throughout the world. Invented in Germany in 1822, it is the instrument at the forefront of Cajun & Creole music, French Canadian music, Eastern European folk music, Conjunto music, Polka music & more. Crossroads presents a performance that will take you on a musical journey thru the many different styles and cultures that have made the accordion the incredibly versatile instrument that it is! Featuring today’s top accordionists from around the world, Steve Riley, Geno Delafose, Josh Bacca, Yves Lambert, Alex Meixner & Glenn Hartman.