International Accordion Kings

Thu06Feb7:30 PMInternational Accordion Kingsfeaturing Steve Riley, Geno Delafose, Josh Bacca and Alex MeixnerManship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Baton Rouge, LA


February 6, 2020 7:30 PM

Event Details

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