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Music Events and Concert Schedules for 2018

Unless otherwise designated, our Monthy Music Event occurs on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

Tuesday December 11, 2018
MAS Christmas Party

Previously Held Events

Sunday November 18, 2018 (2:00 pm)

Tuesday October 16, 2018
Youth Night

Thursday Sept 27, 2018

Tuesday July 17, 2018
The Michigan Accordion Society is proud to present Nick Ballarini - accordionist, pianist, and bandleader from Dallas Texas to our July 17th, 2016 Music Event.
This month’s event will be held at a wonderful new location featuring wonderful Italian Cuisine in an incredible setting for our event…….Piccerrili Restaurant in Shelby Township, MI located on 52830 Vandyke, just south of 24 mile road.
Nick is one of the world's most versatile musicians. Nick plays for weddings, corporate events and jazz festivals playing his accordion at Irish, French, Italian and German themed events. His repertoire ranges from classical to pop to the many ethnic styles associated with the accordion. During Nick's career he has played with many prominent musicians such as Luciano Pavarotti & Mel Torme.
Nick is an affiliate dealer for Petosa Accordion and Nick will also be presenting the all long awaited Bugari Digital Accordion Powered by Roland as well as other Accordion items.
This will be a special treat for us this month so you will not want to miss this!

July 12 – 13, 2018

July 13 - 15, 2018

Friday July 6, 2018

Tuesday June 19, 2018
Tuesday May 29, 2018

Tuesday April 17, 2018
Please join us at Mangia's Restaurant at 8413 Joy Rd, Westland, MI 48185 to listen to Accordionist Andy Caruso and Friends. Andy will feature a guest Violinist and others.
$10 MAS members and $15.00 Non MAS Members.
Doors open 6:30pm, music around 7:00pm.
Open mike of course also—so bring your accordion.

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Benefit Concert: Sunday March 4, 2018

Julien Labro: Thursday February 15, 2018
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
3711 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Annual Christmas Party: Tuesday December 12, 2017

November Music Event: Sunday November 12, 2017

October Music Event: Tuesday October 17, 2017

September Music Event: September 19, 2017

August Music Event: August 15, 2017

July 22-23, 2017

July Music Event: July 18, 2017

June Music Event: June 20, 2017

Tango Event
Thursday May 25, 2017

MAS Board member Dave Passalaque will be the featured performer at a upcoming Tango event on Thursday May 25th at the Garden Theatre in Detroit. For more information, tickets, video and photos please visit this link: www.intransitdetroit.com/tango-detroit-fusion

May Music Event
May 16, 2017

Mark Randisis & Aaron Caruso
May 13, 2017

April Music Event
April 18, 2017

March 30, 2017

March Music Event
March 21, 2017
Stas Venglevski (bayan)
Tatyan Krasnobaeva (cimbalom dulcimer)

Evola Music
12745 23 Mile Road
Shelby Twp, MI 48315
$10 MAS Members & $15 non-MAS members
(doors open at 6:00pm; concert begins at 6:30pm)
Open to the Public

February Music Event
Our February Music Event featured our Honorary MAS member Mr. Peter Soave from France.
Peter performed at 2 locations while he is in Michigan.

January 16 & 17, 2017 (multiple locations and times)

Saturday December 17, 2016

December 1, 2016
Pat O’Rourke and Barbara Bloom (both members of the Michigan Accordion Society) will be performing a duo accordion concert on Thursday, December 1, from 2:00 to 3:15 at the Bloomfield Township Senior Center, 4315 Andover Rd., Bloomfield Township.

They will be presenting a program of old world folk songs, standards from the Great American Songbook, traditional waltzes, tangos, film music, and more. They are performing free of charge; however, the Bloomfield Township Senior Center is charging a modest administrative fee of $3 for residents/$5 non-residents. To register online, Click Here or call the center: 248-723-3500

Tuesday November 15, 2016
The Michigan Accordion Society is very pleased to announce our next event on Tuesday November 15th, 2016 featuring Accordionist Mr. Pavel Vasilev. His performance will be followed by an open mic night so please bring your favorite instruments. We are looking forward to a wonderful get together at Crispellis in Berkeley, MI which has been long overdue! Thank you!

Wednesday October 19, 2016

September 17, 2016
As we continue to celebrate our 20th year anniversary, The Michigan Accordion Society is working very hard to bring great accordion performers to Michigan. This time, we are very pleased and excited to present Accordionist Peter Dragna from Russia. Peter is an extremely talented Entertainer, Singer and Accordionist. This is a very special appearance as Peter is extremely famous throughout Russia and Europe. His shows are high energy and very exciting! Please do not miss this opportunity to see a brilliant performer as you will see by his promo video (click here for video). Peter will perform only 1 concert in Michigan and will be in town for one night only on Sept 17, 2016. The show starts at 8:00 PM.

The MAS Board

Saturday September 10, 2016

Friday July 15, 2016 9:00 pm
Milonga- Dance- Performance with Trio De La Plata

The Michigan Accordion Society is pleased to announce that our affiliate partners Argentine Tango of Detroit are bringing a group called “Trio De La Plata” (See photo): they are three Argentine, New York based musicians for a performance-dance, with a Tango Dance exhibition as well. It will be an intimate, wonderful event.

“Trio De La Plata” is a traditional tango trio, recently started with three Argentine NYC based musicians (Antonio Boyadjian-producer from Buenos Aires, now based in NYC, and the leading pianist of multiple Latin Grammy nominee, Tanghetto, Ariel Iud on Bandoneón, Agustin Uriburu on Cello). They play all danceable tunes adapted from the most famous orchestras such as Troilo, Pugliese, Di Sarli, Darienzo, etc. They also have the support of the Argentinean Consulate in NYC The Trio proposes a repertoire especially suited for milongueros and all the people who love the classic golden years of tango.

The event was held at Argentine Tango of Detroit located at 77758 Auburn Road, in Utica, Mi 48317 starting at 9 PM.

This was a well presented and a very special Intimate Exclusive Celebration with performance, dancing and Tango Exhibition!!

Thursday July 14, 2016

Tuesday June 21, 2016
Our Annual MAS Student Night is scheduled for Tuesday, June 21st. This is our June MAS monthly music event featuring our annual kids performance. The location is Crispellis Bakery and Pizzeria in Berkley at 28939 Woodward Ave. Near 12 Mile Rd.
Accordion playing starting at 5:30 in the restaurant; the doors to our private room open at 6:30pm with the music at 7:00pm.
This is always one of our most popular events so come join in the fun.

Tuesday May 17, 2016
Our May musical meeting featured players Andy and Andrea Caruso backed up by Ralph Armstrong and Billy Cairo. After the performance we had an open mike session.

Friday April 15, 2016

Sunday April 3, 2016
The Michigan Accordion Society is pleased to announce a special event on April 3, 2016 3:00 PM at the Hill Auditorium located at 825 University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 as our Mr. MAS Member Mr. John Orischak will be the featured performer on his accordion with the University of Michigan Concert Band under the direction of John Pasquale. Mr. Orischak will be performing a piece titled “Sasparilla” which features many accordion solos. The general public and Michigan Accordion Society are welcome to attend!

Every Friday Night – February 12 through March 25, 2016

Monday March 14, 2016
In continuing our 20th Year Anniversary Celebration, the Michigan Accordion Society is very pleased to announce a VERY SPECIAL CONCERT...!!! Produced by The Michigan Accordion Society, Danny Patrona & MoonBoat Productions on Monday March 14th @ 7pm at the Steinway Piano Gallery located at 2700 E. West, Commerce Twp., MI.
The event will feature Michigan Accordion Society Members: Internationally Renowned Jazz Accordionist Eddie Monteiro with Heidi Hepler – Voice, Michele Ramo – Guitar & Violin , Johnny Trudell – Trumpet, Cliff Monear – Piano, Bill Cairo – Drums & A very Special Surprise Guest from France.
Tickets are $25 ... Call now for Reservation: 248-560-9200

Sunday March 13, 2016

Saturday March 12, 2016

Friday March 11, 2016

February 26, 2016

February Music Event – Tuesday February 16, 2016
The Music Event will be at Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria in Berkley, MI which is located at 28939 Woodward Ave. (near 12 Mile Rd.)

Pre-Lenten Polish Dinner – February 6, 2016

January Music Event – January 19, 2016
The Music Event will be at Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria in Berkley, MI which is located at 28939 Woodward Ave. (near 12 Mile Rd.)

Thursday, December 31st 2015