The basic overview of LIAC
There are three main venues for the festival: the Festhalle, Grange Hall, and the Gazebo.
The Festhalle will be used for the competition, concerts, and vendor displays in the foyer.
The Grange Hall will be used as the education center. It has two floors…the upper floor will have a performance space for all levels of performers; we will offer workshops, CD sales, sheet music sales, other vendor displays. The lower level will be used for workshops and free accordion lessons
The Gazebo is a great place to perform outdoors for tourists and accordion friends. We have a sign-up sheet with 15 min. slots where accordionists may perform. In late afternoon on Friday and Saturday, the Gazebo Ensemble will perform. For information on the Gazebo Ensemble, go to Performances/Gazebo Schedule on this website.
In addition, we expect to schedule some professional accordionists/groups in restaurants during the dinner hour. Later in the evening, we look forward to the spontaneous jam sessions that can’t be beat.