Famous Accordion Orchestra to Play Bob Marley Tonight at Dixon Place
One of the perks of living on Third Street is the chance to overhear a practice session of the Famous Accordion Orchestra out in front of one of the Limestone buildings between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.
The Famous is not your typical accordion band. They do their fair share of polkas, tangos and the like, but their repetoire ranges from Stephen Foster, Rossini, Bach, Offenbach, Guy Klucevsek, Lars Hollmer, Paolo Conte, Duke Ellington and Kraftwerk, waltzes, marches, and sound environments.
Tonight at 7:30 PM they will be returning to the Lounge at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street, between Rivington and Delancey). Admission is five dollars and the drinks are very reasonably prices. FAO member Bob Goldberg tells me that the group has been playing Bob Marley lately. He urges everyone to “Come on down! Tell your friends! And your casual acquaintances…