Feb 2, 2018
is currently being updated for 2018 and is about 70%
complete. There is some valuable information available if
you want to have a better understanding of how to get the
most from LIAC.
On the Home
Page read the letter under:
CLICK HERE FOR A SPECIAL MESSAGE -PREPARE FOR
Sponsors Page read the letter under:
Click Here for a copy of the letter sent to
the Accordion Clubs by Doris Osgood.
of you participating in the Gazebo Ensemble, there is
important information on performing opportunities and the
playlist for 2018. See the information under:
The ticket order form, The gazebo sign-up
sheet, the Grange schedule, and Workshop schedule will be
ready in a few weeks.
Jan 18, 2018
LIAC 2018 will be another great event with the celebration
of our 25th year!!!!
Dear Friends of the Accordion,
all, thank you so much for your interest in the Leavenworth
International Accordion Celebration (LIAC). This festival is
put on by volunteers and without your interest and support
there will be no accordion festival like this in the Pacific
are currently updating the website so you will still
see some 2017 items on the website until we are fully
updated. This will take a few weeks.
continue with the format utilizing the Festhalle, Gazebo,
and Grange with concerts, workshops, sign-up sheets for
performing, vendors, and our special accordion competition.
is currently being updated for 2018:
evening concerts will be top-quality as usual. See details
of these performances on our Performers page.
not yet finalized
Thursday concerts will have:
Alicia Baker – Roland
Music and Dancing
Ken Olendorf Tribute Band
Friday concerts will have:
Leavenworth Open competition winners
Dancing Bruce Gassman
Saturday concerts will have:
Performance by current
winners of Leavenworth Open
Dancing LIAC Jam Dance Band
be held on June 21 – 24, 2018. This will be LIAC
number 25 and the 9th year the Northwest
Accordion Society has produced the festival. The first
eight years were very successful and we will continue to
fine-tune events to make LIAC 2018 live up to our high
committee is pleased to announce that the bursary program
will continue. To that end, we must raise money
specifically for that purpose. It has been a goal of the
accordion celebration to encourage and support
accordionists, particularly young accordion students.
Please consider donating money for the bursary program; it’s
an investment in the future of the accordion in our region.
donate, please go to the Home
page of our website:
forward to seeing you at LIAC 2018
Birch and the LIAC Committee