NW Accordion Society since 1989


Original Music in the Spring issue!
Rollin' the Dice

By Jim Tobler

Seattle Accordion Socials

Seattle Accordion Socials meet on the FIRST SUNDAY of each month, 1:30 - 3:30 PM 

No meetings in July and August.

Mayl 2024

Seattle Socials Relocate!
After many years at the Senior Center in West Seattle and meeting on Monday nights, the Seattle Accordion Socials are moving to a new date and time. Meetings will take place on the first Sunday
afternoon September to June
(2nd Sunday January, 2023).
Meetings will be 1:30 -3:30 PM
at the new location,
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church,
fellowship hall,
6020 Beacon Ave. So., Seattle, 98108.


Tacoma Accordion Gathering

2nd Sunday on even numbered months: Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec.,
Lutheran Church 121st & Park Ave. across from PLU Library
1:00- 4:00 PM

TAG will host a memorial service for

Lyle Schaefer
at their gathering on
June 9
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
12115 Park Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98444


Sequim Accordion Social -
Resumed in 2022
Shipley Center (formerly Sequim Senior Center
1:30 PM

Meeting on the 2nd Sunday in the ODD numbered months. No meeting in January. (3rd Sunday in May).


There are accordions listed for sale on the "For Sale" tab!

June 7 - 14! (Click here for more information.)

Accordion Stars International

Leavenworth Internationl Accordion Celebration 2010

It’s Time!

The Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration in Leavenworth, Washington

2024 - Plan to attend NOW!
June 20 - 23, 2024

LIAC 2024

Registration is open NOW!

Official Website:

Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration
Sponsored by the Northwest Accordion Society!


NWAS says THANK YOU to our Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration Sponsors!


Volunteers make our event happen. This is an important part of the celebration. Participate in the competition, workshops, concerts, parade AND volunteer for a shift or two. A few hard working people can’t do it all!
Contact Kathleen Falco to indicate the times you'd be avalilable:
[email protected] 208-610-8426

More information can be found on the www.accordioncelebration.org web site.

View the Gazebo Schedule for 2024
Contact Doris Osgood [email protected]

Click here for the LIAC Sponsors page!

Click Here for a list of our sponsors

You may now contribute using Visa, MasterCard,American Express, Discover, or your Bank Card. This is processed through PayPal (you do not have to have a PayPal account to do this). Minimum donation of $10 via PayPal.

Business and club donations via PayPal - please email your business name, contact name, address, website address, phone number, etc. to [email protected].

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Northwest Accordion Society News

NWAS News is published quarterly by the Northwest Accordion Society to unite membership by providing news and articles that instruct, encourage, and promote the playing of the accordion.

The Northwest Accordion Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the accordion.

The Northwest Accordion News is a quarterly newsletter published by the Northwest Accordion Society for and by its members. The purpose of the NWAS News is to unite the membership by providing news of its members, and articles that instruct, encourage, and promote the playing of the accordion.

You will find:

  • Technical Articles
  • Original Compositions
  • Articles about various musicians and musicl events
  • Regular articles - Entertainment in the Northwest, By the Way, Accordion Events Calendar

* Advertisers
* Coming Events
* Reviews of Current Events
* Personal Information
* Original Compositions
* Educational/Technical Information
Articles (printed in the ORDER in which they are RECEIVED)

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If you wish photos returned, you must send SASE of correct size and adequate postage.

Send articles to: NWAS, 5102 NE 121st Ave. Unit 12, Vancouver, WA 98682 or email to [email protected].

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