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America's favorite rock 'n' roll accordion band can entertain any crowd. With four accordion players out front, and bass and drums holding down the rhythm, the band pumps out an outrageously original sound that works for almost any occasion, from giant festival stages to cozy clubs and unique corporate venues.
Fronted by squeezebox wizard/lead singer Paul Rogers, the band writes many original rock and funk songs, and also explores more-eclectic musical genres like ska, country and the prerequisite polkas. The aim is always to entertain, with an emphasis on solid musicianship and an unmistakable sense of humor.
Susie Davis, Carri Abrahms and Suzanne Garramone, add stunning vocals and fleet fingers to produce a sound like nothing you've ever heard before.
Drummer Ian Luke and bass player Lewis Wallace round out this one-of-a-kind band.

TV appearances

American Music Awards (with Drew Carey), Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular, Donny & Marie, Good Morning America, MTV Rock N' Jock, Wild Chicago, Bay Area Backroads,The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon, ABC's World News Now and many more!

Featured in

Time, People, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Utne Reader, The Port Townsend Leader, Dirty Linen.

Print Ready Images
Photo Credit: Brad Brighton

Quotable Quotes
"Sexy, raw, and diabolically funny. Right up there with NRBQ as a band with a real point of view."
Teller (the quiet one) of Penn & Teller

"Those Darn Accordions blaze a trail down a path that most fear to tread."
Memphis Review

"You haven't lived until you've heard the accordions doing the synth parts in Baba O'Riley."
Stereo Review

"Meticulously crafted arrangements designed for maximum merriment and musicality."
Arcata (Calif.) Union

"If you haven't seen Those Darn Accordions you haven't really lived."
The Other Paper


Contact Info
Phone: (360) 531-0276

Our Record Label
Globe Records

Stage Plots
Standard - TDA provides drums and amps [PDF file]

Backline - Venue provides drums and amps [PDF file]

"Donny & Marie," 2000
ABC "Good Morning America," news feature segments, 1999 & 1990
FX "Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular," 1999
KRON-TV "Bay Area Backroads," 1999
KPIX-TV "Evening Magazine," 1999
ABC "American Music Awards," 1998
"The Jerry Lewis MD Telethon," 1998
ABC "World News Now," live performances, 1997 & 1990
MTV "Oddville," 1997
WTTW-TV "Wild Chicago," 1997
WDJT-TV news feature segment, Milwaukee, 1997
"The Jim J & Tammy Faye Show," 1996
MTV "6th Annual Rock n' Jock Softball Challenge," 1995

Most Notable Gigs
"The Eldorado Great Italian Festival " Reno, Nevada 2021
"The Cotati Accordion Festival " Cotati, CA 2021
"The Deep Squeeze Accordion Festival " Port Townsend, WA 2019
"Summerfest " Milwaukee, WI
"The Drew Carey Show" wrap party, Hollywood, 1999
Walt Disney's "Geppetto" wrap party, Hollywood, 1998
"Required Listening" at the Bottom Line, NYC (live broadcast WFUV-FM), 1995
South by Southwest Music Conference, Austin, Texas 1994
"West Coast Live," 1996 and "West Coast Weekend," 1993, 1991
Candlestick Park, San Francisco; 1989, 1990, 1993
Wrigley Field, Chicago, 1993
International Accordion Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1992
International Accordion Festival, Castelfidardo, Italy, 1990

Notable Print Coverage
San Francisco Chronicle, 1998, 1996-1991, 1990 (front page), 1989
Entertainment Weekly, 1997, 1994, 1990
San Francisco Examiner, 1997, 1996, 1992 (front page), 1990-1989
Keyboard Magazine, 1997, 1994, 1989
Los Angeles Times, 1996
Chicago Tribune, 1994
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1993 (front page)
Time Magazine, 1990
People Magazine, 1990
The New York Times, 1990

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