with Main Squeeze Orchestra, Joe Hurley and the Gents, The Last of the International Playboys, Marco Frezza & JP Jofre and the New Tango Quintet

Mon February 16th, 2015


Main Space

Minimum Age: 18+

Doors Open: 6:00PM

Show Time: 7:00PM

Event Ticket: $25

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A CELEBRATION OF WALTER KUEHR is one evening of accordion-centric performers paying tribute to the unbelievable life and outsized personality of the “Accordion Evangelist of the Lower East Side” who passed away at the beginning of this year. Join friends and fans as we gather for a musical shindig that would have made the man proud. Featuring Walter’s own bands, the MAIN SQUEEZE ORCHESTRA, THE LAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLAYBOYS, as well as friends JOE HURLEY AND THE GENTS, CORN MO & .357 LOVER, bandoneon master JP JOFRE with his NEW TANGO QUINTET, and magician MARCO FREZZA.
Table seating for all seated shows is reserved exclusively for ticket holders who purchase “Table Seating” tickets. By purchasing a “Table Seating” ticket you agree to also purchase a minimum of two food and/or beverage items per person. Table seating is first come, first seated. Please arrive early for the best choice of available seats. Seating begins when doors open. Tables are communal so you may be seated with other patrons. We do not take table reservations.
A standing room area is available by the bar for all guests who purchase “Standing Room” tickets. Food and beverage can be purchased at the bar but there is no minimum purchase required in this area.
All tickets sales are final. No refund or credits.

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Corn Mo and .357 Lover

You’d be forgiven for thinking CORN MO & .357 LOVER were a novelty act, what with their songs about wrestling gods and Gary Busey. But behind the mutton-chops and flashy suitcoats is an infectious performer with a lung-busting vocal style who has worked with the best in the business.

Main Squeeze Orchestra

MAIN SQUEEZE ORCHESTRA is NYC’s all-female squeezebox fantasy brought to life by the “Hugh Hefner of the accordion world”, Walter Kuehr. The band defies nerdy stereotypes of accordion music with a diverse genre-bending repertoire of cool music, and has attracted a dedicated following of fans. In a tribute to our bandleader Walter Kuehr, Main Squeeze Orchestra will be playing a selection of his favorite songs, including a debut performance ‎of a new arrangement that he had in mind for the band.

Joe Hurley and the Gents

Call them stomping, scorching, rollicking or whatever you please, JOE HURLEY AND THE GENTS always deliver a good time. Playing a mix of ballads, cabaret, and rock and roll, the Gents are a New York original with their unique salty-yet-endearing style.

The Last of the International Playboys

Walter’s fellow bandmates from THE LAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLAYBOYS will be performing their big band versions of Vegas jazz and Latin lounge including Walter’s own swingin’ compositions.

Marco Frezza

Magician MARCO FREZZA drove across America completely blindfolded to generate $1,000,000 in publicity for National Foster Care Month. He is funny and amazing.

JP Jofre and the New Tango Quintet

“A 29 year-old bandoneon master” according to the NYTimes, JP JOFRE will bring his soulful and electrifying compositions with his NEW TANGO QUINTET, for a contemporary take on the Tango.

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