Big Squeeze-6th Annual OC Accordion Festival “Squeeze in Some Spice in Your Life” featuring the Samuel Adams Octoberfest Experience.
All day beer tasting featuring Samuel Adams Octoberfest seasonal brew and Stein Hoisting Contest.
MAIN CONCERT STAGE: DUAL STAGES with DJ/Emcee 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10:30 a.m. Fred Mlakar Band (Slovenian American)
11:30 a.m. The Ploughboys (Celtic)
12:20 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Zydeco Dance Lessons by Ted Sherrod
12:45 p.m. Porterhouse Bob & Down to the Bone featuring the Brotherhood of Horns (Gee Rabe : Guest Accordionist) (Funky Bourbon Street brass and a classic New Orleans beat of funk, swamp boogie, R&B and zydeco)
2:00 p.m. Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting Contest
2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Doug Legacy and the Zydeco Party Band (Hot & spicy zydeco, cajun, blues & "Chuck Berry style"rock `n roll)
Squeeze 3-Across from Carlos Cantina
10:30 a.m. & 12:15 p.m. Jim Gilman`s Oktoberfest Band
11:30 a.m. FREE Accordion Lesson with Gee Rabe
Bring your own accordion!
One Session for Beginners
One Session for Intermediate
1 pm. Dromia (Balkan Folk Music)
1:45 p.m. Lou Fanucchi (Italian and Piazzolla)
2:30 p.m. Peter Geburth (International Melodies)
3:00 p.m. FREE OPEN JAM
BRING YOUR ACCORDION and jam with the pros! All skill levels invited.
OTHER ENTERTAINMENT AND PARTICIPANTSBorsini Accordions
-Bring ANY Accordion for a FREE Professional appraisal. AT THE BORSINI BOOTH/Main Stage area: Noon to 3 p.m.
- Rock ‘n’ Roll accordionist Bryan J on piano accordion:10:30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. and Fred Mlakar Duo: Noon to 2 p.m.
Gourmet Food Trucks
serving Oktoberfest specialties and Spicy food items along with regular menu items.
Free Face Painting
: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All acts and activities subject to change without notice.