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80th Anniversary ATG Accordion Festival Features Internationally Acclaimed Guest Artists
Michael Bridge, world renowned acoustic and digital accordionist from Toronto, Canada
Musicians and artists from around the world will gather in the Chicago Western Suburbs July 20-23, 2022 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Accordionists & Teachers Guild International (ATG) with an amazing line-up at the ATG Accordion Festival.
The festival kicks off Wednesday, July 20th at 10 a.m. with an “Accordion Petting Zoo,’ featuring dozens of accordions displayed in the Hyatt Lisle ballroom, any of which can be “petted” and played. This event is perfect for young and old alike, or anyone who has ever wanted to learn more about the elusive accordion. The event also features children’s entertainer, singer and songwriter, Jane Christison of ‘Janie Next Door.’ Best known for her ‘Music with a Smile,’ and engagingView more
Thursday evenings concert is at Barrows Auditorium on the campus of Wheaton College. Friday and Saturday evenings concerts are in the new, acoustically engineered Armerding Concert Hall. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for all ATG Wheaton College Artist Series events are $35.00 each or all 3 event tickets for only $75.00. Student tickets are available for $10.00. All tickets can be purchased beginning June 1 through the Wheaton College Artist Series website at: wheaton.edu/atg
520 E. Kenilworth Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187
Free parking for events is available behind adjoining Edman Chapel at the northwest corner of Washington St. and Jefferson Ave.. There is also a small lot directly across from the hall on Kenilworth, and along Centennial Dr.