The Main Squeeze Orchestra

  • Remembering Walter Kuehr 1955-2015
  • The Western World’s Only All-Female Accordion Orchestra



Wall Street Journal: A Tribute That Puts the Squeeze On

A Tribute That Puts the Squeeze On: Concert Will Celebrate the Life and Work of Accordion Guru Walter Kuehr By STEVE DOLLAR Feb. 13, 2015 6:29 p.m. ET Walter Kuehr is gone, but his dream lives on. The colorful musician and entrepreneur, who owned the Main Squeeze accordion shop on[…]


A Celebration of Walter Kuehr at Le Poisson Rouge — Feb 16, 2015 @ 7pm

Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012 Monday, February 16, 2015 Doors: 6:00 PM Show: 7:00 PM Tickets  $25 Click here for advance tickets: 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[…]

Walter Kuhr

NPR: An Evangelist Who Spread The Gospel Of The Accordion

NPR Weekend Edition Saturday JON KALISH Walter Kuehr made his own name by making a name for what he called “the hippest instrument on the planet”: the accordion. He died earlier this month at age 59. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Walter Kuehr was known as the accordion guru of Manhattan’s Lower[…]

Main Squeeze Quintet @ Joe’s Pub – Sept 3, 2014 – 9:30pm

Affectionately dubbed the “punk rock version of Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares” (NY Music Daily), Black Sea Hotel “performs with a refined emotion that hits with the magnetic pull of rock-bound sirens“ (Paul Schomer (Producer, NPR). The powerhouse Balkan a cappella trio are known for their outrageous vocal sonorities, yet[…]