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Accordionist Dan Newton has been entertaining audiences with a vast variety of musical styles since 1987. Dan spends most of his time playing accordion with his fabulous group, “Café Accordion Orchestra”, performing French, American and Latin dance music. He also performs regularly with the Hula Peppers (20’s, 30’s and Hawaiian music), Jumbo Ya Ya (Cajun and Zydeco), Rockin’ Pinecones (Louisiana R and B) and maintains a busy schedule as a solo act. Dan has appeared on recordings by The Proclaimers, Son Volt, Garrison Keillor, Prudence Johnson, Peter Ostroushko, Peter Mayer, Ann Reed, Neal & Leandra and many others. He is also active as a producer, arranger and composer, having released over 20 full-length albums.
Guitarist Pat Donohue is a Grammy winning fingerpicker who’s devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard, as he echoes the tones of Robert Johnson, Charlie Parker, Merle Travis or Muddy Waters. After wrapping up almost twenty successful years as the guitarist and songwriter on “A Prairie Home Companion” on NPR, Pat now turns to full time concert touring, presenting master guitar workshops and attending prestigious music camps.