In 24 years, the Cotati Accordion Festival has grown from a musical curiosity into a regional attraction. As the annual August event gets ready to open Friday night, guest reporter Karina Ioffee sets the stage with a sampling of sounds from last year’s event.
Not all of the performers and vendors included in this report are returning for the 2014 Cotati Accordion Festival. Some of those who will be are pictured below. See the complete schedule for the event here.