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Squeeze-O-Gram 1/3/17 3 gigs, a show and a TV appearance to tell you about! January 3, Tuesday 6-9pm Dan Newton’s Cafe Accordion Orchestra @ Loring Pasta Bar, Mpls Join CAO for an early dinner and dance. The Pasta Bar has very good food at very nice prices and room to dance! The Loring Pasta Bar is [...]

2016 Update! California in August, Pacific NW in October, new CDs!

Here’s what’s going on with Daddy Squeeze! I’m pleased to announce that on Sunday, August 21 I will be appearing at the Cotati Accordion Festival. I have a 2:00 show, and a part in the festival finale at 5:30. While I’m in California I’ll also be appearing at the 5th St Farms House Concert series [...]

Daddy Squeeze In Buffalo, NY

While on the way east to play some dates with Cafe Accordion Orchestra, Daddy Squeeze will make 2 solo appearances in Buffalo, NY! Monday, July 13 from 5-8pm  at Hot Mama’s Canteen, and  Tuesday, July 14 from noon to 1pm at Daily Planet Coffee. You can find direct links to both these locations on my [...]

CAO heads east in July!

Tell your friends in these areas to come see us! Wednesday, July 15 @ 1:30pm  – Bolton Landing, NY Thursday, July 16 @ 7pm  – Narragansett, RI Friday, July 17 @ 8pm  – Framingham, MA

Daddy Squeeze’s 2015 Eastern Tour, April 15-24

I’m happy to announce the dates for my solo venture to the east! Well, solo, but accompanied by Elizabeth Rowan on percussion from time to time. All the details and contact info can be found by clicking on the specific date on my calendar page, but here’s a list of where I will be appearing. [...]

West Coast Domination Tour IV

All the dates are set for my 4th West Coast Domination Tour! They are all on the calendar page at, with links to tickets and venue info. But for your convenience, here, all in one place, is a list of the shows on this year’s tour. Hope to see you at one of them, [...]

Winter 2014-15Newsletter

2 CONCERTS AND 3 TOURS Cafe Accordion Orchestra’s Annual Concert Saturday, January 10, 2015 CAO will make their annual appearance at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. This year the band will present CINEMA, a show featuring music from movies, film clips, cartoons, and live music to a silent short. Our guest is long-time CAO [...]

Late Summer Edition….MN State Fair and more.

2014 Minnesota State Fair The Minnesota State Fair marks the beginning of the end of summer for the Gopher state. I have the pleasure of performing with 3 different groups at this year’s great Minnesota get-together. The Rockin’ Pinecones will play on the brand-new West End Market stage on Aug 21-22, sets at 2,3 and [...]

Cafe Accordion Orchestra’s 20th Anniversary Show!

Hi Friends and Fans, We have two special events to tell you about! Saturday, January 11, 2014 is CAO’s annual concert at the fabulous Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. This year Dan Newton’s Cafe Accordion Orchestra celebrates 20 years together and the concert will feature guest appearances by all the former and current members of [...]

A new solo CD from Daddy Squeeze!

Dan Newton has released his first truly solo CD since 1993! Daddy Squeeze Solo is a collection of  11 original and traditional blues, jug band, rags and novelty tunes. All tracks are just Dan, his voice and his accordion, creating a fresh, new sound in Americana and roots music. You can read an interview with [...]