The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Jazz Fest Minutes
3:29 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes Leads International Accordion Summit at Jazz Fest Sunday, April 29th

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes was playing rubboard in Fernest Arceneaux's band Fernest and the Thunders back in the late 1980's - when he had a series of dreams in which he played accordion.  He bought an accordion - and next thing you know - he's leading - and playing accordion in - Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots. Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots host an International Accordion Summit at Jazz Fest Sunday, April 29th...

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