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 Sun October 14 th. @ 1-4 pm.

Oktoberfest Showcase  +  Open Mic

TOM ESKOLA - Music for most occasions -


Accordionist, and bandleader.  Specialties are the Gold Standards of the swing era, jazz era, and ballroom.  Expert Italian, French, Western, and Oktoberfest themes.
Tom Eskola is the leader for OUR SONG. An accordionist, performer and bandleader in the San Diego area, Tom enjoys calling a playlist of dance music for an audience that loves to dance.  Tom's dance bands have been popular since the 60's and OUR SONG is the perfect blend of the best in live dance music.  Tom is a member of the Accordion Lover's Society, International. Feel free to contact Tom and OUR SONG for more information.
Tom's accordion is a Concerto Model D/A-200. " artisan accordion made by the old world craftsmen in the heart of accordion country - Castelfidardo, Italy married together with the very finest digital electronics designed and manufactured in the USA." Tom expertly blends a Roland BK7M backing module for rhythm and additional voices.  His accomplished style achieves new standards for fullness, versatility, and charm with his quintet, quartet, trio, as a duo or single performances.  
Tom and band performs the ballroom forms of swing, foxtrot, Latin, waltz, rock n' roll, jazz, bebop, line-dance, and polka music.  They are an excellent musical choice for audiences of multi-generation anniversaries, 50's-60's themes, Luau, Western, Halloween, Garden and Lawn parties.  A superior choice for Oktoberfest and Halloween costumed themes.  Tom's book on stage is over a thousand popular songs from standards, jazz, western, Italian, French, Latin, and commercial pop. and yes, Tom and guys do vocalize on many of their arrangements.
Tom and band's customers for over 40 years are an exclusive cadre of social clubs, dance clubs, membership gatherings of professional and corporate events that always have live music and musicians for dancing and background ambience.   Contact Tom Eskola    619-423-2225
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Coffee, Beverages and Goodies provided. Bring some of your own treats to share.


* ** *  In our Air Conditioned Bailey Hall. * *  *

325 Kempton St.

Mt Miguel Covenant Village, Spring Valley, Ca. 91977

Directions at bottom of page.


Keep your Accordians Cooool!! ***  Don't leave it in a hot car.

Reed Block wax melts easily...


Come Play and Listen to your favorite Accordion tunes.


****  Subscribe to the ALSI Reed Block Newletter for more information. ****

Oktoberfest – play Oktoberfest music
   November – Heritage Day - International music / Maybe Ted will bring his dance troupe?
 December – play Holiday music
 January – possibility …JoAnn Pilgrim will play a Showcase
 February – another restaurant luncheon at Mangio Italiano in Chula Vista

* * * MEMBERSHIP * * *


Mail to;  ALSI / Lois Lahoud, 6225 Snowbond St. San Diego, Ca. 92120


ALSI  monthly Admission is only $5.oo members.
 Annual 2018 Dues renewal is only ($25) or Gold ($100)
ALSI / Lois Lahoud, 6225 Snowbond St. San Diego, Ca. 92120

Don't miss out, for about $2.00 a Month you'll get
another great year of exciting newsletters and entertainment.
You can't find a better entertainment value.
Our talented members, Henry Doktorski, Debra Peters, Brian Money, Shelia Lee, Bonnie Birch,

Tom Escola, Chuck Henry, Heinz Trilck, Gordon Kohl, Bob Page and more.

Same rates as the last 5 years $25 USA, $26 Canada, $27 International

$100 Gold with free admission. Mail to; ALSI Reed Block
Lois Lahoud, 6225 Snowbond St. San Diego, Ca. 92120
PRESIDENT: Gordon Kohl (619) 395-0454
NEWSLETTER: Ted Hill  / Lois Lahoud
Newsletter submissions;

Website Editor; Al Piselli

NEXT MEETING: October 14 th, Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Bailey Hall ,  Spring Valley, California.

Our Steering Commitee meeting is Wed.  Oct 17  th. 10:30 am and open to all.

Give us your input. Marie Calendars ,6950 Alvarado Rd. Hwy 8 & 70 th St.


RSVP with Gordon Kohl (619) 395-0454.

A.L.S.I. is San Diego's forum for appreciating and performing accordion music, including the MIDI electronic accordion. We welcome members who enjoy listening to or playing accordion music. We have an accordion ensemble group, monthly meetings, local concerts featuring local and internationally famous performers, an annual picnic and a monthly newsletter.



Mt Miguel Covenant Village,
325 Kempton Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977
We meet at Bailey Hall
just 11 miles east of downtown San Diego. 
Call (877) 321-4895 for additional directions information.
We meet at Bailey Hall

From Rt 8 take the 125 South to;

for I 5 or I 805 to Rt 54 East
on Rt 54 take the Jamacha Blvd. ( not Road ) exit, travel East.
Pass over Freway. Take next turn Right on Kempton St.

Left on San Carlos St. Gate entranceon Right. go to Bailey Hall.


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