Jim Hamilton gets a leg up on the situation, performing with wife Lynda as Heart & Soul in the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Jim Hamilton gets a leg up on the situation, performing with wife Lynda as Heart & Soul in the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Accordion Festival

Bands, duos and soloists combine to provide foot-stomping tunes at Waterwheel Park

Heart & Soul, Lynda and Jim Hamilton, at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Jim Hamilton gets a leg up on the situation, performing with wife Lynda as Heart & Soul in the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mary Egan performing at the Chemainus Accordion Festival Saturday at Waterwheel Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mary Egan looks to the audience for vocal support to her accordion tunes at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band performing at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Members of the Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band get into the spirit of their performance at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Kathy Wachs of the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Don Bodger

The Courier

Bands, duos and soloists combine to provide foot-stomping tunes at Waterwheel Park

 

Mary Egan performing at the Chemainus Accordion Festival Saturday at Waterwheel Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mary Egan performing at the Chemainus Accordion Festival Saturday at Waterwheel Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mary Egan looks to the audience for vocal support to her accordion tunes at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Mary Egan looks to the audience for vocal support to her accordion tunes at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band performing at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band performing at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Members of the Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band get into the spirit of their performance at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Members of the Nanaimo Seniors Accordion Band get into the spirit of their performance at the Chemainus Accordion Festival. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Kathy Wachs of the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Kathy Wachs of the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society. (Photo by Don Bodger)