OUR OTHER WEBSITES
The Black Diamond Accordions Facebook Page - join the BDA online community.
The Black Diamond Accordions Blog - keeping you up to date with BDA news and events.
The Fisitalia UK Facebook Page - for news about our new dealership with Fisitalia of Castelfidardo.
ACCORDION AND MELODEON RESOURCES
UK Accordions - absolutely everything you need to know about the world of accordions in the UK - news, reviews, events, links and masses more.
Accordion Videos and Links - fantastic collection of accordion-related videos, photos and other links.
Melodeon.net - forum for everything melodeon-related (and plenty of accordion discussion too).
The Accordionists forum - discussion board for all things accordion
Box & Fiddle - Website of the Scots National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs.
Accordion Cafe - everything you need to know about the gypsy, jazz, tango and Balkan accordion genres - and more . . .
Martyn White - melodeon tuning and repairs, Chelmsford, Essex.
Les Titford's Squeezebox Videos - Video tutorials and demonstrations by an experienced music teacher and recent convert to the joy of bellows.
The Contemporary Accordion Museum - an exciting new venture, scheduled to open in 2015.
GENERAL MUSIC RESOURCES
The Session - find a traditional music session anywhere in the world; search for tunes, gigs and events.
The Mudcat Cafe - just about everything you need to know, ask about, find or discuss in the world of folk music - a brilliant resource, hoorah for Max Spiegel!
Bright Young Folk - "Keeping a beady eye on the bright young folk music scene of the British Isles".
UK Folk Music - a great new website full of information and resources.
Irish Music Forever - information and discussion about Irish music, songs and performers - from the earliest traditional folk tunes right up to the modern day.
Folk Orbit - the website that lets you know where Acoustic Live Root Music and Dance can be found near you in England, Scotland and Wales.
TradConnect - excellent new website/forum/resource connecting traditional Irish musicians across the world.
Black Diamond Folk Club - our namesake folk club in Birmingham - absolutely no relation - but we've met some of the lovely people from the BDFC and we're hoping to visit the club someday soon!
OTHER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Weston Whistles - hand-crafted instruments in aluminium, copper and wood, by our friend Simon Styles.
Small Strings - Beautiful traditional and contemporary stringed instruments hand made in Duns, in the beautiful Scottish Borders, by Mark Mawby.