Angela DeCarlis of Philadelphia will guide us through the pulsating rhythms of The Wind That Shakes the Barley.
Gainesville’s own Jonathan King will guide us through the contra-fusion and pulsating rhythms of Comes When Called. Comes When Called is:
• Kathie Aagaard;
• Rich Crew;
• Susan Maryonowski; and
• Joe DePaolo
July 7, 2019: Tom Greene and The Gadabouts. Tom Greene of Tallahassee will be calling contra dances to live music of The Gadabouts.
IMPORTANT ALERT to all who are attending this Sunday’s combined waltz and contra event at the Thelma Boltin Center in Gainesville. THIS EVENT WILL BE VIDEOTAPED for later production of a short artistic video abo.]ut our friendly and always inclusive contra dance community here
Contra-Fusion is coming our way. Layered with African rhythm and big-band strings, ‘Comes When Called’ promises to “delight dance floor denizens” with their Celtic, modern and old-time tunes. Our own JoLaine will show us the way through the contra-fusion and
The Kumquats are back for another engagement! And Vicki Morrison calls for us in her continued work for World Peace through contra dance. So get ready to kick up your heels Sunday April 7, 2019
Donna Hunt has been an avid dancer since the late 1980’s, enjoying a variety of dance styles including Contras, Squares, Cajun/Zydeco, Swing, Waltz, Irish Sets, Appalachian Clogging & English country dancing among others. In addition to presenting workshops on any topic
Sassafras Stomp is Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell, a dance band from Maine. “We love traditional music from the various branches of the Celtic and old-time family trees. We deeply enjoy playing old and new tunes for contra dances.”
Dana Parkinson started contra dancing in 2009 and calling in 2010. She loves helping weave the community created through folk dance and music. Based in St. Petersburg, she is known for her creative programming, sense of humor, and no-nonsense walk-throughs.
CALLER: Vicki Morrison
BAND: The Gadabouts
The Gadabouts are:
• David Massey – vocals, guitar, fiddle, piano
• Marietta Massey – percussion, vocals, banjo
• Bill Paine – mandolin, guitar, tenor guitar
• Kathie Aagaard – fiddle, vocals
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The Kumquats are:
* Bill Dudley on guitar;
* Rich Crew on fiddle and recorder; and
* Sarah Mitchell on penny whistle, flute, drum, foot percussion and hammered dulcimer.