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Sun, Sep 30, 2018 --- Advanced Contra Dance --- Caller: Roni Wiener; Band: Stepping Stones

Sun, Oct 7, 2018 --- Contra Dance --- Caller: Dana Parkinson; Band: Category 5

Sat, Oct 20, 2018 --- Contra Dance --- Caller: Stan Prince; Band: Florida Mountaineers

Sun, Nov 4, 2018 --- Contra Dance --- Caller: JoLaine Jones-Pokorney; Band: Kumquats

Sept 30: Advanced contra with Roni Wiener & The Stepping Stones

Roni Wiener & The Stepping Stones

After several years as a travelling dancer, Roni Wiener has finally decided they can skip a few dances and share the joy of contra from the stage. Roni loves using what they learned on the dance floor to craft engaging programs that entertain all levels of dancers. They teach and call with clarity and contagious enthusiasm. Roni also enjoys teaching contra dancing workshops to help build a thriving contra dancing community.

Sept 15: Dance Like A Pirate with Cis Hinkle and The Red Mountain Yellowhammers

 Red Mountain Yellowhammers

ONCE HAPPN’D, TIS A THING. TWICE HAPPN’D, TIS A TRADITION!

SeptembARRRRR 15th be the day n’ th’ hour to come to th’ dance dressed like a scurvy pirate! We gunna kick up our heels ’n make merry like the swashbucklers we be! ’Tis a tradition!

International Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19. Dressing like a scurvy pirate at the dance is optional.

Sept 2: John Rogers & Wind That Shakes the Barley

Wind That Shakes the Barley

John Rogers will be calling the contra dances to the live music of "Wind That Shakes the Barley" on Sunday September 2nd 2018.

Wind That Shakes the Barley is:
• Bill Dudley - guitar
• Kathie Aagaard - fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell - flute, hammered dulcimer, penny whistle, percussion

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Date: Sunday, September 2nd 2018

Location:
Thelma Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

Schedule:
02:15pm --- Boltin opens

02:30 - 03:15pm --- Waltz lesson, or open waltz

Aug 18: Tom Greene & Comes When Called

Tom Greene & Comes When Called

Tallahassee's own Tom Greene will be calling the dances to the music of 'Comes When Called' to delight dance floor denizens with their Celtic, modern and old-time tunes.

Comes When Called is:
• Kathie Aagaard – fiddle;
• Rich Crew – recorder; and
• Susan Marynowski – keyboard, percussion
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Date: Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Location:
Thelma Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

Schedule:
05:30pm --- Doors open

Aug 5: Jonathan L. King and Category Five

Aug 5: Jonathan L. King and Category Five

Jonathan L. King from Gainesville will be calling contra dances to the live music of Category Five on Sunday.

Category 5 are:
• David Massey - piano
• Kathie Aagaard - fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell - hammered dulcimer, flute, foot rhythm

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Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018

Dance Location:
Thelma Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL

Schedule:
02:30pm --- Boltin doors open

02:45 - 03:30pm --- Waltz lesson, or open waltz
(no partner necessary)

July 29: JoLaine Jones-Pokorney & The Gadabouts

JoLaine Jones-Pokorney & The Gadabouts

The Gadabouts are coming to town! Get your fix of old time music gone amok interspersed with zesty and beautiful cajun waltzes.

Our caller, JoLaine Jones-Pokorney will test your mettle as a contra dancer with surprising moves and patterns.

July 21, 2018 - Caller Vicki Morrison; Band: Comes When Called

Caller Vicki Morrison; Band: Comes When Called

'Comes When Called' promises to "delight dance floor denizens" with their Celtic, modern and old-time tunes.

Calling for 'Comes When Called' is Vicki Morrison in her continued work for World Peace through contra dance. So get ready to kick up your heels Saturday July 21st 2018 from 7-10 pm.

Comes When Called is:
• Kathie Aagaard – fiddle;
• Rich Crew – recorder; and
• Susan Marynowski – keyboard, percussion

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Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018

July 1: Wind That Shakes The Barley & caller Jonathan L King

Wind That Shakes The Barley and Jonathan L King

Jonathan L. King will be calling the contra dances to the live music of "Wind That Shakes the Barley" on Sunday.

Wind That Shakes the Barley are:
• Bill Dudley - guitar
• Kathie Aagaard - fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell - flute, hammered dulcimer, penny whistle, percussion

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Date: Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Location:
Thelma Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

Schedule:
02:30pm --- Doors open

June 16: Yazoo Kickstarts & Joey Norton

Yazoo-Kickstarts May 2018

Joey Norton from Tampa will be calling the contra dances this Saturday, June 16th to live music of the Yazoo Kickstarts.

The Yazoo Kickstarts are:
• Mike Stapleton on fiddle;
• Bill Paine - mandolin & guitar;
• Marietta Massey - banjo; and
• Marion Lasley - guitar

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Date: Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Location:
Thelma Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

Schedule:
05:30pm --- Doors open

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