July 30: Advanced Contra with Category Five & Jonathan King

Category Five

A collision of classical strings and African rhythms is just half of the musical storm blowing your way when Category Five returns to Gainesville. The storm force builds with their high energy jigs and reels - just in time to dance off a day of feasting.

July 15: 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.

The Gadabouts are:
• David Massey - vocals, guitar, fiddle, piano
• John McEwen - guitar, tenor guitar, mandolin, percussion, bass, vocals, arranger
• Marietta Massey - percussion, vocals, banjo
• Bill Paine - mandolin, guitar, tenor guitar
• Kathie Aagaard - fiddle, vocals

July 2: Andy Kane and the Yazoo Kickstarts

Yazoo Kickstarts

Andy Kane will be calling the contra dances this Sunday to the live music of the Yazoo Kickstarts.

The Yazoo Kickstarts are:
• Mike Stapleton on fiddle;
• Bill Paine - mandolin & guitar;
• Marietta Massey - banjo; and
• David Massey - fiddle & piano.
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Date: Sunday, July 2, 2017

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

Schedule:
02:30pm --- Doors open

June 17: Rochelle Ramblers with caller Joey Norton

Saturday June 17, 2017: The Rochelle Ramblers with caller Joey Norton.

Together, the Ramblers bring a variety of tunes old and new to get your feet moving. They look forward to playing in Gainesville again.

June 4: 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.

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

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Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017

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

Schedule:
02:30pm --- Doors open

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