Nov 19: The Stepping Stones & Vicki Morrison

Stepping Stones, a husband-and-wife team, are coming up from Melbourne to play their own distinctive contra melodies for our dancing pleasure.

With a lot of spring in her step, Vicki Morrison calls for us in her continued work for World Peace through contra dance.

The Stepping Stones are:
* Robin Osgood on fiddle; and
* Norman Rodham on guitar.

Nov 6th: The MacRowdies & John Rogers

MacRowdies & John Rogers

John Rogers will be calling the contra dances to the music of North Carolina-based The MacRowdies on Sunday.

The MacRowdies are:
• Mara Shea on fiddle
• Pete Campbell on keyboard

Oct 29-30th: ContraForce & Emily Abel

ContraForce & Emily Abel

Halloween Contra Mini-Weekend October 29-30, 2016
3 Contra Dances!

Music: ContraForce are:
* Andrae Raffield, fiddle
* Jimi Periano, guitar
* Joey Dorwart, percussion, saxophone

Caller: Emily Abel (of North Carolina)

ContraForce, one of the hottest, most dynamic contra dance bands in the country! Contraforce pushes the envelope of traditional contra music and lifts dancers’ feet into the ozone, satisfying their taste in epic Millennium Trance Dance tune-age. Calling will be the energetic and charismatic Emily Abel!

Oct 15: Frances & Friends and Stan Prince

Frances Pisacane

Come contra dance this Saturday, October 15th at the Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

CALLER: Stan Prince

Calling for Frances And Friends is Stan Prince, whose believes that "dancers are there to dance to the music and not to listen to the caller once they’ve learned the dance". He has been calling for ten years and dancing a whole lot longer.

BAND: *Frances And Friends*
• Frances Pisacane on fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, feet, whistle, drum
• Bill Dudley on guitar

October 2: JoLaine and The Flying Turtles

JoLaine and The Flying Turtles

JoLaine Jones-Pokorney will be calling the contra dances to the music of the Flying Turtles String Band on Sunday.

Flying Turtles String Band are:
• Elle Hogan on fiddle
• Tom Hogan on guitar

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Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016

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

Schedule:
02:45 - 03:30pm --- ​waltz lesson (no partner necessary) or open waltz
to live music with Stay Tuned waltz band

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