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

June 3: Palma Sola & JoLaine Jones-Pokorney

Palma Sola

CALLER: JoLaine Jones-Pokorney
BAND: Palma Sola

Palma Sola is:
• Bill Dudley on guitar
• Sherry Lowe on fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, hammered dulcimer & various noisy objects (feet, whistle, drum)

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Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018

Location:
Thelma A. Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Schedule:
02:30 pm --- Thelma Boltin Center opens

May 19: Yazoo Kickstarts & Susie Rudder

Yazoo Kickstarts & Susie Rudder

Susie Rudder will be calling the contra dances this Saturday, May 19th 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, May 19th, 2018

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

Schedule:
05:30pm --- Doors open

May 6: Notorious with Vicki Morrison

Dancers, don't miss this special event with three hours of live waltz music by Notorious!

Notorious presents their vibrant, evocative, mostly original tunes for Waltz 11:00 - 2:00 and Contra 4:00 - 7:00 on Sun. 5/6/18 at the Boltin Center. (516 NE 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601).

Performances across many continents and at Kennedy Center in D.C. and in Ken Burns’ PBS documentaries have made this band famous. Oft played tunes from their CD’s Waltz Time, Waltz Time II and Notorious (including the tune “Payne’s Prairie”) have made them familiar favorites.

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