Sept 30-Oct 1: Turnip the Beet & Andrea Nettleton

Come dancing on Sept 30-Oct 1, 2017 at GODS contra mini-weekend with the band Turnip the Beet and caller Andrea Nettleton.

Sept 16: Sam & Eden (Eden MacAdam-Somer & Sam Bartlett) with caller Angela DeCarlis

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

SeptembARRRRR 16th 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.

Band: Sam & Eden (Eden MacAdam-Somer & Sam Bartlett)
Caller: Angela DeCarlis

Sept 3: Palma Sola & Doug Singleton

Palma Sola & Doug Singleton

CALLER: Doug Singleton
BAND: Palma Sola

Doug Singleton is a long time caller active in the Atlanta Contra community.

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

Date: Sunday, September 3, 2017

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

Schedule:
02:30pm --- Doors open

02:45 - 03:30pm.....Pre-dance open waltz to live music by Stay Tuned waltz band

Aug 19: Possum Trot & Tom Greene

Possum Trot & Tom Greene

Brace yourself for a "contra dance wall of sound" of French Canadian, New England and Southern music. Tallahassee's own Tom Greene will be calling the dances to the music of Possum Trot, an inter-generational band that "blends the new and the old" in a swashbuckling sensation.

Possum Trot is:
* Pete Sucsy, banjo and guitar;
* Laura Price, fiddle;
* Benny McDowell, piano;
* Eleta Sucsy, penny whistle; and
* Kai Sucsy, percussion.

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Aug 6: Vicki Morrison & Comes When Called

Vicki Morrison & Comes When Called

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

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

Comes When Called is:
• Kathie Aagaard – fiddle;
• Rich Crew – recorder, fiddle;
• Susan Marynowski – keyboard, percussion, foot percussion; and
• John McEwen – percussion, Irish banjo, tenor guitar, mandolin.

Date: Sunday, July 2, 2017

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

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