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!

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W e e k e n d --- S c h e d u l e:
SATURDAY, OCT 29, 2016
* 5:45-6:30p...Waltz (Live Music: Stay Tuned waltz band)
* 6:30-7:00p...Contra workshop for beginners (Emily Abel)
* 7:00-10:00p...Contra Dance #1 - Standard, NOT ADVANCED (ContraForce & Emily Abel)

SUNDAY, OCT 30, 2016
* 11:00a-2:00p...Contra Dance #2 - ADVANCED (ContraForce & Emily Abel)
* 2:00-3:00p...Break
* 3:00-3:45p...Waltz (Live Music: Stay Tuned waltz band)
* 4:00-7:00p...Contra Dance #3 - ADVANCED (ContraForce & Emily Abel)

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

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​Suggested donations at the door (no advanced or online registration):

(Ages 26+) $15 ea contra dance or $40 for all 3 dances
(Ages 16-25) $10 ea contra dance or $25 for all 3 dances
(Dancers age 15 & under) FREE admission to all dances when accompanied by an adult

Waltz sessions are a free bonus with paid admission to a​ny​ contra dance.

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Hosted by the Gainesville Old-time Dance Society
[GODS]

EventDate: 
Saturday, October 29, 2016