Jan 21: Florida Mountaineers & JoLaine Jones-Pokorney

Florida Mountaineers & JoLaine Jones-Pokorney

The Florida Mountaineers will be joining us for the first time from Jacksonville, and JoLaine Jones-Pokorney will be calling for us.

The Florida Mountaineers are:
* Anna Strickland - Fiddle
* Nathan Stinnette - Fiddle
* Madison Taylor - Banjo
* David Strickland - Guitar
* Molly Sweet -Bass

The Florida Mountaineers are an Old Time String Band hailing from Jacksonville Florida. They have been playing jams, parties, special events, and dances for the past several years.

Fiddlers Anna has a rich background in traditional Irish, Old Time and classical music dating from her youth. Fiddler Nathan, originally from Virginia, brings more than 20 years of Old Time fiddle and mandolin experience to the group since relocating to Jacksonville in 2011.

Banjoist Madison is a lifelong student of music playing modern jazz, ragtime and Old Time banjo and guitar. Guitarist David has been part of the Jacksonville music scene all of his adult life and specializes in Old Time backup guitar playing, as well as rustic appalachian fiddling.

Bassist Molly is a classically trained clarinettist and also plays a mean upright bass.

Please invite your friends and share the joy of Contra dance.

Dancers 25 and under pay only $5.00 admission; dancers 15 & under dance for free! $10.00 otherwise, at the Thelma Boltin Center 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. Included is our social waltz before the dance - 5:45-6:30 pm. No partner necessary.

New dancers, and those wishing to review their dance moves or help others to do so, please attend the free lessons 30 minutes before the dance. Come at 5:45 to waltz, glide into the contra lesson and then "Contra the Night away"! Dance ends at 10 pm.

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Snacks at the break are provided by dancers.
If you snack, bring one to share & a water bottle to help our planet.

Child care is provided during the contra dance.
See our website FAQ for details:
Gainesville Old-Time Dance Society/FAQ.

Parking is in the lot across the street & in marked spaces on adjacent streets.

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Hosted by the GODS
[Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society]

Saturday, January 21, 2017