The Old Town Band is a Georgia/Florida old-time string band made up of Beverly Smith, John Grimm and Chuck Levy. This Georgia/Florida trio brings together three master musicians steeped in old-time music, creating a sound that is both fresh and alive, while deeply respectful of tradition.
The Old Town Band are:
* Beverly Smith on guitar;
* John Grimm on fiddle; and
* Chuck Levy on banjo and fiddle.
Donna Hunt calls contra and square dances with interesting choreography and variations. She is known for utilizing clear, concise instructions to minimize teaching time and maximize dance time. Donna infuses the dancers with confidence, regardless of their skill level, and she enjoys guiding new dancers and challenging experienced ones.
Dancers 25 and under pay only $5.00 admission; dancers 15 & under dance for free! $10.00 otherwise. This contra dance will be preceded by a waltz workshop led by Donna Hunt. If you are attending the waltz workshop, the suggested admission is as follows:
Waltz Workshop by Donna Hunt
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017 2:00-3:30.
$13/$8 age 16 to 25 Waltz + Contra
$5/$3 age 16 to 25 Waltz only
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.
Dancers age 15 & under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult.
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No partner or experience is necessary.
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.
Hosted by the GODS
[Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society]