July 15: The Gadabouts & JoLaine Jones-Pokorney

The Gadabouts

The Gadabouts are coming to town! Get your fix of old time music gone amok interspersed with zesty and beautiful cajun waltzes.

Our caller, JoLaine Jones-Pokorney will test your mettle as a contra dancer with surprising moves and patterns.

The Gadabouts are:
• David Massey - vocals, guitar, fiddle, piano
• John McEwen - guitar, tenor guitar, mandolin, percussion, bass, vocals, arranger
• Marietta Massey - percussion, vocals, banjo
• Bill Paine - mandolin, guitar, tenor guitar
• Kathie Aagaard - fiddle, vocals

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Schedule:

05:45 - 06:30 pm --- Waltz lesson - or open waltz
(No partner necessary. Live music: Stay Tuned waltz band.)
06:30 - 07:00 pm --- Contra workshop for beginners
(New contra dancers, & those wishing to review their dance moves, or help others to do so, please attend this pre-dance contra lesson.)
07:00 - 10:00 pm --- Contra dance with The Gadabouts and caller JoLaine Jones-Pokorney.

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Suggested Donation:
$10 (ages 26+)
$5 (ages 16-25)
Dancers ages 15 & under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult.

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No partner or experience is necessary. Contra dances are taught, walked through, & called.

No special dress is required. Wear comfortable, casual attire & soft-soled shoes.

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 above for details.

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

Hosted by the Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society [GODS].

EventDate: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017