Feb 16: Tom Greene & The Mourning Glories

Tom Greene & The Mourning Glories

Tom Greene from Tallahassee will be calling contra dances to the live music of The Mourning Glories on Saturday Feb 16th 2019.

The Mourning Glories are:
• Chelsea Carnes - vocals, mandolin
• Tony Dickens - banjo, guitar
• Katrina Dickens - fiddle, vocals
• Chris Nielubowicz - 12-string, backup vocals
• John David Eriksen - Cello

The Mourning Glories is a 5-piece string band formed out of Irish sessions & community contra dances in Gainesville, Florida.
"We're 5 old-hearted young people with a passion for preserving & performing traditional music & dance."
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Date:
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Location:
Thelma A. Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601

Schedule:
[05:15pm --- Boltin opens]

05:30 - 06:15pm --- Waltz lesson, or open waltz
(No partner necessary. Live music: Stay Tuned waltz band.)

[06:15 - 06:45pm --- Band sound check]

06:45 - 07:00pm --- 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 - 10:00pm --- Contra Dance

[10:00 - 10:30pm --- Cleanup]

[10:30pm --- Boltin closes]

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Suggested Donation:
$10 (age 26+)
$5 (age 16-25)

Dancers age 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, please bring one to share,
and bring a water bottle to help our planet.

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

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Hosted by the Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society

EventDate: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019