An award winning fiddler and a local banjo plucker join another talented duo to enchant your dance muse. Hailing from Gainesville, Tampa and St. Augustine the New! and Improved! Whistling Anchovy Brothers will surely surprise and delight us all.
The Whistling Anchovy Brothers are Bill Paine (mandolin), Mike Stapleton (Banjo), David Massey (piano) and Allen Hood (fiddle).
Our caller, Jonathan King, also known to be full of surprises, is well known to our dance community - and beyond!
Dancers 25 and under pay only $5.00 admission! $8.00 otherwise at the Thelma Boltin Center 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. Included is our social waltz before the dance - 2:45-3:30 pm. No partner or experience 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 2:45 to waltz, glide into the contra lesson and then tighten up them dancing shoes! Contra is 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM.
If you snack, bring one to share and a water bottle to save the planet. Parking is in the lot across the street and in marked spaces on adjacent streets