Brace yourself for a "contra dance wall of sound" of French Canadian, New England and Southern music. Possum Trot, an inter-generational band, "blends the new and the old" into a musical melange. Dance and enthrall in air-conditioned comfort!
Blending dance gypsy experience with contra joy, Rona Wiener calls an engaging program for all levels of dancers. Rona's enthusiasm for the dance embraces teaching workshops for a thriving contra community .
Possum Trot is:
• Anthony Pilla on fiddle
• Laura Price on fiddle
• Benny McDowell on piano
• Pete Sucsy on banjo & guitar
• Eleta Sucsy on penny whistle
• Kai Sucsy on percussion
Contra dance from 7:00 to 10:00. New dancers, and those wishing to review their dance moves or help others to do so, please attend at a Contra lesson from 6:30-7:00. Start it all off with our social waltz at 5:45-6:30 pm. All for one low admission. Dancers 25 and under pay only $5.00 / $10.00 otherwise.
No partner or experience is necessary. The dance is at the Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. Snacks at the break are provided by dancers. If you snack, bring one to share and a water bottle to help our planet. Childcare is provided. See our website FAQ for details. http://godsdance.org/?q=node%2F8 Parking is in the lot across the street and in marked spaces on adjacent streets.