Dana Parkinson

Jan 6: Sassafras Stomp & Dana Parkinson

Sassafras Stomp & Dana Parkinson

Sassafras Stomp is Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell, a dance band from Maine. "We love traditional music from the various branches of the celtic and old-time family trees. We deeply enjoy playing old and new tunes for contra dances."

Dana Parkinson started contra dancing in 2009 and calling in 2010. She loves helping weave the community created through folk dance and music. Based in St. Petersburg, she is known for her creative programming, sense of humor, and no-nonsense walk-throughs.

CALLER: Dana Parkinson
BAND: Sassafras Stomp

Oct 7: Dana Parkinson and Category Five

Dana-Parkinson and Category Five

Dana Parkinson will be calling to the music of Category Five. So get ready for some rip-snorting good music and dance!

Dana Parkinson started contra dancing in 2009 with the Tampa Friends of Old-Time Dance. Through support from her local community and inspiration from dancing at dozens of dance weekends, Dana soon found herself at a Contra Calling Workshop with Cis Hinkle. In no time at all she was calling local dances.

August 4 - Barnstorm and Dana Parkinson!

Dana Parkinson

Be there for our first Sunday in August dance with Barnstorm and Dana Parkinson. One of our favorite Florida bands will be playing for our favorite Florida caller! But actually, we have to say that Dana is now a national caller! She's called several weekends lately, so make sure you don't miss this event.
The dance is held at the historic Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave Gainesville, FL 32601.
Dancing begins at 4pm with an Introductory Workshop for new dancers at 3:30.
Admission is $8/$5 for students and under 21. Childcare is provided.

Subscribe to RSS - Dana Parkinson