Susie Rudder

Dec 3: Yazoo Kickstarts & Susie Rudder

Yazoo Kickstarts & Susie Rudder

Bump up your waltz a notch at the Cajun Waltz Workshop on Sunday December 3, 2017 from 2:30-3:30 at the Boltin Center. Lead by Marietta and Dave Massey with waltz music performed by other Yazoo Kickstarts, forerunners of our Gainesville old time dance community.

$15 for Waltz Workshop plus Contra dance. $10 for workshop only. No partner necessary. Hall opens at 1:30.

Susie Rudder will be calling the contra dances this Sunday to the live music of the Yazoo Kickstarts.

May 7: Terra Ceia Twisters & Susie Rudder

Susie Rudder

Susie Rudder from Micanopy will be calling the contra dances to the live music of Terra Ceia Twisters on Sunday.

Terra Ceia Twisters are:
• Rob Zanders - guitar, mandolin
• Sherry Lowe - fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell - flute, hammered dulcimer, penny whistle, percussion

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Thelma Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

02:30pm --- Doors open

Aug 7: Flying Turtles String Band & Susie Rudder

Flying Turtles String Band & Susie Rudder

The Flying Turtles String Band plays high energy music and roots blues. With fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass, and tight harmonies, this band is a favorite at folk festivals, intimate clubs, and every contra dance in Florida.

Flying Turtles will be playing for this 1st Sunday Contra Dance at Thelma Boltin Center. The dance be wonderful, with Susie Rudder calling,

Flying Turtles String Band is:
* Tom Hogan on guitar and
* Ellen Hogan on fiddle.

Feb 20: Susie Rudder with The Dementors

Susie Rudder & Road Skolars

Susie Rudder works her magic with the Dementors this Saturday night, jinxing the Dark Arts and conjuring contra dance enchantment!

Under Susie's spell, the Dementors – Garrett, Frank, Karan, Pat, Chuck and Tim – weave a musical spell that will beguile the crowd. Even the Muggles will be delighted.

• Susie Rudder - Caller
• Garrett Alvar - Banjo
• Frank Lorenz - Fiddle
• Karan Newman - Mandolin
• Pat Stevens - Guitar
• Chuck Spitzner - Bass
• Tim Stevens - Man of Mystery

7 pm Sept 20: 'Comes When Called' with Susie Rudder

Comes When Called

Contra-Fusion is coming our way with "percussion toys" and "wild and crazy recorder improv". Layered with African rhythm and big-band strings, 'Comes When Called' promises to "delight dance floor denizens" with their Celtic, modern and old-time tunes.

Our caller, on a whistle stop in Gainesville from her world travels and budding ukulele career is Susie Rudder. Susie is also the house caller for the Melrose dance on 2nd Fridays.

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