Frances and Friends

Dec 16: Frances And Friends & Kristin Farrier

Frances And Friends & Kristin Farrier

Come contra dance on Saturday, December 16th at the Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida.

Calling for Frances And Friends is Kristin Farrier. Kristin Farrier lives summers in Canada and winters in Florida. In Canada, she teaches dance and yoga. Kristin calls Old Tyme dancing in her local community with the musical group Contraband. Here in Florida, Kristin calls both Contra and Old Tyme Square Dance.

BAND: *Frances And Friends*
• Frances Pisacane on fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, feet, whistle, drum
• Bill Dudley on guitar

Oct 15: Frances & Friends and Stan Prince

Frances Pisacane

Come contra dance this Saturday, October 15th at the Thelma Boltin Center, 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL

CALLER: Stan Prince

Calling for Frances And Friends is Stan Prince, whose believes that "dancers are there to dance to the music and not to listen to the caller once they’ve learned the dance". He has been calling for ten years and dancing a whole lot longer.

BAND: *Frances And Friends*
• Frances Pisacane on fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, feet, whistle, drum
• Bill Dudley on guitar

May 16: Frances and Friends with Alice Milmoe

Frances, Sarah and Bill, with their "lilting tunes and spirited arrangements" will play dance tunes to tell your friends about. These "well-seasoned" musicians are "sure to add spice to your dance experience!"

Alice Milmoe, an old friend to contra calling, adds southern sugar to the mix for a full flavored dance experience.

Frances and Friends are Frances Pisacane on fiddle, Sarah Mitchell, flute, feet, whistle, drum, and Bill Dudley, guitar.

March 29: Advanced contra with Frances and Friends & caller Frannie Marr

Frannie Marr

Frances, Sarah and Bill, with their "lilting tunes and spirited arrangements" will play dance tunes to tell your friends about. These "well-seasoned" musicians are "sure to add spice to your dance experience!"

Dancing in California, Frannie Marr started her calling career in elementary school - teaching her students. A caller in the 2014 Catapult! National Showcase, she prides herself on her "quick walk-throughs, efficient calling, and letting the dance and music flow".

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