NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution, due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Florida, the Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society has very reluctantly decided to CANCEL its next three dance events. Check back for updates. We hope to see you soon!
Caller John Rogers is calling to the music of Loco-Motion. Loco-Motion is:
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, hammered dulcimer & various noisy objects (feet, whistle, drum);
• Sherry Lowe on keyboard;
• Kathy Aagaard on fiddle; and
• Joe DePaolo on drums.
Dancing With the G.O.D.S. 2020 SOLD OUT. Come back for more fun in 2021! Dancing with the G.O.D.S. Weekend 2020 REGISTRATION This dance is not gender-balanced. All your partners will be heavenly! Dancing with the G.O.D.S. 2020 SCHEDULE *** Featuring *** BANDS: CALLERS:
Saturday, February 15th, 2020 Tallahassee caller Tom Greene will be calling to the music of Frances and Friends:
• Frances Pisacane on fiddle;
• Sarah Mitchell on flute, penny whistle, percussion; and
• Bill Dudley on guitar.
Vicki Morrison will be calling to the music of Category Five. Category Five is:
• David Massey – piano
• Marietta Massey – banjo
• Kathie Aagaard – fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell – hammered dulcimer, flute, foot rhythm
Doug Singleton, a long time caller active in the Atlanta Contra community, will be calling to the music of The Gadabouts on January 18th, 2020.
Alice Raibourn teams up with local favorite band Possum Trot on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 at the Thelma Boltin Center in Gainesville.
Sunday, December 29th, 2019, is the GODS Advanced Dance at the Thelma Boltin Center from 4-7 pm. The band is Wind That Shakes the Barley and the caller is Joe DePaolo.
Vicki Morrison returns to team up with Wild Bill’s Traveling Circus on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 with loads of fun for contra dancers.
Wild Bill’s Traveling Circus is:
• Mike Stapleton on fiddle;
• Bill Paine – mandolin;
• Bobby Lolley – fiddle; and
• Marion Lasley – guitar
Our own JoLaine will be calling gender-neutral contra dances this Sunday, December 1st, 2019 to live music by the Yazoo Kickstarts.