In previous years, we danced in person to the amazing music of Wild Asparagus, and the delightful calling of George Marshall, at The Dancing Fish dance barn in Melrose at our annual WIld Asparagus Weekend. Hopefully we will be able to resume that tradition in the near future!
Join Us for our Next G.O.D.S. Social! What: Contra dancing, English country dancing, live musical interludes, socializing with your friends When: Sunday, August 2, 2020Time: 4:00 – 6:00pm Schedule:04:00p…Zoom meeting starts, welcome04:10p…Contras (JoLaine)/ECDs (Al)04:40p…Live music (Pete – Beatles song)05:00p…Waltz break (pre-recorded)05:10p…Contras/ECDs 05:30p…Live
Join us for our next G.O.D.S. social on Saturday July 18, 2020! What: Contras called by JoLaine, ECD called by Al Rogers, live musical interludes by Connie & Jeff, and time to socialize with your friends.When: Saturday, July 18, 2020
Enjoy dancing and watching your friends dance, chat and socialize, get some exercise. The program consist of contra dances that are easy to do with one or two people, especially selected by our callers.
Florida contra dancers! Here is an exceptional opportunity to dance via Zoom to live music with TWO national contra callers: Seth Tepfer of Atlanta and our very own JoLaine of Gainesville! Join us on Saturday, June 20, for a GODS social and contra dance to live music by Reelplay
Join us on Sunday, June 7, for a Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society (G.O.D.S.) social gathering from 4:00-6:00 pm on Zoom. Let’s stay connected with each other, at least virtually. All are invited and welcome! Feel free to join for all
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.