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.
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
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.
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
Alice Raibourn teams up with local favorite band Possum Trot on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 at the Thelma Boltin Center in Gainesville.
Our own JoLaine will be calling gender-neutral contra dances this Sunday, December 1st, 2019 to live music by the Yazoo Kickstarts.
Veteran caller Alice Raibourn teams up with veteran band Gotham Carnival (from NYC, Boston and Florida) on Sunday Nov 3rd, 2019 at the Thelma Boltin Center in Gainesville. Gotham Carnival is:• Dominique Gagne: Flute, Piccolo, Piano, Hand Percussion• Julia Hartman:
Calling for ‘Comes When Called’ is Vicki Morrison in her continued work for World Peace through contra dance. So get ready to kick up your heels Saturday July 21st 2018 from 7-10 pm.
Angela DeCarlis of Philadelphia will guide us through the pulsating rhythms of The Wind That Shakes the Barley.
Gainesville’s own Jonathan King will guide us through the contra-fusion and pulsating rhythms of Comes When Called. Comes When Called is:
• Kathie Aagaard;
• Rich Crew;
• Susan Maryonowski; and
• Joe DePaolo