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!
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.
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.
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 very own Angela DeCarlis returns to team up with The Stepping Stones, a husband-and-wife team from Melbourne who will play their own distinctive contra melodies for our dancing pleasure.
Caller Joey Norton of St. Petersburg is calling to the music of ‘Joe and Friends’. Joe and Friends is:• James Shepherd on fiddle,• Rich Crew on recorder and fiddle• Bill Dudley on guitar; and• Joe DePaolo on drums. Date: Saturday,
The Wind That Shakes The Barley is back for another engagement at our annual Talk Like A Pirate dance with caller Joe DePaolo. So get ready to kick up your heels Saturday, Sept 21st, 2019 from 6:45-10 pm.
Caller Joey Norton of St. Petersburg 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.
July 20th, 2019: Stan Prince and Category Five. Category Five is:
• David Massey – piano
• Marietta Massey – banjo
• Kathie Aagaard – fiddle
• Sarah Mitchell – hammered dulcimer, flute, foot rhythm
Vicki Morrison will be calling to the music of Loco-Motion.