Lake City Contra/Old Time Country Dance
Every Thursday at
Schedule of bands and callers:____________________WEDNESDAY Nov 27-Special Thanksgiving Eve dance with "The Onlies": Riley Calcagno, Samantha Braman, Leo Shannon, & RuthMabel Boyntz cavorting on fiddles, mandolin, guitar, & bass! http://www.theonlies.com/ Michael Karcher calls all great dances, no turkeys! Nov 28-NO DANCE – Happy Thanksgiving!Dec 5-NOTE BAND CHANGE: Marni Rachmiel on flute & sax, Anita Anderson on piano, and Claude Ginsburg on fiddle making their own special magic for our dancing pleasure! The fun begins when Eric Curl waves his caller wand. Dec 12-Ruthie Dornfeld, David Kaynor (Montague, MA), Clyde Curley (fiddles, mandolin, & guitar) bring a happy confluence of northwest & northeast traditions. David Kaynor & Amy Carroll combine forces to call a rousing selection of dances! Dec 19-Stuart Williams, David Cahn, & Terry Wergeland (fiddles, button accordion, mandolin, banjo, guitar, & piano brighten the winter night with sparkling melodies, glowing harmonies, and scintillating rhythm! Genial caller Tony Mates lights the way.Dec 26-Savor a kaleidescope of great dance music from members of "The Retrospectacles" (Andrew Foster & Scotty Leach on fiddle & piano). http://theretrospectacles.com/ David Kaynor (Montague, MA) calls contras of many colors! Jan 2, 2014-Eva Reich, Jesse Partridge, & Daniel Carr fiddles & guitar; Joe Micheals caller Jan 9-Karen Iglitzin, Roger Nelson, Ariana Nelson fiddle, piano, cello; Mike Richardson caller Jan 16-"BLT Sandwich" (Laurie Andres, Betsy Alexander, Terry Wergeland) accordion, fiddle, piano; Suzanne Girardot callerJan 23-"Fresh Cider" (Laurel Stone, Craig Shaw, Phil Katz, Dave Goodmanson) fiddle, flute, melodeon, piano; LauraMe' Smith callerJan 30-"Hot Cider" (Evan & Elise Snoey, Kelly Morgan, RuthMabel Boyntz) fiddles, guitar, piano, bass https:www.facebook.com/hotciderstringband Linnaea Chapman caller Feb 6-"The Latter Day Lizards" (Dave Langford - fiddle/guitar, Bill Tomczak - clarinet/saxophone/banjo uke/dumbek, and Peter Barnes - piano http://www.latterdaylizards.com/ ; Cis Hinkle (Atlanta, GA) callerFeb 13-"The Syncopaths" (Ryan McKasson, Ashley Broder, Jeff Spero, & Christa Burch – Tacoma & S. Calif) fiddle, mandolin, piano, bodhran http://www.syncopaths.com ; Morna Leonard (Montana) callerFeb 20-"Chassez" (Vivian & Phil Williams, Terry Wergeland) fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano; Alan Winston (SF Bay area) callerFeb 27-Ryan McKasson, Claude Ginsburg, Dave Bartley (fiddles, concertina, mandolin, guitar, cittern, cajon); Woody Lane (Roseburg, OR) callerMar 6-9th Annual Contra Marathon – benefit for NW Folklife! part of the Cascade Promenade weekend http://www.cascadepromenade.org/Mar 13-Steve & Brad Band Fortified (Steve Blum-Anderson, Brad Reynolds, Clyde Curley) fiddle, accordion, mandolin, guitar, piano; Valerie Cohen callerMar 20-"Rhythm Rollers" (Cathie Whitesides, Laurie Andres, WB Reid) fiddle, accordion, guitar, banjo, pianoMar 27-"RiffRaff" (Lindon Toney, Jesse Partridge, Jay Finkelstein) fiddles & guitar
Please read footprints for a brief history of this dance series.