Feb 16: Tom Greene & The Mourning Glories

Tom Greene & The Mourning Glories

Tom Greene from Tallahassee will be calling contra dances to the live music of The Mourning Glories on Saturday Feb 16th 2019.

The Mourning Glories are:
• Chelsea Carnes - vocals, mandolin
• Tony Dickens - banjo, guitar
• Katrina Dickens - fiddle, vocals
• Chris Nielubowicz - 12-string, backup vocals
• John David Eriksen - Cello

Feb 10: Don Page Memorial Cajun Zydeco Dance

Gumbo Limbo

WHAT BETTER WAY TO REMEMBER DON PAGE THAN TO DANCE TO THE CAJUN AND ZYDECO MUSIC HE LOVED SO MUCH?!?

EVERYONE IS WELCOME at this FREE event, where we will be dancing and remembering fellow dancer Don Page. Gumbo Limbo Cajun Band will provide Cajun and Zydeco favorites and waltzes. Remember Don Page with photographs of his dancing days. And if you didn't know Don, please come out and do some dancing in his honor. He wanted us all to enjoy the dance...

Feb 3: Donna Hunt & The McKenzies

Donna Hunt & The McKenzies

Donna Hunt has been an avid dancer since the late 1980’s, enjoying a variety of dance styles including Contras, Squares, Cajun/Zydeco, Swing, Waltz, Irish Sets, Appalachian Clogging & English country dancing among others. In addition to presenting workshops on any topic related to Contra dancing, Donna teaches couples dancing for Waltz, Swing and Schottische.

Jan 19: Joe De Paolo and The Dunehoppers

Joe De Paolo and The Dunehoppers

Joe De Paolo from New York will be calling contra dances
to the live music of The Dunehoppers from St Augustine on Saturday.

The Dunehoppers are:
• Mike Elias - guitar
• Mac Benford - banjo
• Allen Hood - fiddle
• Leo Sheppard - bass
• Kathy Zemanek - banjo & bass

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Date:
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Location:
Thelma A. Boltin Center
516 NE 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601

Schedule:
[05:15pm --- Boltin opens]

Jan 6: Sassafras Stomp & Dana Parkinson

Sassafras Stomp & Dana Parkinson

Sassafras Stomp is Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell, a dance band from Maine. "We love traditional music from the various branches of the celtic and old-time family trees. We deeply enjoy playing old and new tunes for contra dances."

Dana Parkinson started contra dancing in 2009 and calling in 2010. She loves helping weave the community created through folk dance and music. Based in St. Petersburg, she is known for her creative programming, sense of humor, and no-nonsense walk-throughs.

CALLER: Dana Parkinson
BAND: Sassafras Stomp

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