October 18: 'Wind that Shakes the Barley' with caller Hilton Baxter

Hilton Baxter

Autumn winds a-blowin thru the fields unleash rhythm with melodies that follow in natural harmony. Echoing, amplifying and multiplying nature's cadence, Wind that Shakes the Barley, with the unique melody of hammered dulcimer will enchant dancers this October dance.

Our caller, Hilton Baxter, having called for touring bands such as Great Bear Trio brings his easy-going style to Gainesville. A long-time caller from upstate NY, he "will get everyone moving to the music quickly and with confidence".

Wind that Shakes the Barley is: Sarah Mitchell – hammered dulcimer, flute, tin whistle, percussion, Bill Dudley – guitar, Kathie Aagaard – fiddle, John McEwen – percussion, Irish banjo, tenor guitar.

Admission is $8/$5 students. Saturday 8-11* pm, at the Thelma Boltin Center 516 NE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601. Beginners' lesson at 7:30.

If you snack, bring one to share and a water bottle to save the planet. A babysitter is available.

*Yes, it is the old dance time - this time only.