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Gene Hubert Memorial Contra Dance Greensboro Grange!! Coracree with various Callers

Saturday, March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Band Members
Jane Rothfield (Fiddle), Allan Carr (Double Bass), Bill Quern (Tenor Banjo, Mandolin, 5-String Banjo, Accordian, Harmonica), Sarah Gowan (Guitar/Foot Percussion)
Hometown: Philadelphia PA

Contemporary contra dance music blending a mixture of traditional Celtic, Old Time, European and Original music that swings with an improvisational twist!A rocking dance band with great chops and driving rhythms that moves the dancers and gets them yelling Whoo! We play music with deep roots…a mix of traditional and original tunes with a fresh contemporary twist. Our dance music is always morphing with the callers groove and the dancers moves!

 

Biography
CORACREE (Pronounced Kor-a-kree) started out in 2009 when members from two long standing and highly experienced contra dance bands (Rumpus-Bill Quern/Sarah Gowan and Jane’s Gang-Jane Rothfield and Allan Carr) met, played some tunes and discovered something “interesting”! At first they called their new band, RumpusGang…then changed it to Off The Cuff-unfortunately we looked for the domain name for Off the Cuff it was taken. After much searching, the name of Coracree seemed to fit the bill-Coracree is the name of a house in remote NE Scotland (Where Allan is from) and is also immortalized in traditional song. CORACREE symbolizes the deep roots of many tunes that our band plays-Celtic, Appalachian, New England, European as well as the new tunes that we write in the traditional style.
There will be various Callers.
GENERAL INFO
 
– No partner necessary! No experience necessary!
 
– If you can walk, you can contra dance
– If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30pm
– Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors
– Bring friends for more fun!
– Community dancing for all ages
– High energy, live music
– Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares
– The more you do it, the easier and more fun it becomes
– Treat one another with care and respect, smile and have a good time
 
General admission $10 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5).
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8:00pm
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm
 
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers
www.feetretreat.com
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
 
Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC.
*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.
 
Directions: Traveling in either direction on I-40, take Exit 213 (Guilford College Rd). At the end of the ramp, turn right and continue about a mile until you cross railroad tracks at West Market Street. In 100 more feet, turn left onto Lindley Rd. Go 4 tenths mi., then turn right onto Guilford School Rd. The Grange is the last building on the right.

 

Details

Date:
Saturday, March 14
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Organizer

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers

Venue

Guilford Grange
4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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