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February 2019

Contra Dance Salem College – Faux Paws and Callers George Segebade and Nick Boulet

Friday, February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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No more sad faces! The wait is over! Hurricane Florence might have delayed the event, but the not the fun we will have dancing to the wonderful music of Faux Paws. Andrew VanNorstrand - Guitar Chris Miller - Saxophones & Banjo Noah VanNorstrand - Fiddle & Feet   Our own callers Nick Boulet and George Segebade will lead you through many enjoyable dances.   - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker with Caller Nick Boulet

Tuesday, February 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Multi-talented Laurie Fisher has been wending her musical mercenary way for the past 28 years. A self proclaimed 'Jill of many instruments, master of none', she calls dances, plays and instructs multiple instruments and musical styles.   She is founding fiddler of 'The String Beings' whose popularity and cds had them playing around the country at contra events in the nineties. She has also played fiddle, piano, bass and percussion in contrabands Windmill, Boom Chuck, Hot Flash, Holy Coyote, Reckless…

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“Valentine” Potluck Contra Dance Guilford Grange – Cats Love Milk and Caller George Segebade

Saturday, February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Celebrate Valentines Day (2 days after) on February 16 with us as we have  a potluck dinner at 6 pm and then dancing with all your valentine friends from 8 pm until 11 pm.  Bring your favorite dish to share - can be home made or store bought. Cats Love Milk is a lively 3 piece band from central  NC which uses fiddle, guitar, whistle, drums and bass in various combinations to bring you their own twist on popular fun…

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Contra Dance Salem College – Hushpuppies and Caller Jack Mitchell

Sunday, February 24 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Though they have a lot of fun with it, the Hushpuppies are very serious about their music and for each of them collecting, playing and singing old-time music occupies much of their time and energy. All four play several instruments well and all four are unaffected, natural singers. What truly sets the Hushpuppies apart and makes them an outstanding revival old-time band is that they have integrated all sources of music and folded it all into a natural style of…

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March 2019

Contra Dance Salem College – Tim Smith & Eileen Regan of Big Celtic Fun Band with Caller Charlotte Crittenden

Sunday, March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Sunday, March 3. at Salem College, members of the well known band, Big Celtic Fun come to energize the dancing for us! Hear some great Irish and contra dance music with Tim Smith (flute, tin whistle, concertina, piano and a vocal or two), Eileen Regan (fiddle, guitar, Celtic harp and vocals). Good music like this makes the dancing so much fun!   CHARLOTTE CRITTENDEN Charlotte is famous in Brasstown for being able to do everything from call a great…

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Contra Dance Guilford Grange Greensboro – TBA

Saturday, March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

GENERAL INFO   - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30 - 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…

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Contra Dance Clemmons – Atlantic Crossing, Caller Brian Hamshar

Tuesday, March 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

About the band.... For over two decades Atlantic Crossing have been rocking the contra dance halls of New England and beyond and entrancing concert audiences with paintings in song of local history and more. Their music, drawn from the Celtic traditions of the British Isles as well as from Maritime and French Canada, lifts audiences from their seats, transports dancers to ever greater delight and strikes joyous notes at celebrations. Band Members Viveka Fox - Fiddle, Bodhran, Djembe Peter Macfarlane…

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April 2019

Contra Dance Clemmons -The Deb Shebish Band with Caller Jack Mitchell

Tuesday, April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Deb Shebish is a versatile classical violinist, traditional fiddler, and licensed educator originally from Whiting, Indiana.  She has performed at venues including: the The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN with Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, Ric Blair and Tim O’Brien, the United States Air Force Academy, at the Kelly House in Philadelphia for the Prince of Monaco, the Indianapolis Irish Festival, the Waterford Tall Ships Festival in Ireland, Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival, Saline Celtic Festival, and the Leith Folk Club in Scotland.…

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Contra Dance Salem College -Gretchen Caverly and George Paul with Caller TBA

Sunday, April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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- No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30 - 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…

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Contra Dance Greensboro -Gene Hubert Dance – Band TBA – Regional Callers

Saturday, April 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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