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November 2018

Salem College – Wheelhouse and Caller George Segebade

Sunday, November 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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In the band Wheelhouse, Jim Harrington of the band Rhythm Road releases the energy of his accordion, while Rya Martin of Ricochet on keyboard and Kathy Boyer on clarinet round out the band. Look to have a rollicking good time with this group.   Our caller will be no other than George Segebade who always has lots of fun dances for us.   General Info:   - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can…

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Clemmons – Cats Love Milk, caller Dean Hooks

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Tuesday, November 13 at Clemmons Civic Club the Cats are back!  Not only do they love milk, they love playing lively contra dance music for you!  This trio brings the sounds of guitar, fiddle, whistle, bass and drums to keep your feet moving. Caller will be Dean Hooks of Charlotte.   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…

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Greensboro Grange – The Ones Improper and Caller Linda Cooper

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Coming to The Greensboro Grange on November 17! Whats more fun than a guitar and fiddle? A guitar and fiddle PLUS a banjo, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, lap dulcimer, flute, sax , bodhran, bass, 12 string guitar, keyboard and maybe even a harmonica in various combinations of 7!  That's what is coming in the form of The Ones Improper playing favorite sets of various style for your dancing pleasure. Caller will be Linda Cooper. Lots of fun!!!   GENERAL INFO -…

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December 2018

Salem College – The McKenzie Trio with Caller Nick Boulet

Sunday, December 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salem College – Bryant Hall, 601 S Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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We welcome The McKenzies from Lynchburg, VA as they thrill us with their tunes and Nick Boulet calls dances for the evening! This very active band brings you their unique blend of contemporary and original folk, traditional music of southern Appalachia and the British Isles. They are a joy to listen to and dance to and like opportunities to share their love of this kind of music through concerts, dances and teaching. Marcia plays the mandolin, guitar and clawhammer banjo.…

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Clemmons – Nic Coker and Laurie Fisher with caller Jack Mitchell/ CANCELLED!!!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Due to icy road conditions, we are cancelling this event. We will reschedule and post the new date soon! Thank you! We are happy to welcome back Nic Coker, who knows how to work the guitar, supporting the melody with his creative and fluid rhythm and bass lines.   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…

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Greensboro Grange – DavidDiGiuseppe and Pete Campbell with caller David Glick/ECD workshop

Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Some of the parking lot may have some slushy snow but that shouldn’t be a problem.  Other groups are carrying on activities as normal at the Grange.   So, see you at the dance! Special FREE bonus feature - ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING! Saturday, December 15th, at the Guildford Grange at Greensboro beginning at 7:00 PM at no extra charge, caller David Glick will hold an English country dance workshop! Discover the 17th and 18th century roots of contra dance as…

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Open Band/Open Caller Special Holiday Dance

Friday, December 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

This is a very Special Dance! Since our last dance was cancelled due to bad weather, we are offering an open band and open caller opportunity. The band will be led by experienced dancer/musicians from Cats Love Milk and The Ones Improper. Lead Caller will be Nick Boulet. Bring your instrument and join the band. Callers, we encourage you to come and lead a dance. This will be a very fun night. Come join us!!!   General Info   No…

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January 2019

Contra Dance Clemmons – Maria Fairchild and Ted Ehrhard, Caller George Segebade

Tuesday, January 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

On Tuesday, Jan 8th at Clemmons we once again welcome the multi-talented Ted Ehrhard and Maria Fairchild Duo.  We will get to enjoy Maria Fairchild on piano, banjo and guitar while Ted Ehrhard knocks out multiple melodies on fiddle making it another dancer pleasing evening to enjoy with your friends at the Clemmons dance. The only other thing needed to make it a great evening is you! Our Caller will be George Segebade who always has many fun dances for…

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Contra Dance Salem College- High Country Rollers, Caller Eileen Thorsos

Sunday, January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We welcome back the High Country Rollers! We eagerly anticipate dancing to the music of this four piece band on Sunday, January 13th at Salem College. Let me introduce the band: Kilby Spencer is from Crumpler NC and has been playing old-time music on fiddle for most of his life.  Kelley Breiding, a NC native an award-winning banjo player, propels the band’s sound with her rhythmic clawhammer style banjo.  Rick Davidson, from Lewisville NC, is a multi-instrumental award-winning string band…

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Contra Dance Guilford Grange Reel Shady, Caller Kyle Johnston

Saturday, January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

At this dance the members of "Reel Shady" will gather to infuse the air with their infectious contra dance styling based on a broad repertoire of lively traditional and celtic music and many year's experience making music that gets dancer's feet moving. Enjoy listening to the different instruments blending to add flavor and power to the tunes as you dance. Caller for the evening is Kyle Johnston.   GENERAL INFO - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you…

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