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June 2018

Greensboro – Rip the Calico with Joy Greenwolf calling

Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Saturday, June 19th at the Guilford Grange in Greensboro we are proud to have "Rip The Calico" play for our dance! Rip the Calico is a four piece high energy contra dance band from North Carolina. Drawing heavily from Celtic influences (and origins), the “Calicos” will take you on a dance journey from dulcet circlings to mad romps across the dance floor. http://www.ripthecalico.com   Our Caller will be Joy Greenwolf, a favorite on the Contra Dance Curcuit.     GENERAL…

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July 2018

Clemmons – Reel Shady, caller Chet Gray

Sunday, July 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Since college is out for the summer, we are holding the Sunday early evening dance at Clemmons this month.  Same times and admission as the ones at Salem - 5:30pm lesson, dance from 6 - 9 so you can still get home in time for rest before Monday's work! One of the long time popular bands of the area, Reel Shady, brings their delightful and foot lifting interpretations of traditional, Celtic and other music for this holiday weekend Sunday dance!…

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Clemmons – The Ones Improper, Dean Snipes calling

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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The multi-instrumented, multi-talented members of TOI return to bring you an intricate interplay of melodies and rhythms!  This 6-7 piece band will keep you dancing all night.  Bring friends to enjoy the excitement with you. Dean Snipes from the Charlotte area entertains us again with his humor  and fun during teaching and calling.  We enjoy seeing what surprising dances he may call during the evening! No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance…

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Greensboro Grange – Lagomorph Quartet, Jack Mitchell calling

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Sure to be a great evening with this 4 piece band filling the air with music that will make you move. We are welcoming the Lagomorph Quartet, a group of music loving x homeschoolers playing old time, Irish, French Canadian, and contra tunes. Music that makes you move your feet and swing around. Jack Mitchell is one of our favorite callers from the Triad who is known at dances in many states!   GENERAL INFO   - No partner necessary,…

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August 2018

Clemmons – Tim Smith and Eileen Regan of The Big Celtic Fun Band, caller George Segebade

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Enjoy the great contra connections as we have fun dancing with one another. On Tuesday, August 7th, at Clemmons Civic Club, 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! Caller will be George…

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Clemmons – The Stuff, caller Nick Boulet

Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Sunday early evening dances are transitioning to mostly 2nd Sundays beginning in August.  This is the first of those so go ahead and mark it on your calendar.  The lesson for new people is at 5:30 pm and dancing starts at 6 and you can dance as much as you 'd like until pm.  We have a short break in the middle with a few waltzes you can try and to close out each evening we have a final waltz.…

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Greensboro Grange -Ted Ehrhard and Maria Fairchild, Caller Dean Snipes

Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Our 3rd Saturday dance at the Greensboro Grange always draws a lot of people from the region plus quite a few new people.  Come out and meet the new people, help them get started on the right foot, so to speak, and have a good time!  Its always great to see those who aren't able to come to the Winston-Salem area dances. On Saturday, August 18th, at The Guilford Grange in Greensboro, we once again welcome the multi-talented Maria Fairchild…

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September 2018

Community/Contra Dance at NC Folk Festival Greensboro

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This is a community event brought to you by NC Folk Fest, Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers and others. Our first opportunity to dance on Saturday, September 8 is from 12:30pm - 1:30pm at Dance Pavilion. We will invite Festival attendees to join us, so please come and enjoy some dancing and all the activities at the Festival. Dances are just one hour long. This is a great opportunity to build our dance communities.  You can help pass out dance…

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Community Dance at NC Folk Festival (2nd part)

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will do the 2nd demonstration dance/community dance on Sept 8 from 3PM until 4PM at the NC Folk Festival.  See the flyer for locations of the first dance and 2nd dance as they are in different locations. We hope you'll join us for both of these but if not, at least try to come to one.  Its a great outreach opportunity that could help us grow our local contra dance group!

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Salem College, Gretchen Caverly, Larry Unger, Caller Bree Kalb

Sunday, September 9, 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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What an incredible dance evening! We are pleased to have Larry Unger and Gretchen Caverly for our musical entertainment!   Larry Unger has been a full-time musician since 1984 and has presented a diverse range of musical performances across the United States, Europe, and Scandinavia. Titled “master guitarist” by Dirty Linen, Unger has played with many top contra dance bands and has accompanied such fiddlers as Judy Hyman, Matt Glaser, and Lissa Schneckenburger. Larry’s original waltzes and fiddle tunes have…

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FEET RETREAT dance weekend at Camp Millstone!

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
Camp Millstone, 1296 Mallard Drive
Ellerbe, NC 28338 United States
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NEWS FLASH!!! Feet Retreat Dance Weekend "It is with deep regret that the board of Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers is forced to cancel Feet Retreat 2018. For safety reasons, Camp Millstone will be closed this weekend, as much of North Carolina and surrounding states are seriously threatened by Hurricane Florence. Feet Retreat 2019 will take place SEPTEMBER  13-15 at the Camp, and we hope to offer the same high quality lineup of performers, professional chefs and staff, and sound…

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Clemmons, George Paul and Rob Zisette, Caller Dean Snipes

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Tuesday, September 25th at Clemmons Civic Club we are privileged to have two excellent musicians. George Paul and Rob Zisette who will surely entertain us with some fabulous music. George Paul is a pianist and composer who specializes in romantic waltzes and contra dance tunes. And when Rob starts to play, the rest of us just go along for the ride. Together they will surely create musical magic.   Caller will be our own George Segebade who always has many…

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October 2018

Clemmons, George Paul and David Di Giuseppe, Caller Emily Rush

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012 United States
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Tuesday Oct. 2. at Clemmons we'll dance to the highly energetic and unpredictable music by David DiGiuseppe of the bands Footloose, Contrazz, etc., and George Paul of the bands, Ivory Boys and Playing with Fyre. When these two, two of our longtime favorites, get together you can depend on a fiery and passionate performance, making dancing irresistible! These guys have experience and drive behind them, having been featured players of many dance weekends around the country. David DiGiuseppe is a…

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Salem College, Wheelhouse, Caller Kyle Johnston

Sunday, October 14, 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.   Caller Kyle Johnston will lead us through plenty of fun dances!     General Info   - No partner necessary, No experience necessary - If you can walk, you can contra dance - If new, join…

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Greensboro Grange – Eileen Regan, Rob Sharer and Caller Joy Greenwolf

Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27410 United States
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Get ready for another fun dance evening. Our band will be Eileen Regan and Rob Sharer. Caller will be Joy Greenwolf.   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…

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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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