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

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 nationally recognized accordionist known for his fiery and emotive playing.
 
Expect smooth, sultry dance sets, traditional sets, French-Canadian, jazz and driving – something for everyone, all done with finesse but with impromptu highlights that will inspire your dancing!
 
Our Caller will be no other than the fabulous Emily Rush, guiding us through this evening of flirtaceous and fun dances. Bring your dance shoes, water, yourself and maybe a friend who has never contra danced before. You’ll be glad you did!
 
 
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
– Treat one another with care and respect, smile and have a good time
 
General admission $9 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5)
FREE Lesson 7:30-8pm
Dance 8-10:30pm with short break in middle
 
Clemmons Civic Club
Exit 184 from I-40
2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com
Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers
Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers
 
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Greensboro – David DiGiuseppe and Pete Campbell with David Glick calling

Special FREE bonus feature – ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCING!
Saturday, June 17 at the Guildford Grange at Greensboro beginning at 6:30 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 you participate in some elegant, lively and fun dances that were all the rage at English and French ballrooms during those periods. You’ll find that many of the moves are familiar as you dance to authentic period music by the extraordinary musicians, Pete Campbell and David DiGiuseppe.
David DiGiuseppe is the master of the accordian, having written music books on the subject, taught workshops and played in multiple bands including Footloose and Footloose Trio.
At 7:30 if you are new or fairly new to contra you are invited to attend the free newcomer’s lesson. You will feel more confident going into the dance and it is fun!
 
The CONTRA DANCING BEGINS AT 8:00 with David Glick calling some of his favorite dances to the high energy tunes of Pete Campbell and David DiGiuseppe! They bring a great variety of genres and styles into the dance hall that will thrill you as you enjoy dancing with the room full of friendly people.

David DiGiuseppe and George Paul with Dugan Murphy calling

Tuesday Oct. 17 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 nationally recognized accordionist known for his fiery and emotive playing.

Expect smooth, sultry dance sets, traditional sets, French-Canadian, jazz and driving – something for everyone, all done with finesse but with impromptu highlights that will inspire your dancing!

Dugan Murphy is our caller, coming all the way from Maine to introduce us to his own unique repertoire of dances. Dugan will be a featured caller at the LEAF (Lake Eden Arts Festival) the following weekend. We are fortunate to have a caller of this caliber with us at our dance!

– 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 another with care and respect, smile and have a good time

General admission $9 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5)
Donations are always welcome to help cover the costs of the quality talent.

FREE Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 10:30 pm with short break in middle

Clemmons Civic Club
Exit 184 from I-40
2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers Website: www.FeetRetreat.com

Follow us on our Facebook Page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers
Join our Facebook Group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

Pete Campbell – David DiGiuseppe with David Glick calling

Special FREE bonus feature – English Country Dancing!
Saturday, June 17 at the Guildford Grange at Greensboro beginning at 6:30 at no extra charge, caller David Glick will hold an English country dance workshop before the contra dance! Discover the 17th and 18th century roots of contra dance as you participate in some elegant and fun dances that were all the rage at English and French ballrooms during those periods. You’ll find that some of the moves are familiar as you dance to authentic period music by the extraordinary musicians, Pete Campbell and David DiGiuseppe.

At 7:30 if you are new or fairly new to contra you are invited to attend the free newcomer’s lesson. You will feel more confident going into the dance and it is fun!

The contra dancing begins at 8:00 with David Glick calling some of his favorite dances to the tunes of Pete Campbell and David DiGiuseppe. They bring a great variety of genres and styles into the dance hall that will thrill you as you enjoy dancing with the room full of friendly people.

PARKING
Because the school is under construction we suggest some people park on the curb along Lea Ray Drive. Leaving the Grange, turn right on Lindley Road then immediate left on Lea Ray, a residential street. Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants, etc. No parking at the nearby church please.

GENERAL INFO
– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
– If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Clean, soft soled shoes are best for the floor.
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.
– Bring friends whenever you can for more fun and for growing the dance.
– Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares so have fun!

Remember to treat beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

Watch for price increases for non-members beginning in July.
General admission $8

Full time students (25 and under) $5
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm

Website:
www.feetretreat.com
Facebook group: Fiddle and Bow Contra Dancers
Facebook page: Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers
Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization

Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC.

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.

*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.
PARKING
Because the school is under construction we suggest some people park on the curb along Lea Ray Drive. Leaving the Grange, turn right on Lindley Road then immediate left on Lea Ray, a residential street. Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants, etc. No parking at the nearby church please.

David DiGuiseppe & George Paul, Emily Rush calling

On Tuesday, May 2 at Salem College we are privilaged to have two musicians extraordinaire – David DiGiuseppe and George Paul! When these two guys get together there is real magic in the music as they weave together an intricate tapestry of rhythms, textures and tones. Their original tunes as well as the swing and jazz improvisations they do with traditional tunes will energize and thrill you throughout the evening!

Emily Rush of Rushfest is the caller for the evening. She brings fun and interesting dances with her wherever she goes and calls them clearly while getting into the music herself!

– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Please bring clean, soft soled shoes to change into.
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.
Bring friends whenever you can for more fun and for growing the dance.
– In contra, everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares so have fun!

Remember to treat all dancers, especially beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

General Admission $8
Salem Faculty & Students $3
Other full time students (under 25) $5.
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 10:30 pm

Salem College: Bryant Hall
790 E. Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC
Easy access from Business-40 or NC-52, “Salem College” exits
(Bryant Hall houses the gym, fitness center and Salem Commons)
Enter from Salem Avenue near the athletic fields on the south side of campus

Gene Hubert Memorial Dance

On April 8 at the Guilford Grange at Greensboro dancers from all around will come together for the annual Gene Hubert Memorial Dance. To help us celebrate this icon of contra dance who wrote so many of the amazing and fun dances that are done at contra venues everywhere we have two of the finest musicians around: Roger Gold and David DiGiuseppe. Joining them to choose and call classic Gene Hubert dances will be many of your regional favorite callers.

Masterful guitarist, Roger Gold, of the bands, Elftones, Steamshovel and Land of Sky injects amazing intricacy and energy into the bass, melody and chords of the many styles of music in which he is fluent.

David DiGiuseppe is the master of the accordian, having written music books on the subject, taught workshops and played in multiple bands including Footloose and Footloose Trio. From subtle and quiet to high energy with lightening fast arpeggios, this extrordinary musician takes musicianship to new heights.

Together, the synergy created by these two expressive artists will give us a thrill ride we will enjoy all evening! That combined with a conucopia of Gene Hubert dances called by some of our favorite callers from the area will make for an unforgettable dance evening you’ll want to share with friends.

A NOTE ABOUT PARKING
Because the school is under construction we suggest some people park on the curb along Lea Ray Drive. Leaving the Grange, turn right on Lindley Road then immediate left on Lea Ray, a residential street. Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants, etc. No parking at the nearby church please.

GENERAL INFO
– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Bring clean, soft soled shoes to change into to protect the floor and make dancing easier
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.
– Bring friends whenever you can for more fun and for growing the dance.
– Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares so have fun!

Remember to treat beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

General admission $8
Full time students (under 25) $5.
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers
www.feetretreat.com

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.

Pete Campbell & David DiGiuseppe with David Glick Calling

Contra dance following the workshop, Pete Campbell & David DiGiuseppe with David Glick Calling

Special Feature!
Saturday, February 18 at the Guildford Grange at Greensboro beginning at 6:30 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 you participate in some elegant and fun dances that were all the rage at English and French ballrooms during those periods. You’ll find that some of the moves are familiar as you dance to authentic period music by the extraordinary musicians, Pete Cambell and David DiGiuseppe.

At 7:30 if you are new or fairly new to contra you are invited to attend the free newcomer’s lesson.

The contra dancing begins at 8:00 with David Glick calling some of his favorite dances to the tunes of Pete Cambell and David DiGiuseppe. They bring a great variety of genres and styles into the dance hall that will thrill you as you enjoy dancing with the room full of friendly people.

PARKING
Because the school is under construction we suggest some people park on the curb along Lea Ray Drive. Leaving the Grange, turn right on Lindley Road then immediate left on Lea Ray, a residential street. Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants, etc. No parking at the nearby church please.

GENERAL INFO
– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
– If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Clean, soft soled shoes are best for the floor.
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.
– Bring friends whenever you can for more fun and for growing the dance.
– Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares so have fun!

Remember to treat beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

General admission $8
Full time students (under 25) $5.
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm

Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC.

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.

*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.

English Country Dance Workshop

Special Feature!
Saturday, February 18 at the Guildford Grange at Greensboro beginning at 6:30 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 you participate in some elegant and fun dances that were all the rage at English and French ballrooms during those periods. You’ll find that some of the moves are familiar as you dance to authentic period music by the extraordinary musicians, Pete Cambell and David DiGiuseppe.

At 7:30 if you are new or fairly new to contra you are invited to attend the free newcomer’s lesson.

The contra dancing begins at 8:00 with David Glick calling some of his favorite dances to the tunes of Pete Cambell and David DiGiuseppe. They bring a great variety of genres and styles into the dance hall that will thrill you as you enjoy dancing with the room full of friendly people.

PARKING
Because the school is under construction we suggest some people park on the curb along Lea Ray Drive. Leaving the Grange, turn right on Lindley Road then immediate left on Lea Ray, a residential street. Please do not block driveways or fire hydrants, etc. No parking at the nearby church please.

GENERAL INFO
– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
– If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Clean, soft soled shoes are best for the floor.
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.
– Bring friends whenever you can for more fun and for growing the dance.
– Everyone makes mistakes but nobody cares so have fun!

Remember to treat beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

General admission $8
Full time students (under 25) $5.
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 11:00 pm

 

Location: Guilford Grange Hall. 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro, NC.

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.

*Note – Despite what internet mapping sites may show, Guilford School Rd is NOT accessible from Guilford College Rd.

David DiGiuseppe & George Paul with Emily Rush Calling

Caller: Emily Rush  Band: David DiGiuseppe & George Paul

Hello contra dance fans, our annual year end fundraiser is going on now! Pick up a letter at the dance or here  . fand-b-fund-raiser-ver-7.

We welcome new people to our dance virtually every time the doors open so hope you will continue to spread the word and bring friends to the dance!

Tues., 11/29, Clemmons:
This coming Tuesday we are proud to be able to bring you three of your favorite people from the contra dance world to help you work off those extra Thanksgiving calories and have a fun time doing it! Our caller is Emily Rush of Rushfest fame!

Be prepared for the seductive music of David DiGiuseppe & George Paul. From slinky smooth tunes to swing tunes to hard driving high energy tunes, this dynamic duo is one of North Carolina’s favorites. And, their original compositions will delight you too so come out and enjoy the evening with your friends.

– No partner necessary because you will dance with everyone in the room. 🙂
– If you’re new, you’ll probably have more fun if you attend the short lesson at 7:30 just before the dance.
– Clean, soft soled shoes are best for the floor.
– Dancing starts at 8 and runs until 10:30 with a short break in the middle.

Remember to treat all dancers, especially beginning dancers with care and respect and help them have a good time.

General admission $8
Full time students (under 25) $5.
Free Lesson 7:30 – 8
Dance 8 – 10:30 pm

Clemmons Civic Club
Exit 184 from I-40
2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC

David DiGiuseppe & Pete Campbell

Caller: Eileen Thorsos   Band: David DiGiuseppe & Pete Campbell of Footloose.

One great band after another! Saturday it was “The Nouveaux Gardeners” and at this Tuesday’s Clemmons dance on October 18 we have three talented people from the Triangle, including popular caller, Eileen Thorsos! David DiGuiuseppe and Pete Cambell make up the band with their “always on the move” repertoire of genres of music, which they take the most opportunity to improvise over, much to we dancer’s delight. Highly recommended!

$5 – Student with ID
$8 – General

Free beginner lesson at 7:30
Dancing begins 8:00